Eric Choupo-Moting scored four goals and provided three assists as Bayern Munich battered fifth-tier Bremer SV.
The Bavarians won 12-0 in a DFB Pokal encounter on Wednesday.
He came off the bench in the Bavarians’ first three matches of the season.
But Choupo-Moting did not take long to make a statement in his first start in Julian Nagelsmann’s team.
The former Stoke City and PSG forward started the party in Bremen with the opening goal in the eighth minute.
He assisted Jamal Musiala to double their lead, eight minutes later.
The Cameroon international grabbed his second goal of the night.
It came a few seconds after Bremer SV defender Jan-Luca Warm turned the ball into the back of his own net in the 27th minute.
Just after the half-hour mark, Choupo-Moting ensured he grabbed his hat-trick.
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Bayern Munich maintained their 5-0 lead into the break.
Immediately after the restart, Nagelsmann’s men continued from where they stopped with Malik Tillman.
Theis made it six in the 47th minute and Musiala notched his brace a minute later, thanks to another assist from Choupo-Moting.
After goals from Leroy Sane and Michael Cuisance, the Indomitable Lions captain made it 10-0 for the German champions.
His fourth goal in the 82nd minute and he bagged his hat-trick of assists four minutes later.
He supplied Bouna Sarr to break his duck.
Corentin Tolisso wrapped up the emphatic victory with two minutes left on the clock.
Bayern Munich cruised into the second round of the cup competition in style.