Red Bull Salzburg
Salzburg is set to conclude preseason play at home on July 8 when they take on one of the top clubs in France, Olympique Lyonnais. Olympique Lyonnias, a perennial UEFA Champions League contender, sports a roster that is headlined by players such as the Brazilian midfielder Michel Bastos.
After the final friendly versus Olympique Lyonnias, the Red Bulls will begin Tipp3-Budesliga on July 17, when they take on FK Austria Wien at Red Bull Arena. The two teams concluded last season on May 25, when Red Bull Salzburg traveled to Generali Arena and emerged with a 4-2 win. The win positioned Salzburg as the Tipp3-Budesliga runner-up.
Along with league play kicking off, Red Bull Salzburg is also set to participate in European League qualifying play. On July 14, the Red Bulls will take on Liepajas Metalurgs in the first of two legs.
Red Bull Leipzig
Under the watch of new coach Peter Pacult, Red Bull Leipizig kicked off training on June 27 at the sports school Egidius-Braun. The training session was the first chance the Red Bull’s acquistions had to work out with the team.
The new faces around training included Pascal Borel (Goalkeeper), Andreas Kerner (Goal-keeper), Marcus Hoffmann (defender), Umut Kocin(defender), Christian Müller (defender), Pekka Lagerblom (midfielder), Henrik Ernst (midfielder), Sebastian Heidinger (midfielder), Timo Röttger (forward).
Lipzig also competed in their first friendly on July 2 when they took on SV Braunsbedra. Just prior to the friendly, the Red Bulls lost one of their new acquisitions, as Marcus Hoffman suffered a midfoot fracture that will sideline him for two months. Despite the injury, the Red Bulls managed to beat SV Braunsbedra by a convincing 12-3 margin, all while managing to get the entire team into the game.
Red Bull Brasil
Red Bull Brasil is set to compete in their final friendly on Saturday when they take on Audax-SP. Copa Paulista league play is set to begin on July 17.
The U-17 and U-15 Red Bull Brasil Academy teams both took on Paulista this past weekend, with each team forcing a 0-0 draw. Both squads will take on the Corinthians next weekend.
Red Bull Ghana
Both the First Team and the Academy are in the midst of the offseason.
The club has also announced that a new training complex will be built right next to the Red Bull Ghana Academy. The complex is set to include a track, weight room, and several other accessories which will help the team prepare.
Along with the plans for the new complex, the club announced that former Red Bull New York Training Programs Coach Tom Harris is set to take over as head coach of the U-15 squad.
Red Bull Salzburg