Originally Posted by Tzu men
Definitely as Jiraiya said that Minato always planned things ahead so much. This has been shown clearly with Minato's reappearance now of course, but what I think Minato meant was that Madara was able to out manoeuvre him in his tactics, not necessarily in a literal fight.
also minato enver said "he saw through my moves" he said"he saw through everything i did" but didn't say when or where or how... Im guessing he really did mean that perhaps he had plans to take down akatsuki and madara figured all of this out and attacked while he had a chance..
One thing is for sure if mianto says s powerful ninja it def means someone worth looking out for...