Features | Previews RSS feed for this section

Englische Woche Preview: Hoffenheim vs. Leverkusen

by Linus Vedmar

TSG Hoffenheim will be looking to earn three new points today when the club welcome Bayer Leverkusen to the Rhein-Neckar Arena in Sinsheim. TSG begun their Bundesliga campaign in an impressive fashion, not losing a single game until match day 10 when Borussia Mönchengladbach proved to be too strong for the blue and whites. The […]

Continue Reading

Sunday’s Nordderby – a match between two suffering giants

by Niklas Wildhagen

In the past the match between Hamburger SV and Werder Bremen were top table clashes, but these days both teams are at the bottom of the table desperately trying to get back to the good old days. Funnily enough, there are some parallels between the two teams current suffering. The Red Shorts restructured their club’s economic […]

Continue Reading

Preview: Leverkusen Host Mainz Saturday

by Linus Vedmar

Bayer 04 Leverkusen will be looking to bounce back after their surprise defeat away to Hamburg (1-0) last weekend when they host 1.FSV Mainz 05 on Saturday. Roger Schmidt’s side travelled to Imtech Arena on a high note after Hakan Calhanoglu sealed the victory away to Schalke 04 with his lone goal a week earlier. […]

Continue Reading

Dortmund head into the fire with little to lose and reasons to be optimistic

by David Morris

When Borussia Dortmund take the field at the Allianz Arena late Saturday afternoon, both their manager Jurgen Klopp and his team would be forgiven for feeling incredibly apprehensive and anxious ahead of meeting their unbeaten rivals. And yet Klopp will feed off this apprehension and ensure his players do too. Games against their fierce competitors […]

Continue Reading

VfL Wolfsburg vs. Mainz 05 Preview

by Linus Vedmar

FSV Mainz has begun their Bundesliga campaign in an impressive fashion. The Coface Arena-outfit have yet to lose for the first time this term after beating teams like Hertha Berlin, Dortmund and Augsburg, and drawing to Paderborn, Hannover, Eintracht Frankfurt, Hoffenheim and third-placed Mönchengladbach. M05’s  impressive form is not least a result of the club’s defensive […]

Continue Reading

Preview: Monday’s Fortuna Düsseldorf-FC St. Pauli Clash

by Linus Vedmar

Fortuna Düsseldorf is looking to extend their unbeaten run to seven games when they host FC St. Pauli at the Esprit Arena on Monday. The hosts are currently fourth in the zweite Bundesliga, even though they experienced a slow start to the season. Oliver Reck’s side began the campaign by drawing against Eintracht Braunschweig and […]

Continue Reading

Forty Years Earlier: Der Wasserschlacht von Frankfurt

by Rick Joshua

Germany’s upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland is actually the seventh competitive encounter with their Eastern neighbours, with the most recent coming at Euro 2008 when Joachim Löw’s side would triumph courtesy of two goals from one of their Polish-born stars, Lukas Podolski. There would also be the dramatic 1-0 win for the Nationalmannschaft in […]

Continue Reading

Preview – Bayer Leverkusen looking to get back on track against Benfica

by Niklas Wildhagen

Die Werkself got off to a poor start in the competition after their 1-0 loss against Monaco, in a match which saw Roger Schmidt’s team squander a bucketload of good chances. Tonight’s match is played at the BayArena, and already now it is clear that the encounter against the 33 times Portuguese league winners is […]

Continue Reading

Sokratis and Kevin Prince-Boateng header photo Revierdebry

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 […]

Continue Reading

Borussia Dortmund vs. Arsenal Preview (Group D)

by Nicholas Peters

Projected Starting Lineups: Borussia Dortmund (4-2-3-1): 1. Weidenfeller; 26. Piszczek – 4. Subotic – 25. Sokratis – 37. Durm; 14. Jojic – 5. Kehl; 10. Mkhitaryan – 7. Kagawa – 19. Großkreutz; 20. Ramos. Arsenal (4-3-3): 1. Szczęsny; 39. Bellirín – 4. Mertesacker – 6. Koscielny – 3. Gibbs; 16. Ramsey – 20. Flamini – […]

Continue Reading

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On Google Plus