Guardiola beat Barcelona in the hottest friendly of the summer. Barcelona left Champions League this spring after a 0-7 in general, with Bayern Munchen. The two teams met yesterday after a short holiday in a friendly match.
Although have passed three months from the "double" of League, the balance of power was about the same. Catalan team missed Iniesta, Xavi, Pique, Puyol, Busquets and Neymar who are still in vacation.
Philipp Lahm headed Bayern in front with a shot from Ribery's cross (14) and Mario Mandzukic finished from Diego Contento's ball into the box with three minutes left. Bayern dominated and in many moments showed mercy to the opponent, reminding Barca who' s the boss.
Barcelona traveled to Germany, after Tito Vilanova has resigned in order to fight against cancer. Neither was his substitute, Argentine Gerardo Martino. In these circumstances, Jordi Roura, first mate Tito Vilanova, led Barca.
"It was a special game for me. I spent my whole life as a player and coach at Barcelona. I'm happy, I don't have anything to complain about at the moment." Guardiola said.
Bayern face Borussia Dortmund, the team they overcame in May's Champions League final, in the German Super Cup on Saturday, on Westfalenstadion. Borussia Dortmund qualified for this super match on 2nd Bundesliga, as Bayern won the cup and the championship.