The champions, down to 10 men after Arjen Robben's sending off, won thanks to a Robert Lewandowski brace and a James Rodriguez goal.
After the embarrassing news conference by club executives on Friday, the Bundesliga champions broke a four-match winless streak in Saturday's win.
Borussia Dortmund beat Stuttgart 4-0 after a dominant display as Paco Alcacer scored again.
Bayern Munich ended a run of four matches without a win with a 3-1 victory at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga despite having Arjen Robbben sent off.
Striker Paco Alcacer, 25, joined the Bundesliga club on an initial loan for €2 million in August.
Luka Jovic was in unstoppable form, scoring five goals as Eintracht Frankfurt crushed promoted Fortuna Dusseldorf 7-1 in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Three of Europe's top five leagues, La Liga, the Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga and Ligue 1, boast leading scorers few would have predicted.
Bayern Munich have sent legal letters to Springer, the publishing house that operates some of the country's biggest newspapers.
Uli Hoeness said it was "time the most important club in Germany took a clear stance" and they "will no longer respect disrespectful reporting."
Bayern Munich have dropped to sixth after picking up only one point from their last three league matches.
Kerem Demirbay to Liverpool and Malcom to Inter Milan are some of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.
Bayern Munich announced a partnership with the University of Denver that will see them help young players looking for a career in sports.
Renato Sanches spent last season on loan at Swansea but has only made five appearances for the German side this term-- completing 90 minutes once.
Kai Havertz and Ismaila Sarr to Arsenal, Cesc Fabregas to Atletico Madrid, are some of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.
Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng picked up the injury as Germany slumped to a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands on Saturday.
Backed this week by club president Uli Hoeness, Niko Kovac will have a chance to turn things around. But sources tell ESPN he has much to prove.
Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji has said it is his dream to play for Manchester United one day.