Fans who turned out at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday hoping to see Liverpool parading its stars against Premier League rivals Chelsea in the two sides’ International Champions Cup clash may have been somewhat disappointed. What fans got from Liverpool instead could be a glimpse of the future. For while Chelsea manager Antonio Conte fielded something akin to a Premier League starting XI, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp opted to debut a number of his new signings.
Bayern Munich are currently stateside as part of the International Champions Cup. On Wednesday evening, they took on Milan at Chicago’s Solider Field, on Saturday they face the other San Siro resident Inter in Charlotte, and on Aug. 3 they head to the Meadowlands to battle with European champions Real Madrid. As they prepared to take the field in Chicago, FC Yahoo spent time with Bayern stars Javi Martinez and Thiago Alcantara.