Bayern Munich Style of Play

Let’s look a bit closer at Bayern Munich playing style: What is Bayern Munich’s style of play? Bayern Munich uses a high defensive line, keeps possession of the soccer ball when they need to, and then try to get the ball out wide to players like Robben or Ribery. Like all of the best soccer teams Bayern Munich keep the ball moving, searching for those areas where they have the numbers and can break through. And yes, with Guardiola as the manager, the Spanish triangle of supporting players on all sides became even more popular part of their strategy.

What’s perhaps different about Munich is their club history, which gives them confidence and intimidates other teams, especially if they go down a goal.

Sure, they are a club that can afford to sign the best soccer players in the world from smaller clubs but they are very smart at signing young players before they are stars too.

Once the soccer ball is wide they can serve the ball into forwards like Thomas Muller, James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandowski who are all deadly in front of the goal. They also have a keeper sweeper in Manuel Neuer, who loves to come out of the box and win the ball.

Like all top soccer teams, Bayern Munich keeps possession of the ball the majority of the game, this is a common theme with all top teams.

Bayern Munich’s Title-Winning Tactics – Record Champions’ Recipe for Success

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The James Rodriguez Rhythm – Bayern’s Superstar Forward

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Bayern Munich 61 pass rondo game is amazing. I feel bad for the two players in the middle. Who were they? The seven players on the outside put 61 passes together before the ball was knocked out of play.

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In 2012/13, Jupp Heynckes steered Bayern Munich to an unprecedented treble of the UEFA Champions League, the Bundesliga, and the DFB-Pokal, becoming the first German side to achieve this. This video explains the tactics behind the treble.

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