Bayern vs. Real Madrid: FCB celebrate clear victory in friendly match
Bayern has celebrated on his trip to the United States after a handsome performance a prestige against Real Madrid. On the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon, the German football champions won in Houston, the seat of the air traffic control center of the US space agency NASA, with 3: 1 (1: 0). "I would like to congratulate both teams on a great game, we bravely played forward, the opponent still pressed," said coach Niko Kovac with satisfaction.
Corentin Tolisso (15 minutes) and substitute substitutes Robert Lewandowski (67 ') and Serge Gnabry (69') scored the goals for Niko Kovac's side in front of 60,413 spectators. For Real Rodrygo shortened with a directly converted free kick (84th). Before goalkeeper Sven Ulreich had seen because of a controversial emergency brake against Rodrygo outside the box the red card.
Captain Manuel Neuer spoke of "a really great game", in which he was particularly positive, "that we have scored three goals against Real." Especially before the break, when Real coach Zinedine Zidane offered his top team with Toni Kroos and the over 100 million euro new signing Eden Hazard, the audience saw in the imposing arena of the American football team Houston Texans an attractive test match.
Jérome Boateng plays complete 90 minutes
The first game in the International Champions Cup had lost Bayern in Los Angeles against Arsenal 1: 2. Before returning home to Munich, another high-profile test will be held in Kansas City against AC Milan on Wednesday (3:00 am CEST).
Under the closed stadium roof due to the heat in Texas, both teams offered in the first half tempo football with many goal scenes. The most beautiful combination over Coman, Müller and Alaba led to the 1-0 of Tolisso, who met in the second attempt. With luck and a good Manuel Neuer in goal, the Munich defended their lead.
The level dropped after the break due to many changes. Bayern dominated against Real's second cast for ex-Frankfurt Luka Jovic. Goalkeeper Lewandowski made a marvelous turn, Gnabry increased on passes from Leon Goretzka. At Bayern played Jérôme Boateng, who was due to private reasons on Sunday, the premature journey home to Munich to compete in the defense center.