Bayern Munich’s attacking movement to lose markers from crossing position - By Stevie Grieve.
Arsenal played Bayern Munich for a long period with 10v11, and defended fairly well against possibly the most fluid attacking team in Europe. Pep Guardiola teams play high possession football with total freedom of movement within specific areas of the field for each player.
Each player has 3 or 4 team mates that they make rotations in tandem with depending on ball position and team mate position, similar to Barcelona under Guardiola, but Bayern Munich have the ability to score goals from crosses, a weapon Barcelona didn’t have, which makes if more difficult to defend against this Bayern team as they can go over a defence, as well as through.
Muller Goal – Intelligent movement to cross over a low block
Here, Kroos has Muller and Robben moving between the lines looking for a way through the defence, either by