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Klose, Borowski put holders Bayern through

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  • Miroslav Klose and Tom Borowski put Bayern Munich through in German Cup
  • The 2-0 win over Nuremberg also marks the return from injury of Frank Ribery
  • High-flying Hoffenheim crash out of the competition after losing 3-1 at Freiburg
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(CNN) -- Germany striker Miroslav Klose proved last week's leg injury was behind him as he scored the opener to help holders Bayern Munich beat 2007 champions Nuremberg 2-0 in the second round of the German Cup.

Miroslav Klose is mobbed by team-mates after scoring in Bayern Munich's 2-0 victory over Nuremberg.

Klose fired home in the seventh minute to show he has fully recovered from the knee problem he suffered in the 1-0 Champions League win at Steaua Bucharest the week before.

Klose's team-mate Tim Borowski scored his third goal in two games on 69 minutes to put the Bavarian giants into the third round.

Borowski's goal had an assist from substitute
Franck Ribery, who came off the bench on 65 minutes. It was the Frenchman's first appearance since tearing ankle ligaments during Euro 2008 in June.

Nuremberg, who were relegated to the second division last season, rarely troubled the Bayern defence as the home side picked up a confidence booster after their 5-2 mauling by Werder Bremen last weekend.

Wolfsburg also made the third round with a 7-0 hammering of minnows Oberneuland, with striker Edin Dzeko scoring four goals.

Hamburg made it safely through with a 2-0 win over Bochum, while Hertha Berlin went out as they lost 2-1 at Borussia Dortmund after extra-time, with Diego Klimowicz netting the winner.

Another Bundesliga side to make an early exit were high-flying Hoffenheim, who took a 1-0 lead at second division Freiburg only to conceeded three second-half goals, including two penalties, to lose 3-1.

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