Pep Guardiola (l.) cast one last look over his squad ahead of Wednesday's hotly anticipated MLS All-Star game
Pep Guardiola (l.) cast one last look over his squad ahead of Wednesday's hotly anticipated MLS All-Star game

FC Bayern's All-Star swansong

Portland - FC Bayern München have been dotting the I's and crossing the T's on their nine-day tour of the United States, which culminated in a 2-1 defeat in the Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star game at Providence Park.

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That brings an end to

's coverage of the MLS All-Stars' encounter with FC Bayern München, who travel home on the back a 2-1 loss in Portland.

Could Arjen Robben be the man to rescue FC Bayern?

It's the moment they've all been waiting for...

The MLS All-Stars have raised their game in the second half and take a deserved lead against the German record titleholders.

The stadium is rocking in Portland as the 'Sweeper Keeper' enters the fray!

The fans inside Providence Park have only seen two goals, but both have been of the highest quality. We'll let you decide which was better.

MLS All-Stars ring in the changes at the break, but can they find a way back into the game?

FC Bayern have boasted the better of the goalscoring chances, but it's still all to play for in the second half.

18-year-old American international Julian Green receives a warm reception from both sets of fans inside Providence Park.

What a way to start the game. Take a bow Robert Lewandowski!

We're underway in Portland!

Portland has risen to the occasion. The atmosphere inside Providence Park is electric, some would say worthy of a Bundesliga stadium!

The fan frenzy caused by FC Bayern München and their returning World Cup heroes was in full effect leading up to the match, a familiar sight throughout the the Bavarians'

Audi Summer Tour

of the USA.

They’re back….

The players' lung-busting endeavours in their final training session under the baking Portland sun were met with rapturous applause from the adoring North American public.

All six of the club's 2014 FIFA World Cup-winning representatives will be in Pep Guardiola's squad for the All-Star clash, which will also feature the talents of Bayern's two World Cup semi-finalists

Arjen Robben



Burgeoning midfield prospect

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

looked like the cat that got the cake on his 19th Birthday...

The Bundesliga's all-time leading foreign goalscorer

Claudio Pizarro

took time out of his busy schedule to take part in a cool question and answer session via Twitter...

… but there's been no rest for the wicked in the sporting director department, where Matthias Sammer was earlier snapped trying his hand at a spot of, well, directing...

Bayern's Stateside swansong and the MLS's marquee event kicks-off at 18:30 local time, with the record German champions scheduled to fly back to their Munich abode in time for Saturday afternoon's team presentation at the Allianz Arena.