Bayern Munich Forum · 6 comments
Has Tiki-taka been found out?
After Barcelona's 7-0 aggregate defeat last year, and Madrid's trouncing of Guardiola's Bayern tonight - is tiki-taka being found out? Teams with possession-based styles seem to be struggling to break down stubborn defences, and now teams are counter-attacking with pace against these teams when they're pushed up trying to break down these defences. We are seeing more and more high profile games where teams are winning comfortably with 30% possession. Barca in 2008-2012 were the best team I've ever seen but that team was special with so much tecnical ability - with Xavi and Iniesta's vision and Messi's supreme talent able to break down any defence, no matter how many buses were parked in front of it. But teams just seem wiser to it now. It will be interesting to see how Spain do in the World Cup. Thoughts on whether tiki-taka is still the best style in modern football? Or is football changing again?