Report: Bayern Munich 1-0 Milan

first_imgLeon Goretzka scored the only goal of the match as Marco Giampaolo’s first game in charge of AC Milan resulted in a 1-0 loss to Bayern Munich at the International Champions Cup.Giampaolo arrived from Serie A rivals Sampdoria after Gennaro Gattuso stepped down as head coach of Milan at the end of the 2018-19 season.And Giampaolo oversaw defeat in Milan’s pre-season opener as Goretzka’s well-taken 48th-minute goal guided Bayern to their second ICC victory. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? New signing Theo Hernandez made his debut for Milan following his transfer from Real Madrid, while Paolo Maldini’s son – Daniel – was also in the starting XI for the Rossoneri.O̵c̵e̵a̵n̵’̵s̵ ̵e̵l̵e̵v̵e̵n̵Kansas’ 11 #BayernMilan #ICC2019 #FollowTheFlames pic.twitter.com/NxsKhzs3Ih— AC Milan (@acmilan) July 24, 2019Niko Kovac’s Bayern controlled proceedings in Kansas City, where clear-cut chances were few and far between in a tight opening 45 minutes.Maldini’s side-footed effort sailed just over the crossbar, while Bayern midfielder Renato Sanches fired a powerful strike just past the post.Hernandez’s bow ended prior to half-time as the French full-back was carried off on a stretcher with an ankle injury.Bayern managed to break the deadlock right on the stroke of half-time when Joshua Kimmich played a perfectly weighed pass to Goretzka, who took a touch before tucking the ball beyond Gianluigi Donnarumma in the 48th minute.First behind Coman, then in front of Alaba. Up and down all game. Some solid work from Phonzie tonight. #AudiFCBTour pic.twitter.com/xhkPPZ5BuS— FC Bayern US (@FCBayernUS) July 24, 2019Patrick Cutrone – who has been linked to Premier League side Wolves – should have equalised for Milan after cutting out Niklas Sule’s pass across goal but the second-half substitute was denied by Sven Ulreich in a one-on-one situation with 26 minutes remaining.Bayern found the back of the net nine minutes from the end but Jann-Fiete Arp’s goal was ruled out for what appeared to be a handball, while David Alaba had an effort cancelled out for offside. read morelast_img

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