Bayern Munich OUT of the DFB Pokal! Is their Bundesliga dominance in jeopardy? | ESPN FC

Bayern Munich’s midseason woes continue, this time losing to second division side Holstein Kiel on penalties in the German DFB Pokal. ESPN FC’s Jurgen Klinsmann is on hand to put into context what this shock result means for football in Germany, as well as his take on the ongoing problems Bayern have at the back.

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Mattias Erik
Mattias Erik:
People are really quick to call out Bayern, and whilst it is true, that they are not the Bayern from last season, most of the people probably didn't see the game. Holstein Kiel quite literally played like a proper Champions League group stage team.
Ben Dolan
Ben Dolan:
can we just give some credit to hostlon kiel who came back twice in this game
Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly:
They will still win the bundesliga with the characters and mentality they have and Flick is a very smart coach. It's just a dip it had to happen eventually.
Chris Kara 1926
Chris Kara 1926:
Imagine what this means for Holstein Kiel
Seyam Rahman
Seyam Rahman:
As a Psg fan, I think its just bad form. The machine needs some new gears, but they will be back just like how our season started not so good but we just won first trophy this season
Munashe Zawani
Munashe Zawani:
“La Real Deserved it more”
Noor Elahi
Noor Elahi:
Bayern don't have a genuine world class CB, looks like Upamecano is coming
Lazer Bucket
Lazer Bucket:
Starting lineup really hurt them today.
Shashwat Roy
Shashwat Roy:
Everyone whos team we destroyed 5-0 or so are coming out of their caves to troll us!😂😂
Capt.Varghese
Capt.Varghese:
Bayern fielded almost their first team, but kiel still had almost half the possession and played like a proper high level team. How 😂
J Breeze
J Breeze:
DFB has nothing to do with Bundesliga their for they will benefit from being out
TheOne777
TheOne777:
Never been this early...
Denim Kh
Denim Kh:
Flick only has one tactic which is playing a high line and pressing high.
Pratik
Pratik:
Bayern are still the favourites in my opinion to win the UCL. They will eventually win the league. It's just that they are facing a bad run of games. They will eventually pick up the form. We would be harsh on any team if we judge them just on the basis of one or two bad games.
SKULL CRUSHER DYNAMITE
SKULL CRUSHER DYNAMITE:
and that's how we are lifting the ucl trophy as the defending champions with a bad defence in flick's style mark my words gear up for feb, haters
J Simm
J Simm:
Pretty sure come the end of the season all will be good at Bayern
RONALD KOEMAN
RONALD KOEMAN:
2021 :
Bayern: loses
Barca :wins
Schalke:wins
Sheffield:wins
Arsenal :wins
Hotel : Trivago
Thanos: Balance restored
Danny Hustle
Danny Hustle:
Every fcking year people said that but everyone know in the end they still win league and trophy.
Yt User
Yt User:
john abrahams and all premier league fans after seeing this must have looked just like the randy marsh meme c*mming
Duerphy Kat
Duerphy Kat:
Imagine losing to a division two side 😂 I swear Sule is the German Maguire, but at least with the right partner Maguire does alright. Sule had Alaba and still couldn’t put in a half decent performance.
PSP - PITCH SIDE PODCAST
PSP - PITCH SIDE PODCAST:
This is a dip in form... I would see them still winning the league... Their UCL hopes are definitely in JEOPARDY though
Vile Ink
Vile Ink:
They need to defend ffs
Aditya Venkatesan
Aditya Venkatesan:
This is THE DFB POKAL. Magic of the pokal. All teams play form the 1st round unlike fa cup where the big teams start in the later stages
EatClenTrenHard AnavarGiveup
EatClenTrenHard AnavarGiveup:
No big deal. Bayern will still win their league easily and smash everyone in the champions league. Its almost done and dusted in a way.
Falcon Ranger311
Falcon Ranger311:
Bayern win: oh they play in farmers league
Bayern lose: oh they are the worst. Liverpool and Manchester City will destroy them.
(*le internet fans)
Spectraevil
Spectraevil:
I was hoping that Bayern was using their 2nd team or something lol Their defence is horrible. Sell Sule period.
Devin Halim
Devin Halim:
Bayern defence start to cost them
obvious troll
obvious troll:
this better be a wake up call like last year but honestly idk lol
who even cares
who even cares:
The same happened in 2001 and after that (maybe because of that) they won the champions league. So don’t panic xD
Sameer Kashyap
Sameer Kashyap:
Bayern concede a lot of goals. They won't be able to outscore when the opposition defends well.
Fuerte Farmer
Fuerte Farmer:
That clearly shows that the board needs to start dishing out money ffs. You can’t buy cheap players or get players on loan and expect world class results. Spend a $70mil or more this winter on our defense.

And to those of you supporters from other leagues, enjoy and laugh while you can seeing Bayern play like this because once Bayern have the right mentality your team will be trashed.

