Bayern M Archives ⋆ An Old International

The Invisible Man

A year ago, Arsenal played Bayern at the Emirates in the first knock out stages of the Champions League; they lost the game 3-1 and were given a lesson. However, Arsenal came close to eliminate Bayern in the return leg, winning 2-0. It is widely acknowledged that this performance is the reason for Arsenal's splendid…

Is it all over now? Thoughts on 8 Goals

The European Cup has produced many memorable matches in its almost 60 years. This year's semi-finals have the potential to be added to this history. There was a feeling of the end of an era about Bayern's triumph against Barcelona on Tuesday. For the last 7 years, the Catalans have dominated European football, winning the…

Finale Dahoam turned into Nightmare at home

The Champions League Final 2012 saw Chelsea as rather surprising winner as it went to penalties which is no particular strength of English clubs. However, they managed to beat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in a game many predicted the Germans would not only dominate but also easily win. They dominated certainly but a…

Changing of the Guards?

Yesterday's German Cup Final saw Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern Munich 5-2 thus marking the highest cup defeat for Bayern and securing the first League and Cup for J

The Nearly Men

Didier Drogba, Michael Ballack...the list could be continued and will be in the future. But what these players have in common is a successful playing career with their club sides and defeat on the international stage. Sometimes bitter defeats, sometimes truly deserved. This piece will highlight both players' highs and lows and near misses. Ballack…

European Round Up: The Big Cup

It's almost Christmas and the time has come to take stock of the season so far, most notably the European Cups for which qualification kicked off in June, when the focus of many was on the World Cup.This is now six months ago and of course there is a lot to write about as a…