Tag: Bayern Munich

An audacious chip from Joshua Kimmich was all that separated the Bundesliga’s top two in this crucial match. Dortmund showed promise early on finding space in wide areas, but were soon stifled by Bayern’s strong counterpressing and transition game.  Tactical analysis and match report by Josh Manley. Borussia Dortmund marked the return to Bundesliga action last […]

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Buildup tactics football

Top teams’ ability to progress the ball becomes increasingly scrutinized in modern football due to the continued improvement of the defensive systems they face. This analysis outlines the buildup strategies of seven of Europe’s elite teams, and briefly discusses some of the trends observed within.  Written by Josh Manley. Defending and pressing in modern football […]

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Flick Bayern tactics

At the biggest and most historic clubs, winning is no longer the only thing that matters. Such is the nature of the modern day European super club: success is to be achieved following a positive style of play, which itself is to be drawn from history and subjected to the stringent scrutiny of supporters. Luckily […]

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Tactical analysis TSG Hoffenheim - Bayern Munich 1-3- Bundesliga

Bayern Munich’s fans have achieved some feat overshadowing their side’s performances this week through their vitriol towards Hoffenheim investor Dietmar Hopp. Although this controversy marred the day, the display of Hansi Flick’s team was a ruthless performance that both put a weak opponent to the sword and emphasized their title credentials once more. Tactical analysis […]

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