Grim and grubby: three takeaways from FC Augsburg v FC Bayern

Despite a defensive horror show, FC Bayern München did just about enough to edge out their Bavarian rivals by the odd goal in five. It was not pretty to watch, but nobody is going to complain about the three crucial points. The Bavarians have cut Borussia Dortmund’s advantage at the top to just two points, […]

February 16, 2019 / 1 Comments

Grim and grubby: three takeaways from FC Augsburg v FC Bayern

Closing the gap: three takeaways from FC Bayern v Schalke 04

There were more defensive issues, plenty of mild panic and another “fine line” moment, but FC Bayern München were far too good for a brave Schalke 04 at the Allianz Arena. Following Borussia Dortmund’s staggering meltdown against Hoffenheim, the gap at the top has been shaved back to five points. Are things starting to turn […]

February 10, 2019 / 1 Comments

Closing the gap: three takeaways from FC Bayern v Schalke 04

Closer than it should have been: three takeaways from Hertha BSC v FC Bayern

In what was a tougher-than-it-should-have-been encounter in Berlin, FC Bayern München booked their place in the last eight of the DFB Pokal. They are now favourites to win the tournament. Or are they? In what was a good night for Bayern’s flying wingers, Serge Gnabry bagged a lovely brace and Kingsley Coman forced home a […]

February 7, 2019 / 5 Comments

Closer than it should have been: three takeaways from Hertha BSC v FC Bayern

Seven points behind: three takeaways from Bayer Leverkusen v FC Bayern

Leaders Borussia Dortmund dropped two points against Eintracht Frankfurt, but FC Bayern München were unable to profit. Despite taking the lead in Leverkusen, the Bavarians shipped three goals in a dire second half. Niko Kovač’s men have now slipped back into third place behind Borussia Mönchengladbach, and are now seven points adrift of Dortmund. Starting […]

February 3, 2019 / 1 Comments

Seven points behind: three takeaways from Bayer Leverkusen v FC Bayern

Three points, job done. A trio of takeaways from FC Bayern v VfB Stuttgart

Bayern flew off the blocks, did their best impersonation of stodgy soup, survived a spirited Stuttgart comeback, and finally did enough to roll out a functional 4:1 win. A win is a win, and we can be satisfied with the end result. The coach knows that the team can and have to do a whole […]

January 28, 2019 / 1 Comments

Three points, job done. A trio of takeaways from FC Bayern v VfB Stuttgart

The chase is on: three takeaways from FC Bayern v TSG Hoffenheim

Bayern dominated the first half, weathered a storm in the second, but finally emerged with three crucial points after an exciting opening to the Rückrunde in Hoffenheim. There is still plenty of work to do and problems to iron out, but the chase is on. 1. Glorious Goretzka Leon Goretzka’s opening half-season in Munich would […]

January 19, 2019 / 1 Comments

The chase is on: three takeaways from FC Bayern v TSG Hoffenheim

Franck-furt: Three takeaways from FC Bayern v Eintracht

Five league wins on the spin. Four clean sheets. A convincing victory to close out the year. Then, to cap it all off, a Franck Ribéry brace to make it four goals in as many games for the French veteran. This season is set to be Ribéry’s last at FC Bayern. It definitely looks as […]

December 23, 2018 / 1 Comments

Franck-furt: Three takeaways from FC Bayern v Eintracht

Battling Bavarians: Three Takeaways from FC Bayern v RB Leipzig

After Borussia Dortmund’s unbeaten run was blown open by Fortuna Düsseldorf, the objective was clear for FC Bayern München. To beat RB Leipzig, and close the gap at the top down to six points. After ninety and an additional four tough minutes at the Allianz Arena, Niko Kovač’s men got the job done. But it […]

December 20, 2018 / 2 Comments

Battling Bavarians: Three Takeaways from FC Bayern v RB Leipzig

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