Match Preview: Borussia Mönchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund


The winter break is finally over and the first match day of the Rückrunde brings us a top shelf clash between 2nd place Borussia Dortmund and 4th place Borussia Mönchengladbach. The verdict from the Hinrunde, regarding BVB under new trainer Thomas Tuchel, was very positive. The team instantly gelled, new players hit the ground running, and there were some highly impressive displays capped by the […]

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


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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A Bavarian David vs. Goliath Preview: Tale Of The Tape


Bundesliga matchday 16 sees the first ever Bundesliga clash between Bavarian neighbours Bayern Munich and FC Ingolstadt. The difference in stature between the two is immense leading to the obvious labelling of this fixture as a classic “David vs. Goliath” match-up. While the use of the sling-shot is not permitted according to FIFA regulations, there will be plenty of onlookers keen […]

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Champions League Matchday 6 – German Club Preview

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The elite of German football return to European duty this week as this year’s Champions League group stage reaches its exciting climax. Bayern, Wolfsburg, Mönchengladbach and Leverkusen all take their place on the elite stage and four enticing match-ups await on Tuesday and Wednesday. The action is previewed here for you…… Tuesday 8th December VfL Wolfsburg v Manchester United The […]

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Match Preview: VfL Wolfsburg v Borussia Dortmund


While Bayern Munich versus Borussia Mönchengladbach might be some people’s game of the week (with tradition playing its role), Saturday evening sees another heavyweight clash at the Volkswagen Arena as the battle for second place hots up when VfL Wolfsburg host Borussia Dortmund. Neither side will (publically at least) have given up hope on clawing back runaway leaders Bayern Munich […]

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An Early Christmas Cracker – The Hessen Derby


It is a mere 24 kilometres as the crow flies between the Commerzbank Arena, the home of Eintracht Frankfurt, and the Böllenfalltor in Darmstadt, but the closeness ends there. It may not be a direct city rivalry, but this weekend’s derby clash between the Adler and the Lilien is fiercely anticipated and will grab the attention of the watching Hessen […]

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