Only Dortmund can spoil Bayern's plans, assumes Lothar Matthaeus. But the German record international quickly added a big if: "If Bayern makes major mistakes."
Freiburg seems in trouble as the brave-hearts have not only lost their goalie Alexander Schwolow (Hertha), defender Robin Koch (Leeds) and striker Luca Waldschmidt (Benfica).
Kurt Zouma completed the scoring on 66 minutes, as his low shot from a corner was deflected past the unfortunate Ryan.
Menino was was one of five Brazil-based players included in a 23-man squad for the matches in Sao Paulo on October 9 and Lima four days later.
With the 2-0 lead, Hertha played conservatively after the interval, and Bremen failed to pose a threat to Hertha's well-positioned defense.
Both coaches remain under fire. Former Huddersfield hero David Wagner and Florian Kohfeldt top the list of endangered managers.
Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5. Enditem
World champion Joe Kovacs, also from the U.S., came second with 21.30m while Germany's rising star David Storl took third with a throw of 21.20m. Enditem
The former assistant to Pep Guardiola has overseen five wins, two draws and four losses, the same number of defeats suffered by the team in the entire 2019 Brazilian Serie A season.
Bas Dost (R) of Frankfurt vies with Amos Pieper of Bielefeld during a German Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Arminia Bielefeld in Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 19, 2020. (Photo by Kevin Voigt/Xinhua)
Internacional lead Group E, three points ahead of second-placed Gremio, who lost 2-0 at Universidad Catolica in Chilean capital Santiago.