State of the Bundesliga #1

This is the first part of a short series of articles about the state of the Bundesliga. Is it the best league around or are we witnessing its funeral? The truth lies somewhere in between, time to find out where exactly it lies. To begin the series, we examine the financial aspects. Can the Bundesliga […]

January 20, 2016 / 1 Comments

State of the Bundesliga #1

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

Measuring Attacking Influence

Are Bayern a one-man team? Is any team a one-man team? We’ve looked at the stats and discovered some surprising dependencies in terms of attacking output – with the help of a little performance indicator. We all know the saying “team X is just a one-man team”. In itself, it’s just a subjective statement, often […]

November 18, 2015 / 3 Comments

Measuring Attacking Influence

Match Analysis: FCB - KÖLN 4-0

Following the loss at Arsenal, the plan was to get back on track in the Bundesliga. Bayern’s opponent, Köln, can be described as one of the more surprising teams of the season. The guests themselves wanted to recover after losing against Hannover . Entering the match, Bayern’s all-time Bundesliga record included an impressive 999 wins. […]

October 24, 2015 / 2 Comments

Match Analysis: FCB - KÖLN 4-0

State Of The Rebuild

Players get older, players get worse. How do you prevent your team from being affected by that? Without anyone noticing, Bayern have set a prime example for a quiet squad rebuild that’s far more advanced than most would guess and will be completed without any transitional phase. Ever since Bayern’s generation of the Fabulous Four […]

October 8, 2015 / 5 Comments

State Of The Rebuild

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