Bundesliga – Has Pep Guardiola failed at Bayern Munich?
In-depth: After Bayern Munich slumped to their fourth defeat on the bounce, we asked our European offices for their verdicts on Pep Guardiola.
Pressure is mounting on Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola after his side slumped to a fourth successive defeat at the weekend.
Despite coasting to another Bundesliga triumph and only bowing out of the German Cup on penalties to rivals Borussia Dortmund, the 3-0 stuffing atBarcelona in the Champions League last week saw his bold tactics criticised by some – and the subsequent 1-0 home defeat to Augsburg did little to help matters.
Bayern legend Lothar Matthaus slaughtered Guardiola’s management style on Monday, claiming his players were losing belief in the coach.
And the Spaniard was forced to reiterate his commitment to the German giants in a press conference on the same day, with earlier reports in the British media suggesting he could quit the Allianz Arena for Manchester City at the end of the season.