FC bayern munchen won a test match against manchester united one week before the supercup. The german fubball record champion won after clear superiority with 1:0 (0:0).
Javi martinez (59. Minute) scored the only goal of the game, which was interrupted by drinking breaks, with his head in midsummer temperatures.
At his home debut, trainer niko kovac brought 75.000 spectators also for the first time newcomer leon goretzka, who almost scored the 2:0 after only one and a half weeks of training (81./84.).
Jerôme boateng, who is considered to be bayern’s next major transfer candidate following the departure of arturo vidal to FC barcelona, came on like goretzka in the second half of the game. Munich players interrupted their training camp in rottach-egern for the test match.
After a win against paris saint-germain (3:1) and two defeats against juventus turin (0:2) and manchester city (2:3), bayern dominated the action against the fourth top-flight team this summer. However, coach jose mourinho’s gaste team also stood very deep. The fans in the sold-out arena had to wait a long time for their only goal. After a corner ball from thiago, martinez was on the spot with his head.
Kovac had described his first game as bayern coach at the allianz arena as a "dress rehearsal". "In one week it will really start," said the 46-year-old on the weekend. Next sunday, the supercup at eintracht frankfurt, followed by the cup first round match against drochtersen/assel in lower saxony and the start of the league at home against hoffenheim. Kovac continues to prepare his team at tegernsee until thursday. There, a friendly match against FC rottach-egern is scheduled for wednesday evening.
A long wait for bayern goalkeeper manuel neuer came to an end on sunday. After a long injury layoff, the captain ran for the first time since the 16. September and the 4:0 against mainz again in the retread arena on.