Finally, f pokal, we have Bundesliga and CL to defend! Mia San Mia
Mohamed Ramzy
Mohamed Ramzy:
They gettin figured out
Perfect Champions
Perfect Champions:
We are so trash we might get knocked out of CWC and CL for sure the best defender we had was Lucas but he doesn’t compliment the high line a lot. Good fast defender and a great class RB we will be set
kimmkroo
kimmkroo:
the only thing that is important is the CL, with this group of players there should be 2 more in the line; they should be happy about the more holidays
Davies FC
Davies FC:
Never lost to a big club yet in over a year that’s pretty good
yemmydboss
yemmydboss:
Atleast no one can blame Alaba, Lucas Hernandez played and they lost.. Lol
Alama Austin
Alama Austin:
Let’s hope Bayern Munich continues to struggle I wanna see upemacano or haaland win the bundesliga
Tiago Rodrigues
Tiago Rodrigues:
I saw second half, and after 2nd goal Bayern quits of the game. They played like a small team, wasting time.
Harry Verma
Harry Verma:
Good times gone baby!!
MS
MS:
This is huge.
시현박
시현박:
They only removed lewa and alaba from their best 11 and they still lost to kiel they cant even come up with any excuses now😂
DZ NTZ
DZ NTZ:
The big problem is a 6f5in tree rooted to the pitch playing everyone onside come on sule come on sule get off the pitch
Adit Sud
Adit Sud:
They're so overrated one season wonders.
Tony Leong
Tony Leong:
at least they gave chance to other teams, not like man city so greedy still wants to win league cup 4 in a row
jake taylor
jake taylor:
Obviously, Jurgen knows nothing about English football if he thinks the FA cup is a big deal, maybe 25 years ago
Elcompa
Elcompa:
Wasn't bayern game that day and also Neuer's worst game conceding 2 goals and not saving 1 pen (it's not his fault tho, don't go hard on him y'all)
Addo Densu
Addo Densu:
Holstein Kiel really played well..kudos to them. They proved to us that with the right tactics, every team is beatable. This should be a message to all the other teams in the bundesliga, who give up when playing with Bayern. Play with your heart and attack, every team is beatable
Love guru
Love guru:
Bayern defense is fucked .
I read somewhere they r reconsidering turtle boteang contract. lol 😂
Aryan Awasthi
Aryan Awasthi:
The machine is slowing down.
BINIL JOY
BINIL JOY:
I have a feeling that Bayern will go trophyless this season.😱
Teo#90
Teo#90:
FC Bayern ❤❤❤
Josiah Lutchman
Josiah Lutchman:
This was a great pain.......
Luca De Gabriele
Luca De Gabriele:
Honestly Bayern Lost 2 Trophies unless we play the German SuperCup! Bundesliga and The Champions League is Bayern's main focus. They should have Subbed on Lewandowski
Badar Shaikh
Badar Shaikh:
Just a dip in performance and some non seriousness and all the teams we have destroyed are here to troll us saying that they have a chance against us. I'm not saying that the UCL will be easy for us this year or anything, but this match or the previous aren't the best ones to measure our capability.
Greekgold
Greekgold:
RIP lampard welcome to Chelsea nagelsmann
Anaki Chen
Anaki Chen:
let's be real....what cup is this?
WildwoodClaire1
WildwoodClaire1:
Surely, it is time for commentators to stop calling Bayern "the top team in the world." They've been OK but NOT great all season, and for the last month or so they've been riding their luck while being fairly awful at times. Robert Lewandowski's goal scoring prowess had, until recently, distracted many from noticing the appalling defensive rot at Bayern.
btorres5x
btorres5x:
I have yet to see proper comments in here... its all trolls vs Bayern fans. No objectivity from these bums.
Danijal Alibegović
Danijal Alibegović:
Meanwhile the other German keeper....
Man United forever
Man United forever:
Where is Jan Bayern?
leonard kagiso
leonard kagiso:
Lol is no longer a top team in the world 😂 😂 😂 😂
RollsReus _ MR11
RollsReus _ MR11:
Holstein Kiel (2. Bundesliga) played some very good football. You don't get 40% ball possession and 80% passing accuracy against Bayern for nothing, Kiel's calmness, vision, position play and technique on the ball was very good (not just for a 2nd ties side). Kiel are now 3. in the league, I hope they make the promotion, because they belong into the Bundesliga.
After the (undeserved) 2-1, Kiel were the better team, and finally punished Bayern, who so often this Bundesliga season get away with everything. This time there was no third lucky goal or 5 Manuel Neuer saves.
Had Kiel had more pace upfront, Bayern would have lost within the first 90 minutes, because apart from individual quality (which pace is a huge part of), Kiel were the better team.
MR.BS2
MR.BS2:
Fact- bayern have lost more games this year than they did the whole last year and its onlu jan the 14☠️☠️
javier book shadows contributor du
javier book shadows contributor du:
357th comment
David Henry
David Henry:
Just like Liverpool and city you cannot keep that kinda stupidly high standard every single season. This is football.
SKB
SKB:
Hansi Flick blunder but I can't blame Hansi Flick he was robbed by the board. He asked for good players and they gave him. SARR, CHOUPA MOTING, COSTA. kept Boateng and then Sane, Gnabry other players form dropped. Is time to make players realize themselves.
Laura Cromartie
Laura Cromartie:
Boateng.
Braydi Mangala
Braydi Mangala:
1month ago they were the favorite to win the champions league
2 1
2 1:
We need a defender ASAP Sule is terrible!
SHAHID WILLIE
SHAHID WILLIE:
Shocking
Real OG
Real OG:
As Said by a German to Me during Bayern's Clash with Real Madrid in Santiago Bernabeu . Once We Everything ? We Lose the Motivation . That was the time when Pep was Managing them & his words still seems true . He said the Problems isn't Pep but the players who doesn't feel like winning it & he said he has watched many games & player body languages before the win & after the win are opposite. They don't try that hard
professional killer 2000
professional killer 2000:
I still cant believe it 😮😮😮
Kimm Bioplotter
Kimm Bioplotter:
All this hate of those epl fanboys :D:D it must be really frustrating thinking you support one of the best teams in the world, but in the end it's just shitty chelsea/city/etc. . The same applies for the english national team:D
Andy S
Andy S:
this proves there are no clear UCL favorite yet. at least not until the round of 16 ensues
Allen Walker
Allen Walker:
„What has changed? What’s the problem to the side that was so dominant last season?“

