WAS BALLACK THE BEST?

Chelsea and Bayern Munich legend Michael Ballack has been named on the list of the best 20 midfielders in the history of the German Bundesliga. The 44-year-old German football icon was part of the list of the best midfielders compiled by football outlet Bleacher Report.

The criteria used in selecting the top 20 midfield players in the history of the German topflight include the number of goals scored, titles won for club and country. Special importance was attached to the goals scored leading to title success either at club level or country level.

HOLDERS BAYERN BLOW LAZIO AWAY

Champions League holders Bayern Munich have blown Italian Serie A team Lazio away in the first leg to take dominant position in their last 16 tie in the competition. Lazio started the game as masssive underdogs and that reflected in the game as the German champions showed their superiority especially in the first half.

Bayern Munich were able to secure a comprehensive 4-1 win over their hosts in the first leg played at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday night. Bayern Munich talisman Robert Lewandowski pounced on some poor defending inside the first ten minutes to give his team the lead.

Bayern Munich secure impressive comeback victory against Mainz 05

Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick says that the club had to resort to using their mental strength in order to get a result against Mainz 05. The defending champions were able to secure a 5-2 victory at the Allianz Arena and this was the third successive win for the team. However, Bayern were made to work extremely hard for this victory, as they found themselves 2-0 down at half-time. JonathanBurkardt and Alexander Hack were able to score in the last few minutes of the first half to silence the home crowd and put a shock to the score in German football.

The manager made two major changes at half-time by bringing on Sule and Goretzka. There was an immediate impact from the team after Kimmich pulled one back in the 50th minute. Summer signing Leroy signing was able to equalise the scores just five minutes later. This provided a major setback for Mainz 05, who appeared to be heading for a victory.

BAYERN LOSE SECOND LEAGUE GAME

Bayern Munich suffered their second league defeat of the season after they lost a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at the home offellow Champions League campaigners Borussia Moenchengladbach.


The game was one of the top two clashes as far as week 14 is concerned in the German Bundesliga this season, the other top clash on matchday 14 is the meeting between RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund.

MADRID FAVOURITES TO SIGN ALABA

Real Madrid are clear favourites to sign Bayern Munich defender David Alaba on a free transfer this summer. Several media outlets including Goal. David Alabais a key player at Bayern Munich but he could leave the Bavarian giants later this year after the Austrian international decided against signing a new contract at the Allianz Arena. Bayern Munich offered David Alaba a new deal but the utility playerhas made the decision to sign the new contract. To this effect, as many as five clubs are battling to sign him and Real Madrid arein pole position to secure his signature.


David Alaba, 28, has beenat Bayern Munich for over a decade. The Austrian international signed for the club from Austria Vienna in his native Austria in 2008. He has been part of the treble-winning team at Bayern Munich on two occasions.

BAYERN MUNICH MAY FIELD WEAKER TEAM AGAINST LOKOMOTIV MOSCOW

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick will be looking to rotate his squad once again for the Champions League Group A fixture after already securing their qualification to the knockout stages.


The Bundesliga and Champions League winners are the leaders of their group after impressing yet again in this current European campaign. In their previous game against Atletico Madrid, Flick made as many as nine changes to his starting lineup as he opted to hand game time to most of his second-choice team of players.
It is expected that Flick does the same thing for this match, in a bid to rest his star players ahead of the commencement of the last-16 fixtures.

Flick pleased with performances of Leroy Sane

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick says that he is pleased with the way Leroy Sane has integrated into the team. The winger arrived from Manchester City in a £40 million deal during the summer and he has been able to feature on and off the team for the most part. However,Sane was able to enjoy his first start after five matches when Bayern Munich took on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Even though Bayern were only able to come out with a 1-1 draw,Flick is pleased with the contribution fromSane to the club.


There is no doubt that Sane is not the first choice in the pecking order, as Serge Gnabry and Kingsley Coman are ahead in the rankings. As a result,Sane has lately been reduced to the role of a super sub. As he awaits the possibility of featuring against RB Leipzig this weekend, Flick has confirmed that the winger is in the making a lot of progress.

Flick pleased with performances of Leroy Sane

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick says that he is pleased with the way Leroy Sane has integrated into the team. The winger arrived from Manchester City in a £40 million deal during the summer and he has been able to feature on and off the team for the most part. However,Sane was able to enjoy his first start after five matches when Bayern Munich took on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Even though Bayern were only able to come out with a 1-1 draw,Flick is pleased with the contribution fromSane to the club.


There is no doubt that Sane is not the first choice in the pecking order, as Serge Gnabry and Kingsley Coman are ahead in the rankings. As a result,Sane has lately been reduced to the role of a super sub. As he awaits the possibility of featuring against RB Leipzig this weekend, Flick has confirmed that the winger is in the making a lot of progress. The 24-year-old has had an inconsistent start to the 2020-21 campaign

BAYERN WITHOUT DUO FOR BREMEN CLASH

Reigning European champions Bayern Munich will have to navigate the upcoming German Bundesliga meeting with Werder Bremen without two of their most important players. The Bavarian giants host Werder Bremen and the starting XI duo of Alphonso Davies and Joshua Kimmich won't be available because of respective injuries.


Canadian international Alphonso Davies has been a revelation for Bayern Munich at left-back and has become a key member of their defence in recent months. He was one of the best defenders in the Champions League last season as Bayern Munich beat all other challengers to win the competition. The 20-year-old has been sidelined since he tore ankle ligaments in the Bundesliga win over Eintracht Frankfurt at the end of October.

BOATENG TO FINALLY LEAVE BAYERN?

German side Bayern Munich are not keen on extending the contract of Jerome Boateng, per multiple reports. The player had said he would be happy to remain at the club under coach Hansi Flick after having issues with former coach Niko Kovac.

Boateng played a decent role in the team that ended up with the treble last season. The club had once suggested to the player to leave but he said he wanted to remain. This time, it is coming like a shock to the player and his management.

Pages

Subscribe to I Love Bayern Munich RSS
2016 © Copyright information