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Mid-season programme

China, Spain and derby feature in winter plan

Following a two and a half week break over the holiday period, the Bayern players report back to the Säbener Strasse for mid-season training on 7 January. Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld then has three and a half weeks to prepare his men for the tasks coming up in the second half of the 2007-8 campaign. Apart from regular fitness and tactical workouts, this year’s mid-season programme features a range of attractive friendlies and a training camp in Spain. presents the outline schedule through to the Bundesliga restart in February.

Bayern’s mid-season schedule:

All kick-off times CET

  • 7 January: Players report back to the club
    (Säbener Strasse, 10 am)
  • 9 January: Friendly v FC Augsburg (A)
    (Rosenaustadion, k-o 7 pm)
  • 12. January: Allianz Cup, first leg, versus the Chinese Olympic football team (H) (Allianz Arena, k-o 3 pm)
  • 13 to 20 January: Training camp in Marbella, Spain
  • 22 January: Friendly v Fortuna Düsseldorf (A)
    (LTU Arena, k-o 7 pm)
  • 26 January: Friendly v TSV 1860 Munich
    (Allianz Arena, k-o 3.30 pm)
  • 29 January: DFB Cup Round of 16 v Wuppertaler SV (A)
    (Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, k-o 7 pm)
  • 1 February: Bundesliga matchday 18 v Hansa Rostock (A)
    (DKB-Arena, k-o 8.30 pm)