It’s obvious isn’t it? The players are tired we’re playing an incredible amount of games in a comparatively short time , that goes for all big teams in europe. I thought we established this months ago?

The loss today has been a long time in the making and I hope it’s a wake up call for the team and Flick that things need to change. I get the point of the high line but it’s obviously not working and at this point he has to consider to sit deeper to avoid goals like the 1:1 we’ve seen so many times now
Toni Toni
Toni Toni:
it’s nice too see, it’s really boring seeing them win everything
Minej Mosuris
Minej Mosuris:
God I love reading the comment section after bayern loses cuz all the idiots come out of their caves and start trolling... Then bayern goes on another 20 game winning run and suddely these people are nowhere to be found
Ødegåård تت 21
Ødegåård تت 21:
Alaba is overrated asf
QWertY
QWertY:
flick
Adam Johnson
Adam Johnson:
Thank god, had enough of them winning everything...
Miguel Addison
Miguel Addison:
And my team lost 8-2 to them what a disgrace 😂😂
Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho:
I have won trophies with Porto, Madrid, Chelsea, inter and Manchester United and I am in the final of the carabao cup with spurs what club should I try and win a trophy in after spurs ?
Dixanta Parajuli
Dixanta Parajuli:
Today ter stegen saved barca which neur couldn't do i am relieved
Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon:
Sule is the issue
Qualios
Qualios:
Real Madrid, Man City and Liverpool will annihilate Bayern if they meet in UCL this season. They lost their edge.
LabGorilla
LabGorilla:
Inter Miami are the best
Aykhan Karaman
Aykhan Karaman:
I would rather win UCL and Fifa Club World Cup instead of DFB Pokal.
Neffalum
Neffalum:
The world is coming to an end
Arsenal FC
Arsenal FC:
I would like Leipzig to win it but hey who knows
konrad herrmann
konrad herrmann:
Klinsmann, why ? he is soooo disgusting
Amit
Amit:
🤣🤣🤣whay happened to penaldowski 🤣🤣🤣best in the world hahah
MrKaravaj
MrKaravaj:
Some said back to back treble lol - wait till you get out of the ucl too
alright alright
alright alright:
Bayern's defence is so bad tbh
The Football Exclusive - Football News & Stories
The Football Exclusive - Football News & Stories:
I remember when people were like Leeds are a horrible team when they lost to Crawley. Imagine what they think now. I bet they think Bayern will get relegated this year.
K C
K C:
Davies is worse than TAA when it comes to defense, look at his positioning for the second goal, he has no clue.
One Indian boy 2
One Indian boy 2:
ThE bEsT tEaM In tHE wOrLD.
Arav Luthra
Arav Luthra:
Even Arsenal wouldn’t have lost to that team
James Scullion
James Scullion:
Atletico, Real Madrid and PSG should be licking their lips at their chances of winning the CL with Bayern and Liverpool’s recent struggles. I wouldn’t even rule out Sevilla or Leipzig winning it this season
Futureofbarcelona
Futureofbarcelona:
This Bayern team are not champions League favourites for me this season. A lot of people don't realise that thiago Alcantara was one of the most important players for them because he always give them possession, he can't be pressured to lose the ball, and teams keep chasing on the ball. When Barca were dominating their defence was not great but possession was the key for them.
Delboy0
Delboy0:
Best team in the world by a long way according to Bundesliga fanboys lol. Bayern will not win the real Champions League in a real season. Notice in the news today Bayern president is trying to manipulate UEFA again to favour his team like he did with FFP, by wanted the Champions League to change format and being a month tournament every year, because that is the only way Bayern can win it when other countries that play more games are tired.