Friday, March 31, 2023

Eleven candidate starts and one big winner: a summary of Bayern’s trip to the USA

Kicker accompanied FC Bayern on a tour of the United States. There was some insight – on and off the pitch. Who convinced? Who needs to come more? an analysis.

The Game Against Dc United Was One Of Two Friendly Matches On Bayern'S Visit To The United States.

The game against DC United was one of two friendly matches on Bayern’s visit to the United States.
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FC Bayern was on the road in the United States for almost a week. The Munich team completed six training sessions and two friendly matches in Washington DC and Green Bay. The German record champion won a game against DC United 6:2; FCB lost the second game 0–1 against Manchester City. Striking: Bayern were very weak on the offensive against Pep Guardiola’s team. No shots on goal, a little creativity. And the defensively unstable – just missed shots by the post, Sven Ulrich and the British prevented a high – and not undeserved – defeat. The kicker describes the further findings of the trip to the United States.

Mane great – must come more than Kimmich, Sane and Gnabry

Of the newcomers, convinced Sadio Mane, who highlighted football and was also an important element as a passing station. He missed against Manchester City. And with him is a central figure of the Bavarian offensive. Because: There wasn’t enough of Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane, this pairing is capable of more. Joshua Kimmich was not as formative for the Bayern game as he has regularly shown in the past. Of course, the expectations from this trio are quite high.

But another newcomer, Ryan Gravenburch, presented himself as a serious starting eleven candidate. The Dutchman was fearless, he has a lot of assertiveness and a tough shot from the second line. Especially in the absence of Leon Goretzka, who underwent knee surgery and will be out for almost six weeks, the 20-year-old is a great option in midfield. Also surprised was Marcel Sabitzer, who improved a lot over the previous season, worked very carefully against the ball and also stood on the field with a different body language.

Liked by Zirczyk – Oliver Kahn is the big winner

The people responsible in Munich also liked Joshua Zirkzi (21) Esprit. The striker may have had a few flails when starting out, but he turned incredibly quickly in the penalty area and was in a goal mood. Like Paul the apes (16), who fired visible shots, especially from afar; Or Gabriel Vidovic (18), who acted carefree and calm at the ball.

And there was one big winner off the field: CEO Oliver Kahn. The CEO reassured in public appearances with outspoken proclamations, had charm and wit, rebuked coach Julian Nagelsmann, took a stand on socio-political issues and always radiated sovereignty. FC Bayern needs this boat.

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