However, speaking to the press ahead of Sunday’s game against Freiburg, Bayern coach Hansi Flick explained why the team wasn’t performing like it used to. As per AZ, Flick blames extraordinary circumstances for the team’s slump in form. He said, “2020 was not normality for FC Bayern either.
As is noticeable, this season’s newcomers still need time to inculcate Bayern’s rigmarole, a point Flick has brought up time after time. When the alternatives aren’t used, the load on starters increases, fatigue starts building-up and this circles us back to the first point. Bayern feeling the effects of Thiago’s departure Michael Owen wasn’t rodomontading when he claimed there’s nobody in the Premier League who plays like Liverpool’s Thiago Alcântara.
Marcel Brands can solve a titanic flaw in Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton side by completing a deal to sign Bayern Munich’s Joshua Zirkzee in the January transfer window. What’s the word? According to talkSPORT, the Toffees are closing in on a deal to make Zirkzee the club’s first signing of the winter market.
|Champions League (League Winners): FC Bayern München|
|Champions League (League Position): RB Leipzig, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, 1. FC Union Berlin|
|Europa Cup (League Position): Borussia Dortmund|
|Relegation (Playoff Relegation): 1. FC Köln|
|Relegation (League Position): FC Schalke 04, 1. FSV Mainz 05|