Tag Archives: Manuel Neuer

Insipid Bayern ridden roughshod by well-drilled Foals

by Rick Joshua

This week’s report was always going to be a little different, with my being in the south stand of the Allianz Arena in Munich to watch FC Bayern live in what was arguably a modern revival of the age-old Klassiker of the 1970s against Borussia Mönchengladbach. Sadly, for Bayern fans the game wouldn’t quite match […]

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Gladbach stamp out Bayern: Raffael’s double shocks Bayern

by Jack Grimse

Allianz Arena, Munich Bayern Munich lost at home for the first time this season. Raffael finished off two excellent counter attacks, and Yann Sommer made some important saves for Borussia Mönchengladbach, as the Foals shocked Bayern in Munich. However, during the first half, Arjen Robben was forced off after a heavy tackle from Tony Jantschke, […]

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Geissböcke have their horns trimmed by birthday boys Bayern

by Rick Joshua

27th February 2015 marked the 115th anniversary of the foundation of FC Bayern, and the Red Dragons London gathered in force for what would turn into a memorable birthday party. The evening ended with the presentation of a special “Allianz Arena” cake and a club history quiz, but the main meal – a Friday evening […]

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MMCB: VfL Wolfsburg Emerges as Last Unbeaten in 2015

by Randall Hauk

Sidebar: I don’t know if it’s even allowed to start with a sidebar, but I’m going to do it anyhow and ask that you pretend I have awesome photo-editing skills and put Bas Dost’s face on Connor MacLeod’s in the header of this story. Another Sidebar: If you haven’t seen Highlander, some of the references […]

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Ten-man Bayern frustrated by stubborn Schalke

by Rick Joshua

FC Bayern’s 4-1 mauling at the hands of VfL Wolfsburg had provided something of a shock to all fans of the club, and the Englische Woche fixture against Schalke 04 couldn’t come to soon – if just to get back on track as quickly as possible and get the horror of their first defeat of […]

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Neuer? Robben Deserved Our Ballon d’Or Love

by Travis Timmons

Seven Bundesliga players made the first cut for the 2014 Ballon d’Or award: Mario Götze, Philipp Lahm, Toni Kroos, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben, and Bastian Schweinsteiger. Look closer and you’ll notice that 6 of the players on this list won the World Cup final in Brazil. Then there’s Arjen Robben. However, thanks to the […]

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Bundesliga Hinrunde Best XI

by Cristian Nyari

With the first half of the season behind us it’s time to evaluate some of the best individual performers of the 2014/15 season. While FC Bayern Munich have a commanding (and record-setting) lead atop the standings, there were a number of standout performers from teams throughout the league. Let’s take a look at the best […]

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Flashback: Bayern flirts with disaster – Bayern 0-2 Arsenal, March 2013

by Rick Joshua

At the end of February 2013, FC Bayern München would meet Premiership side Arsenal in the second round of the UEFA Champions’ League. The first leg at the Emirates Stadium would see a polished performance from Jupp Heynckes’ side as they strolled to a 3-1 win, with the return at the Allianz Arena being a […]

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Robben leaves it late as Bayern snatch the points against plucky Mainz

by Rick Joshua

The winter break could not have come any sooner for injury-ravaged FC Bayern, but despite having ten players out through injury or illness and four youngsters on the bench they would complete an excellent Hinrunde with a hard-fought 2-1 win against an energetic FSV Mainz 05. With the game all set to finish one apiece, […]

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Clinical Bayern dispatch toothless CSKA at the Allianz

by Rick Joshua

With their position atop the group and the according place in the knockout stages already assured, FC Bayern saw out the final match of their group campaign with a clinically professional, if not necessarily spectacular, display against a robust but ultimately toothless CSKA Moscow. Coach Pep Guardiola made five changes to the side that downed […]

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