FC Bayern Munich vs Liverpool F.C.

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Pre-Season Friendly

Audi Cup

August 1st

Allianz-Arena, Munich, Germany

0-3

7′ Mané

34′ Salah

83′ Sturridge


Thanks for joining us.


FT: The result means that Liverpool progressed into the Audi Cup Final and will play Atlético Madrid, while Bayern Munich will play Napoli in the third-place play-off.


FT: The German Champions created some good chances and went close when Rodríguez curled an effort just wide from-range before Hummels fired an effort just wide after a well-worked corner.


FT: Liverpool created some good chances and went close when substitute Sturridge fired just wide from a tight-angle before they had a goal disallowed as substitute Grujić fired home via the post and Ulreich but it was ruled out for offside against Lallana, who also impeded the keeper. Moreno then fired an effort just wide before Sturridge found the net with a fine lob.


FT: So Liverpool defeat Bayern Munich to progress into the Audi Cup Final.


90′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the match to an end.


88′ Vidal and Lallana are both booked for an altercation.


87′ Woodburn is penalised for a foul on Rafinha.


85′ Ninth Liverpool change sees Dominic Solanke replace the injured Sturridge.


83′ Goal!! Sturridge is sent through on-goal by Woodburn and he surges forward before finding the back of the net with a fine lobbed-finish past Ulreich. The striker looks as though he’s injured himself in the process.


81′ Chance!! The corner is worked short to Müller, who pulls the ball back to Hummels, who fires just wide.


81′ Lewnandowski’s freekick hits the wall and goes over the bar.


79′ Close!! The corner is cleared to Moreno, who fire the ball just wide from-range.


78′ Double Liverpool change sees Jon Flannagan and Ben Woodburn replace Alexander-Arnold and Coutinho.


78′ Fourth Bayern Munich change sees the injured Alaba replaced by Marco Friedl.


77′ Slight delay in the match as Alaba is down with an injury.


76′ Liverpool win a corner after the ball ricochets off Sanches.


71′ Third Bayern Munich change sees Arturo Vidal replace Tolisso.


71′ Disallowed goal!! Kent beats his man and pulls the ball back to Grujić, who fires home via the inside of the post and the back of Ulreich but the referee disallows the goal for offside as the keeper had his view blocked by the offside Lallana, who impeded the keeper too.


69′ The corner is cleared.


69′ Moreno concedes a corner.


68′ Close!! Sturridge fires an effort wide from a tight-angle.


67′ Four Liverpool changes see Firmino, Matip, Salah and Henderson replaced by Ryan Kent, Ragnar Klavan, Marko Grujić and Daniel Sturridge.


63′ Hummels is penalised for a foul on Firmino.


61′ Second Bayern Munich change sees Kingsley Coman replace Rodríguez.


58′ Close!! Rodríguez fires an effort just wide from-range.


52′ Salah is caught offside.


49′ Rodríguez’s delivery is cleared before Sanches is booked for a cynical foul on Firmino.


48′ Lovren concedes a corner.


47′ Martínez wins a freekick after a foul from Firmino.


45′ Liverpool get the second-half underway.


45′ During the interval Liverpool make two changes with Adam Lallana and Georginio Wijnaldum replacing Mané and Can.


HT: So will Liverpool hold onto their lead or will Bayern Munich come back in this match? Join us again for the second-half.


HT: Liverpool know that a two-goal margin may not be enough to defeat Bayern and they will be eager to add to their tally. They have created a number of good chances and they will need to be more clinical as they won’t want to rue their missed opportunities, given Bayern’s quality. Bayern haven’t really got going despite the large amount of possession they have had. Lewandowski has been deprived of service and hasn’t been involved thus far. They do have quality players on the bench should their performance fail to improve, but they cannot afford to concede another as it could be game over.


HT: Liverpool created some good chances and opened the scoring with their first real attack with Mané firing home after Firmino won possession on the half-way-line before Salah was denied by Ulreich. Moreno was then denied by Ulreich, who did well to palm the Spaniard’s freekick away before the Spaniard’s effort was palmed away by Ulreich into the path of Salah, who headed home the follow-up.


HT: Bayern Munich dominated the possession but didn’t really create many chances and were restricted to strikes from-range, which flew off-target.


HT: So Liverpool lead comfortably at the break.


45′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the first 45 minutes to an end.


42′ Mané wins a freekick in a good position after a foul from Rafinha.


42′ Salah is penalised for a foul on Ribéry.


37′ Alexander-Arnold is penalised for a foul on Ribéry.


34′ Goal!! A lovely flick from Mané sets Moreno away down the left flank and after the Spaniard’s effort is palmed away by Ulreich, the loose ball falls to Salah, who heads home the follow-up.


32′ Ribéry is caught offside.


28′ Salah is penalised for a foul on Martínez.


24′ Close!! Moreno curls the freekick over the wall but Ulreich palms the effort away.


23′ Firmino wins a freekick in a good position after a foul from Tolisso.


23′ Hummels is penalised for a foul on Salah.


21′ Rafinha is penalised for a foul on Mané.


20′ First Bayern Munich change sees Renato Sanches replace the injured Alcántara.


19′ Müller fires an effort wide from-range.


18′ Slight delay in the match as Alcántara is down with an injury.


15′ Alexander-Arnold is penalised for a foul on Ribéry.


15′ Alaba curls the freekick wide.


14′ Rodríguez wins a freekick after a foul from Lovren.


12′ The delivery is eventually dealt with before Ribéry wins a freekick.


11′ Chance!! Moreno sends a terrific cross into the path of Salah, whose effort is palmed behind by Ulreich at his near-post.


7′ Goal!! Firmino wins possession off Tolisso and finds Mané, who fires home across Ulreich.


5′ Lewandowski is caught offside.


3′ Ribéry wins a freekick.


0′  Bayern Munich get the game underway.


Team news:

FC Bayern Munich: Sven Ulreich (GK), David Alaba, Javi Martínez, Mats Hummels, Rafinha, Corentin Tolisso, Thiago Alcántara, Franck Ribéry, James Rodríguez, Thomas Müller, Robert Lewandowski

Liverpool F.C.: Loris Karius (GK), Alberto Moreno, Joël Matip, Dejan Lovren, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Emre Can, Jordan Henderson, Mohamed Salah, Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mané, Roberto Firmino

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