A crazy night in Amsterdam: Three takeaways from Ajax v FC Bayern

FC Bayern München did what they had to do, clinching top spot in their Champions League qualifying group with a memorable if manic 3:3 draw against a youthful Ajax side at the Johan Cruyff Arena. It was a perfect illustration of the footballing cliché, a game of two halves. After a relatively quiet first half, […]

December 13, 2018 / 1 Comments

A crazy night in Amsterdam: Three takeaways from Ajax v FC Bayern

Preview: FC Bayern München – SL Benfica

In what is perhaps Niko Kovač’s last game, FC Bayern will take on Benfica on Tuesday evening. Regardless, it is an extremely important game as the Munich team can clinch their place in the last sixteen of the Champions League. If the results go against the reds, some very unpleasant scenarios could suddenly come into […]

November 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Preview: FC Bayern München – SL Benfica

Comatose Bayern wake up for two minutes in Athens. Three torpid takeaways.

After going through the motions for over an hour, Bayern woke up from their coma. The job done, they then dozed off again. It was not pretty, but Niko Kovač’s men did what they had to do. Two goals scored, three points safely in the bag, and the knockout phase in clear sight. starting formations: […]

October 24, 2018 / 2 Comments

Comatose Bayern wake up for two minutes in Athens. Three torpid takeaways.

Big Crisis, Big Analysis

True to the motto of the headline, Miasanrot’s Tobias (one of the three) has explored some fundamental issues at FC Bayern that have led to the crisis the team is currently going through. The Situation After four consecutive games without a win against Augsburg, Hertha, Ajax and Mönchengladbach, including three home games, it is impossible […]

October 9, 2018 / 1 Comments

Big Crisis, Big Analysis

Ajax takes home points against perplexed Bayern

Bayern had the chance to make amends in the Champions League. In the end, however, it was once again not enough to win. Kovač knew on the one hand about the importance of the game, on the other hand about the strength of the opponent and therefore changed something – in terms of personnel and […]

October 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ajax takes home points against perplexed Bayern

Preview: FC Bayern between Hertha and Ajax

League leadership lost, first defeat, euphoria gone – Niko Kovač is now finding out for the first time what the word “crisis” can mean in Munich and how quickly it can spread. Although… for the first time? The Croatian coach has the experience to compartmentalise the current situation before the game against Ajax. When Uli […]

October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Preview: FC Bayern between Hertha and Ajax

Sanches impresses with strong performance against Benfica

Wednesday evening – the floodlights came on, the ball with the stars was rolling again. FC Bayern was in Lisbon to invite the Portuguese record champion to dance. We analyze the first appearance under Niko Kovač in the Champions League. Before the game, we asked ourselves how advanced FC Bayern really was. Benfica was supposed […]

September 20, 2018 / 1 Comments

Sanches impresses with strong performance against Benfica

Quo vadis, Juan Bernat?

A silent “Servus” as a last goodbye? Only few Bayern transfers were handled with such discretion as the selling of left back Juan Bernat. But who at all profits from this decision? As silently as he arrived, he left the club. Just moments before the end of the infamous deadline day FC Bayern and Bernat […]

September 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Quo vadis, Juan Bernat?

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