Tag Archives: Bayern Munich

Costa Is Bayern’s Engine

When Douglas Costa signed for Bayern Munich for €30 million this summer from Ukrainian champions, Shaktar Donetsk, many people questioned the deal including his former manager Mircea Lucescu.  Speaking to German newspaper, Bild, he remarked, “I think Costa is not yet strong … Continue reading

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The Gabonese Gas Pedal

It’s not a tragedy, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a long, two-part uphill battle to show he’s one of the best strikers in the world. First, the fact is Aubameyang is a very fast African player. His athletic greatness is something many … Continue reading

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I’m All In On The Bundesliga

When I became a soccer fan I remember having to hunt down grainy, laggy streams to watch my beloved Arsenal. For the past three seasons NBC Sports has held the Premier League rights and made it easy to watch HD … Continue reading

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Every Day Is Zlatan Day Hangout #3: Champions League Matchday Three

Here we are, folks, the third edition of the EDIZD Hangout, recorded Wednesday. Some notes: 1. If you haven’t watched one of these before: yes, this is normal hangout length. 2. I made a mistake when I said Atlético Madrid … Continue reading

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Bundesliga Roundup: Week 7

Like everyone else, the German league is on a fortnight’s recess for international qualifiers. Which is unfortunate, but them’s the breaks. Let’s round up the league’s recently-completed seventh round. -Jurgen Klopp said Saturday that his side hit rock bottom, and … Continue reading

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Bundesliga Roundup: Week 4

Four rounds down in the Bundesliga, and this week was not short of surprises. Let’s round it all up… – GUYS. YOU GUYS. PADERBORN ARE TOP. The new boys beat Hannover 2-0 on Saturday to ascend to the Bundesliga summit. Center-back … Continue reading

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Bayern 1, City 0: Tactics

Yaya Toure and Fernandinho The most notable tactical development for Manchester City was what Yaya Toure and Fernandinho did at CM in the middle of City’s 4-4-1-1. Fernandinho was everywhere on the pitch and trying to do everything, while Toure … Continue reading

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