International Champions Cup 2018: Highlights – 26th July 2018

The highlights of the five matches played today are appended below the points table.

Rank Team Played Won Draw Lost Points
1 Borussia Dortmund 3 2 0 1 6
2 Juventus 1 1 0 0 3
3 Tottenham 1 1 0 0 0
4 Bayern Munich 2 1 0 1 3
5 Benfica 1 1 0 0 3
6 Man United 1 1 0 0 3
7 Liverpool 2 1 0 1 3
8 Inter Milan 1 0 0 1 0
17 Man City 1 0 0 1 0
18 PSG 1 0 0 1 0

For Complete Standings

Int’l (Football) Champions Cup 2018 – Full Schedule

Match 4 of 27: Juventus vs Bayern Munich

Result: 2 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Juventus: Andrea Favilli 32′, 40′

Match Statistics:

Juventus Team Stats Bayern Munich
9 Shots 20
6 Shots On Target 6
31% Possession 69%
319 Passes 696
80% Pass Accuracy 91%
10 Fouls 12
1 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 0
4 Corners 6

Highlights:

  • Bayern Munich were unlucky in their campaign, as Juventus eased past them to score a win in their first match of the International Champions Cup.
  • Andrea Favilli emerged as Juventus’s hero as he scored at the 31st minute to put his team in the lead.

  • The youngster appeared to be in red hot form, as 8 minutes later he curled a fine shot around the goal keeper to double the lead.

  • Bayern Munich could not equalize in the first half as it ended with Juventus in front.
  • In the 2nd half, Bayern Munich got numerous chances but despite their ball possession superior passing accuracy they were failing to score a single goal.

  • This was the entire story of the 2nd half as the match ended and Juventus won by 2-0.

In their next match, Juventus will face Benfica while Bayern Munich are going to face Manchester United.

International Champions Cup 2018: Highlights – 23rd July 2018

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International Champions Cup – Match 5 of 27: Dortmund Vs Benfica

Result: 2-2(3-4)

Goal Scorers:

  • Dortmund: Maximilian Phillip 20′, 22′
  • Benfica: Andre Almeida 51′, Alfa Semedo 69′

Penalty Goal Scorers:

  • Dortmund: Marius Wolf, Dzenis Burnic, Jadon Sancho
  • Benfica: Cristian Lema, Jonas Goncalves Oliveira, Facundo Ferreyra, Eduardo Salvio

Match Statistics:

Dortmund Team Stats Benfica
6 Shots 9
3 Shots On Target 3
53% Possession 47%
568 Passes 506
86% Pass Accuracy 84%
17 Fouls 15
2 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
0 Corners 4

Highlights:

  • Both Benfica and Dortmund, displayed excellent playmaking and football skills but it was Benfica who won it in the end.
  • The 1st half was highlight of Dortmund’s dominance when Maximilan Philipp scored a goal at the 20th minute to put his team in the lead.

  • This strike was doubled by Philip in 2 minutes as Dortmund doubled their lead over Benfica.

  • In reply, Benfica could not score in the 1st half as it ended with the score being 2-0.
  • The 2nd half etched a whole different story for Dortmund. As, Benfica struck early in the 2nd half through Almeida to make it 2-1.
  • 18 minutes later, Semedo struck and leveled the scoreboard.

  • After this point, no team could score and the match went into penalty shootouts which was eventually won by Benfica (4-3).

For the next three matches, move to the next page!

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