Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said his side "did everything we could to win the match" after their dramatic late Supercup defeat to Wolfsburg.
Last season's runaway Bundesliga champions led through Arjen Robben until the 89th minute, when Nicklas Bendtner snatched an equaliser.
And Bendtner struck the decisive shootout penalty as Wolfsburg, runners-up to Bayern in the league, lifted the trophy with a 5-4 spot-kick triumph after the 1-1 draw.
The defeat was Bayern's third Supercup loss in a row...
Bayern Munich lost their third straight German Super Cup under manager Pep Guardiola, going down 5-4 in Wolfsburg in a dramatic penalty shootout.
German football's curtain raiser between the League champions and Cup winners burst into life after a goalless first half with Arjen Robben firing Bayern ahead on 49 minutes with a close-range shot. With the game seemingly done and dusted Nicklas Bendtner equalised in the final minute to take the game straight onto penalties.
Xabi Alonso was the only...
WOLFSBURG, Germany -- It's been a long summer without domestic football, but some two months after the DFB-Pokal final in Berlin, the Bundesliga teams have now entered the final phase of preseason. The 16th German Super Cup final between cup winners VfL Wolfsburg and Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich kicked off the German season on a glorious Saturday summer evening. Here are three quick observations from Wolfsburg's 5-4 penalty win at the Volkswagen Arena.
1. Bayern's Super Cup drought continues