By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bayern Munich got their Bundesliga campaign off to a winning start with an impressive 2-0 win at Hamburg.Bayern Munich got their Bundesliga campaign off to a winning start with an impressive 2-0 win at Hamburg.
German international Michael Ballack fired them in front on 22 minutes and Sebastian Deisler doubled the lead after 71 minutes.
Wolfsburg piled the misery on Borussia Dortmund as they came from a goal down to win 2-1.
Brazilian ace Ewerthon fired Dortmund in front on 32 minutes, but Thomas Brdaric levelled matters two minutes before the break.
Brdaric grabbed the winner for Wolfsburg on 64 minutes with his second goal of the game.
Franca's last-gasp goal earned Bayer Leverkusen a narrow 2-1 win over Hannover at the BayArena.
Former Manchester City star Michael Tarnat gave Hannover a shock lead on the quarter hour, but Bernd Schneider drew Bayer level four minutes after the restart.
The game looked set to end all-square until Franca popped up with the winner in stoppage time.
Bochum fought back from two goals down to earn an unlikely 2-2 draw at Hertha Berlin.
Gilberto gave Hertha a dream start with the opener after just six minutes and Brazilian striker Marcelinho added a second a minute before the interval.
Cameroon defender Raymond Kalla pulled a goal back on 65 minutes and Peter Madesen drew the sides level five minutes later.
Nurnberg got their season off to a flying start with a superb 3-1 at Kaiserslautern.
Ivica Banovic grabbed the opener for Nurnberg after just 12 minutes, but Ferydoon Zandi equalised for the hosts on 58 minutes.
Slovakian international Robert Vittek restored Nurnberg's lead three minutes later and Lars Muller made sure of the win with the third six minutes from time.
Freiburg were held to a goalless draw at home to Hansa Rostock.
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