Last season's Bundesliga top goalscorer Robert Lewandowski took his long-awaited bow in an FC Bayern München shirt in a friendly at third division MSV Duisburg on 21 July - here's how it panned out... (© Imago)
A 24,126 crowd at the hosts' Schauinsland-Reisen Arena saw the former Borussia Dortmund striker (r.) begin as the lone out-and-out striker in an experimental Bayern side...
...in which fellow new signing Juan Bernat (pictured) lined up on the left side of midfield and David Alaba was tried out in a central holding role
The Bundesliga champions made a positive start, Lewandowski (l.) testing home keeper Michael Ratajczak for the first time with just eight minutes on the clock (© Imago)
After that, though, the well-organised hosts - just a week away from the start of their own league campaign - restricted 25-year-old Lewandowski (l.) and his colleagues to the odd half-chance...
...leaving head coach Pep Guardiola to contemplate how best to break down the Duisburg defence after the interval
17 minutes after the restart, Bayern did then break the deadlock - courtesy of a debut goal from Lewandowski (front), who supplied a typically clinical finish to Rafinha's chipped through-ball
If all goes to plan, the Poland international (3rd l.) will be taking plenty more such plaudits over the months to come
Former Bundesliga outfit Duisburg don't do starstruck, however, and eight minutes later substitute Fabian Schnellhardt (c.) drilled a shot from outside the box past FCB keeper Tom Starke to restore parity
1-1 it finished, with Lewandowski (2nd r.) departing the action in the 86th minute having got off to a scoring, if not a winning start for the record champions