Finally, a shutout: three observations from FC Bayern v 1. FC Nürnberg

Things continue to improve for FC Bayern, as fellow Bavarians 1. FC Nürnberg were put to the sword at the Allianz Arena. In what was a solid performance, a number of annoying series came to an end. A home win, and a clean sheet to boot. One might argue that “it was only Nürnberg”, but […]

December 8, 2018 / 1 Comments

Finally, a shutout: three observations from FC Bayern v 1. FC Nürnberg

Another Bavarian Blowout: Three depressing observations from FC Bayern v Fortuna Düsseldorf

Just as we all started to believe that FC Bayern München may have turned the corner, there was something nasty lurking behind it. It has become something of a pattern. The dismal run at the Allianz Arena continues, as Niko Kovač’s side threw away a two-goal advantage against relegation-threatened Fortuna Düsseldorf. 1. There is no […]

November 24, 2018 / 1 Comments

Another Bavarian Blowout: Three depressing observations from FC Bayern v Fortuna Düsseldorf

When commitment is not quite enough: three takeaways from Borussia Dortmund v FC Bayern

After weeks of insipidity, FC Bayern finally started to look like champions. Unfortunately, they were unable to make it count against a youthful Dortmund side. In what was a thrilling encounter at the Signal Iduna Park, the Bavarians were on top for long spells, but were undone by two sucker punches in the second-half. 1. […]

November 11, 2018 / 2 Comments

When commitment is not quite enough: three takeaways from Borussia Dortmund v FC Bayern

Safe, solid, far from spectacular: three observations from FC Bayern v AEK Athens

Bayern München are still not firing, and could never get out of first gear. But it was more than enough to see off a weak AEK side. Combined with Benfica’s 1:1 draw with Ajax, the 2:0 win at the Allianz Arena puts the Bavarians into the last sixteen. 1. Lewy at the double Ahead of […]

November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Safe, solid, far from spectacular: three observations from FC Bayern v AEK Athens

Please can we have our money back? Three takeaways from FC Bayern v SC Freiburg

FC Bayern München have been in poor form for well over a month now, but this afternoon’s insipid encounter with mid-table SC Freiburg really plumbed the depths. Not everything is down to Niko Kovač, but even the most sympathetic supporter has to agree that things are starting to look shaky for the coach. 1. Not […]

November 3, 2018 / 5 Comments

Please can we have our money back? Three takeaways from FC Bayern v SC Freiburg

When a dog’s dinner is good enough: Three takeaways from FC Bayern’s grubby cup win against SV Rödinghausen

It was another frustrating struggle, but FC Bayern München are through to the third round of the DFB-Pokal. Apart from the result itself, there were no positives to take away from this disjointed, grubby display against fourth-tier SV Rödinghausen in Osnabrück. In short, it was a bit of a dog’s dinner. 1. Bayern are still […]

October 30, 2018 / 1 Comments

When a dog’s dinner is good enough: Three takeaways from FC Bayern’s grubby cup win against SV Rödinghausen

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

Back on track? Three takeaways from Bayern’s much-needed win in Wolfsburg

The international break always creates an unwanted media vacuum in Munich. When things are not clicking, it is all the more painful. Against VfL Wolfsburg, the main task was to settle the rocking Bavarian boat. It was far from perfect, but a good case of a job well done. Starting formations: Wolfsburg – Bayern, 20.10.2018 […]

October 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Back on track? Three takeaways from Bayern’s much-needed win in Wolfsburg

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