Two elements were FC Bayern’s undoing against Eintracht Frankfurt in DFB-Pokal final on Saturday. The opponents’ pressing and a lack of firepower on the wings deservedly sunk the ship.
Bayern displayed an overall average team performance against Frankfurt but Kimmich and James’ individual performances were great.
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 will be looking to field a very strong lineup to complete a double this season against Eintracht Frankfurt team in DFB-Pokal final.
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.
FC Bayern players dishonoured the Mia san mia motto on their shirts in a 1:4 loss against VfB Stuttgart on Saturday, showing a lack of interest in sending off a legendary coach.
FC Bayern have entered the final stretch under the legendary Jupp Heynckes. I would expect the great man to go out on his final Bundesliga games in a grandiose manner with a strong lineup.
In a game with decent attacking intent, Köln were liberal in their use of long passes and crosses. Bayern matched the hosts and then raised the stakes in the second half to emerge winners from the game of long balls.
Bayern’s second half comeback saw them win 3:1 against a speedy Cologne. Quick goals from James Rodríguez and Robert Lewandowski turn around a disastrous first half.
Bayern displayed a collectively muted and wasteful performance in their win against Cologne as Süle bombed but young Evina shone again.