Bayern’s German monopoly continues, but don’t begrudge Julian Nagelsmann

Julian Nagelsmann, Head Coach of RB Leipzig reacts during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and RB Leipzig at Allianz Arena on December...

Football’s worst kept secret is out: the Bundesliga’s perennial champions Bayern Munich have announced RB Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann will succeed Hansi Flick as their new manager this summer, agreeing terms for a lucrative five-year deal. However, sceptics shouldn’t be so quick to begrudge a highly-rated boss joining his fiercest competitors, being Bavarian-born after all.
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UCL MD3 Group Stage Previews: Salzburg-Bayern, Man City-Olympiacos

Workmanlike Reds overcome Köln and go top - FC Bayern Munich

Two match previews as the Champions League group stages continue tonight. Bayern Munich look to continue their impressive form away in Austria at Salzburg, while Manchester City hope to stay perfect in Group C at home against Greek champions Olympiacos. Read on for more… Continue reading

Bayern Munich 4-0 Atletico Madrid: Player Ratings as Bavarians begin UCL defence in style

Lewandowski, Hernandez and Tolisso celebrate with Coman during his brilliant showing against Atletico

Bayern Munich began the defence of their Champions League title emphatically, cruising to a comfortable 4-0 win over last season’s quarter-finalists Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena. Kingsley Coman netted a well-taken brace, while there were also goals for Leon Goretzka and a Corentin Tolisso second-half screamer – but which players excelled here while others faltered? Continue reading

Borussia Dortmund 2-3 Bayern Munich: Player Ratings as Kimmich seals another trophy

Bayern players celebrate as Manuel Neuer lifts the German Supercup after beating Borussia Dortmund

Bayern Munich sealed their fifth trophy of 2020, but had to do so the hard way after relinquishing a two-goal cushion against Borussia Dortmund in this season’s German Super Cup before Joshua Kimmich’s late matchwinner halted BVB’s spirited comeback. Which players struggled while others excelled at the Allianz Arena, during a true game of two halves? Continue reading

Bayern Munich vs Schalke 04 Preview: Bavarians begin another title defence

Bundesliga | Robert Lewandowski leads five-star Bayern Munich to win over  Schalke

27 days after their Champions League triumph, Bayern start the new Bundesliga season at home to Schalke. The last time they dropped points to the Royal Blues? February 2017. Their team is much changed now, with summer signing and Schalke academy graduate Leroy Sane poised to start against his boyhood club. How will they fare as their latest title defence begins? Continue reading

UCL SF Preview: Lyon vs Bayern Munich – Bavarians looking to end OL’s fairytale

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich: Initial reactions and observations on ...

After humbling Manchester City with an impressive 3-1 win, Lyon face a quick turnaround against Bayern Munich. Hansi Flick watched his ruthless Bavarians dismantle a dishevelled Barcelona with a record-breaking 8-2 thrashing last week. Firmly favourites to book their place against PSG in Sunday’s final, are their French opposition capable of another surprise here? Continue reading