Guardiola brushes aside defeat
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Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola said the European champions were unconcerned despite their 4-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in the German Super Cup - a repeat of May's UEFA Champions League final.

It was the Spaniard's first loss since taking over from Jupp Heynckes, who last season steered Munich to become the first German team to win the treble of European, league and cup titles. Dortmund's German international midfielder Marco Reus scored the second of his two goals in the 86th-minute to settle the showdown at Borussia's Westfalenstadion.

Bayern were without key midfielders Franck Ribery and Bastian Schweinsteiger and, with the Bundedesliga set to restart on 9 August, Guardiola said the errors will be fixed. "Overall, I am happy with the performance," said the 42-year-old ex-Barcelona coach, who suffered his first defeat in ten pre-season games since taking charge last month.

"We played well and what happened came down to individual situations. Even though we lost, I didn't get the feeling that Dortmund were better than us. We still have ten days to get ready for the Bundesliga restart and to correct our minor errors."

Lahm remaining calm
Dutch winger Arjen Robben, who scored Bayern's winning goal in their 2-1 Champions League final victory, scored twice for Munich in a pulsating game with three goals in three second-half minutes. Despite the defeat - Bayern's heaviest since losing 5-2 in the 2012 DFB-Pokal final to Dortmund - captain Philipp Lahm said there was no cause for concern.

"We are still in our pre-season phase and conceded the goals at the worst possible time," said Lahm, back in his preferred right-back position after having experimented in midfield. "We'll analyse the game and then move on."

Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp was delighted with his team's victory, especially without new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who has torn ankle ligaments. "It was a great game, both teams ran up and down like there was no tomorrow," beamed the Dortmund boss.

"It's good to have won the Super Cup, an event that is special because the winner is happy and the loser is not too disappointed. We won, which is really great and when we play Munich, we always try to win. But our main thing is Bayern aren't our main rivals, our main opponents are the other 16 teams".