Maurice

Fell in love with Bayern back when Elber and Jancker wrapped themselves in carpets to celebrate goals. Never got off the hook afterwards. Knows his way around any sport and always on the lookout for new statistics.

Stats & Links: Player Of The Month – March

After five goals in five games in March, surely Miasanrot will again name Robert Lewandowski their player of the month? What Gerd Müller’s Polish clone has done this past month has been impressive, but not quite enough. Midfield hurricane Thiago is ahead of him once more. The Spaniard’s season has been incredible so far, and […]

April 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Stats & Links: Player Of The Month – March

Stats & Links: Of providers and finishers

Even though Robben and Ribéry have renewed their contracts for another year until 2018, some Bayern fans still worry about who might adequately replace them once their careers have ended. The two players have been incredibly influential on Bayern’s offensive play for a long time and the game against Borussia Dortmund was another reminder of […]

April 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

Stats & Links: Of providers and finishers

Preview: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim – FC Bayern

Ahead of the decisive April weeks with the Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid and DFB cup semi-final at home against big rivals Borussia Dortmund, Bayern has another Bundesliga game on Tuesday evening. However, the opponent shouldn’t be taken lightly, because the team will be facing current third in the table: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. For […]

April 3, 2017 / 6 Comments

Preview: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim – FC Bayern

Round-Up: “La Bestia Negra”

Only two more weeks until a true Champions League classic kicks off: Real Madrid C.F. against FC Bayern, the most played fixture in recent years, goes into its 23rd round. Time to have a closer look at a mythical beast that keeps rearing its head whenever these two teams clash – “La Bestia Negra”. To […]

March 30, 2017 / 1 Comments

Round-Up: “La Bestia Negra”

Stats & Links: The Relative Age Effect And Philipp Lahm

After covering the current condition of Bayern’s youth teams last week, today’s Stats & Links section will focus on youth football as well. Therefore the relative age effect (RAE) will be introduced, which has an enormous impact on the selection of youth players and hence can shape future squads. What is the relative age effect? […]

March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Stats & Links: The Relative Age Effect And Philipp Lahm

Stats & Links: Player Of The Month – February

This month it’s pretty obvious and we at Miasanrot are happy that the Robert Lewandowski bandwagon – which is nothing new on this site – is getting crowded. The polish striker is our player of the month February and not only because of his important goals. First a look at his numbers: In February, Lewandowski […]

March 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Stats & Links: Player Of The Month – February

Stats & Links: The best since Gerd Müller?

Almost four years ago Miasanrot author Steffen asked in the German edition of this blog whether Mario Gomez was as good as club legend Gerd Müller. But despite his astonishing goal average, Gomez was never recognized accordingly. In Robert Lewandowski Bayern now have a forward who scores just as many goals as Gomez. Last night […]

March 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

Stats & Links: The best since Gerd Müller?

Bayern is the champ of mid-week fixtures

This article looks at statistics for when Bayern plays mid-week fixtures – what the Germans call an „English week“. While this is a usual habit for British teams in the Premier League with league or cup matches on Tuesdays or Wednesdays (therefore the naming), in the Bundesliga only teams that compete on an international level […]

February 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Bayern is the champ of mid-week fixtures

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