Category Archives: Bundesliga

Bundesliga Match Day 12 Picks

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Well, if anything about the Bundesliga is remotely predictable, it’s that my picks of matches are almost always awful. MatchBundesliga Match Day 12 picks reverted to their normal state of “why do you keep doing this to yourself?” Just two picks correct out of the nine matches —  my all-time worst match day to date. I have to believe I will […]

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And now, wow. Borussia Dortmund and the transfer myths


The work of Michael Zorc and Jürgen Klopp was without any doubt brilliant. Their efforts were fundamental to Borussia Dortmund’s recent success with three titles vice-championships and three final-matches. The result of the Zorc/Klopp team-building does not only shine in black-yellow. Some former BVB-players, especially Robert Lewandowski and (I hate to admit) Mario Götze, are two of the best players in the world. […]

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Thoughts on Bundesliga MatchDay 11


Football, particularly in Germany, is an unpredictable game, and MatchDay 11 surely proved that.  It was inevitable that Bayern Munich would drop points, as they did Friday, but not in a scoreless draw that featured such bonafide goalscorers as Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben, Thomas Muller and Die Adler’s Alex Meier.  Despite being overwhelmingly outplayed Saturday by FC Augsburg early on, […]

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Bundesliga Match Day 10 Picks


How did that happen? After nailing the Friday-night match and getting two more from the early Saturday action, it seemed a new personal-best in picking Bundesliga matches was a shoo-in. I mean, I needed just one more! If I’d gone with my instinct to not pick draws, I might have had Saturday’s late game. Had I gone with a reverse-jinx […]

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Bundesliga This and That: Random Thoughts on our Favorite League MatchDay 9


The resumption of Bundesliga play on MatchDay 9 following the international break saw a shortage of goals scored (only 19 over the weekend) but a good deal of controversy.  The seven clubs in European competition overall fared quite well during week 9 going into another round of group stage European play this coming week while the Bundesliga’s two bottom-feeders rose […]

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