Bayern scored 4 objectives within the first half and three within the second in opposition to the newly-promoted facet — in reality, it may have been much more than seven.
Leroy Sane started the rout with a luxurious free-kick after seven minutes, earlier than Joshua Kimmich, Serge Gnabry and a Vasilis Lampropoulos personal purpose put Bayern out of sight by half time.
Robert Lewandowski then bought his customary purpose on the hour mark, with Kimmich’s second purpose and late strike from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting finishing the demolition job.
Bayern has been in imperious type to start the season below new coach Julian Nagelsmann, profitable 4 and drawing one among its opening 5 video games and scoring a outstanding 20 objectives within the course of.
Only a few individuals would have been betting in opposition to Bayern to win its tenth consecutive Bundesliga title earlier than the season began. That quantity is now prone to be zero.
The larger take a look at, in fact, shall be within the Champions League, however Bayern has already laid down a marker there, too, humbling Barcelona 3-0 on the Nou Camp within the opening recreation of the group stage.
Nearly — however maybe not fairly — as spectacular because the seven objectives was Bayern’s stingy protection, which barely allowed Bochum an opportunity all match; the away facet managed zero pictures on course all match.
Subsequent up for Bayern is lowly Furth, the one group within the Bundesliga beneath Bochum. Anticipate one other high-scoring encounter.