Just a little over a year ago if you asked Bayern fans what were the areas where their team had to improve then certainly the answers would have been 1) Defense and 2) Comebacks and mental weakness. It comes with no surprise that these 2 areas are the main reasons why Bayern went for two consecutive seasons without winning any silverware. As soon as these issues were solved, the Bundesliga trophy went right back to where it belongs, the Rekordmeister’s trophy cabinet.
“Strong offense wins games, strong defense wins tournaments.”
For the past few seasons, Bayern’s defense has been a laughing stock on both tactical and individual performances basis. Louis Van Gaal ignored defense tactics completely and during his time in charge Bayern have conceded a huge amount of goals in both Europe and the domestic front. The 2009-2010 season saw Bayern conceding 3 goals away from home to both…
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