Borussia Dortmund claimed the German Super Cup for a second successive year after recording a comfortable 2-0 win over Bayern Munich.
Strikes from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang proved enough as the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal winners were unable to find a way back into the game, giving Dortmund their first silverware of the season.
While Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp fielded a strong-enough side consisting of Sebastian Kehl, Mkhitaryan, Jonas Hoffman, Ciro Immobile and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, his counterpart Pep Guardiola named a relatively weak team, without the likes of Philipp Lahm, Arjen Robben and Frank Ribery.
Despite coming off a heavy 4-0 defeat at the hands of Liverpool in their final preseason fixture, the Die Borussen were very dominant against Bayern Munich.
The first real chance of the game arrived in the 17th minute when Lukasz Piszczek's effort from a tight angle was parried away by Neuer.
However, the game did not remain goalless for long as Dortmund broke the deadlock six minutes later through Mkhitaryan. The Armenian midfielder drove the ball forward and sent a pass to Aubameyang, whose shot was blocked by David Alaba. The ball, though, fell kindly to Mkhitaryan and the playaker made no mistake as he smashed an effort past Neuer.
More pressure mounted on Bayern after their defender Javi Martinez was forced off the field on the half hour mark due to an injury, which looked pretty serious. The Spaniard was immediately taken off after he landed awkwardly following a collision with Marcel Schmelzer.
Dortmund continued launching attacks on Bayern's defence, with Kehl and Hofmann testing Neuer late on in the first half.
Right after the break, Robert Lewandowski, playing against his former team for the first time, got a chance to level the scores, but Dortmund goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak did brilliantly as he blocked the Pole's effort with his upper body.
Bayern were made to rue that missed chance as Aubameyang doubled Dortmund's advantage on the hour. A good exchange of passes between Łukasz Piszczek and Aubameyang resulted in the Pole whipping a cross towards the Gabon forward, who did brilliantly as he bulleted a header past Neuer.
The 25-year-old forward celebrated his goal by donning on a Spiderman mask, which he took out from his sock.
Mkhitaryan and Immobile both had chances to further increase Dortmund's lead towards the end of the game, but the final score remained 2-0.