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?

3 Things We Noticed: FC Bayern – FC Schalke 04 3:0 (3:0)

Four days after the 8-0 win against Hamburg, FC Bayern advanced into the DFB Cup’s semi-final with a convincing performance against Schalke 04. This was mostly due to Franck Ribéry, who surprised in a new role. Four weeks after the 1-1 in the Bundesliga, Schalke and Bayern clashed swords again in the Allianz Arena. Back […]

March 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

3 Things We Noticed: FC Bayern – FC Schalke 04 3:0 (3:0)

Four days after the 8-0 win against Hamburg, FC Bayern advanced into the DFB Cup’s semi-final with a convincing performance against Schalke 04. This was mostly due to Franck Ribéry, who surprised in a new role. Four weeks after the 1-1 in the Bundesliga, Schalke and Bayern clashed swords again in the Allianz Arena. Back […]

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Preview: FC Bayern – Schalke 04

Only a few week ago these two teams have met already. Holger Badstuber again returns to his old home. This game will decide, which team advances to the next round of the DFB Pokal. In our preview from a few weeks ago we’ve talked about Schalke facing issues when they’re in possession. They don’t create […]

February 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Preview: FC Bayern – Schalke 04

Only a few week ago these two teams have met already. Holger Badstuber again returns to his old home. This game will decide, which team advances to the next round of the DFB Pokal. In our preview from a few weeks ago we’ve talked about Schalke facing issues when they’re in possession. They don’t create […]

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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

Analysis: FCB - HSV 8:0

Same procedure as every year. Bayern slaughter Hamburg and gain some valuable confidence along the way. Two attackers proved their almost-forgotten worth in a win that was at least partially caused by a smart lineup. “Let’s keep it close this time” – that’s what Hamburg had planned prior to their annual horror trip to Munich. […]

February 25, 2017 / 1 Comments

Analysis: FCB - HSV 8:0

Same procedure as every year. Bayern slaughter Hamburg and gain some valuable confidence along the way. Two attackers proved their almost-forgotten worth in a win that was at least partially caused by a smart lineup. “Let’s keep it close this time” – that’s what Hamburg had planned prior to their annual horror trip to Munich. […]

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Three set pieces to glory: Bayern Women win against Freiburg

Three set pieces to glory – that’s how the FC Bayern women beat the SC in Freiburg. They experienced some luck as well. In the end it was a very good game in which the final result (2-3) favoured FC Bayern. Especially Nora Holstad and Manuela Zinsberger had exceptional performances. After a stutter start at […]

February 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Three set pieces to glory: Bayern Women win against Freiburg

Three set pieces to glory – that’s how the FC Bayern women beat the SC in Freiburg. They experienced some luck as well. In the end it was a very good game in which the final result (2-3) favoured FC Bayern. Especially Nora Holstad and Manuela Zinsberger had exceptional performances. After a stutter start at […]

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Carlo Ancelotti: one step forward, two steps back?

Bayern’s strong performance against Arsenal was followed by yet another disillusioning game in the Bundesliga. Bayern is floundering, can’t seem to find a constant level, and has been on the receiving end of plenty of criticism. The one hope, uttered over and over, is Ancelotti’s talent of delivering when it matters. But is that a […]

February 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Carlo Ancelotti: one step forward, two steps back?

Stats & Links: Bayern bonus

The Miasanrot link list for Wednesday to ensure your good start into the weekend. After the past weekend one could frequently read two words that leave a sour taste in every Bayern fan’s mouth by now. Every media was reporting about the famous Bayern luck or the ominous Bayern bonus. Fueled by statements from Berlin’s […]

February 22, 2017 / 1 Comments

Stats & Links: Bayern bonus

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