Category Archives: Bundesliga

“Help me Borussia Dortmund, you are my last hope”


Imagine. Borussia Dortmund is like Obi Wan Kenobi. Bayern München is the “Death Star of the South”. I will later find some words about this metaphor. Now it is very important to talk about some ground rules before the “almost” important match for Borussia Dortmund. There is no “German Clásico” It seems that the media is too occupied now. Otherwise they […]

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The coincidences which brought Robert Lewandowski to the Bundesliga


Robert Lewandowski’s five goals were the talk of Europe on Wednesday morning. As it turns the Pole managed to establish a new European record, as the quickest five pack had been scored by the Hungarian Spaniard Laszlo Kubala, who scored five goals within 19 minutes in a league match in Spain back in 1959. Furthermore, the 27-year-old scored more goals within […]

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Book Review: Lee Price’s The Bundesliga Blueprint


America, the Bundesliga is here, thanks to Fox Sports now owning the broadcasting rights to the world’s most exciting football export. Outside of Germany’s die Nationalmannschaft winning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and Bayern Munich’s lofty dominance, perhaps you don’t much about the world of German fußball. But you’re eager. You’re in love with this German fußball stuff. You’re on […]

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Bayern Munich v Wolfsburg: Team News, Betting Tips & Key Stats


The first clash of last season’s top two takes place on Tuesday as defending champions Bayern Munich play host to VfL Wolfsburg. Heading into the midweek fixtures, these are two of the top three, with Pep Guardiola’s side only below Borussia Dortmund on goal difference, but have already opened up a four-point lead over third-place Wolfsburg after five games. Pep […]

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Bundesliga This and That: Random Thoughts on our Favorite League — MatchDay 5


Only 17 goals were scored on MatchDay 5, almost 50% less than last week’s 31.  Even Thomas Muller failed to score, although Yunus Malli had a hat trick, and Bas Dost his first brace ever in a substitute’s role.  It’s a quick turnaround for Bundesliga clubs, as MatchDay 6 fixtures are played on Tuesday and Wednesday (Englische Woche in Germany), […]

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