Josep "Pep" Guardiola is the coach of Bundesliga soccer club Bayern Munich. He is considered one of the best and most sucessful coaches in the world.
Josep "Pep" Guardiola (born January 18, 1971) is a Spanish former footballer who is currently coaching German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. As a player, he was a Spanish international, and his clubs included FC Barcelona, where he took up the position of head coach in 2008. Four years later, Guardiola took a sabbatical, having won 14 trophies during his tenure. In his first season at Bayern (2013-4), Guardiola managed to win the domestic double (Bundesliga, German Cup), as well as two minor continental competitions (UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup). This page is a collection of recent DW content relating to the Catalan coach.
Basic errors, bad defending and a brace from Robert Lewandowski, so far, so familiar. The cracks in Bayern Munich were evident in a wild 3-3 draw that ensures top spot but it's clear the Pole still carries their hopes.
In a game between the top two sides that had already secured qualification, Bayern vs. Ajax ended up being one of the most entertaining games in Champions League history. The result saw Bayern keep top spot in the group.
While Bayern and Robert Lewandowski continue their revival, Dortmund are finding goals from all over. Nils Petersen was also on the scoresheet to complete a remarkable record while a new American made a fast start.
Arjen Robben has confirmed that this will be his last season for Bayern Munich, and Franck Ribery is also expected to leave. While the decision might be overdue, it also demands recognition of Robben's achievements.
A banner criticizing UEFA for allowing two Red Bull franchises to compete in the Europa League was displayed ahead of kickoff between RB Salzburg and RB Leipzig. Hardcore Bayern Munich supporters were behind the stunt.
Niko Kovac has received public support from his Bayern Munich players – but talk is cheap. The Bavarians need to step up when they travel to Bremen. Elsewhere, Dortmund welcome Freiburg while Gladbach travel to Leipzig.