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Bavarian Podcast Works: Postgame Show — Bayern Munich 4-2 Borussia Dortmund (Bundesliga)

We review the very first game of the Thomas Tuchel era!

FC Bayern München v Borussia Dortmund - Bundesliga Photo by Markus Gilliar - GES Sportfoto/Getty Images

So the Thomas Tuchel era starts with a bang. Bayern Munich dispatched Borussia Dortmund with 70 minutes of ruthless efficiency combined with 20 minutes of complete incompetence. 4-2 flatters the opponent because it could’ve easily been 6-0 in the first half itself. Safe to say, it looks like Tuchel has hit the ground running.

Here are our talking points from the game:

  • Why did Thomas Tuchel return to the standard 4-2-3-1?
  • A quick recap of how the game played out, and the poor play in the final 20 minutes.
  • Why Thomas Muller looks soooooooo much better in the 4-2-3-1 system, especially compared to his role under Julian Nagelsmann.
  • Subbing Thomas Muller remains a critical mistake no matter what your tactics are.
  • The resurgence of Leroy Sane and how he came alive in the second half.
  • The potential changes that could improve this lineup — mainly Jamal Musiala and Noussair Mazraoui.

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