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MatchDay 28: Gute Woche/Schlechte Woche

by David Morris

There is never a dull moment where the Bundesliga is concerned, and this week has been no different, with the action coming thick and fast both on and off the pitch, topped off with the latest news that Jurgen Klopp will be leaving BvB at the end of the season. Matchday 28 saw no fewer than 29 […]

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Injury crisis? What injury crisis? Lewa’s double help makeshift Bayern cruise past Frankfurt

by Rick Joshua

After the gruelling DFB-Pokal quarter-final against Bayer Leverkusen earlier in the week, a depleted FC Bayern resumed their Bundesliga campaign with a professional and highly competent 3-0 win over mid-table Eintracht Frankfurt. The injury problems may be bad and Bayern may have had only four fit substitutes on the bench, but it was more than […]

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BVB Bulletin: Bayern, Bayern, Dog-gone Bayern

by Travis Timmons

This loss hurts deep down in there where seasons are lost. I dared Bayern to make me look foolish, and they did to an extent. I say to an extent, because, all things considered, Bayern did precisely what a win required, no more or no less. My colleague, Rick Joshua, was closer to the match’s truth in […]

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Lewandowski claims the points as hard-working Bayern scalp Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park

by Rick Joshua

The Red Dragons gathered in force at the Bavarian Beerhouse for the much awaited “Klassiker” against Borussia Dortmund, and after a gritty encounter at the Signal Iduna Park that lacked the usual quality and gloss but contained plenty of drama and tension, a depleted and rejigged Bayern side did enough to score the crucial goal […]

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Lahm Returns as Bayern Dispatches Combative Bremen

by Rick Joshua

Fresh from their 7-0 demolition of Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Bayern returned to Bundesliga action against 1980s and early 1990s rival Werder Bremen and registered an easy 4-0 win, with Robert Lewandowski scoring a much-needed confidence-boosting brace. Slight knocks to Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry meant that coach Pep Guardiola already had to make two changes […]

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Ten-man Shakhtar knocked for seven by clinical Bayern

by Rick Joshua

It had started out as a potentially tricky encounter against an unpredictable banana skin, and ended with a gentle breeze. Up against ten men following the fastest dismissal in the history of the Champions’ League, FC Bayern showed their professional poise in seeing off Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk to claim a place in the quarter-finals. […]

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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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Six of the Best from Bayern as they overpower ten-man Paderborn

by Rick Joshua

FC Bayern returned to Bundesliga action with a journey north-west to Paderborn, with normal service being resumed. The home side must surely have taken some heart from Bayern’s lack of sharpness in front of goal against Shakhtar Donetsk in midweek, but any hopes of pulling off a shock were quickly quashed as Bayern once again […]

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Clinical Bayern find their mojo as they dismember hapless Hamburg

by Rick Joshua

A 4-1 thrashing in Wolfsburg. A scrappy 1-1 draw with ten men at home to Schalke. A laboured 2-0 win at struggling Stuttgart. Things had not started well for FC Bayern after the winter break, and already there were a few rumblings among commentators, critics and supporters. Four weeks into the Rückrunde the real Bayern […]

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Alles in Ordnung: Bayern back on track with solid win against stodgy Stuttgart

by Rick Joshua

Coming into their third match of 2015, FC Bayern had yet to register a win. They finally got off the mark against an uninspired and highly negative Stuttgart side which, at the end of the day, found themselves rooted to the foot of the Bundesliga table. Having just taken a point from their first two matches of […]

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