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Bayern's 2012 form has been poor
Having won 12 of their first 17 games before the Christmas break, Bayern Munich were sitting pretty atop the Bundesliga, scoring eight more goals than Dortmund along the way.
Fast forward to last weekend, and Bayern have won only three games since Christmas and are now sitting in second place, seven points behind Dortmund.
This isn’t, of course, disastrous. It is still almost certain that Bayern Munich will be playing Champions League football next season.
But to have thrown away their lead, and to be experiencing such a drop in form just as Dortmund are finding theirs does not bode well for a club that should, on paper at least, be doing much better than they currently are.
They also need to turn around a surprise 1-0 loss to Swiss side Basel in next week’s Champions League second leg to avoid further embarrassment.
Whilst you can never write off Bayern, they will need to find their winning ways again soon, or they can say goodbye to the Bundesliga title for another year.