Another month brings the first “crisis” of the season. It has been a tumultuous four weeks for the reds going winless in four consecutive games prior to the international break capped off by controversial presser by Uli Honess and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Joining me to break down your questions this month are ESPN’s Mark Lovell and […]
The league’s oldest squad. The oldest starting formation on the first matchday. Now that deadline day has passed, we will look at FC Bayern’s roster, the share of minutes sorted by age and how that fits into the great scheme of Munich’s future. 29.3 years on average. That’s how old Bayern’s starting formation was which […]
“When I saw him lying there, I almost had tears in my eyes.” Not just Joshua Kimmich but all Bayern fans were shocked when Kingsley Coman had to be carried off the field with an injury during the Bundesliga kick-off against Hoffenheim. Today we take a look at the injury histories of Bayern’s wingers. Coman […]
Winning the Supercup with ease, but with difficulty for a long time in the DFB Pokal: After a mixed preseason, the Bayern team started into the new Bundesliga season this Friday evening. At the beginning of the 56th Bundesliga season, the Reds opened against TSG from Hoffenheim. Many things are new in the German top […]
Currently FC Bayern is on tour in the USA. We accompany the team of Niko Kovač from a distance and try to analyse the first steps of the team. Last night the FCB played Juventus Turin. A sizzling coffee maker, a little light illuminating a lonely desk in a back room. On it a flickering […]
Since the 2009/10 season, FC Bayern has reached the Champions League semi-finals six times. Since then, only Inter Milan (2011) and Real Madrid (2017) have managed to stop the five-time CL winner. After the first leg in Sevilla (2:1) the Munich team had good chances to push the number to seven. But after the return […]
The pair also discuss the always-present Robert Lewandowski transfer rumors, as well as the possibility of Malcolm coming to the club from Bordeaux. Sadly, they end this week with the horrible news of Kingsley Coman’s surgery.
The conversation about the Besiktas match largely revolves around the first half of play where FCB couldn’t really get it going despite being a man up, then moving on to chatting about Hertha Berlin’s ultra-defensive set-up, and how the Reds found it very difficult to pick that lock.
Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben didn’t exactly make cases for a contract extension with their play against Berlin, while Chris and Susie decide that they can allow Lewandowski his less-than-clinical goal scoring record for all the positives that he brings to Bayern’s XI.
Speaking of Lewandowski, the duo chats about his change in management and what that could possibly mean going forward for the club. Also discussed: what options might be available if the Polish striker decides to leave.
The Malcolm to Bayern rumors are heating up, and with that they look at who next season’s wing players might possibly be before moving on to the terrible news of Kingsley Coman’s ankle surgery. Is Bayern’s treble season dashed? How much can Jupp Heynckes depend on Ribery going forward? What changes in formation might Heynckes put forth to deal with the loss of such an emerging talent?
Thanks, as always, for listening in! We’ll be back with you next week. Mia san mia.
These are strange weeks. The league is almost decided. Really serious challenges feel like weeks away. If one does not pay attention properly, such situations often lead to a certain carelessness, from which even bigger problems can arise. On Saturday afternoon, FC Bayern looked after them. But only after a wake-up call. Starting formations FC […]