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

The night of the golden oldies: three takeaways from FC Bayern v Benfica

When FC Bayern München stepped out onto the pitch to take on SL Benfica, everything was up in the air. The team was under pressure, and Niko Kovač’s head was hovering over the chopping block. Ninety and bit minutes later, the coach was finally able to crack a smile. On what was Bayern’s best game […]

November 28, 2018 / 3 Comments

The night of the golden oldies: three takeaways from FC Bayern v Benfica

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

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

Lewandowski punishes Frankfurt’s foul play

In the first competitive game of the season the first title was to be won for FC Bayern. Bayern met DFB Pokal winner Eintracht Frankfurt as Bundesliga champions in the DFL Supercup. Niko Kovač returned to his former club. Kovač was not very keen to experiment these days. The preparation was rather boring. The strategy […]

August 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Lewandowski punishes Frankfurt’s foul play

Deserved Bayern victory over Manchester United

FC Bayern wins its last pre-season match in the Telekom Cup on Sunday. The international players were back in Niko Kovac’s team against Manchester United – and proved convincing. More than an hour’s drive by bus from Rottach-Egern am Tegernsee, where FC Bayern is currently completing its training camp, to Fröttmaning, you might say that […]

August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Deserved Bayern victory over Manchester United

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