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Geissböcke have their horns trimmed by birthday boys Bayern

by Rick Joshua

27th February 2015 marked the 115th anniversary of the foundation of FC Bayern, and the Red Dragons London gathered in force for what would turn into a memorable birthday party. The evening ended with the presentation of a special “Allianz Arena” cake and a club history quiz, but the main meal – a Friday evening […]

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Schalke’s crushing defeat at Revierderby exposes midfield weakness

by Tim Snoddon

Borussia Dortmund 3-0 FC Schalke 04   (Aubameyang 77, Mkhitaryan 78, Reus 85) It was not that Schalke lost. It was not that it was the coveted Ruhr Valley derby. It was about how. At the end of the game, BvB Dortmund had thirteen shots on net compared to Schalke 04’s nil. Dortmund played a game […]

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Match Reaction: Köln Shows Fight, Takes Loss in Bavaria

by Randall Hauk

A quick reaction to FC Köln’s 4-1 loss at FC Bayern München. What it Means Despite a week filled with talk about not getting pummeled the way recent opponents have and repeated mentions of maybe launching a sensation, the 1. FC Köln took their turn at the Allianz Arena and came away with no points […]

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Gallant Gladbach fall short to Sevilla

by Conor Garratt

A sold-out Borussia-Park played host to a great display of football between Europa League defending Champions Sevilla FC and one of the competition’s most impressive sides so far, Borussia Mönchengladbach. An own-goal from skipper Martin Stranzl and a brace by Sevilla forward Vitolo left Lucien Favre’s men rueing a series of missed chances, mulling over […]

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BVB Bulletin: Somewhat Hopeful Loss to Juventus in UCL Play

by Travis Timmons

Juventus is a damn fine football team. To me at least, this was the message from Tuesday’s 1-2 somewhat hopeful loss in Turn to the Italian Champions. Although the scoreline was close, BVB were simply outclassed by a more precise side when it matter most. However, the loss was useful for Dortmund, who picked up […]

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He’s a Hitz- Augusburg keeper stuns Leverkusen with late goal

by Stephen Linsley

A dramatic stoppage time equalizer from Augsburg ‘keeper, Marwin Hitz, denied Leverkusen all three points in a pulsating Champions League contender match at the Impuls Arena. The incredible climax to the game meant that Leverkusen have won only once in the five games since Winterpause, but remain only two points off Schalke in 4th and […]

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Six of the Best from Bayern as they overpower ten-man Paderborn

by Rick Joshua

FC Bayern returned to Bundesliga action with a journey north-west to Paderborn, with normal service being resumed. The home side must surely have taken some heart from Bayern’s lack of sharpness in front of goal against Shakhtar Donetsk in midweek, but any hopes of pulling off a shock were quickly quashed as Bayern once again […]

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Dost Unstoppable, Wolfsburg Unstoppable

by Gerry Wittmann

VfL Wolfsburg’s undefeated run continued Sunday as they defeated a plucky Hertha Berlin side 2-1 with en fuego Dutch striker Bas Dost providing both Wolfsburg goals. The Wolves, who haven’t suffered defeat since late November (a league loss away to Schalke and a Europa League group stage loss to Everton), are now set up nicely […]

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Hrgota Saves Binary Borussia

by Conor Garratt

An injury-time equaliser by Swedish striker Branimir Hrgota salvaged Borussia Mönchengladbach a point away to Hamburger SV on Sunday afternoon, after Zoltan Stieber’s second goal for die Rothosen put die Fohlen on the brink of a second loss in a week. It was, all in all, a poor encounter between a nervous Hamburg, still recovering […]

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Die Köpenick Chronik – Union building a fortress at the Alte Försterei

by Janek Speight

Any question marks over Union Berlin’s capacity to score goals without star striker Sebastian Polter were abolished on Sunday afternoon, as Die Eiserne dispatched 1.FC Heidenheim in a come-from-behind 3-1 victory. Manager Norbert Düwel was faced with a conundrum in replacing eight-goal Polter, who picked up his fifth yellow card of the season in last week’s loss […]

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