Marc Bartra (l.) and Ousmane Dembele (r.) are just two of a number of new signings looking to make their mark on the 2016 Supercup. - © © imago
Marc Bartra (l.) and Ousmane Dembele (r.) are just two of a number of new signings looking to make their mark on the 2016 Supercup. - © © imago
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Supercup instant impacts

Received wisdom states that new signings usually need a few weeks at the very least to get used to their new club and hit top form.

2015 Supercup

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That would not necessarily bode well for Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern München going into the 2016 Supercup on Sunday evening (kick-off 20:30CEST/18:30GMT).

Yet there is still hope for Mats Hummels, Mario Götze, Marc Bartra and Co, for there are always exceptions to the rule – as past Supercups have shown there has been no shortage of instant impacts…

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Koen Casteels joined VfL Wolfsburg on 1 July 2015 from TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. With regular No1 Diego Benaglio injured, Casteels filled in between the posts for the DFB Cup winners against Bayern on 1 August. With the score tied at 1-1 the match went to a penalty shootout, and the Belgian kept out Xabi Alonso's spot-kick to help the Wolves win 5-4.

Watch highlights of the Supercup 2015 here

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