Created on 2016-08-15 at 09:00 AM by News Team
Arturo Vidal opened the scoring before the hour mark in Bayern's 2-0 victory in the Supercup final against Borussia Dortmund. However, the Chilean had to be replaced with a knock 13 minutes after his goal. On Monday morning the club's medical unit sounded the all-clear: Vidal has not sustained a major injury and is expected to resume training on Wednesday.
Training in Dortmund
On Monday the Bayern pros completed a training session in Dortmund before returning to Munich. The starting eleven mainly completed regeneration exercises at the team hotel, whereas the subs were in for a regular session at Kaiserau sports academy.
Running drills in Munich
With most of the Bayern pros still in the Ruhr valley, the injured players worked up a sweat at the Säbener Strasse HQ. Jérôme Boateng, Arjen Robben, Holger Badstuber, Douglas Costa and new signing Renato Sanches all performed running drills on Monday morning.
Impressive viewing figures
The Supercup final between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern was a hit for state broadcaster ZDF. 7.22 million viewers saw the German record champions wrap up their first title this season, a 22.4 percent market share for ZDF despite live coverage of the Olympic Games. The happenings in Rio, broadcast on ARD, only attracted 4.43 million viewers (14.5 percent) to artistic gymnastics at prime time and subsequently 4.07 million (13.7 percent) to golf.