Experienced defensive midfielder Javi Martinez, who headed the winning goal against Sevilla on Thursday after coming off the bench, has said he too may leave after eight years and eight Bundesliga titles with Bayern. The comparatively high local infection rate for COVID-19 meant supporters weren’t allowed for the win over Schalke, and they won’t be there for the Super Cup game against Dortmund either. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Munich, Germany on Tripadvisor: See 207,045 traveler reviews and photos of Munich tourist attractions. 2020, which was to be held in St. Louis, Missouri from July 7 to July 10, will now take place entirely online.Follow ‘ @useR2020stl ’ on Twitter for further news.. Channel finder: Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, Cox, DIRECTV, Dish, Hulu, fuboTV, Sling. Last season’s success will create more fixture congestion for Bayern this week with the German Super Cup match against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday in Munich. He was rewarded with a goal from 17-year-old Jamal Musiala. Oktoberfest celebrations got underway in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of “O’zapft is!” Via AP news wire Saturday 19 September 2020 15:31 Linux not Windows: Why Munich is shifting back from Microsoft to open source – again. Whether you’re a ticket holder or just want to be part of the football madness in the city – let’s start planning Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. useR! He wasn’t included in the team’s annual lederhosen-clad, beer-toting photoshoot last week to mark the Oktoberfest beer festival, an event like much else curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic. Bayern’s 32-game unbeaten run ended in a 4-1 defeat to Hoffenheim on Sunday, after playing 120 minutes in a 2-1 win over Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup three days earlier, the traditional match between the Champions League and Europa League winners. So far in 2020-21, Bayern has preferred to rely on its own young players for depth. “We are very tired,” midfielder Thomas Müller said after the Sevilla game.

Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. The loss of Oktoberfest is a huge hit for the Bavarian city, which saw 6.3 million guests flood in last year for the festival's 186th year. (The Associated Press contributed to this report.). Meantime, police patrolled the regular festival grounds to make sure no spontaneous parties broke out.

All rights reserved (About Us). Hangovers are common in Munich in Oktoberfest season, and Bayern Munich is certainly feeling the effects of its exertions last season. Subscribe today », Brian Fonseca | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. That worked just fine in the 8-0 opening win over Schalke, not least because Bayern was safely five goals up with half an hour to play and Flick could afford to experiment.

Former Mayor Christian Ude got the party started, hammering a tap into a 20 liter (5 gallon) keg — a tenth of the size of the Oktoberfest norm — at the Schillerbraeu beer hall while dressed in Bavarian lederhosen leather pants and wearing a protective mask. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trademarks.

That’s normally the season-opening game in Germany, but it was shunted back into the season proper because of the compressed, pandemic-affected calendar. (c) Copyright 2020, dpa (www.dpa.de). Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Ready to kick off your UEFA EURO 2020 adventure in Munich? Coach Hansi Flick has repeatedly called for more signings in recent weeks after Bayern parted company with several squad players who would have helped spread the load during the packed calendar. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. Check out our "Need to know" section to find out how the postponement of the tournament affects your EURO. useR!