Here it is! It’s that stage of the preseason, where we go from facing teams no one has ever heard of, to teams that only EPL fans have never heard of. I’m only
Carlo Ancelotti has almost a full strength squad to select from this time, including new signings James Rodriguez and Corentin Tolisso. Absentees due to injury include Jerome Boteng, Manuel Neuer, Sven Ulreich, and Arjen Robben, while players like Joshua Kimmich, Renato Sanches, Arturo Vidal, and Niklas Sule are still on holiday after participating in various summer tournaments.
It’s (almost but not quite) Bayern time.
Location: Borussia Park, Monchengladbach, Germany
Game 1: Bayern Munich vs Hoffenheim.
Time: 3:15 pm local time, 9:15 am EST
.@CorentinTolisso feiert sein #FCBayern-Debüt im #TelekomCup. Anstoß vs. TSG Hoffenheim ist um 15:15 Uhr - live auf https://t.co/Dccp6SBlen. pic.twitter.com/8D782jNuEj— FC Bayern München (@FCBayern) July 15, 2017
TV/Streaming: You’re on your own, I’m afraid.
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Game 2: Bayern Munich vs Werder Bremen.
The perks of winning game 1 mean Bayern go onto the final, where they meet Werder Bremen.
Time: 17:45 CET
The one you've been waiting for... @jamesdrodriguez starts for #FCBayern in the #TelekomCup final against Werder! #MiaSanMia #SVWFCB pic.twitter.com/YxvZ7fceHP— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) July 15, 2017
TV/Streaming: I wish I could help.
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