Bayern ended the season with yet another self-inflicted defeat in a defining game. Eintracht Frankfurt gave the Bavarians a lesson in self-respect and won the DFB-Pokal with a fantastic fighting spirit.
Bayern saw the Bundesliga season off with perhaps the worst performance of the campaign. Every single player put forth a dismal display, in what was a terrible league farewell for Jupp Heynckes.
After bowing out of the Champions League in the most frustrating of fashions, Bayern return to Bundesliga action. Jupp Heynckes should take the emotional and physical exhaustion of the semifinal into account for this game’s lineup.
Barring a tweak in midfield, Bayern’s return leg against Real Madrid felt like a repeat of the first. The Bavarians dominated the game thoroughly, but failed to capitalise and paid the price.
Bayern kicked Eintracht Frankfurt hard in an interesting game. Die Roten’s future manager Niko Kovač tried to use pressure to neutralise the young Bavarian side but had that pressure used against him.
Bayern used a well-known tactical formula to stifle Real Madrid. Tactically, it worked. It is a shame that the attack failed to turn chances into goals.
Despite exhibiting a couple of defensive flaws in both halves, Bayern obliterated Bayer Leverkusen in the DFB-Pokal semi-final. Jupp Heynckes’ secret weapon? His usual weapon.
Bayern will enter the final straight of the season when they face Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the DFB-Pokal semi-final. Die Roten need a strong cast for the occasion.
Bayern struggled at first to undo Borussia Mönchengladbach’s tactical antidote. However, die Roten quickly identified the problem and strangled the Foals until the problem was no more.
Bayern progressed through to the Champions League semi-finals after a 0:0 draw at the Allianz Arena. Sevilla changed their tactical approach from the first leg and managed to keep the game goalless.