The Bundesliga is back! Here is our Tactical Review for Gameweek 1. Be sure to continue checking back for more tactical analyses on more matches as the weekend progresses.
With the departure of veteran defender David Alaba, Bayern Munich needed another fullback to compete with young Canadian Alphonso Davies. Out from the shadows of the relative unknown, the name of high-flying fullback Omar Richards appeared. With his fantastic defensive record in the EFL Championship last season, Richards could be the perfect piece for Bayern Munich’s puzzle.
The move that was on the cards for months has finally happened for David Alaba, as he moves on a free transfer to Spanish giants Real Madrid. The Bayern Munich legend made a total of 431 appearances for die Roten across a 12 season spell, after moving to their academy in 2009 from Austria Wien II.
Bayern Munich have added to their defensive ranks in time for next season under Julian Nagelsmann, with 23-year-old defender Omar Richards joining the squad on a free transfer.
It seemed inevitable for months, but Robert Lewandowski has now officially broken Gerd Müller’s record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season, surpassing the German legend on the final day of the 2020-21 season with his 41st goal of the season. The Bavarians smashed Augsburg to pieces on Saturday in a 5-2 win, in which Lewandowski was far and away man of the match.
Hansi Flick’s time in charge of Bayern Munich may have been short-lived, but the former and future national team coach will go down as one of the team’s all-time greatest managers. Hansi Flick eased to a second Bundesliga title in charge of Bayern Munich on Saturday, after a smashing 6-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach. For all of their fantastic exploits this season, we analyze how Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title. Check out the full video by AJAnalysis right here.
Brandon and Dan take you through all the latest news and events in German football. This week’s episode includes a discussion about Robert Lewandowski’s equaling of Gerd Muller’s 40 goal Bundesliga record, Edin Terzic’s new contract with Borussia Dortmund and the DFB Pokal Final. The panel then head off into the rumour mills to discuss the likelihood of Robert Lewandowski moving away from Bayern, Leipzig’s interest in Matheus Pereira and more. Follow the show via the links below!
One of the best forwards to ever play the game, Robert Lewandowski has had a career that many could only ever dream of. But the Polish striker’s career could have been very different had he signed for Blackburn Rovers as planned back in 2010. Luckily for Borussia Dortmund and Bundesliga fans alike, a volcano changed his fortunes around.
Now a major name in world football, the rise of french born Bissau-Guinean Dayot Upamecano has recently seen him sign for one of the biggest clubs in world football – Bayern Munich. But before he signed for Bayern, Upamecano almost signed for Manchester United, at the age of 17. Samson Osaze Ero explores the rise of Dayot Upamecano.
It seemed inevitable for months, but Robert Lewandowski has now officially equaled Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season – 40. The Bavarians failed to beat Freiburg on Saturday in a 2-2 draw, but still had reason to celebrate with Lewandowski’s penalty kick goal to equal the record.