Now it gets really hot at Bayern Munich. After four intense days in Los Angeles, the pack of the German soccer record champion travels on Friday to the second stop of the US summer tour – Houston.
Depressive heat with temperatures of more than 30 degrees awaits the team around captain Manuel Neuer in Texas – and a well-known opponent: Real Madrid. "We already played in China. There was also a World Cup in Brazil. We have to cope with all conditions, "said the well-traveled and experienced national goalkeeper Neuer (33) on the climatic conditions at the venue.
After the 1: 2 against Arsenal in the first test match during the promotional tour in the United States, coach Niko Kovac also wants to hold against the Royal to Toni Kroos on Sunday on the march route to use some junior players, not to the professionals in the thin squad overburden.
The defeat has "no effect on our preparation," Kovac had said just after the Arsenal game. He deliberately limited the playing time of each actor: "So we will continue."
The second part of the International Champions Cup will take place on a historic day, the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing. During your stay in Houston, visit the Nasa Space Center on the Munich schedule.