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Bayer Leverkusen 4 Hertha Berlin 2: Werkself come back twice in six-goal thriller

by Aleix Gwilliam

Bayer Leverkusen recorded their second victory of the season and moved up to the top spot in the Bundesliga after a hard-earned 4-2 victory against Hertha Berlin in a match they had to come from behind on two occasions. Goals by Jedvaj, Spahić, Brandt and Bellarabi, all in the second half, were enough to see Roger […]

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Season Preview 2014-2015 : Eintracht Frankfurt

by Eskender Tamrat

Nickname: Die Adler (The Eagles) Founded: March 8, 1899 Club colors: Red and black Primary Rivals: FSV Frankfurt, 1. FC Kaiserslautern, Kickers Offenbach, 1. FSV Mainz Fan Friendship: Oldham Athletic, Atalanta Bergamo, Wacker Innsbruck Trophies: German Championship (1): 1959 DFB-Pokal (4): 1973-74, 1974-75, 1980-81, 1987-88 UEFA Cup (1): 1979-80 Stadium: Commerzbank-Arena (formerly: Waldstadion, inaugurated 1925). 51,500 capacity. […]

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Fans protest against RB Leipzig

by Niklas Wildhagen

RB Leipzig have entered the Bundesliga 2 with a bang, managing to secure 7 points from their first three matches in addition to a famous win over Bundesliga side SC Paderborn in the first round of the DFB Pokal. However, those who have followed the close up shots from the fan blocks on match day […]

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Eight Talking Points from Match Day 1

by Tim Snoddon

The Bundesliga is back for a new season and there was already plenty to talk about after the first round of matches. Bayern München unsurprisingly started the season off with a tricky victory against Wolfsburg while Borussia Dortmund disappointed after losing at home to a promising Leverkusen side. Meanwhile, SC Paderborn recorded their first ever […]

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Five players who want to leave

by Niklas Wildhagen

The teams in the Bundesliga have six more days to secure the players they want to be part of their squad until the winter break. However, several players are either considered dead wood by their clubs or want more playing time. Even though there hasn’t been an awful lot of movement on the transfer market […]

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Team of the week – Match Day 1

by Niklas Wildhagen

The first match day of the season saw Wolfsburg’s Junior Malanda miss a crucial chance for an equaliser from within two meters, Paderborn got their first point in Bundesliga history, and Werder Bremen managed to overturn a two-goal deficit after Klopp-flop Julian Schieber made his case for a being a Hertha top signing in his […]

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Season Preview 2014-2015: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

by Jonathan Lines

Nicknames: Die TSG, Die Hoffe Founded: 1. July 1899 as an athletics club with the football club founded in 1920 Club colours: Blue and White Primary Rivals: VfB Stuttgart, SC Freiburg Honours: None beyond regional level Stadium: Wirsol Rhein-Neckar Arena, Sinsheim, Baden-Württemberg (opened 2009; capacity 30,150) 2013-14 finishes: Bundesliga: 9th DFB Pokal: Quarter-finals ( knocked […]

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Penalty kick in final minute spoils Paderborn’s historic debut

by Court Wilson

Paderborn was one minute away from a dream start to their Bundesliga season, but a last-minute penalty kick awarded to Mainz in stoppage time forced the newly promoted team to settle for a 2-2 draw in front of a lively sold out home crowd. At the beginning of the match it looked to be a […]

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Season Preview 2014-2015 : 1. FSV Mainz 05

by Eskender Tamrat

Nicknames: Die Nullfünfer (the O-Fives), Karnevalsverein (Carnival club) Founded: March 16, 1905 Club colors: Red and white Primary Rivals: Eintracht Frankfurt, 1. FC Kaiserslautern Fan Friendship: Borussia Mönchengladbach Honours: German Amateur Championship  (1): 1981-82 Stadium: Coface Arena (capacity: 34,034) (opened: 2011) 2013-14 Finishes: Bundesliga: 7th DFB Pokal: Second Round (defeated by 1. FC Köln, 0-1) Top […]

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Season Preview 2014-2015: SC Freiburg

by Aleix Gwilliam

Nicknames: “Breisgau-Brasilianer”, “Breisgau-Boys” Founded: 30 May 1904 Club colors: Red, black and white Primary Rivals: VfB Stuttgart, Karlsruher SC Fan Friendship: FC Augsburg, Alemannia Aachen Trophies: 2. Bundesliga (3): 1993, 2003, 2009 Stadium: MAGE SOLAR Stadion (formerly Dreisamstadion). Capacity: 24,000. Renovated in 2004. 2013-14 Finishes: Bundesliga: 14th DFB Pokal: Round of 16 (knocked out by […]

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