The breakthrough of Philipp Lahm

At the end of our Lahm look-back, the beginning of Philipp Lahm’s professional career and his breakthrough on a national and international level shall be examined. Here, on the one hand, we’ll focus on the change of the positions he occupied, as well as his development as a leader in these early years. On February […]

May 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

The breakthrough of Philipp Lahm

3 Things We Noticed: FC Bayern – SC Freiburg 4-1 (1-0)

The last game of the season was irrelevant for the table, but it was the last professional appearance of Xabi Alonso, Philipp Lahm, and Tom Starke. In our last game report of the season, therefore, we’re focusing less on tactical aspects, and more on other things. 3 things we noticed: 1. A good end to […]

May 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

3 Things We Noticed: FC Bayern – SC Freiburg 4-1 (1-0)

3 Things We Noticed: RB Leipzig – FC Bayern 4-5 (2-1)

FC Bayern wins the last away game of the season. The German champion defeated the runner-up from Leipzig, with Arjen Robben earning the man of the match award. It was the only Bundesliga game on Saturday that had no relevance for the table. Both teams’ final placings were already certain before the match. 3 things […]

May 15, 2017 / 2 Comments

3 Things We Noticed: RB Leipzig – FC Bayern 4-5 (2-1)

Project Bayern-21

“Youngsters are being wasted on Bayern’s bench”, “Youngsters can only fail in Munich” and “If you go to FCB as a youngster, you’re throwing your career away”: since Carlo Ancelotti took the reins at FC Bayern, these sorts of comments have become frequent once again. Not least because a few records were set this season […]

May 11, 2017 / 1 Comments

Project Bayern-21

Five Tasks For FC Bayern

The losses against Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund abruptly ended all of Bayern’s hopes for a second title this season. Ever since the defeat against BVB, a public debate has started about the consequences that need to be taken in the upcoming transfer period. What will it be for Bayern – a revolution? A transition? […]

May 1, 2017 / 1 Comments

Five Tasks For FC Bayern

3 Things We Noticed: VfL Wolfsburg – FC Bayern 0:6 (0:3)

Six goals, five championships – Bayern are Bundesliga champions! Following the heartbreaking cup loss against Dortmund, Bayern faced relegation-troubled Wolfsburg with the chance to decide the league race, as Leipzig had failed to beat Ingolstadt a few hours earlier. VfL Wolfsburg vs FC Bayern – basic formations Three things we noticed 1. Unusual verticality Against […]

April 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

3 Things We Noticed: VfL Wolfsburg – FC Bayern 0:6 (0:3)

3 Things We Noticed: FC Bayern – Borussia Dortmund 4:1 (2:1)

Weakened opponent, Dutch domination – Bayern managed to beat their rivals from Dortmund in most convincing and encouraging fashion. On matchday 28, Bayern’s main mission was to gain some confidence, as the Champions League clash against Real Madrid was only a few more days away. Their opponent was a weakened, yet motivated BVB. Bayern against […]

April 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

3 Things We Noticed: FC Bayern – Borussia Dortmund 4:1 (2:1)

Stats & Links: The Relative Age Effect And Philipp Lahm

After covering the current condition of Bayern’s youth teams last week, today’s Stats & Links section will focus on youth football as well. Therefore the relative age effect (RAE) will be introduced, which has an enormous impact on the selection of youth players and hence can shape future squads. What is the relative age effect? […]

March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Stats & Links: The Relative Age Effect And Philipp Lahm

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