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The dinosaurs of the Bundesliga, having survived the threat of extinction, take on the holders, FC Bayern München.
Bayern took on Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League in midweek in their first real test of the season. They surprisingly started with three defenders at the back, a tactic which proved risky in preseason. Bayern created chances but looked nervy at the back. Half an hour into the match, Pep Guardiola, who was fretting at all times on the touchline, changed the formation. Bayern once again... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern, Dortmund, Schalke, Wolfsburg and Gladbach are chasing Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga table; can Leverkusen sustain a title challenge?
The third Matchday of the Bundesliga kicks off with current leaders Bayer Leverkusen taking on Werder Bremen. Every season, at one point, there is a discussion about Leverkusen's title credentials. However, the conservations are not long lived as Leverkusen goes about their business, losing and drawing repeatedly in "Neverkusen" style soon after the topic is brought about by... Read the rest of the article »
The US youngster will play for Bundesliga side Hamburg next season looking to get more playing time.
The news was confirmed by Hamburg SV on Monday via its official website while Julian Green was training with the USMNT in Prague ahead of their friendly match against Czech Republic on Wednesday.
Julian Green joined Bayern Munich in 2013 but he made only one appearance with the Bundesliga side during his first season; playing three minutes in a Champions League match against CSKA Moscow.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The second Matchday in the Bundesliga sees Schalke and Dortmund go hunting for much needed points (August 29 to August 31). Full broadcast schedule, live online stream and TV listings available on LiveSoccerTV.
After the first matchday, the Bundesliga table has a rather strange look. Hoffenheim and Leverkusen lead the table. Of those two, only one might be destined to stay atop, the one which showed off Roger Schmidt's "gegenpressing" plans perfectly. Bayer Leverkusen put Borussia Dortmund to the sword in a 0-2 victory at the Signal Iduna Park in the Ruhr region. Dortmund's cause was not helped... Read the rest of the article »
The Bundesliga kicks off in style as Bayern takes on Wolfsburg on the opening Matchday (August 22 to August 24). Full broadcast schedule, live online stream and TV listings available on LiveSoccerTV
Opening days are almost always memorable affairs in the Bundesliga. The Friday match tends to be a close affair more often than not. This time, considering the plethora of stars Bayern is missing, the opening match could be more than just exciting; it could produce a shocking result. Wolfsburg has been dubbed a contender rather than a pretender coming into this season. They have the right... Read the rest of the article »
The German Bundesliga is set to start, and we bring you a full preview. From managerial changes to TV, Online and Radio listings, we have it all.
FC Bayern claimed the Bundesliga and the DFB Pokal last season while Dortmund only had the Supercup to show for their efforts; after a very busy summer transfer window in Germany though, things could be much tighter this year. Find out where you can watch all the live action from the 2014-15 Bundesliga season.
If you constantly find yourself searching the internet for TV listings... Read the rest of the article »
Hamburg, expected to battle for the European spots this season, is instead fighting for survival; the team they are about to face is not about to do them any favors.
Preview: Can Mirko Slomka help HSV survive?
Hamburger SV has a clock in their stadium; the clock has been ticking continuously since 1963. The club from the North of Germany was one of the founding members of the Bundesliga and has never been relegated. Even Bayern has spent less time in the Bundesliga as they were not a founding member. This season has seen everything at the club fall apart.
HSV... Read the rest of the article »
If there was ever a time for Hamburger SV to not want to take on Bayern München in the DFB Pokal, Wednesday would really be it.
Preview: Will Hamburg’s problems come to the forefront once again?
The fans and the players are currently not on the best of terms at Hamburg. Rafael Van der Vaart is no longer the fan favorite he used to be. Defeat after defeat in the Bundesliga has left the club in the relegation zone. The Bundesliga’s dinosaur, the only team in the league to have featured in every Bundesliga season... Read the rest of the article »
FC Bayern München takes on the dinosaur of the Bundesliga, Hamburger SV, at the Allianz Arena, looking to repent for a poor showing in midweek in the UEFA Champions League.
Preview: Is another ‘Autumn Championship’ in the reckoning for Bayern?
In their last match of the Bundesliga prior to the Winter Break, the Bavarians will be involved in a "South vs North" showdown. With a win, Bayern will guarantee themselves top spot going into the second half of the season ahead of Leverkusen. Due to the Club World Cup, they will be unable to participate... Read the rest of the article »
Watch live as the Westefalenstadion plays host to what is surely going to be a mouth-watering encounter between two of the most historic sides in the German Bundesliga on September 14, 2013.
Preview: Jurgen Klopp aiming for consistency to maintain top spot
Borussia Dortmund manager, Jurgen Klopp would be hoping to see his side perform at the same level at which they did before the international break.
As things stand, last season’s second best team in Germany is on top of the league, boasting a perfect record and a very good goal difference. However, a good early start... Read the rest of the article »
The 2013-14 season kicked of with a bang in the Bundesliga. Matchday 1 gave an example of its penetrating style and growth.
