Bayern Munich 4 – Hertha Berlin 1 (Bundesliga, August 31, 2008) (Longer highlights here.) Bayern Munich moved ahead against Hertha in the 12th minute, Luca Toni producing a marvelous turn before wrong-footing the keeping with his shot. Philip Lahm scored Bayern’s second after the break, finishing a lovely one-two with a right-foot curled finish. Bastian Schweinsteiger netted the third from the spot before Miroslav Klose added the fourth from the spot too. Pantelic pulled a goal back for Hertha.
Stuttgart 2 – Hannover 0 (Bundesliga, August 31, 2008) Stuttgart went ahead on 19 minutes when Mario Gomez coolly slotted home from six-yards out. With five minutes to go before the break Pavel Pardo sealed the points from the penalty spot.