Bayern Munich 2-Three Man Metropolis: Bernardo Silva scores twice in comeback win
A younger Manchester Metropolis crew fought again from 2-Zero all the way down to beat German champions Bayern Munich 3-2 in Miami.
Bayern have been 2-Zero forward inside 25 minutes, Meritan Shabani heading the primary objective earlier than Arjen Robben doubled the lead after Franck Ribery’s cross.
Metropolis misplaced new £60m signing Riyad Mahrez to an ankle damage within the first half.
His alternative Bernardo Silva pulled a objective again earlier than 19-year-old Lukas Nmecha poked dwelling the equaliser, Silva netting the winner from 15 yards.
Nmecha, born in Germany and capped by England at youth stage, was certainly one of six youngsters to begin for Pep Guardiola’s facet.
The Premier League champions return to England to organize for subsequent Sunday’s Neighborhood Defend date with Chelsea (15:00 BST) with a morale-boosting win, having misplaced their earlier two video games in the USA to Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool.
Metropolis kids mild up Miami
This was an evening when Guardiola gave Metropolis’s followers a glimpse into the long run.
The Spaniard fielded a facet sprinkled with youngsters and, after falling 2-Zero behind to a robust Bayern crew boasting 4 Champions League winners, confirmed super character and spirit to win.
Eighteen-year-old Spanish ahead Brahim Diaz caught the attention with a full of life attacking show which he got here near capping with a objective within the 36th minute.
Nmecha hit the submit with a assured effort quickly after he was denied by Sven Ulreich’s leg when the sport was goalless.
Luke Bolton, 18, additionally confirmed promise with a string of attacking runs down the proper, whereas it was England Underneath-17 world champion Phil Foden’s shot which Ulreich spilled and allowed Nmecha to attain.
In the meantime, Silva’s winner got here courtesy of a cross by 17-year-old substitute Adrian Bernabe.