Pitchside Europe: What’s gone wrong for Bayern Munich?

“The absence of Bastian Schweinsteiger — out since early February with torn ankle ligaments — has been keenly felt, but Bayern’s most pressing problem is a perplexing lack of bite in attack. Having plundered 16 league goals in the run-up to Christmas, Mario Gómez has scored just twice since the winter break, while both Thomas Müller and Arjen Robben are struggling for form.”

This week’s Pitchside Europe column, on how Bayern Munich’s arresting slump in form since the winter break has gifted the initiative in the Bundesliga title race to defending champions Borussia Dortmund, can be read here.

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