Bayern Munich to put Manchester misery behind them with trip to Berlin

As a legendary Canadian musician may have said: “First we take Manchester, then we take Berlin.”

Bayern Munich can take mainly positives from their trip to the Etihad, despite slipping to a first defeat of the season (in their 19th competitive game) in a five-goal thriller against the “noisy neighbours” Manchester City.

Glossing over three glaring errors, after going a goal and a man down, it was an absolutely brilliant performance in Manchester. This Bayern side seemed to thrive on the challenge…