FC Bayern to take part in Telekom Cup 2019 in Düsseldorf
FC Bayern have confirmed they will be taking part in the Telekom Cup in Düsseldorf on 13 January 2019. Hosts Fortuna Düsseldorf, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Hertha Berlin complete the line-up for the tenth edition of the now traditional friendly tournament. With FCB kicking off Bundesliga Matchday 18 just five days later against TSG Hoffenheim, the tournament will act as a final acid test ahead of the second half of the season.
Bayern will travel to the Merkur Spiel-Arena as the record and defending champions, having won the tournament for the fourth time in summer 2017 thanks to a 2-0 win over SV Werder Bremen in the final. Fans can look forward to more goals, great football and off-field activities again in January.
The format of the competition is designed to create an exciting and varied tournament. It consists of four matches: two semi-finals, a third-place match and the final. Games last 45 minutes and go straight to penalties in the event of a draw.
Ticket prices start from just €12.50, with the top category costing €40. Ticket sales start on 14 November. More information can be found at www.telekomcup.de.