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Bayern brush Billygoats aside with solid display at the RheinEnergie

by Rick Joshua

Week six of the Bundesliga campaign would see Bayern travel north-west to take on 1. FC Köln, last year’s champions of the second division. The team known as Die Geißböcke or “Billygoats” had been among Bayern’s rivals in the early 1980s, and while the intensity may have waned over the years with the decline of […]

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Ricardo Rodriguez and VfL Wolfsburg reach for the table top

by Eskender Tamrat

In a swift counterattack move, the hosts hit Werder Bremen when Kevin De Bruyne played a delightful ball to the path of the onrushing Ricardo Rodriguez. The Swiss international’s effort was a typical poacher’s strike, as he lobbed the stranded goalkeeper Raphael Wolf to put Wolfsburg ahead. Any striker would be proud of this finish, as […]

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Bundesliga Fanatic XI – players still looking for a new home

by Niklas Wildhagen

What happens if a team is struck by an injury crisis right now? The transfer window is closed, leaving clubs of the top three divisions little room to react to unforeseen losses to injury like the one Eintracht Frankfurt suffered when Kevin Trapp was injured in a match against Mainz. There is, however, one little […]

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Revierderby Preview: FC Schalke 04 vs. Borussia Dortmund

by Eskender Tamrat

Even when two clubs are in contrasting form, it is always hard to call a fierce derby matches beforehand, and it’s much harder to do so when it’s what’s known as “the mother of all derbies.” Schalke started the season on the wrong foot, again and Borussia Dortmund had to rely on a late goal against cellar-dweller […]

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Timo Hildbrand makes surprise return to the Bundesliga

by Jody Strauch

Former Schalke 04 goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand was picked up this week in a surprise move by Eintracht Frankfurt. SGE will be without the services of their number 1, Kevin Trapp, who will be out for several months after seriously injuring his ankle in the game against Mainz 05 on Tuesday. Trapp was to undergo surgery […]

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Bundesliga news: Pep expects a tough fight and Mkhitaryan injured

by Linus Vedmar

Pep Guardiola is not expecting an easy win when his Bayern München side take on newly promoted SC Paderborn today. The visitors have yet to lose in the Bundesliga, and are top of the table ahead of the fixture. Another club who has gotten used to winning is Augsburg. After a slow start to the new […]

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2014-15 Bundesliga Power Rankings: Match Day 4

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

We are back with the 2014-15 Bundesliga Power Rankings – the post-Match Day 4 edition. Since our last edition, some moving and shaking has happened. This week, we crown a new #1 and shuffle up everyone else. Reminder: the Power Rankings do not necessarily reflect the current table standings, since they account both for form […]

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Bundesliga highlights – Wolfsburg vs. Bayer and Mainz vs. BVB

by Niklas Wildhagen

Did you miss any of the Bundesliga action this weekend? Don’t worry, here are all the goals from VfL Wolfsburg vs. Bayer Leverkusen and 1. FSV Mainz vs. Borussia Dortmund. VfL Wolfsburg vs. Bayer Leverkusen Goals scored by Rodriguez, Drmic, Vierinha, Rodriguez and Hunt. 1. FSV Mainz 05 vs. Borussia Dortmund Goals scored by Okazaki […]

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Köln, Gladbach Derby Ends in 0-0 Stalemate

by Court Wilson

Borussia Mönchengladbach’s aggressiveness moving forward was negated by 1.FC Köln for a full 90 minutes, leading to a 0-0 tie for the first time in the Rhineland Derby’s 80 plus match history. The loud atmosphere in RheinEnergieStadion was apparent from the beginning between the drums and choreographed crowd chants. For most of the game the […]

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83 meters – Moritz Stoppelkamp sets a new Bundesliga record

by Niklas Wildhagen

Match day 4 has provided us with plenty of entertainment so far. There was a 6 goal humdinger between Augsburg and Werder, HSV’s new coach Joe Zinnbauer started off with a goalless draw against Bayern München, but the talk of the town is all about Moritz Stoppelkamp’s goal against Hannover 96. The current Paderborn player, […]

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