Carlo Ancelotti and Bayern displayed some pragmatism in the tactics employed against Carl Zeiss Jena. A simple shape, with straightforward roles that helped the team cruise to a 5:0 victory in the DFB Cup.
When one thinks of Bayern’s first round DFB-Pokal encounters over the years, there are a myriad of contrasting thoughts. Record 16:1 goal fests, shockingly awful defeats against amateur opposition, and gesticulating Italian Trainers. Up against fourth tier Carl Zeiss Jena, any of the above could have been possible.
Bayern qualified for the next stage of the DFB Pokal after putting Jena to the sword. Five goals with little effort and the Reds are looking stronger with every match and are on target for their Bundesliga opening match against Werder Bremen next Frida