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  1. Bayern Munich: Season review

    Susie Schaaf

    It was difficult to know what to expect this season -- where do you go from a virtually perfect treble-winning campaign the season before? I expected a repeat, but perhaps that was unrealistic. It was not to be in the end, but Bayern Munich got close...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  2. An unexpected double

    Susie Schaaf

    "Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack." -- Sun Tzu, "The Art of War" If you're competitive in business/sports/politics/life, you've at least been inspired by the Chinese philosopher-general; whether through ...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  3. Careful, Pep! Bayern boss drops Bundesliga trophy

    Susie Schaaf

    Bayern Munich sealed their 24th Bundesliga title back in March against Hertha Berlin and finally got their hands on the Meisterschale after an injury-time winner against VfB Stuttgart on Saturday, courtesy of substitute striker Claudio Pizarro. - ...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  4. Meisterschale and beer showers for all

    Susie Schaaf

    Doubts over manager Pep Guardiola and his tactics; disappointment with Bayern Munich's thrashing at the hands of Real Madrid; a last quarter of a season that seemed to go awry after everything was coming up roses: It all goes away -- temporarily -- i...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  5. Bayern overwhelm battling HSV in the end

    Susie Schaaf

    All in all, a nice win. Mario Goetze recorded a brace for FC Bayern Munich, while Thomas Mueller and substitute Claudio Pizarro each added one of their own. Hakan Calhanoglu did net a consolation goal for embattled Hamburger SV -- still sitting 16th ...

    Blog | May 04, 2014
  6. Two teams in uproar for different reasons

    Susie Schaaf

    Both Hamburger SV and FC Bayern Munich are currently in an uproar, but for vastly different reasons. Hamburg are fighting for their 1. Bundesliga lives, currently sitting in the relegation playoff spot, 16th, just one point over FC Nurnberg and two o...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  7. Humiliation in Munich as Pep's tactics exposed

    Susie Schaaf

    The last minute of the return match set up the entirety: Cristiano Ronaldo, granted a free kick in a very dangerous position at the top of Bayern's box, nutmegged the entire Bayern Munich wall -- driving low and near-post past Manuel Neuer -- under ...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  8. Bayern must score first or face panic at the Allianz

    Susie Schaaf

    Large questions loom for Bayern Munich ahead of Tuesday's Champions League semifinal return tie against Real Madrid at the Allianz Arena. If Madrid get one past goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, Bayern will need three to go through to Lisbon. A pair of rec...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  9. Bullish Bayern warm up for Real test with a big win

    Susie Schaaf

    A perplexing match for sure but Bayern Munich managed to come from behind twice to overwhelm Werder Bremen in the second half on a fine footballing afternoon in Munich. Bremen's Theodor Gebre Selassie and Aaron Hunt sandwiched goals between Franck Ri...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  10. With Madrid looming, Bayern must answer questions vs. Bremen

    Susie Schaaf

    While Bayern Munich-Werder Bremen matches are not traditionally considered to be a derby, the two teams have squared off against each other 95 times in the past -- with Bayern clocking up 44 wins and 25 draws; the most recent pairing a 7-0 shellackin...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  11. Bayern held scoreless at the Bernabeu

    Susie Schaaf

    Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola suffered his first defeat as a coach at Estadio Bernabeu, while his counterpart, Real Madrid's Carlo Ancelotti, maintains his perfect record over the Catalan. Real Madrid was largely pinned back in their half through...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  12. Bayern face Real Madrid in the Champs Lge semis ... again

    Susie Schaaf

    And so it comes to this. Again. What may have looked like a boon for la Bestia Negra when Luis Figo drew Bayern Munich and Real Madrid together in their sixth semifinal encounter in Champions League competition -- Bayern having gone through four t...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  13. Appetiser done, now for Wednesday's main event

    Susie Schaaf

    Eintracht Braunschweig battled fiercely against a lacklustre Bayern Munich side on Saturday afternoon as Pep Guardiola's side exuded the air of a team with focus on the Champions League. The current holders of European football's biggest prize fac...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  14. First and last

    Susie Schaaf

    Eintracht Braunschweig and Bayern Munich approach Saturday's match-up between the first- and last-placed Bundesliga sides with the same purpose, albeit for vastly different reasons. Bayern need to put in a positive result in league competition ahe...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  15. Servus Berlin!

    Susie Schaaf

    "We need passion and commitment," Pep Guardiola said pre-match, "only then will we be able to get to Berlin." I'm not sure about the passion, but at least the commitment was there against FC Kaiserslautern in Wednesday's DFB Pokal semifinal. It wasn...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  16. Guardiola must maintain Bayern's high standards

    Susie Schaaf

    "If we play like we have done in the last three league games, we won't be reaching any finals," said Pep Guardiola in his prematch news conference ahead of Bayern Munich's DFB Pokal semifinal against second division 1. FC Kaiserslautern. Although ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014