The Pep Episodes XXIII

In this edition of The Pep Episodes: The first loss of the season for Pep Guardiola and Bayern Munich – the 1-3 defeat in Mönchengladbach came along with some curious numbers and in an unusual style. This article is part of a partnership with Grup 14, an organization dedicated to Futbol Club Barcelona and supporters […]

December 7, 2015 / 1 Comments

The Pep Episodes XXIII

Match Analysis: BMG - FCB 3-1

15 matches into the Bundesliga season and Bayern finally lost for the first time, and deservedly so against a strong Gladbach side. We looked at the unexpected loss of control and the high dependence on certain players. Overall, it was a defeat that was foreseeable. The currently hottest team in the league beat an injury-hit […]

December 6, 2015 / 0 Comments

Match Analysis: BMG - FCB 3-1

15 matches into the Bundesliga season and Bayern finally lost for the first time, and deservedly so against a strong Gladbach side. We looked at the unexpected loss of control and the high dependence on certain players. Overall, it was a defeat that was foreseeable. The currently hottest team in the league beat an injury-hit […]

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Guardiola's Lineup of Death

Five attacking players at the same time – what sounds like risky overkill might actually turn out to be a great idea. Inspiration and confidence for such a radical idea come from an unexpected place, as the most dominant team in American basketball serves as a role model for Bayern. The Golden State Warriors are […]

December 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Guardiola's Lineup of Death

Five attacking players at the same time – what sounds like risky overkill might actually turn out to be a great idea. Inspiration and confidence for such a radical idea come from an unexpected place, as the most dominant team in American basketball serves as a role model for Bayern. The Golden State Warriors are […]

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The Pep Episodes XXII

In this episode of The Pep Episodes: Rumors, rumors, rumors – and an easy win: Pep Guardiola’s week at Bayern was a typical week in autumn. This article is part of a partnership with Grup 14, an organization dedicated to Futbol Club Barcelona and supporters around the world. The Pep Episodes is created by Alex […]

November 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Pep Episodes XXII

Match Analysis: FCB - BSC 2-0

An expected result achieved in an unusual way. Bayern beat Hertha 2-0, with the goals coming from a corner kick and a world-class assist by the spectacular Javi Martinez. Our analysis focuses on the Spaniard, a wonderfully executed counter-pressing and the ever-reliable Thomas Müller. Bayern Munich faced Hertha BSC in their top match on Saturday […]

November 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Match Analysis: FCB - BSC 2-0

An expected result achieved in an unusual way. Bayern beat Hertha 2-0, with the goals coming from a corner kick and a world-class assist by the spectacular Javi Martinez. Our analysis focuses on the Spaniard, a wonderfully executed counter-pressing and the ever-reliable Thomas Müller. Bayern Munich faced Hertha BSC in their top match on Saturday […]

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Quick Stat: Passing Efficiency

Under Guardiola, Bayern have increased their passing. But this season, they took another step forward, as our stat visualization proves. How often do Bayern pass? A nice question but not the answer to everything. How many of those passes create shots? That’s a more interesting figure. Turns out that Bayern are both dominant and efficient […]

November 26, 2015 / 0 Comments

Quick Stat: Passing Efficiency

Under Guardiola, Bayern have increased their passing. But this season, they took another step forward, as our stat visualization proves. How often do Bayern pass? A nice question but not the answer to everything. How many of those passes create shots? That’s a more interesting figure. Turns out that Bayern are both dominant and efficient […]

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Match Analysis: FCB - OLY 4-0

How to decide a match in 20 minutes – Bayern recorded yet another dominant home win in the Champions League against Olympiacos. Particularly impressive were the two new wingers while a returnee turned out to be the tragic hero. Here’s our analysis of the match that secured the first place in Group F. It was […]

November 25, 2015 / 2 Comments

Match Analysis: FCB - OLY 4-0

The Pep Episodes XXI

In this edition of The Pep Episodes: Bayern had difficulties to beat Schalke, who parked the bus and showed what the Bundesliga is about. This article is part of a partnership with Grup 14, an organization dedicated to Futbol Club Barcelona and supporters around the world. The Pep Episodes are created by Alex Truica and […]

November 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Pep Episodes XXI

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