They play in a league of their own. Age doesn’t even affect them. Bayern's seniors Franck Ribéry and Arjen Robben impress with breathtaking performances. Is "Robbery" Bayern’s magic ingredient? Thomas Berthold finds them embarrassing.
Bayern Munich went into their second Group E match looking to right the ship after a couple of stumbles in the Bundesliga. It didn't quite work out, though, as Niko Kovac's men could only manage a 1-1 draw.
Less than 100 days as coach and questions are already being asked of Niko Kovac. The Croatian is aware of mounting pressure, but pulling the trigger this early would do more harm than good, says DW's James Thorogood.
A 3-0 loss to Borussia Mönchengladbach makes it four games without a win for Bayern Munich, and the champions will spend the international break outside the top four. But what are the causes of the club's poor form?
Niko Kovac will make his Champions League coaching bow, while Thomas Müller could mark his 100th appearance in the competition. Expectations are high for the Bundesliga champions after years of European disappointment.
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