Bayern Munich vs Manchester United Preview

Bayern Munich vs Manchester United

Competition – Friendly

Stadium – Allianz Arena (München)

Date: 5th August 2018

Kick-off time – 19:15 GMT

These teams are two of Europe’s biggest teams and arguably the biggest  in their respective divisions.

Jose Mourinho has been moaning about a lack of signings this summer and he was made favourite to be the first manager to be fired this season by bookmakers.

Everything points towards his third season curse of being fired catching up on him again, however, he would have been delighted by their 2-1 win over Real Madrid in their last game of the International Champions Cup.

This will be their last pre-season game before they take on Leicester City in the Premier League opener on Friday.

Jose will be hoping a new signing, preferably a centre back will join them before the transfer window closes.

Bayern Munich have been the dominant side the last two times these teams met in the Champions League.

United lost 4-2 on aggregate to the Bavarians in the 2013/2014 Champions League quarterfinals.

United also lost 2-1 at the Allianz Arena four years earlier.

Bayern Munich have won just one and lost two of their last three preseason games.

The Germans have a new manager in Nico Kovac, but he has made no signings so far apart from Leon Goretzka who joined for free before he was named their new manager.

Munich still have one of the strongest squads in the provided they don’t sell their star men.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

Bayern Munich

L Juventus 2-0 Bayern Munich 26 Jul, 2018 International Champions Cup
W Bayern Munich 3-1 Paris Saint-Germain 21 Jul, 2018 International Champions Cup
L Bayern Munich 1-3 Eintracht Frankfurt 19 May, 2018 German DFB Pokal
L Bayern Munich 1-4 VfB Stuttgart 12 May, 2018 German Bundesliga
W FC Cologne 1-3 Bayern Munich 5 May, 2018 German Bundesliga

Manchester United

W AC Milan 1-1 Manchester United 26 Jul, 2018 International Champions Cup
D Manchester United 0-0 San Jose Earthquakes 22 Jul, 2018 Friendly
D Manchester United 1-1 América 20 Jul, 2018 Friendly
L Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United 19 May, 2018 English FA Cup
W Manchester United 1-0 Watford 13 May, 2018 English Premier League


Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United 9 Apr, 2014 UEFA Champions League
Manchester United 1-1 Bayern Munich 1 Apr, 2014 UEFA Champions League

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