Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid:
International Champions Cup,
Date: Thursday, 4-August-2016
Kick-off: 00:30 UK,
Venue: MetLife Stadium (New Jersey).
Real Madrid continue their International Champions Cup friendly tournament as they clash with Bundesliga powerhouse Bayern Munich on Thursday. Both clubs are using the game for a major shake up in their squad and prepared themselves adequately into the new season.
Real Madrid could take inspirations from their continues dominance over the Bavarians in Europe dating back from 2001/02 season when Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich 3-2 on aggregate in Champions League quarter-finals. The Los Blancos pass through Bayern Munich to clinched their ninth and tenth Champions League titles between 2001 and 2013.
Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: Head-to-Head Stats
On head-to-head basis, Real Madrid have succumb more to Bayern Munich in all competitions. The two clubs have clashed 21 times in which Madrid won eight times and 11 to Bayern Munich and two draws. A total of 60 goals have been produced between these two sides, out of which Bayern Munich netted 33, while Real Madrid bagged 27 goals.
Bayern suffered an unexpected and heaviest defeat to Real Madrid in Champions League semi-final of 2013 by 5-0 on aggregate that propelled Madrid to win their La Decima by 4-1 against Atletico Madrid.
Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: Team News
No injury worries for these two teams therefore a solid squad is expected to be named especially enterprising youngsters available, the likes of Asensio, Diaz, Morata could start for Real Madrid while Bayern Munich can field in an impressive forward Green who scored hat-trick against AS Roma, Benko and Pantovic will also get a nod.
Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: Predictions
Real Madrid have scored eight and concede six goals, won three, drew one and lost one in their last five games where as Bayern Munich are unbeaten in their last five games scoring 11 and allowed just six in their net.
Both clubs are European powerhouse who produce a thrilling performance in most of their games, Bayern Munich have a very good performance in all games they have played looking at the 4-1 victory against Inter Milan but Real Madrid’s display in the pre-season matches has been brilliant after 3-2 win over Chelsea.
Bayern Munich could use this game to revive themselves from the 5-0 Champions League lost, interestingly a crop of young lads in teams have impress very well. Morale in both sides camp is high and this game likely to produce more goals in the end.
Scoreline: Real Madrid 2-3 Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: Tips
Bayern Munich to win
Over 2.5 goals