This hasn’t been a fun preseason for Bayern Munich. The German giants have seemingly faltered at every step - failing to win all but one of their friendlies (unless you count the one against the sixth division team). Now, the Bavarians take on Italian side SSC Napoli for third place in the (not really) coveted Audi Cup, after losing to Liverpool 0-3 on the night before.
The game will be a matter of pride for Bayern, who are walking wounded. Yesterday, Thiago Alcantara, James Rodriguez, and David Alaba joined a growing list of injuries - a list which already includes Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng, Arjen Robben, and Juan Bernat. Still, things could be worse. For instance, we could be facing Atletico Madrid, and we aren’t. That is always a good thing.
It’s (not really) Bayern time.
Location: Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany
Time: 5:45 pm local time, 11:45 am EST
Mit unseren Neuzugängen #Süle & #Rudy in der Startelf.— FC Bayern München (@FCBayern) August 2, 2017
So treten wir im Spiel um Platz 3 beim #AudiCup an. #FCBSSC #packmas #FCBayern pic.twitter.com/lnTCdf9ffA
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