News now: Confirmed Line-Ups: Bayern Munich vs Manchester City (Pre-Season Friendly)

This afternoon, Manchester City will play preseason friendly match against Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich in Asia.

Last time out, Pep Guardiola's team engaged in a classic match against Yokohama F Marinos of the City Football Group, winning 3-5.

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The Japanese powerhouses had a commanding lead in the first half, going up 2-0 before John Stones and Julian Alvarez completed a comeback just before halftime.

For the second half, Pep Guardiola made ten changes to his outfield lineup, most notably adding goal-scoring dynamo Erling Haaland, who netted his first two goals of the season and added a Rodri rocket.

However, Yokohama would score one more goal in their match before the whole 90 minutes were done, completing the scoreline and giving City confidence going into their match against Bayern Munich.

Here is how each manager lines up his team before of their second and final encounter against Thomas Tuchel's Bayern Munich at the Japan National Stadium.

Bayern Munich

Sommer; Mazraoui; Pavard; Upamecano; Davies; Kimmich; Laimer; Sané; Musiala; Coman; Gnabry make up the starting XI.

Ulreich, Hülsmann, Goretzka, Wanner, Mané, Sarr, Vidovi, Gravenberch, Tel, Krätzig, Stani, Pavlovi, Ibrahimovi, and Tikvi are the available replacements.

Manchester City

Ederson, Walker (at center), Stones, Dias, Ake, Kovacic, Bernardo, McAtee, Grealish, and Alvarez make up the starting lineup.

Ortega Moreno, Carson, Phillips, Cancelo, Laporte, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Gomez, Akanji, Perrone, Foden, Bobb, Palmer are available as replacements.

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