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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A breakdown of the Bayer Leverkusen match comes first, followed by questions that linger over the 4-3-3 (or whatever it is Carlo Ancelotti is doing these days). The trio discuss Renato Sanches’ troubles in detail, before moving on to Bayern’s brand spanking new academy. It’s all topped off with our collective thoughts on the league-wide fan protests.
“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 […]
Prior to the season seemingly everyone was on the hype-train. The exact transfer fee, which was paid for Renato Sanches, is undisclosed. It is known however, that FC Bayern paid a lot of money for the young Portuguese and might have to pay even more. After his first season the doubts have grown as big […]
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 […]
First against third. Relaxed doyen against aspiring young coach. Süle and Rude against their new club. Individual class against highly-ambitious complete football. There was something in the wind and the duel on the pitch didn’t disappoint. With a bad ending for Bayern. Hoffenheim against Bayern – basic formations 3 Things we noticed 1. Hoffenheim’s plan […]
Ahead of the international break, Bayern played Borussia Mönchengladbach away from home – unlike many other times before, however, this time the opponent couldn’t scare Bayern. The team won, not undeservedly, 1-0. Even ahead of kick-off, Bayern’s weekend had been quite eventful: the Champions League draw on Friday and the other Bundesliga results on Saturday […]
Bayern squander a lead in Rostov and once again reveal issues that have been haunting the team for weeks now. Following the loss in Dortmund that caused the Bavarians to lose the league lead, it was now time to meet FK Rostov. An necessity to keep the dream of winning the CL group alive and […]