Category Archives: Match Report

Bayern Munich Roll Past Borussia Dortmund Sunday


Bayern Munich turned the much-hyped Der Klassiker match with unbeaten Borussia Dortmund Sunday into simply a Bayern Klassiker, as the Bavarians defeated visiting BvB by a 5-1 margin at the Allianz Arena, and in doing so built their lead in the Bundesliga table to seven points over the runnerup BvB and eight points over their Ruhr Valley counterparts, Schalke, going into the […]

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Friday Night Coface – Malli Inspires Mainz to Magnificent Win


Late evening kick off under the floodlights, the warm buzz of anticipation in a mostly-full stadium, the knowledge that you’re about to see two teams of highly talented players go head to head in a game everyone at home’s also watching. Is there anything better when it comes to football? Not much. On Friday I made the very short trip […]

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An Old-School Klassiker: The Greuther Fürth-Nürnberg Frankenderby


Bayern versus Dortmund. Bayern versus 1860. HSV v Werder. Dortmund versus Schalke. Some more recent, some more traditional, but classic encounters all the same. However there is a Klassiker that is arguably more steeped in history and tradition than any of these. FC Bayern München against Borussia Dortmund is a recent “classic encounter”, with the label only being applied in […]

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A 3.Liga Road Trip to Wiesbaden

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In the midst of the international break for domestic fixtures, one might imagine that there’s absolutely nothing football-wise happening on the domestic front in Germany right now. It’s a fair but incorrect assumption, as Germany’s national third tier and Regional leagues below it have continued to play host to a number of games – and it makes sense, given that […]

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Magdeburg’s Incredible Rise Continues with Win over Chemnitz


1.FC Magdeburg 2:0 (1:0) Chemnitzer FC Newly-promoted 1.FC Magdeburg have enjoyed an excellent start to life in the 3. Liga since their promotion from the Regionalliga Nordost, with two wins and two draws from their opening four games, leaving the club joint top of the table at the start of the league’s first Englische Woche of the season. Chemnitzer FC were […]

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Bundesliga Week 2: Analysis of Borussia Mönchengladbach


Well, here we are again. Another week, another loss for Borussia Mönchengladbach, and a whole raft more of reasons not to be cheerful for fans of the Fohlenelf. Mainly, that is, if you look only at the result of a match or, even worse, at the table after two matchdays. Yes, Borussia are rooted bottom, and yes, they’ve lost twice […]

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