Bayern Munich have dominated German football since they were first promoted to the Bundesliga in 1965, but their dominance over the past decade has attained a new level. In June, they secured their eighth consecutive league title, a stretch that includes a treble and three other domestic doubles. If they beat Leverkusen on Saturday, they would achieve back-to-back domestic doubles for the second time in history, the first coming 2004-05 and 2005-06. … [Read more...] about German Cup final: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich — live buildup
It seems a long time ago, but Bayern dispatched of Werder Bremen midway through December last year. A 6-1 win included a brace for Robert Lewandowski, but it was Philippe Coutinho who stole the show with a hat trick.That really feels like a different season. … [Read more...] about Bundesliga: Bayern Munich clinch eighth straight Bundesliga title
“It was much too big a jump for those players,” he explains. “It's too big for Arp, too, in my opinion. He'd be better off going to a club like Eintracht Frankfurt or Hoffenheim first. He was offered the chance to join Bayern last summer and spend the season on loan at Hoffenheim, but he chose not to do that and he’s missed out on a logical step in his career.” … [Read more...] about Is Jann-Fiete Arp really good enough for Bayern Munich?
Bundesliga 2019-20: Defining moments of the season Bundesliga returns in May with 'Geisterspiele' May 16, 2020 — There were mixed feelings among fans as the Bundesliga came back, but the DFL was adamant that the financial future of several clubs depended on a return. Games behind closed doors, known as 'Geisterspiele' in Germany, was the only way forward and overall it has proved a successful experiment. What's the plan for the new season though? How long can football continue without fans? … [Read more...] about German Cup final: Bayern Munich’s quiet leader David Alaba never tires of trophies
The new coach's league debut was spectacular – an emphatic 4-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund, the closest thing to a threat in the Bundesliga for the mighty Bayern. Flick then stumbled slightly, losing two out of his next three Bundesliga matches at the helm but as they clinched the title this Tuesday evening, Bayern's undefeated run stretched back as far as December 7, 2019. Flick has done a great job winning games, but also developing an integrating young players, such as Alphonso Davies. … [Read more...] about Bundesliga: Relentless Bayern Munich won’t rest now