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BFW Film Room

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

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.

BFW Film Room: breaking down James Rodriguez’s frustrating form

Counter to the improvements on the defensive end of the pitch, Bayern Munich have struggled to generate offensively over the last two matches and James Rodriguez is a big part of the problem.

BFW Film Room: breaking down the resurrection of Javi Martinez

He has been written off more than once over the last few seasons, but Javi Martinez resurrected his 2013 Champions League winning form when Bayern Munich needed it the most.

BFW Film Room: Breaking down Bayern Munich’s stifling defensive display vs. Liverpool

In Bayern Munich’s biggest match of the season, Niko Kovac concocted a defensive masterclass for the ages. Even better yet, some of the squad’s most stubborn players executed it.

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BFW Film Room: In-depth Bayern Munich tactical analyses

BFW Film Room: Joshua Kimmich’s defensive liabilities and what it means for Liverpool

Joshua Kimmich is arguably the best right back in the world going forward, but the youngster’s mental lapses on the defensive end could leave the Bavarian giants exposed on Tuesday night.

BFW Film Room: Breaking down Gnabry’s pivotal performance

Serge Gnabry has picked up where he left off in the Hinrunde after working his way back into the lineup. In his current form, the German winger has established himself as a surefire starter.

BFW Film Room: breaking down Mats Hummels’ Jekyl and Hyde performance vs. Leverkusen

Mats Hummels’ performance against Leverkusen was both world-class and shambolic. Let’s take a look.

BFW film room: What we learned from Alphonso Davies’ weekend cameo

Alphonso Davies was thrust into action as Bayern Munich pushed for an equalizer. Despite the loss, the young Canadian showed promise.


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