city-ayern

Manchester City vs Bayern Munich Preview – Team News, Tactics, Line-Up And Predictions

Come Tuesday night, The Etihad stadium in Manchester will play host to a mouthwatering Champions League Group E encounter between reigning EPL champions Manchester City and Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich. The hosts desperately need a win to have any chance of qualifying for the second spot, whereas the visitors are already through to the next round as the group winners. Read more »

Thomas_Müller(c)wikimedia(dot)org

Thomas Muller – Bayern Munich’s silent predator

Thomas Muller might not be the biggest star for Germany or for his club Bayern Munich but he is becoming something akin to irreplaceable for both of them. In all great sides there is the one man who silently does his work while the stars around him garner most of the plaudits. The Chicago Bulls had Scottie Pippen playing this kind of a role while all the attention fell on His Airness, Michael Jordan. In bicycle racing there was George Hincapie who was the lieutenant in all of Lance Armstrong’s now infamous seven Tour De France victories. It is said that Hincapie could have won a few titles himself if he were the lead man but he was content playing the role of a domestique. In cricket too there was Rahul Dravid who went about his business quietly and was never one for the limelight. Thomas Muller too is of the same ilk as he has never quite been the […] Read more »