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

Jann-Fiete Arp – Bayern’s investment in the future

Jann-Fiete Arp has been linked to FC Bayern over the last few months. As early as last summer, there was speculation whether the young attacker would already move to Munich. In the end he signed a new contract with HSV. There were already rumours about an agreement between Bayern, Arp and HSV. Now it’s official, […]

February 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Jann-Fiete Arp – Bayern’s investment in the future

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

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

The Bavarians are back: three tasty takeaways from Hannover 96 v FC Bayern

After the crazy midweek finish in Amsterdam, FC Bayern returned to domestic action with a fantastic 4:0 thumping of relegation-threatened Hannover 96 at the HDI-Arena. It may have have been “only” Hannover, but Die Roten were impressive in every department. There was a clean sheet, the midfield were magnificent, and Joshua Kimmich was simply outstanding. […]

December 15, 2018 / 2 Comments

The Bavarians are back: three tasty takeaways from Hannover 96 v FC Bayern

A crazy night in Amsterdam: Three takeaways from Ajax v FC Bayern

FC Bayern München did what they had to do, clinching top spot in their Champions League qualifying group with a memorable if manic 3:3 draw against a youthful Ajax side at the Johan Cruyff Arena. It was a perfect illustration of the footballing cliché, a game of two halves. After a relatively quiet first half, […]

December 13, 2018 / 1 Comments

A crazy night in Amsterdam: Three takeaways from Ajax v FC Bayern

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