Three quick thoughts on Bayern Munich's 1-1 draw at Schalke on Saturday.
1. Alonso's addition fruitful if unlucky
Xabi Alonso to Bayern Munich has been one of the transfers of the summer. The Bundesliga champions completed the deal in what appeared to be only hours, and indeed, from the outside, it took them less than 24 hours from confirming rumours to signing the Real Madrid midfielder.
One day on, the Spaniard, sporting his new No. 3 Bayern shirt, took command on the pitch at Schalke's Ve...