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Bayern vs. Kaiserslautern – The underdog’s complaints

by Niklas Wildhagen

Tonight’s Pokal semifinal match between FC Bayern München and 1.FC Kaiserslautern is a classic, and this time around there are many factors worth examining. Bayern are currently trying to get out of the slump they have been facing in the league. Saturday’s comprehensible 3-0 beat down by Dortmund meant that Bayern haven’t won their last […]

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Dortmund Shine Against Bayern and Other Matchday 30 Musings

by Jonathan Harding

It must have been quite a moment for Marco Reus on Saturday evening in Munich. His team triumphed in perhaps their most complete performance of the season to defeat recent title-winners Bayern Munich by three goals to nil. His footballing twin has already swapped yellow for red and with Robert Lewandowski following suit this summer, […]

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Der Klassiker Is Back: Do You Care?

by Travis Timmons

Germany’s version of El Clasico is back this weekend as Borussia Dortmund visit Bayern Munich in round two of 2013-14′s Der Klassiker series. However, the best some of us can muster for this late season showdown is a yawn. Yawn. There’s just very little narrative intrigue to the heavyweight clash in this particular instance. Sure, it features Germany’s […]

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The Race for the Final Champions League Spot Heats Up

by Cristian Nyari

All eyes are on what is shaping out to be one of the most dramatic relegation battles in recent memory in the Bundesliga. Six clubs are fighting it out to avoid the drop and remain in the top flight with just five points separating 13th from 18th in the standings. Just as exciting as the […]

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Where have Hannover 96 gone wrong?

by Niklas Wildhagen

Hannover’s 3-0 loss against Eintracht Braunschweig was a bitter pill to swallow for Tayfun Korkut and Hannover 96. The 96′ers are now only 2 points above the drop zone and their form of late has left a lot to be desired. Five points from the last 10 games and a goal difference of -14 from […]

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Checklist – Who is going down?

by Niklas Wildhagen

It’s crunch time in the Bundesliga. Six match days are left and a number of heavy weights are still not out of the battle against relegation: Werder Bremen were in the Champions League as recently as the 09/10 season, HSV are the only team which has been in Germany’s top flight since it came into […]

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Sun and Mirror denied after calling Schweinsteiger a “pig”

by Susie Schaaf

While @MirrorFootball ‘s Twitter byline says: “We’ll Tweet what we want / We’ll Tweet what we want / We’re @MirrorFootball / And we’ll Tweet what we want”, they, along with the Sun, won’t be doing any tweeting or reporting from Bayern Munich’s second-leg Champions League encounter with Manchester United on Wednesdayas both English rags have been denied credentials […]

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5 Players Who Should Be Playing at Bigger Clubs Next Season

by Alex Chaffer

There have been plenty of outstanding players in the Bundesliga this season, even when you look down the league table. These players have stood out even when the rest of their teammates haven’t.  Below are five players players who could very well be at a bigger clubs next season based on their contributions this year. […]

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Imagine There’s No Bayern

by Travis Timmons

As Bayern Munich mathematically clinched their 24th Bundesliga title last night with a 3-1 win against Hertha Berlin, other Bundesliga clubs might be wishing they could imagine a Bundesliga without Bayern. I know it’s probably impossible to think of German fußball for more than 10 seconds without at least one Bayern-related image popping in your […]

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The Forgotten Man: Does Holger Badstuber have a Place in Pep’s Bayern Squad?

by Adrian Sertl

It has been nearly 15 months since Holger Badstuber last featured in a match for FC Bayern München. The 24-year-old central defender has been sidelined by a rather serious ligament injury in his right knee initially suffered in a 1-1 draw with Borussia Dortmund in December 2012. While on the road to recovery, Badstuber experienced […]

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