The Bundesliga kicked-off the European football calendar in style. With seven fixtures on Saturday, fans were treated to a true goal feast, seeing the ball hit the back of the net on twenty-six occasions.
Reigning champions and last year's UEFA Champions League victors Bayern Munich began their title defence with a comfortable 3-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach with goals from Arjen Robben... Read the rest of the article »
FC Bayern München will try to win their first trophy of the season as they head to the Telekom Cup for the fifth time. This is a trophy which the Bavarians have never conquered.
Preview: Will Hamburg be able to escape a thrashing?
Hamburger SV will be the opponent waiting for Bayern in the first round of the Telekom Cup. Bayern played them in the third place play-off last season when the competition was called LIGA Total! Cup and lost 1-0. Pep Guardiola has taken almost a full squad with him leaving only injured duo Mario Götze and Holger Badstuber along... Read the rest of the article »
On a day in which the focus will be on Schalke and Freiburg's battle as well as the contenders for relegation, Bremen will step out onto the pitch for the first time in 14 years without Thomas Schaaf.
The Big Games
The Bavarian derby to be played this week will be the most important one of the season. Bayern will not be involved in it. FC Augsburg will take on Greuther Fürth knowing that a win will see them qualify at least for the relegation playoff. They could have qualified last week but failed to do so against the champions. Augsburg, as the story goes often, gave a wonderful account... Read the rest of the article »
The battle for fourth spot could be settled on the day in which the Bundesliga shield will be presented to the 50th champions.
Fates to be decided in Bavaria
Bayern and FC Nürnberg could both be holding the fates of two relegation battlers in their hands. Augsburg has done extremely well since the winter break but has recently wobbled. They lost 2-0 to SC Freiburg last week, thus remaining in sixteenth spot. This week, the task lying ahead of them is a mammoth one to say the least.
They will travel to the... Read the rest of the article »
Last week signaled the return of Klaas Jan Huntelaar to the Bundesliga and the Bundesliga to the top tier of Europe. This week, the European, relegation and pride battles will resume.
Matters of Pride
Bayern München will take on fellow Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund this week in a ‘preview’ of the showdown at Wembley. Neither side will field their strongest lineups after midweek exertions but everyone on the pitch will want to protect the bragging rights of his team. It is important to earn a small step forward psychologically. Bayern will show... Read the rest of the article »
Separated by a mere two points, two giants of the German game will take on each other in a direct battle for fourth place.
Oka Nikolov stood firm in goal instead of yet another victim of injury, Kevin Trapp. Michel Bastos struck the penalty. The veteran saved. Frankfurt held on to a 1-0 victory. Last week, Schalke was presented with a golden chance to push ahead of their competitors in fourth as well as eliminate a direct rival in the competition. Instead, Schalke allowed Frankfurt into the race and opened up a five way... Read the rest of the article »
Greuther Fürth, the fairytale story of the 2.Bundesliga last season, could be set to go back down after just one season in the top flight this week.
The Big Games
German champions Bayern München welcomes Freiburg at home in a hugely important clash for the team from the Black Forest. Christian Streich’s team is slowly getting ripped apart as the excellence of his players has been revealed. Max Kruse for example has already decided to leave the club for Mönchengladbach. For Freiburg, qualification for the Europa League might... Read the rest of the article »
In a rather intriguing week for German football, Schalke will travel to Frankfurt while the second DFB Pokal semifinal will be repeated.
The Big Ones
Separated by four points from their Blue rivals, Eintracht Frankfurt will welcome Schalke. Eintracht’s rather weary squad went down to Ji Dong-Won and relegation battling Augsburg last week. This time, a Schalke side which earned a 2-2 draw against Bayer Leverkusen will be their opponent. Schalke, on current form, seems to be the winner as Eintracht is seemingly stuck in an... Read the rest of the article »
Despite Bayern being crowned champions last week, there are still a few important matters to sort out in the league.
The Battle for the European Spots
Freiburg and Hannover are separated by four points. Freiburg is primed to qualify for the Europa League as they sit in fifth spot in the league. Christian Streich’s side recorded a victory in Hamburg last week. Hannover away from home is incredibly poor. Somehow, Mirko Slomka has failed to find a cure for Hannover’s poor away form. Freiburg should... Read the rest of the article »
FC Bayern will be crowned this weekend regardless of other results if they manage to beat Eintracht Frankfurt.
The Big Ones
There are many big battles on this week, including one between Thomas Schaaf’s Bremen and lackadaisical Schalke. Schalke was anything but careless last week though as they beat Hoffenheim 3-0. The goals came late but the goal saw them remain in fourth place. They play a Bremen side which picked up a draw against a good Mainz side.
Schalke’s main rivals for the... Read the rest of the article »