It looked like Bayern was on the way to an easy victory but Hertha Berlin turned up the intensity and halved the deficit only seven minutes later when Cordoba headed home Matheus Cunha's free kick.
However, Bayern had the last laugh in the closing period after Maximilian Mittelstadt felled Lewandowski inside the box to concede a penalty. The Poland international stepped up and kept his nerves after beating Alexander Schwolow into the bottom left corner.
The estimated timing for the start of training camp will be announced at a later date.
"I think I played a really good match. I was very aggressive. I knew from last year I had to change something, so I really wanted to be better than last year and definitely, I was today," said the world No. 2.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2019-20 WCBA league concluded earlier than expected, after the 18th round on January 2, meaning the 2020-21 season's curtain raiser on October 1 was the league's first game in nine months.
Earlier in the women's race, the world record holder Brigid Kosgei defended her title in 2:18:58.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The 2020-21 NHL season is being targeted for Jan. 1, the NHL and NHL Players' Association announced on Tuesday.
Despite the return of the veteran duo, Colombia's squad also features a number of fresh faces, including uncapped Hertha Berlin striker John Cordoba and America de Cali goalkeeper Eder Chaux.
James has been in sparkling form since joining Everton from Real Madrid on a free transfer last month, scoring three goals in his first four Premier League outings.
"All the time I kept myself in the back to attack when I needed to," said Kitata. "When I went, I tried to push the pace more than before. I went into the last lap to beat the others."
The ITTF said that it is in discussions with local organizers of the 2020 ITTF Finals about the possibility of having spectators at the event.