Far from pretty, but effective: three takeaways from Bayern’s tight win in Mainz

The pretty football from earlier in the season is quickly fading into the distance, but Bayern are getting the job done. It was a struggle at times against an obdurate 1. FSV Mainz 05 and the injury list continues to grow, but the Bavarians are back up to second spot in the Bundesliga. Starting formations: […]

October 27, 2018 / 1 Comments

Far from pretty, but effective: three takeaways from Bayern’s tight win in Mainz

Preview: FSV Mainz 05 – FC Bayern München

Two wins in a row and the streak begins – but can FC Bayern also keep it going in Mainz? FSV will do everything to avoid that. When the coach is satisfied in his public image, that should actually be a good sign. Kovač praised his players, and saw the performance in Athens as progress. […]

October 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Preview: FSV Mainz 05 – FC Bayern München

3 Things We Noticed: FSV Mainz 05 – FC Bayern 0-2 (0-2)

FC Bayern beats Mainz 05 2-0 in a hard-fought away game, making a commanding start to the upcoming “English weeks”. James was impressive again with an excellence performance. The schedule for February has six games in store for FC Bayern. The DFB Pokal and Champions League are back from their winter breaks. In the Bundesliga […]

February 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

3 Things We Noticed: FSV Mainz 05 – FC Bayern 0-2 (0-2)

3 Things We Noticed: FC Bayern – FSV Mainz 05 2-2 (1-2)

Four days after leaving the Champions League knock-out stages against Real Madrid, Mainz 05 wrestled a draw from Bayern. After falling behind twice, the home team at least managed to secure one point from the game. The Champions League loss was horrible, and lead to an unusual situation: on Friday, for the first time since […]

April 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

3 Things We Noticed: FC Bayern – FSV Mainz 05 2-2 (1-2)

3 things we noticed: FSV Mainz 05 – FC Bayern 1-3 (1-2)

Friday evening. Inconvenient. And against FSV Mainz 05, who have repeatedly managed to give Bayern a hard time in the last years. But it turned out to be a good evening for the Reds. Starting formations: 1. FSV Mainz 05 – FC Bayern 1. Müller breaks the 4-3-3 Who expected a different formation by Ancelotti […]

December 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

3 things we noticed: FSV Mainz 05 – FC Bayern 1-3 (1-2)

Preview: FSV Mainz 05

[nextpage title=”Interview with Lattenkreuz editor Lars Pricken”] When FC Bayern visits Mainz on Friday evening, we’ll see if the team can confirm the positive trend set in the Leverkusen match. With a win they’d increase the pressure on RB Leipzig, who’ll face Schalke in the top match. Mainz 05 haven’t been a surprise for a […]

December 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

Preview: FSV Mainz 05

Analysis: FCB - M05 1-2

The most important week of the year is heading towards its climax on Saturday. In the meantime Bayern faced 1. FSV Mainz at home on Wednesday night. Mainz are something like the favorite opponent of the record champion. Before the game, Bayern was undefeated against Mainz in the last eight games, including the 3:0 away […]

March 3, 2016 / 1 Comments

Analysis: FCB - M05 1-2

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