Bayern Central http://www.bayerncentral.com FC Bayern Munich blog, tactical analysis and news Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:45:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 http://www.bayerncentral.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/favicon2.png Bayern Central http://www.bayerncentral.com 32 32 Wolves declawed and defanged as Bayern clinch title in style http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/wolfsburg-0-6-bundesliga-thoughts/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/wolfsburg-0-6-bundesliga-thoughts/#respond Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:45:22 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36531

Everything fell into place for Bayern to seal the 2016/17 Bundesliga title as they beat Wolfsburg 6:0. Lewandowski found his killer form again and the Wolves were frustrated and toothless.

by Rick Joshua

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Player ratings: Coman hit Wolfsburg like a storm http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/wolfsburg-0-6-bundesliga-player-ratings/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/wolfsburg-0-6-bundesliga-player-ratings/#respond Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:28:18 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36529

Kingsley Coman proved his worth with a strong performance against VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday. He excelled along with Robert Lewandowski and David Alaba.

by Michel Munger

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A chance for Bayern to rebound against Wolfsburg http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/wolfsburg-bayern-bundesliga-2017-preview/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/wolfsburg-bayern-bundesliga-2017-preview/#respond Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:00:43 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36515

Bayern seek to recover from Pokal and Champions League elimination. They visit VfL Wolfsburg at the Volkswagen Arena on Matchday 31 of the Bundesliga this weekend.

by Jacobo Leen

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Dissecting the reasons behind Bayern’s April failures http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/dissecting-reasons-april-failures/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/dissecting-reasons-april-failures/#respond Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:56:54 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36509

The finest of margins separated a potentially fruitful April from an horrible one at FC Bayern. We explore what went wrong and why.

by Michel Munger

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Tactical analysis: Bayern’s self-inflicted wound against Dortmund http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/dortmund-2-3-dfbpokalsemi-tactical-analysis/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/dortmund-2-3-dfbpokalsemi-tactical-analysis/#respond Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:19:57 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36482

Carlo Ancelotti's tactics were hardly at fault in a disappointing 2:3 DFB Pokal semi-final exit against Borussia Dortmund, but Die Bayern were the victims of their own making.

by Shubham Ahuja

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Bayern make Coman transfer permanent http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/coman-transfer-permanent/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/coman-transfer-permanent/#respond Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:57:26 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=32027

Kingsley Coman has extended his spell at Bayern Munich. As expected, the club agreed to pay his €21 million clause to Juventus to make his current loan deal permanent.

by Steffen Peters

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Thoughts: Pokal exit leaves the final month of the campaign empty http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/dortmund-2-3-dfbpokalsemi-thoughts/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/dortmund-2-3-dfbpokalsemi-thoughts/#respond Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:21:04 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36478

With the Pokal semifinal loss to BVB, FC Bayern crash out of two cups in the span of a week, in frustrating and avoidable fashion to say the least.

by Scott Schroder

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Player ratings: Bayern doomed by shocking defending http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/dortmund-2-3-dfbpokalsemi-player-ratings/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/dortmund-2-3-dfbpokalsemi-player-ratings/#respond Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:10:05 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36480

Bayern failed to reach the final of the DFB Pokal thanks to a disappointing performance in the second half. Bayern's best player, Mats Hummels, came off at the hour mark which seemed to precipitate Bayern's demise.

by Harrison Prolic

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A Bayern lineup to toast Dortmund again http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/pokal-dortmund-semifinal-possible-lineup/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/pokal-dortmund-semifinal-possible-lineup/#respond Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:43:16 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36464

Bayern toasted Dortmund 4:1 on their last meeting. While doing this a second time in two weeks could be hard, this lineup could do it.

by Michel Munger

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Is the Bundesliga becoming more loyal to its coaches? http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/bundesliga-loyal-coaches-sackings/ http://www.bayerncentral.com/2017/04/bundesliga-loyal-coaches-sackings/#respond Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:09:02 +0000 http://www.bayerncentral.com/?p=36436

Bundesliga coaches seem to be enjoying a safe spring. Are the clubs becoming loyal, and if so, why?

by Conor Garratt

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