RB Leipzig followed coach Ralph Hassenhuttl’s plans to the letter in a 3-5-2 formation. On the other hand, Bayern were found wanting tactically as well as in effort.
Everyone drew their own conclusions about the lineup Bayern fielded against Hamburger. All kinds of shapes were proposed and posted. In the end, Jupp Heynckes kept his tactics simple against a simple team.
FC Bayern may have defeated SC Freiburg convincingly, with a 4:0 scoreline, on Sunday but tactical concerns remain in Munich after 20 scary minutes of football.
FC Bayern hit a Berlin Wall against Hertha and a seemingly sensible plan fell apart in the second half. A tactical review of Saturday’s action.
Being defensive after a goal and a man down is understandable, but the way Besiktas retreated defined a rout. The visitors might have been better off on their more natural front foot, even against Bayern.
After 45 minutes of passing against a wall, FC Bayern München found simple but effective tactical solutions to beat Wolfsburg 2:1. Here is how Jupp Heynckes’ possession game worked.
FC Bayern may easily run away with the Bundesliga title, but if they want more silverware, they have to fix midfield and defensive vulnerabilities such as the ones on display against Schalke.
Bayern Munich registered a comprehensive 6:0 win over SC Paderborn at the Benteler Arena. The hosts were thoroughly outclassed, and their faulty offside line made matters worse.
Die Roten delivered a clinical performance to beat a spirited Mainz team 2:0. The midfield duo of James Rodriguez and Corentin Tolisso, alongwith the indomitable Mats Hummels, were instrumental.
Hoffenheim nonplussed Bayern with a set of intelligent tactics. The champions struggled but ultimately prevailed with the scintillating performance of one Arturo Vidal.