Bayern Munich edge Residency 2-1

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency lost 2-1 to Bayern Munich’s U-19 Junior Bundesliga team on Monday.In the first game of their two-week trip to Germany, Thomas Niendorf’s side were involved in an evenly-contested match against their hosts from Bayern, and even took a one-goal lead into halftime after a well-taken strike by Randy Edwini-Bonsu (pictured) on the half-hour mark.Bayern’s starting XI, which included seven German youth internationals, were more threatening in attack in the second half and managed to equalize on 55 minutes before claiming a second goal four minutes from the end to win Monday’s friendly.Despite the defeat, Whitecaps Residency will be extremely encouraged to have competed against a youth side from one of Europe’s top professional clubs.The Residency’s next game of their German tour is on Tuesday when they face the U-19 Junior Bundesliga side from 1860 Munich. On Thursday, Niendorf’s squad take on the U-19 Junior Bundesliga team of Jahn Regensburg before meeting VfB Stuttgart’s U-19 Junior Bundesliga side on Saturday. They will also play a combined U-19/U-23 team from 1860 Munich on October 30 before completing their schedule with a friendly against amateur club SC Zwiesel of the Lower Bavaria Bezirksoberliga.Whitecaps FC Residency – starting line-up v Bayern Munich Karm Shergill, Greg Smith, Adam Straith, Anthony DiNicolo, William Hyde, Devin Gunenc, Philippe Davies, Kyle Porter, Marcus Johnstone, Randy Edwini-Bonsu, Navid MashinchiStay logged on to whitecapsfc.com for the latest results and happenings on the Residency’s trip to Germany.