- Leroy Sané (28')
- Serge Gnabry (32')
- Harry Kane (53' Pen)
- Mathys Tel (90'+2')
- Rasmus Højlund (49')
- Casemiro (88', 90'+5')
Bayern Munich struck twice in four minutes in the first half to set them on their way to a 4-3 victory over an embattled Manchester United on Wednesday and make a winning start in Champions League Group A.
The hosts looked in control throughout despite some sloppy defending at times and came out on top in a seven-goal bonanza with three of the goals coming in the final few minutes.
Goals from Leroy Sané and Serge Gnabry in the 28th and 32nd minutes put the hosts firmly in the driving seat with injury-hit United, who have now lost their last three matches, pulling a goal back in the 49th through Rasmus Hojlund's deflected effort.
Yet it had started well for the visitors with Eriksen going agonisingly close in the fourth minute only to see his shot blocked by Bayern keeper Sven Ulreich.
With Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel serving a one-match suspension from last season and assistant Zsolt Loew on the bench, Bayern scored again with Jamal Musiala setting up Gnabry after a fine solo run.
Hojlund's deflected effort four minutes after the restart following a quick United passing move gave them some hope but Bayern quickly extinguished it in the 53rd with Kane's penalty.
"Disappointed because we should stay in the game," said United coach Erik ten Hag. "If you score three goals at Bayern Munich you have to take a point.
"We are in a period, a lot is going against us. We have to make our own luck. We've played great teams in the last three games."
In a frantic finale Casemiro first hooked the ball in from close range after stumbling to the floor in the 88th minute and then headed their third goal in stoppage time, seconds after Bayern substitute Tel had powered the ball into the roof of the net.
The hosts, unbeaten now in their last 28 Champions League group stage home matches also hit the woodwork through Sane and Thomas Müller in the second half.
- Glenn Nyberg