After missing four games in the last fortnight with a rib injury, the Brazilian superstar Neymar looked short of match fitness in Tuesday's last-16, first-leg, defeat at Dortmund.
Thirteen-time winners Real Madrid were drawn against English champions Manchester City while title-holders Liverpool must face Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 following Monday's draw.
Lionel Messi came on as a substitute for the last 30 minutes for his first appearance of the season but was unable to spark the visitors' struggling attack, with Dortmund creating the best chances of the game.
Although Coutinho failed to live up to expectations after joining Barcelona in January 2018 for a club-record transfer from Liverpool worth 160 million euros (then $192 million), his arrival in Germany has also been welcomed by Bayern's club rivals.
Tottenham Hotspur thump Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium to give them the clear edge following the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie, while defending champions Real Madrid overcame a spirited Ajax, with little help from VAR.
American international Christian Pulisic, regarded as one of the hottest properties in European football, signed for Premier League side Chelsea for a reported fee of $74 million from Borussia Dortmund.
Hamburg, the only club to have never been relegated from the Bundesliga, looks set to leave the top tier of German football after it went down 3-0 to Eintracht Frankfurt.
The 2-0 Europa League brought an end to AC Milan's 13-match unbeaten run while Dortmund slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Salzburg.
Initial investigation shows explosive devices used in Tuesday's attack on Borussia Dortmund's team bus contained metal pins that could cause maximum damage. Dortmund and Monaco fans unite after blasts in Germany target players
German police say "three explosive charges detonated" as the team bus set off from the hotel for the Borussia stadium.
Airport staff goes on strike in Germany, more than 1,000 flights are cancelled and 87,000 passengers are stuck at airports.
France defender and Liverpool's player Mamadou Sakho risks missing Euro 2016 as UEFA probes him over doping test
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2020 TRT World.