Thiago At Double As Barcelona Beat Bayern

Munich, July 28: Highly rated midfielder Thiago Alcantara scored both goals as European champions Barcelona defeated Bayern Munich 2-0 on Wednesday to win the pre-season Audi Cup.  Barcelona, playing without the likes of Lionel Messi,
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PTI 28 Jul 2011, 11:34:14 AM IST

Munich, July 28: Highly rated midfielder Thiago Alcantara scored both goals as European champions Barcelona defeated Bayern Munich 2-0 on Wednesday to win the pre-season Audi Cup. 

Barcelona, playing without the likes of Lionel Messi, Xavi and Carles Puyol, were rarely threatened by a Bayern side who kick off their league campaign next weekend.

"We deserved this victory because we made the most of our chances," said 20-year-old Thiago, who found the net in the 42nd and 75th minutes.

In the match for third place, Brazil's Internacional defeated AC Milan in a penalty shoot-out after the two sides were locked at 2-2 at the end of normal time.AFP

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