Lucky lead, bad ending. Bayern showed a bad performance against Wolfsburg, causing worries over the upcoming CL clash. Friday night Bundesliga action! A rare event for the record champs, unless they play yet another season opener. Today’s opponent was the wild card from Wolfsburg, including their recently appointed coach Martin Schmidt. FC Bayern vs VfL […]
The rumour mill is still open as Renato Sanches might yet be on his way out, but Thomas Mueller’s public comments about his particular skill-set — and Carlo Ancelotti’s ambivalence towards it — dominate the second half of the podcast.
Everyone’s least favourite international break is upon us as questions about James Rodriguez’ call up for Colombia are addressed, before the trio top it all off with their Champions League Group B predictions. (Everyone, root for Jan to be right!)
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It’s Bundesliga time again. Bayern open the season at home against Bayer 04 Leverkusen. We analyzed the match at Allianz Arena. For the Supercup match against Dortmund, Carlo Ancelotti came up with an alternative that is a hybrid of the initial 4-3-3 and the recent 4-2-3-1 system. Against Leverkusen, he chose that same formation. Bayern […]
Once more, the first competitive game of the season is the Supercup. Bayern will play Dortmund, in Dortmund, to determine the first title-winner of 2017/18. Preseason was far from ideal for both teams – so what can we expect? Matches against Borussia Dortmund were something of a mixed bag in previous years. After Thomas Tuchel […]
Traditionally, pre-season is the ideal time for youth team players to show their skills while training with the first team. While the U23 was away for their training camp and will begin filling in the ranks for the first team in the upcoming week, Carlo Ancelotti had a number of freshly-crowned U17 German champions available […]
Considering how short the list of new arrivals was, choosing Bayern’s newcomer of the year is a no-brainer. Nevertheless, Mats Hummels has earned some praise. For many Dortmund fans, it was quite the shock to see their captain decide to return to his hometown. This move happened both due to family and trophy reasons, according […]
“Youngsters are being wasted on Bayern’s bench”, “Youngsters can only fail in Munich” and “If you go to FCB as a youngster, you’re throwing your career away”: since Carlo Ancelotti took the reins at FC Bayern, these sorts of comments have become frequent once again. Not least because a few records were set this season […]
The new and old German champions FC Bayern beat Darmstadt 98 at home, making their opponents’ relegation to Bundesliga 2 a done deal. For the first time in a while, Bayern are starting into a May that has no sporting importance whatsoever. With no more games coming up in the domestic cup or in the […]