The match between Schalke and Bayern Munich ends in a draw. Bayern drops their first points while Schalke picks their first of the season, at the Arena Aufschalke. Robert Lewandowski puts the Bavarians ahead in the 10th minute. The first half ends with Bayern in the lead. On return for the second half, Bayern is tired as the game proceeds. In the 60th minute, Benedikt Howedes levels for his side and the teams land at a draw.
Alonso signs to Bayern from Real Madrid. The midfielder signs a two-year contract with the club at an undisclosed fee. He is capped 144 times and has announced his retirement from international football.
I was so excited about it all. It’s an honour and a privilege to be here in Munich.I had a great time here, we have won big things and now a new chapter opens for me. It was the hardest decision I’ve ever had to take.The club did not want me to go. It was my decision and I asked them to understand. The club didn’t share my idea but they understood my need to start a new chapter, to start from zero in a new club