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TyresÃ¶ FF prepares to takes on the holders, VfL Wolfsburg in the Womenâ€™s UEFA Champions League Final on Thursday in Lisbon.
Preview: Can Wolfsburg repeat last year’s success?
Last season, FC Bayern München wrote the headlines in every football newspaper; they had of course won an elusive treble. What was not mentioned often enough in the media was the success of another side which also incidentally hailed from Germany. VfL Wolfsburg had won the treble in style. They had come into the UEFA Champions League... Read the rest of the article »
The German Cup semifinals will get underway with a blockbuster clash between two Bundesliga sides who only met recently in the league itself.
Preview: Can Wolfsburg go one better this season?
Last season, VfL Wolfsburg overcame many tough opponents en route to the Pokal semifinals. However, once there, they were undone by Jupp Heynckes’ all conquering, high-flying Bayern, 6-1. This time, they have been drawn in the opposite half, away from Bayern. However, their opponents recently beat the Bavarians 0-3. Dortmund will be coming... Read the rest of the article »
Wolfsburg takes on Bayern in a blockbuster Bundesliga clash. Wolfsburg is coming into this match on the back of an unexpected thrashing at the hands of Hoffenheim.
Preview: Can Dieter Hecking’s overcome table topping Bayern München?
Pep Guardiola’s side remains the envy of Europe, especially Germany. Nobody has been able to match Bayern in the Bundesliga this season. Only Freiburg and Bayer Leverkusen (albeit in slightly lucky fashion) have been able to take a point each off of them. The Champions-elect will take on a team which was largely... Read the rest of the article »
Borussia Dortmund takes on a Wolfsburg side which is quietly progressing upwards in the Bundesliga at the Volkswagen Arena on 9th November, 2013.
Preview: Wolfsburg looking to take the sting out of Borussia Dortmund’s attack
Dortmund’s season took a hit on Wednesday evening as the Ruhr team went down to Arsenal, 0-1, in their very own Westfalenstadion, leaving them fighting for a spot in the final 16 of the UEFA Champions League. Wolfsburg’s keen manager, Dieter Hecking, surely noticed how Arsenal managed to snuff out... Read the rest of the article »
Watch live as Bayern Munich plays host to VfL Wolfsburg in their seventh league game of the season on September 28, 2013 at the Allianz Arena
Preview: Mario Gotze likely to make return for Bavarians
After missing almost a month of action, star summer signing Mario Gotze could finally return to the fold. The young German suffered an ankle injury during the UEFA Super Cup win against Chelsea but returned to full training this week and could feature at some point in the game.
Although he did not feature in Wednesday’s 4-1... 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 »
Greuther FÃ¼rth, 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 »
Bayern MÃ¼nchen will host the German champions of 2009 in the Allianz Arena in the DFB Pokal semifinals.
FC Bayern is in the Pokal semifinals for the fourth time in four years. They will be looking to make their third final in four years. They will also try to banish the memory of last seasonâ€™s dramatic and shameful finale in Berlin. Bayern was never embarrassed in the final of a competition in the manner in which they were last May. Borussia Dortmund took them apart and almost looked down upon... Read the rest of the article »
The German Cup semifinals consist of three teams who are all outsiders in Stuttgart, Wolfsburg and Freiburg. The one team which towers above all of them is none other than Bayern MÃ¼nchen.
The net shook; the Allianz Arena crowd had just witnessed a special moment in the history of German football. And this time, it was Arjen Robben who had created rather than destroyed the moment. Robbenâ€™s blaster against defending champions Borussia Dortmund saw Bayern extract a measure of revenge for the 5-2 thrashing they were at the end of in last May in Berlin.
Standing in Bayernâ€™s... 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 »
The Bundesligaâ€™s Match-day 27 could see the crowning of an old, yet new, champion. During this weekend, the race for fourth place might just have to take a back seat.
The Big Ones
Borussia Dortmund has a great record against most rivals. In recent seasons, they have been able to bat away every domestic opponent rather easily. The only team to not have suffered a loss to Dortmund last season was VfB Stuttgart. Incidentally, during this huge week for German football, BVB travels to Stuttgart.
A 4-4 draw between these two teams was one of the highlights... Read the rest of the article »
After a jaw dropping and disappointing European week, Bundesliga clubs return to action. Is the title really a lost cause?
The Big Ones
Bayern München takes on Bayer 04 Leverkusen in a clash which will not bring back the fondest memories for Bayern. Firstly, Leverkusen handed Bayern their first and only Bundesliga loss to date this season. In a match filled with rather funny and unintended blunders, Leverkusen won 1-2 in Munich. Currently third and with no other competition to focus on, Neverkusen will look... Read the rest of the article »
Who will take that fourth spot in the Bundesliga?
FC Nürnberg is set to take on FC Augsburg in yet another Bavarian derby this season. Bavaria is the second best represented region in the Bundesliga this season with four teams. Augsburg’s form has picked up remarkably after the winter break. They defeated Werder Bremen to pick up yet another valuable win last week. Nürnberg picked up yet another draw in a season... Read the rest of the article »
The race for the ugly salad bowl can said to be almost over. It is now time to decide the other positions in the table.
The Champions Elect and the Surprise Package Elect
Two years of hurt are being put down the drain this season. Bayern is angrier than ever this season. Each performance is more magnificent than the previous one. The Bavarians official retook the title of the best club in Germany, at least for the time being, by defeating Dortmund 1-0 in the Pokal.
This week, a Hoffenheim side coming off... Read the rest of the article »
The Bundesliga resumes after a week of European action with Frankfurt set to take on Freiburg.
The Big Matches
Separated by just three points, fourth placed Eintracht Frankfurt plays fifth placed SC Freiburg. Freiburg is actually ahead of Frankfurt as far as goal difference is concerned. They beat Bremen 2-3 in yet another bizarre night of football at the Weserstadion. Frankfurt, on the other hand, lost in embarrassing fashion.
Julian Schieber, in for the suspended Robert Lewandowski... Read the rest of the article »
Borussia Dortmund vs. Eintracht Frankfurt is the game with the highest possibility of serving up a feast this week in the Bundesliga.
Dortmund is coming into the match on the back of a rather lackluster performance in Ukraine. A 2-2 away draw is definitely a good result in the Champions League; however, despite the fact that BVB was marginally the better side on the day, the performance did not match those of BVBâ€™s ones in the group stages.
Dortmundâ€™s mental strength was tested endlessly in Ukraine. After dominating... Read the rest of the article »