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Bayern Munich advance to third round of DFB Pokal

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A second round victory sees FC Bayern through to the next round.

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Bayern Munich won their opening match in the 2015-16 DFB Pokal against Duisburg on Sunday. The victory moves FC Bayern onto the third round of the competition. They'll find out their opponents in the next round which will be played on November 7/8.

It wasn't the best of first halves for Bayern, and Duisburg had a few opportunities to take the lead. However, Tinja-Riikka Korpela was able to keep the 2.Bundesliga club at bay. Once the second half came around, FC Bayern took control and never looked back.

Sara Däbritz kicked off Bayern's second half with a goal to get the energy going in the Bavarian side. In the 57th minute, Carina Wenninger gave FCB the two goal lead with a powerful header. Eunice Beckmann scored to cap the result in the 79th minute a few minutes after coming on as a substitute.

"We made it too complicated for ourselves in the first half and were a bit lucky after a few defensive mistakes," coach Thomas Wörle said after the match. "We should have also taken the lead earlier. Luckily we found solutions in the second half and grabbed the lead quickly.

FCB returns to the field on October 4 away to Werder Bremen in the Frauen Bundesliga before visiting FC Twente a few days later in the Champions League.

Match Details

Duisburg 0-3 Bayern Munich

MSV: None
FCB: Caroline Abbe (35)

Duisburg XI: Kämper - Schenk, Hellfeier, Falkon (Büning 88), Nati (Mirvan 82), Bresonik, Wu, Munzert (Ramos Luis 64), Weichelt, Heß, Kiwic

Bayern Munich XI: Korpela - Lewandowski, Holstad, Wenninger, Maier (Feiersinger 71), Behringer, Leupolz, Däbritz (Bürki 79), Mewis, Rolser, Miedema (Beckmann 71)

Second Round

PSV Freiburg 0-14 FFC Frankfurt
SV Hegnach 3-1 TuS Issel
DJK-VfL Billerbeck 0-19 VfL Wolfsburg
Borussia Mönchengladbach 1-4 FC Köln
Alemannia Aachen 0-9 SC Sand
BV Cloppenburg 1-2 FF USV Jena
TuRa Meldorf 0-8 Werder Bremen
Holsten Kiel 0-11 FFC Turbine Potsdam
SV Union Meppen 0-9 SGS Essen
Magdeburger FFC 1-4 Herforder SV
FSV Gütersloh 2009 2-4 SV Meppen
MSV Duisburg 0-3 Bayern Munich
VfL Sindelfingen 0-6 SC Freiburg
FSV Babelsberg 74 0-4 FC Lübars
FC Saarbrücken 0-5 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
FSV Hessen Wetzlar 0-2 Bayer Leverkusen