Borussia Dortmund – FC Bayern München – “Damn, they are still the best”

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Borussia Dortmund was good, but FC Bayern München is yet the better team So it is over. The so-called “Klassiker” between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern München. There was not a single goal in this match. There were not any ugly scenes, fouls or acting, neither. There was one thing – pure football. The two best German teams fought each […]

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Schalke Hold Hot Stuttgart to a Draw Sunday

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FC Schalke 04 welcomed red-hot and in-form VfB Stuttgart Sunday night and played out a deserved 1-1 draw after goals from Younhes Belhanda and Martin Harnik in the first and second half, respectively. The opening minutes were all Stuttgart as they prodded the Schalke midfield and defense early on, but those were the only minutes afforded to the away side […]

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A Look Back at Schalke’s Win over Wolfsburg Saturday

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There’s nothing overly romantic about describing Schalke’s 3-0 home victory against Wolfsburg as their best performance since their 4-3 victory over Real Madrid nearly a year ago. It was a clinical performance that saw goals from club veteran Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, summer signing Johannes Geis and winter signing Alessandro Schopf, who indeed scored within minutes of his first game at the Veltins […]

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Bundesliga Flashback: Bayer Leverkusen 3 – 6 Borussia Mönchengladbach (29 August 2010)

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Ahead of the 2010-11 Bundesliga season, Bayer Leverkusen were the clear front-runners. I was looking for new pastures. For years, I regarded myself as an avid Werder Bremen fan, only to finally see my patience running out with Thomas Schaff’s same all-attack philosophies year in and out. Leverkusen certainly seemed like a new breed for someone watching the league far […]

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And now, wow. Borussia Dortmund and the transfer myths

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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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