Tag Archives: 2012/2013

Borussia Dortmund 4 – 1 Real Madrid: Lewandowski Leads Dortmund towards the Promised Land


Borussia Dortmund forward Robert Lewandowski produced the game of a lifetime, scoring four goals for the home side as they handed Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid a harsh 4-1 loss Wednesday evening.  A day after Bayern Munich had spanked mighty Barcelona in the other Champions League semifinal, Jurgen Klopp’s Dortmund side have proven, after previously unsuccessful forays into European competition the […]

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Bayern Munich 4-0 Barcelona: Bavarian Perfection


The Tuesday meeting of titans FC Bayern Munich and FC Barcelona created an atmosphere of anticipation worldwide, pitting two clubs that had only lost a combined three matches in domestic play this year, both loaded with talent and intention.  But Bayern Munich proved themselves, at least on this day, the much superior side, as they perfectly executed in attack and […]

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What the Hell Were They Doing? 1.FC Nürnberg Gets the Bayern Treatment


Narratives are dangerous, especially when applied to real, living things, like football clubs  wrapping up a campaign. Sure, the campaign resembles what we call a narrative with something like conflict and characters mapped out through rising action, a climax, and a denouement. However, this resemblance isn’t settled until the campaign is finished and the players are taking summer breaks. But […]

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VfB Stuttgart 2 – 1 SC Freiburg: Stuttgart Salvage their Season with Pokal Win


A crowd of 59,000 at Stuttgart’s Mercedes-Benz were rewarded by the home club Wednesday, as VfB Stuttgart defeated fellow Baden-Wurtemburg club SC Freiburg 2-1, advancing to the DFB Pokal Final on June 1 against Bayern Munich.  The Swabians have now beaten the Black Forest club in all three of their Pokal meetings, and return to the Cup final for the […]

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Bayern Munich are Bundesliga Champions !!!


Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the first time since 2009/10 after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over 5th placed Eintracht Frankfurt in the Commerzbank Arena. The Bavarians romp to the title has been well documented from their opening day away success at relegation-bound Furth to last week’s 9-2 demolition of Hamburg (HSV). The Reds won their first eight games […]

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