Connect with us


Bayern Munich storm to staggering 27-0 victory in pre-season friendly – but Thomas Tuchel left rueing ‘fly in the ointment’



Bayern Munich won their first pre-season friendly 27-0, but manager Thomas Tuchel was left rueing two injury blows.

Bayern took on ninth-tier Rottach-Egern on Tuesday and ran out 27-0 winners, with thirteen players on the scoresheet. Jamal Musiala, Mathys Tel, and Marcel Sabitzer all scored five times, but Tel and strike partner Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting both picked up injuries during the runout.

After the game, Tuchel spoke of “a good day of training”, but he added: “Unfortunately two players are injured. That’s the big fly in the ointment.”

Choupo-Moting complained of discomfort in his knee after clashing with the Rottach-Egern goalkeeper, while Tel has sustained a shoulder injury. The severity of the injuries are as yet unknown.Bayern will next face Manchester City in an official pre-season friendly next week.