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BFW Film Room

Bavarian Football Works breaks down the ins-and-outs of Bayern Munich with some film study.

Tactical Analysis — Bayern Munich vs. Gladbach

Let's break down a victory that comes around once in a blue moon.

How Germany fell short vs. South Korea at the Women’s World Cup

Match observations from a crushing tournament exit at the group stages.

Germany undone by Colombia stunner: Reflecting with observations on the match

A 1-2 defeat puts the Germans in slightly precarious position in Group H. Here’s how it happened.

Germany’s thrilling 6-0 World Cup opener over Morocco in review

Three observations from a goals bonanza that got Martina Voss-Tecklenburg’s squad off on the right foot in Australia.

Werder Bremen left to rue what-ifs after capitulation to Bayern Munich

Against a Bayern team less than lethal, Bremen had a chance to write a different story.

A closer look at Bayern Munich’s 1-0 escape from PSG

Julian Nagelsmann’s XI and substitutions are in focus as the Bavarians ponder how to adjust for the second leg — as adjust they must.

Sans Thomas Müller, Julian Nagelsmann’s ongoing tactical evolution at Bayern Munich

Bayern are beginning to chart a post-Thomas Müller era, and the results so far have brought uncertainty.

Film Room: Hansi Flick’s Germany give a glimpse of their true potential in World Cup clash with Spain

Here’s how Hansi Flick implemented high-pressing tactics to create problems for Spanish defense.

Gladbach-Dortmund barn-burner serves up World Cup, Bayern Munich intrigue

Jonas Hofmann, Julian Brandt, Marcus Thuram, Nico Schlotterbeck and more stole in the show.

Film Room: How Bayern Munich were cut open by Hertha Berlin

A wonderful team goal caught the Bavarians asleep and nearly derailed their day from a 3-0 advantage.

BFW Film Room: How Leon Goretzka evolved into Bayern Munich’s most important midfielder

Nagelsmann may have unlocked the German to a higher degree than even Flick.

Are Bayern Munich over-complicating their attack?

All roads lead down the center, and that's giving Bundesliga teams a ready template to stifle much of the Rekordmeister's initiative.

Narrow-minded? Why Bayern Munich’s attack is shunning width

Julian Nagelsmann appears to be making a calculated trade-off in balancing attacking verve and defensive solidity.

BFW Film Room: Sadio Mané’s off-the-ball work for Bayern Munich vs. Inter Milan

The Senegalese forward didn’t bag a goal, but was influential nonetheless.

Five tactical storylines to watch in Bayern Munich vs Inter Milan

Who has the edge in the tactical and on-paper matchups between the two European giants?

BFW Analysis: Why Bayern Munich needs Thomas Müller to start every game

Nagelsmann fielded a Müller-less side against Union Berlin in order to rest the player for the UCL fixture against Inter. The game ended in a draw, and Müller was dearly missed.

BFW Film Room: Punch, counterpunch — Bayern Munich’s tactical battle with VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga

Niko Kovač tried to dodge the slings and arrows that sunk Frankfurt and Leipzig, but Julian Nagelsmann’s outrageous Bayern attack found the right answers.

Report: Kinglsey Coman may start in attacking midfield, Thomas Müller at forward against VfL Bochum

With forward Serge Gnabry dealing with injury issues, Julian Nagelsmann may opt for a shake-up in his front four.

Bavarian Tactical Works: Bayern Munich under Hansi Flick versus Julian Nagelsmann

Connecting past to present.

Zukünftige Taktik: Potential systems Bayern Munich could use this season

Julian Nagelsmann is known for his constant tinkering and tactical fluidity. What could his latest machinations produce?

BFW Film Room: The most complete attacker on the planet

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski is the world’s best attacker and his skills were on full display once again against Arminia Bielefeld.

BFW Film Room: Is David Alaba really an undisputed starter in defense?

Bayern Munich’s match against Hoffenheim was possibly the worst defensive performance we’ve seen in the Flick era. Are changes in order? Is Alaba a mainstay in the starting 11?

BFW film room: analyzing Bayern Munich’s hard fought UCL finale victory over PSG

Treble winners! Bayern Munich’s UCL final win was an example of tactical excellence and determined attitude. Here’s how Hansi Flick’s side outshone Thomas Tuchel’s PSG.

BFW Film Room: Analysing Bayern Munich’s high line and team pressing

From Alphonso Davies’ importance in it, to how and why Bayern use it.

BFW Film Room: How Thomas Muller and Co. exacted revenge on FC Barcelona

Bayern Munich took a big step forward in their quest for treble. Here’s a tactical breakdown of Bayern’s 8-2 thrashing of Barcelona .

BFW Film Room: Recapping Bayern Munich’s 3-0 win over Chelsea

Bayern Munich hold a 3-0 advantage over Chelsea, courtesy of goals from Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski. Here’s a tactical breakdown of coach Hansi Flick’s gameplan for the tie.

BFW Film Room: Comparing Thiago Alcântara and Leon Goretzka’s style of play

Elegant maestro vs midfield force, let’s have a look at the key aspects of their game.

BFW Film Room: analyzing Bayern Munich’s menacing attack vs Eintracht Frankfurt

Bayern’s offensive game was at its very best. But just how did they create so many chances?

BFW Film Room: How Bayern Munich’s attacking demolished Borussia Dortmund

After tough times in Munich, Bayern’s resounding 4-0 victory over Dortmund was unexpected. Here is how they did it.

BFW Film Room: How Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Müller dismantled Borussia Dortmund

Thomas, Robert Mü, Müllendowski?

BFW Film Room: the subtle brilliance of Thomas Muller

The oft underappreciated and overlooked Thomas Muller has quietly returned to form in the Ruckrunde.

BFW Film Room: Breaking down Alphonso Davies’ historic cameo

Alphonso Davies showed glimpses of his potential as he picked up his first Bundesliga goal against Mainz.

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