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

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

Gnabry at the double: three takeaways from FC Bayern v Werder Bremen

It was tense. It was tighter than it should have been. There was yet another injury. There were more defensive wobbles. But in the end, FC Bayern München did what they needed to do. In more recent meetings with Werder Bremen, Die Roten have made it a habit of scoring tons of goals. This was […]

December 2, 2018 / 1 Comments

Gnabry at the double: three takeaways from FC Bayern v Werder Bremen

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

Comatose Bayern wake up for two minutes in Athens. Three torpid takeaways.

After going through the motions for over an hour, Bayern woke up from their coma. The job done, they then dozed off again. It was not pretty, but Niko Kovač’s men did what they had to do. Two goals scored, three points safely in the bag, and the knockout phase in clear sight. starting formations: […]

October 24, 2018 / 2 Comments

Comatose Bayern wake up for two minutes in Athens. Three torpid takeaways.

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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