Bayern Munich, the Champions League winners, has stoked the fire before of the most eagerly anticipated match of this weekend in Europe. The German giants would go to play league rivals Borussia Dortmund this Saturday. These two teams have won 2 trophies each in the past 4 seasons and contended in the Champions League final last season.
Bayern Munich recently managed a 4-0 win over Schalke in a very good team performance. This has earned the praise of manager Guardiola, who has rated this match as the best Bayern Munich have played since his arrival.
Bastian Schweinsteiger opened the scoring for Bayern Munich before striker Mario Mandzukic doubled their advantage. Bayern Munich then increased the advantage with goals from Franck Ribery and Claudio Pizarro to go top of the table. They had recently lost the advantage to Borussia Dortmund, but their main rivals could only draw earlier in the day.
Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich team prepare to face Frankfurt, who are bottom of the table following their defeat in the opening game of the season. Frankfurt were defeated 6-1 on the opening game against Hertha Berlin, and are the favourites to go down this season according to the online betting markets.
It is a result that puts the Bayern Munich vs Frankfurt match as a very difficult encounter according to Guardiola. He has said that the bottom team will be extremely pumped up for this encounter and they will be looking to get revenge.
Bayern Munich came into the German Super Cup match during the weekend against Borussia Dortmund looking to carry on their impressive form from pre-season.
After the arrival of Guardiola, the club has been looking to change its tactics and the style of play in a seamless manner. This seems to have so far worked in the pre-season matches, as they have had some impressive results. The 2-0 win over Barcelona is one of the several great results Bayern Munich have enjoyed during this period, but they slumped to a 4-2 defeat against Dortmund.
In his first press conference as the Bayern Munich manager, Pep Guardiola has stated that he knows the pressure that will come in his way, but he is prepared to handle it. Guardiola has replaced Heynckes as the manager of Bayern Munich after a year long sabbatical.
In his four years at Barcelona, Guardiola has managed to establish himself as one of the biggest names in world football. He led the Spanish club to an unprecedented 14 titles during this period including two Champions League titles as well.
Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has said that his team completed deserved the 2-0 victory over Juventus in the Champions League quarter-finals. As a result of this victory, the team has managed to enter into the semi-final draw where they could be facing the likes of Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, or Barcelona.
Bayern Munich have been installed as one of the favourites to win the competition this season by several bookmakers. They have been excellent in the league campaign this season, as they have managed to win it in record time.
The Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has said that he is not only irritated by the media frenzy surrounding the arrival of Guardiola next season, but he is also unimpressed by the hype as well.
Bayern Munich recently revealed that Guardiola will become the next manager of the club after Jupp Heynckes will step down from his post and retire following this season. Guardiola is currently on sabbatical and he has been flooded by offers from clubs like Chelsea and Manchester city. He has been one of the in demand coaches across the world.
The Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer has confirmed that the club do not plan to sell any players during the January transfer window. There have been rumours that a couple of fringe players will be allowed to move on, but Sammer has confirmed that it is not the case.
The Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes has said that he feels that the Spaniard Javi Martinez is finally settled at the club. The former Athletic Bilbao star was one of the high-profile signings for the club in the summer.
The Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has said that he is extremely disappointed with the media for constantly comparing his teammate Bayern Munich. Borussia Dortmund have been the real challengers for Bayern Munich are like never before after they have managed to keep the Giants from winning the league title for two consecutive seasons.