Die Roten dropped down to fifth position in the Bundesliga standings after they lost 1-0 to Augsburg, before the international break, but they bounced back in style at Allianz Arena. Leroy Sane, Jamal Musiala, Sadio Mane, and Thomas Muller found the back of the net for the hosts as they climbed up to second position on the table, two points behind leaders Union Berlin, who had a game in hand at the time of writing. Bayern's early-season struggles resulted in predictable rumours making the rounds, claiming Nagelsmann was losing control of his dressing room.
The Ibrox club are playing in European football's elite club competition for the first time in 12 years and discovered the harsh reality of their task with a 4-0 defeat away to Ajax then a 3-0 loss to Napoli in Govan, after which boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst claimed it would take hundreds of millions of pounds to compete in the tournament. Liverpool, who recovered from a 4-1 defeat by Napoli in Italy to beat Ajax 2-1 at Anfield, are heavy favourites to inflict another Euro defeat on the Govan side.
A rare Thomas Partey strike and goals from Gabriel Jesus and Granit Xhaka secured a well-deserved 3-1 win.