Clubs from a tip 4 European leagues in Germany, Spain, England and Italy went head-to-head for a initial time in Audi Cup history. The high-caliber margin over expectations: after 4 goal-laden and partly high peculiarity fixtures, a winner’s prize went as it did in 2009 and 2013 to FC Bayern München. “Thanks to FC Bayern München, Real Madrid, AC Milan and Tottenham Hotspur for a illusory tournament. Congratulations to a deserved winner,” says Chairman of a Board of Management, AUDI AG Rupert Stadler. “The genuine winners are a fans, who were means to suffer top-level European football on dual days. The 70,000 seats in a Allianz Arena were sold-out on both compare days.”
After Bayern Trainer Pep Guardiola had primarily complacent several initial group regulars in a 3:0 semi-final feat opposite Milan, he altered his choice for a final opposite Real Madrid. This had an impact. Bayern dominated possession in a initial half and combined several good chances. Thomas Müller and Mario Götze had a best opportunities to open a scoring. Real Madrid started but a dual idea scorers in a 2:0 semi-final feat opposite Milan, James Rodríguez and Gareth Bale. In a early stages of a second half (61st minute), surrogate Robert Lewandowski missed a best possibility of a diversion in front of an open goal. Then, only before a final alarm (88th minute) he destined a pinpoint cranky from new signing Douglas Costa into a net to sign a well-deserved 1:0 win. In a third place playoff, Tottenham kick Milan 2:0 with goals from Nacer Chadli and Thomas Carroll.
The Audi Player Index was another contest winner. The code new analysis and ranking procession annals roughly any activity of any player, for instance sprints, shots during goal, crosses, tackles and turn possession, and in this approach objectively determines a particular ‘Man of a Match’ after any match. In a third place playoff, Tottenham’s defender Kieran Trippier perceived a trophy. In a final, a Audi Player Index identified Bayern’s David Alaba.
For FC Bayern München, preparations for a 2015/2016 deteriorate are now concluded. The central fixtures start already this entrance weekend with a initial turn of a DFB trophy. Last year’s finalist faces Oberliga bar FC Nöttingen on Aug 9. The day before, Tottenham Hotspur plays Manchester United divided from home on a initial day of a Premier League season. Real Madrid (at Sporting Gijon) and AC Milan (at AC Florence) start their particular joining fixtures dual weeks later.
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