James Rodriguez makes debut as Bayern bag Telekom Cup

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James Rodriguez makes debut as Bayern bag Telekom Cup

James Rodriguez makes debut as Bayern bag Telekom Cup



The Colombian played in the final of the pre-season tournament as the Bavarian side out-muscled Werder Bremen with a 2-0 win.

James Rodriguez has won his first trophy as a Bayern Munich player. The Colombian player made his debut for Ancelotti's side as Bayern secured the Telekom Cup this afternoon with a 2-0 win over Werder Bremen. The former Real Madrid player was fielded in a right sided position and linked up well with striker Müller.

Bayern's James Rodriguez in action during the final soccer match between FC Bayern Muenchen and SV Werder Bremen at the Telekom cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, 15 July 2017.

Telekom Cup 

The pre-season tournament is a one day affair with four teams playing games of 45 minutes. Bayern made it through to the final after a Robert Leandowski goal was enough to see off Hoffenheim with Werder seeing off hosts Borussia Mönchengladbach in a penalty shoot-out in the other semi..

Bayern Munich's forward Thomas Mueller celebrate scoring during the Telekom Cup football final match between Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen in Moenchengladbach, western Germany on July 15, 2017.

Bayern debut

James played for the full 45 minutes of the final and forced the Bremen keeper into action in the 15th minute with a long range effort.

Thomas Müller and Juan Bernat were on target for the Bavaroian outfit and in a post match interview James claimed that "he felt good and was anxious to fine tune his fitness level".


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