Reliving The 2009 Champions League Final: Barcelona 2-0 Man United

Pep Guardiola’s first season came to an end in a Champions League final against seasoned pro Alex Ferguson. Whoever won this final would win a treble, this final had more pressure than a usual one and Rome was hosting it. Going into the final, the bookmakers had Man United as marginal favourites, but the British […]

Short Tactical Notes: 2020 Champions League Final

Bayern Munich lined up in their normal 4-2-3-1 with Robert Lewandowski as the lone striker. They maintained this shape when defending with the Pole high up the pitch, this allowed him to lead the press which was high and intense. Kimmich and Davies played as the full backs. When the German side were building from […]

Tactical Preview – Champions League Final 2020

For the first time since 2013, two German managers will face off against each other in the Champions League final. Last time, Jupp Heynckes’s Bayern beat Jürgen Klopp’s Dortmund side as the Bavarians won the treble. This time, if Bayern win, they win the treble again, this time under Hansi Flick. However, in the opposing […]

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