FC Bayern beat Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1, with Jupp Heynckes rotating some youth players into the first eleven. After the line-ups were announced, football Germany hyperventilated over Bayern’s B-team filled up with four amateurs and was outraged by the alleged “distortion of competition”. Apart from the fact that any other club would have acted in the […]
Bayern Munich had a busy week with a 0:0 draw surrounded by a couple of goalfests. Even off the pitch things got interesting as the team welcomes Niko Kovac as Jupp Heynckes’ heir-apparent as well as some sad news about Arturo Vidal.
Marc Almstedt joins host Susie Schaaf to run through all the good stuff.
The Augsburg match is the first item on deck as the pair discuss FCA’s first half press, and the general lack of lustre surrounding Bayern’s sixth consecutive title win on the trot. Moving on to the Sevilla game, Marc and Susie never really thought Bayern’s progression was in doubt, although the Spanish side did have their chances. The overtly physical (murderous) play of the away team would be a cause for concern, but the duo agree that FCB were able to keep their heads straight, and are entering the semifinals suffering zero suspensions (out of a possible six).
The devastation of Gladbach was fun for all Bayern fans to watch– although it did not necessarily seem like that from the start of the match. Does going down a goal early– like Bayern is prone to do– help or hurt the team down the stretch?
The podcast closes out with the pair’s opinions on the Kovac hiring, and what Arturo Vidal’s injury means for the team moving forward through the crux of the season.
Thank you, as always, for listening. Mia san mia.
The months of uncertainty have come to an end: Niko Kovac has been appointed coach of FC Bayern Munich for the new season and is awarded a three-year contract. A short evaluation of an already much discussed trainer decision. Hasan Salihamidzic and Niko Kovac were lying in each other’s arms and stretched out their hands […]
With a 1-0 win in Frankfurt, FC Bayern secured their seventh consecutive “Herbstmeisterschaft”. Arturo Vidal scored the only goal in an otherwise astonishingly passive game after 21 minutes. Three Things We Noticed 1. Vidal will always be Vidal It was once again a typical game for the player, who is often criticized in our blog: […]
After not always playing convincingly, but still achieving pretty clear wins over Arsenal in the Champions League, FC Bayern hosted Frankfurt in the Bundesliga. The Niko Kovac’s team has lost its naturalness after four losses in a row. The first meeting in Frankfurt was definitely one of the worst, if not the worst Bundesliga game […]
It’s March and FC Bayern are looking like they’re justifying the positive predictions. There is a definite upswing in performance. Now Bayern are facing Frankfurt; an opponent that gave them a tough time in the first meeting of the season. Back then, the current league leaders found it difficult because Ancelotti and the squad hadn’t […]
After the 14 days international break Bayern faced Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga. Eintracht, currently fighting against relegation, was the only team in the first half of the season, which was able to keep a clean sheet against Munich. Before the game Mario Götze was in the spot light in the national team. In the […]