scored a hat-trick as champions collected their first victory of the season by comfortably beating Schalke.

Niko Kovac’s side responded in style after starting the season with a 2-2 draw against Hertha Berlin.

Polish striker Lewandowski netted the opener from the penalty spot, before adding two more in the second half for his ninth league hat-trick.

Bayern host Mainz in the league next Saturday (14:30 BST)

Line-ups

Schalke

  • 35Nübel
  • 20Kenny
  • 17Stambouli
  • 5Nastasic
  • 24Oczipka
  • 18Caligiuri
  • 2McKennie
  • 6MascarellSubstituted forSanéat 59′minutes
  • 19Burgstaller
  • 25HaritSubstituted forMercanat 86′minutes
  • 9RamanSubstituted forKutucuat 51′minutes

Substitutes

  • 15Kutucu
  • 16Boujellab
  • 21Reese
  • 23Schubert
  • 26Sané
  • 37Mercan

  • 1Neuer
  • 5Pavard
  • 4Süle
  • 21HernándezSubstituted forMartínez Aguinagaat 77′minutes
  • 27Alaba
  • 25MüllerSubstituted forCoutinhoat 57′minutes
  • 32Kimmich
  • 24Tolisso
  • 22GnabrySubstituted forPerisicat 57′minutes
  • 9Lewandowski
  • 29Coman

Substitutes

  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 10Coutinho
  • 11Cuisance
  • 14Perisic
  • 19Davies
  • 26Ulreich
Referee:
Marco Fritz
Attendance:
62,271

Match Stats

Home TeamSchalkeAway Team
Possession
Home33%
Away67%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

Attempt missed. Corentin Tolisso () left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by David Alaba.

Attempt saved. David Alaba () left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Corentin Tolisso.

Bastian Oczipka (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Schalke 04. Levent Mercan replaces Amine Harit.

Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, FC Schalke 04. Weston McKennie tries a through ball, but Guido Burgstaller is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bastian Oczipka with a cross.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Attempt missed. Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Amine Harit.

Benjamin Stambouli (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, . Javi Martínez replaces Lucas Hernández.

Attempt saved. Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonjoe Kenny with a cross.

Alexander Nübel (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Benjamin Pavard () wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ahmed Kutucu (FC Schalke 04).

Attempt missed. Matija Nastasic (FC Schalke 04) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Daniel Caligiuri with a cross following a corner.

Corner, FC Schalke 04. Conceded by Ivan Perisic.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, FC Schalke 04. Guido Burgstaller tries a through ball, but Daniel Caligiuri is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, FC Schalke 04. Conceded by Lucas Hernández.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Schalke 04. Salif Sané replaces Omar Mascarell.

Attempt missed. Ahmed Kutucu (FC Schalke 04) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Weston McKennie (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, . Ivan Perisic replaces Serge Gnabry.

Foul by Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04).

Attempt blocked. Matija Nastasic (FC Schalke 04) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Caligiuri with a cross.

goal

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