Match Today: Manchester City vs Bayern Munich 07-23-2022 Pre-season friendly match
Pep Guardiola renews his acquaintance with former Bayern Munich when his team faces German champions Manchester City at Lambeau Field in Wisconsin in a friendly match on Sunday Julian Nagelsmann and Guardiola will view this heavyweight clash as their last warm-up match of the summer as a useful exercise against Enthusiastic rivals before turning their attention to next week's competition Bayern Munich kicked off their pre-season preparations with an emphatic 6-2 victory over Wayne Rooney's DC United on Thursday, albeit without star striker Robert Lewandowski, who has now joined Barcelona. Licht's two summer goalscorers made their Bavarian debuts while Thomas Muller, Marcel Sabitzer, Serge Gnabry and Joshua Zirkzee were among the top scorers in Washington Nagelsmann was understandably impressed with his team's performance given that this was his first second leg in more than two months, but Bayern from He is now set to face an even tougher test against Premier League champions Manchester City.
Manchester City vs Bayern Munich
Bayern City have not faced off competitively since 2014 when Guardiola was in charge of the German giants but since then the two sides have met in two friendlies, winning 1-0 in 2016 and losing 3-2 in 2018. Nagelsmann and his teammates will seek revenge on Sunday and will look to finish the pre-season tour. The season in the United States is at its highest level before the start of the 2022-23 campaign against RB Leipzig in the German Super Cup on July 30. After a pre-season clash with Bayern Munich on Sunday, the citizens will return to England for the Community Shield against Liverpool next Saturday before the defense begins for the English Premier League title away to West Ham United on August 7.
Bayern Munich vs Manchester City
Manchester City also kicked off their tour of the United States with a win as they clinched a slim 2-1 win over Mexican side Club America on Thursday. Last season's Premier League player Kevin De Bruyne starred in the City side as he earned a double while wearing the captain's armband to help Guardiola's side take the lead in Houston. It's fair to say City have had a busy summer transfer window for incomes and expenses Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus are the two notable departures at the moment for Chelsea and Arsenal respectively while Oleksandr Zinchenko is on the cusp of joining Jesus at the Emirates Stadium. But Guardiola has bolstered his squad with the arrival of Erling Braut Haaland, Calvin Phillips, Stefan Ortega and Julian Alvarez, who signed the latter for the club in January from River Plate, with the possibility of adding at least one more in the form of left-back Marc Cucurella this summer. With the Champions League title elusive and a fifth in the league. The title in six seasons in their eyes.