DC United vs Bayern Munich: Pre-Season Friendly Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

After the DC game, Bayern will take on Manchester City in a much anticipated friendly on July 24 before facing RB Leipzig in the DFB- Supercup final on July 31.

Bayern Munich players attending pre-season training camp in USA; Credit: Twitter/ @FCBayernEN

Bayern Munich will begin their pre-season with a friendly against DC United at Audi Field on Wednesday night. The hosts are in the middle of their Major League Soccer (MLS) campaign, and are heading into the match on the back of a 2-0 defeat at Minnesota United last Saturday. The defeat left the Black-and-Red languishing at the bottom of the Eastern Conference table with just 18 points from 19 games. Meanwhile Bayern had won the 2021-22 Bundesliga title, pocketing 77 points from 34 games, eight points more than second placed Borussia Dortmund. 

DC United suffered their 11th defeat of the season last weekend, courtesy of a brace by Emanuel Reynoso. Although the Black-and-Red are sitting at the 14-th place, they have two matches in hand over Toronto and Chicago Fire, who are one and five points clear of the basement outfit respectively. Chad Ashton is the interim boss of the team, until new boss Wayne Rooney takes charge.The MLS outfit has conceded 17 goals in their last five league games, and havent won a league game since last May. After the Bayern game, DC will resume their MLS season at home against Montreal. 

Bayern, on the other hand, after the DC game, will take on Manchester City in a much anticipated friendly on July 24 before facing RB Leipzig in the DFB- Supercup final, and then will begin their Bundesliga title defence away to Eintracht Frankfurt on August 6. Meanwhile Bayern will be without their second-highest goal-scorer of all time, Robert Lewandowski, as the 33-year-old left the Bavarians to join Barcelona this summer. However, Julian Nagelsmann’s side have made some impressive signings in all departments to bolster the squad. Noussair Mazraoui, Ryan Gravenberch, Sadio Mane and Matthijs De Ligt will don the Bavarian shade for the 2022-23 season.

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Probable Lineups 

DC United have so many injury problems, with Ola Kamara, Brad Smith, Adrien Perez and Bill Hamid are in the treatment room. Tony Alfaro is also doubtful, while Kimarni Smith may not be ready for a full 90 minutes. As for Bayern, midfielder Leon Goretzka is the only notable absentee, because of a knee injury. New signing De Ligt is unlikely to arrive before Wednesday’s game. Mane, Gnabry, Thomas Muller and Coman would form the four-man attack. 

DC United probable starting lineup: Romo; Durkin, Birnbaum, Hines-Ike, Guediri; Najar, Djeffal, Carnouse, Smith; Robertha, Estrada .

Bayern Munich probable starting lineup: Neuer; Mazraoui, Upamecano, Hernandez, Davies; Kimmich, Gravenberch; Gnabry, Muller; Coman; Mane.

DC United vs Bayern Munich Live Schedule and Fixture

The pre-season friendly match between DC United and Bayern Munich will take place at Audi Field on Thursday at 5:00 am IST.

DC United vs Bayern MunichKey details
Date July 20 (USA)
Venue Audi Field
Kickoff time in USA7:30 pm (Wednesday)
Kickoff time in Germany1:30 am (Thursday)

Where to watch DC United vs Bayern Munich?

Live telecast of the match is not available in India. Meanwhile the action will be available to stream via social media accounts of the football teams. Football fans in the USA can catch the game on ESPN+.

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