Tag Archives: Lukas Podolski

Bayern KO Arsenal’s Champions League Hopes

by Daniel Jefferson

Arsenal’s brave attempts to progress in the Champions League were in vain as a spirited performance was just not quite enough to beat reigning European Champions, Bayern Munich. Bayern asserted their dominance early as the first chance fell to the hosts. It was from midfield maestro, Bastian Schweinsteiger but his tame effort was easily saved […]

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Champions League Preview – Arsenal vs Bayern Munich

by Alex Chaffer

Bayern Munich v Arsenal (19th Feb-11th Mar) It’s been the same old story for Bayern this season, extending their unbeaten league run to 46 games and losing just once in the group stages. Bayern will be hoping to go past Arsenal just like they did last year, but it certainly won’t get any easier for […]

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Interview – Lukas Podolski on Germany’s US Trip and the team’s newcomers

by Cristian Nyari

Playing against Ecuador in Boca Raton’s FAU Stadium on Wednesday and scoring twice in that match, Lukas Podolski has brought his tally of caps up to 109, with a total of 46 goals to his name. Talking to DFB.de-writer Steffen Lüdeke, the Arsenal FC forward takes stock of the national team’s U.S. trip so far and offers […]

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Germany kicks off US Tour with 4-2 win over Ecuador

by Cristian Nyari

Germany’s “C-team” passed the first test of their US tour after a 4-2 win against Ecuador in Florida.  Two goals from Lukas Podolski and Lars Bender in an impressive first half left Ecuador with too much to do despite outplaying Germany in the second. Jochim Löw missed a majority of his first choice players due […]

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A Rejuvenation in North London? Rating Lukas Podolski’s First Season Abroad with the Gunners

by Chase Ruttig

2011/12 was a trying campaign for Lukas Podolski: his much-loved FC Köln side were relegated to the 2. Bundesliga amidst some awful scenes in the club’s finale. Despite scoring 18 goals for the club, Podolski – once again – was forced to make a move from his first club, this time abroad to the EPL […]

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Arsenal 0 – 2 Schalke – Strong away win for the Royal Blues

by Niklas Wildhagen

Huub Stevens’ team continues to impress away from home in the Champions League. Arsenal have been one of the strongest home sides in the Champions League over the last few years. The Gunners last defeat to a non Premier League side in the competition dates nine years back in time. Schalke on the other hand […]

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Season Preview – 1. F.C. Köln – Life After Podolski

by Randall Hauk

Relegated! Generally, that word would suffice as a summary of any team suffering the burden of having it associated with the results of a season’s work. Yet, it hardly does justice to just how large a disaster the 2011-12 campaign was for 1. FC Köln both on and off the field. Long-time club president Wolfgang […]

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Germany 1 – 2 Italy – Löw’s changes prove detrimental as Germany face another semi final exit

by Cristian Nyari

Germany go out at the semi finals for the third time in four major tournaments after being beaten by an impressive Italian side. Löw’s team were unable to overcome a Balotelli brace in the first half, struggling to ever really get a grip on the game against a tactically disciplined and resolute Italian team. Ozil’s […]

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Denmark 1 – 2 Germany – Germany reach quarterfinals with laborious but historic win

by Cristian Nyari

A hard fought win against one of the tournament’s surprise packages meant that Germany won all three group stage matches for the first time in EURO history, and thus qualified for the quarterfinals after topping the group.  A goal from centurion Podolski gave Germany the lead before Denmark exposed their vulnerability on set pieces to […]

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The Seventh Centurion

by Rick Joshua

Charlton Heston? Russell Crowe? Michael Palin? No, a certain Lukas Podolski – who looks set to win his hundredth international cap against Denmark in Lviv on Sunday – becoming the seventh player to reach the mark for the Nationalmannschaft. In what has been a short and dynamic career where he has played a staggering 83.9% […]

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