With Paulo Dybala not fully fit, Pirlo started new signing Alvaro Morata to partner Ronaldo up front.
"We kept Bayern at distance and finished off our fast breaks. Moreover, we fought as a team on the pitch. This is why we won today," Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann said.
The Spaniard has won 94 matches at Roland Garros and if he can make it all the way to the final this year, there is a chance for him to equal old rival Roger Federer's record of 20 major titles in his remarkable 100th win at the clay Grand Slam.
Pedro latched onto Giorgian De Arrascaeta's cross to fire in a shot from close-range, just two minutes after Patrick de Paula had put his team ahead with a thumping 20-yard effort.
Koeman also discussed rumors over interest from other clubs in winger Ousmane Dembele, whose sale would raise funds for new arrivals.
The other two German participants - RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach - have harder tasks in Groups F and B respectively.
Failing to do the job could mean that 43-year-old board member Salihamidzic has not only upset coach Flick but could be in danger of coming under fire from Bayern's club leaders like Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Oliver Kahn. Enditem
PARIS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- World number one Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of the French Open after sweeping aside Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday.
The 24-year-old Sherif, who ranks 172 in the world, was the first Egyptian woman to appear in a Grand Slam main draw, while Pliskova, 27, is bidding for her first major title in her 33rd Grand Slam appearance.
The 41-year-old was also fined 100,000 Swiss francs (around 108,000 U.S. dollars), the world football governing body said in a statement on Monday.
Schalke needs new confidence, he added, saying that Naldo might not only have spoken about the club's squad. Enditem