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Rose tactics

Gladbach started with high pressing right from the start of the match, but Bayern comfortably outplayed it time after time. The champions were unfortunate not to lead at half-time, but scored their opening goal just after the game restarted. Rose’s adjustment after roughly sixty minutes resulted in a more open game that went Gladbach’s way […]

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Tactical analysis Bayern Munich Bayer Leverkusen 1-2 Bundesliga

An unfortunate Bayern Munich side failed to convert an impressive amount of chances, falling to Leverkusen’s clinical finishing and incisive counterattacking. Bayern’s directness formed their main source of creation, yet at the same time it formed the base for their defeat. Tactical analysis and match report by Kareem Bianchi. Few leagues get as close and […]

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In yet another shellacking of Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena, interim manager Hansi Flick’s tactical choices paid dividends for Bayern Munich.   Tactical analysis and match report by Erik Elias. Sacking Niko Kovač was a rather ruthless decision. He won the double last season, and only lost three official matches in the 2019/20 season. At […]

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Defender Jérôme Boateng’s red card, ten minutes into the start of Bayern München’s match against Eintracht Frankfurt, opened the door to victory for the hosts. However, Bayern manager Niko Kovač’s unrealistic expectations, combined with naïve tactics, allowed Frankfurt to run riot in the second half and ultimately led to his eventual sacking on Sunday evening. […]

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Tactical analysis Tottenham Hotspur Bayern Munich 2-7 Champions League

Tottenham started the game playing brilliant football but lost the initiative when they rolled back their press. Bayern capitalized on this thanks to the brilliance of Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski rather than through particularly great collective play. Tactical analysis and match report by Om Arvind. Much of what was said about Tottenham only a […]

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Structural incompetence in defense and divine striking of the football defined Schalke 04’s fixture against reigning champions Bayern Munich. David Wagner’s second game in charge suggested he has no chance against top teams, whilst Niko Kovač’s tactical tweak in shape allowed Bayern to look dangerous and flexible once again. Tactical analysis and match report by […]

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For the first time since 2009, the title race in Germany went on until the last round of play. Bayern won it in the end, of course, collecting their seventh consecutive title. Some of the underlying data suggests Bayern should have been partying at the Marienplatz a lot earlier than they did, however. Bayern Munich […]

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