Champions League elimination

A time for reflection needed by Guardiola and Mourinho after Champions League elimination

 May 1, 2014   John Welsh

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Before a 3-3 home draw with Hoffenheim in late March, Bayern Munich were being talked about as the invincible team, with a record points tally in the Bundesliga and a retention of the Champions League trophy anticipated. Similarly, prior to a 2-1 home defeat by Sunderland in mid-April, Chelsea were considered a decent bet for […]

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Guardiola rewriting the record books as he enhances his legacy at Bayern Munich

 March 26, 2014   John Welsh

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When Jupp Heynckes departed as head coach from Bayern Munich in June 2013, it was thought that new incumbent Pep Guardiola would find it difficult to replicate the achievements of his predecessor. Having claimed the 2012-13 Bundesliga title by 25 points plus winning both the DFB cup and Champions League, it was considered that the […]

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