Canadian teen Davies a winner in Bayern debut
DUESSELDORF, GERMANY — Canadian international Alphonso Davies’ debut for Bayern Munich came with a trophy. The 18-year-old hoisted the Telekom Cup on Sunday after helping the German soccer powerhouse to a 4-2 penalty shootout win over Borussia Moenchengladbach in the final of the four-team competition held during the Bundesliga’s winter break. The tournament format featured a 45-minute half, followed by penalties if needed. Bayern’s Mats Hummels scoring the winning penalty. James Rodriguez, Brazil’s Thiago and Leon Goretzka also scored in the shootout for Bayern. Davies started on the left side of midfield and showed some nice early touches. Bayern won the tournament without scoring a goal in regulation. Davies has made nine appearances for Canada with three goals and four assists. He was 15 when he made his Major League Soccer debut.