Wed, 13/09/23, 13:00
Müller and Sane score in Germany win over France
A number of Bayern players were in action as Germany took on France, while Harry Kane struck again for England. fcbayern.com rounds up all the results from Tuesday’s international fixtures.
Bayern trio impress in Germany win
A strong defensive performance and clinical finishing saw Germany beat neighbours and World Cup runners-up France 2-1. Bayern duo Thomas Müller (4’) and Leroy Sane (87‘) got the key goals, with Antoine Griezmann’s 89th-minute penalty just a consolation. Under interim coach Rudi Völler, Germany looked an improved team against Les Bleus in Dortmund. Müller, Serge Gnabry and their French Bayern teammate Kingsley Coman were all substituted off after 64 minutes. The impressive Sane played the full 90. Joshua Kimmich, who had only trained individually due to muscular problems according to the DFB, and Dayot Upamecano remained unused subs.
Kane scores in historic England fixture
England beat Scotland 3-1 at Hampden Park in Glasgow in a friendly match marking the 150th anniversary since the British rivals first faced each other. Bayern striker Kane rounded off the result in the 81st minute when played in by Jude Bellingham. The other goals had come from Phil Foden (32’), Bellingham (35’) and a Harry Maguire own goal (68’). Kane was withdrawn by Gareth Southgate after 84 minutes.
Kim features in Klinsmann’s first win
Minjae Kim played the full 90 minutes as South Korea beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 in a friendly to earn former FCB coach Jürgen Klinsmann his first win in his sixth match in charge of the country. The only goal came from Guesung Cho of Midtjylland, who played alongside Heungmin Son up front. Kim ensured a clean sheet at the other end at Newcastle’s St. James’ Park.
Key win for Austria in Euro qualifiers
Konrad Laimer and Austria took a big step towards next summer’s European Championship in Germany with a 3-1 win over Sweden in Solna to extend their advantage over the third-placed Swedes to seven points in Group F. Michael Gregoritsch and a Marko Arnautovic brace put Ralf Rangnick’s side in control before Emil Holm got a 90th-minute consolation. Bayern’s Laimer played 87 minutes.
Late win for Israel
Daniel Peretz and Israel claimed a dramatic late win in Euro qualifier Group I after midfielder Gabi Kanichowsky scored the only goal of the game in the 93rd minute against Belarus in Tel Aviv. It leaves the Israelis third in the group, only a point behind second-placed Romania and three off leaders Switzerland. Peretz didn’t feature in the game.
Cameroon and Choupo-Moting comfortable winners
Cameroon enjoyed a comprehensive 3-0 at home to Burundi in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. Bayern’s Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting featured for 78 minutes, with the goals coming in the second half from Bryan Mbuemo, Christopher Wooh and Vincent Aboubakar. The Indomitable Lions top Group C with seven points from four games.
Clean sheet for Mazraoui’s Morocco
Morrocco claimed a friendly win over Burkina Faso, with Bayern right-back Noussair Mazraoui mostly playing in midfield for the World Cup semi-finalists and featuring for the full 90 minutes in the 1-0 victory. Azzedine Ounahi got the goal.
Tel and France U19s win in Serbia
France’s U19s ended the Stevan Cele Vilotic Tournament in the Serbian city of Senta with a 1-0 win over the hosts. Emmanuel Biumla got the goal in the 60th minute for a French side captained by Bayern forward Mathys Tel, who played the full 90 minutes.
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