Niko Kovac has taken a strong Bayern Munich squad to the USA for their summer tour. - © 2019 DFL
Niko Kovac has taken a strong Bayern Munich squad to the USA for their summer tour. - © 2019 DFL

Bayern Munich’s USA summer tour overview


Bayern Munich rounded off their 10-day pre-season tour of the USA with an International Champions Cup victory over AC Milan on Tuesday. recaps the Bavarians' Stateside tour…

Niko Kovac’s side arrived in Los Angeles on Monday 15 July and suffered a narrow defeat to England’s Arsenal at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson on 17 July.

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The Munich giants then headed to Texas, where they beat long-time European rivals Real Madrid 3-1 at Houston’s NRG Stadium on 20 July.

Bayern’s final stop on their American tour was a 1-0 win over Italy’s AC Milan at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas on 23 July.

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A 27-man squad travelled from Munich, including captain Manuel Neuer, top scorer Robert Lewandowski, and new signings Benjamin Pavard and Fiete Arp. Canadian Alphonso Davies joined up with the team in Los Angeles after a brief holiday after featuring in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, while Jerome Boateng returned to Munich early from the tour on Sunday.

Bayern squad in full

Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer, Rob-Thorben Hoffmann, Sven Ulreich
Defenders: David Alaba, Jerome Boateng, Joshua Kimmich, Jonas Kehl, Ivan Mihaljevic, Benjamin Pavard, Louis Poznanski, Niklas Süle
Midfielders: Kingsley Coman, Alphonso Davies, Serge Gnabry, Leon Goretzka, Ryan Johansson, Javi Martinez, Daniels Ontuzans, Renato Sanches, Sarpreet Singh, Angelo Stiller, Thiago, Corentin Tolisso, Maximilian Zaiser
Forwards: Fiete Arp, Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Müller