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Five players who could replace Marco Reus

by Niklas Wildhagen

Marco Reus has been ruled out of the World Cup after catching an injury in the last friendly ahead of the World Cup. Now that Jogi Löw has to replace one of his key players, he has many options at hand who could fill in for Reus. But who should he pick and what considerations […]

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Big Win Against Armenia Comes at Huge Cost for Löw and Germany

by Cristian Nyari

Germany had one of their most impressive showings on Friday, beating Armenia convincingly 6-1 in Mainz in their last preparation match before taking off to Brazil. The team showed the attacking verve and dynamism that Low was looking for during their preparation and Miroslav Klose also set a landmark, breaking Gerd Muller’s 40-year-old record and […]

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25 Best Bundesliga Players 2013/14: 5-1

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

And here we are. The five best players in the Bundesliga during the 2013-14 season.  Most of these won’t come as a surprise and not enough can be said about their contribution this season. An up and coming defender who is on the verge of becoming world class, the league’s best out-and-out striker, a dynamic […]

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Looking Back at the Pokal Semifinal: Borussia Dortmund vs. VfL Wolfsburg

by Cassidy Gabriel

To describe the atmosphere within Signal Iduna Park last Tuesday is a task best-left to the truly, veritably eloquent. However, pictures do speak a thousand words; the digital camera roll of a particularly well-positioned in-stadium supporter attending last week’s DFB-Pokal semi-final between Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg would likely paint an exquisite story of the 2-0 finish for the […]

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Dortmund exit Europe on high after emphatic win against Madrid

by Mark Lovell

Not quite the wondrous miracle that few actually expected but high-drama all the same. Real’s players joyfully celebrated the 2-0 defeat at the final whistle as they might when winning ‘El Clasico’ in the Nou Camp, Barcelona. Games can change on fine margins and Real clearly struggled to come to terms with Angel di Maria’s […]

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5 Talking Points from MatchDay 28

by Eskender Tamrat

With the league title wrapped up by the unprecedented Bayern Munich side in the midweek with seven games to spare, the Bundesliga continued this weekend as the topsy-turvy fight to avoid relegation reaches its climax point. Werder Bremen left it late at Hannover to almost secure their Bundesliga status for another season, while Freiburg got […]

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Analysis – Borussia Dortmund dominate Olympique Marseille

by Travis Timmons

While Jürgen Klopp watched from a Westfalenstadion skybox – bundled up like a holiday shopper – Borussia Dortmund (BVB) sought out Champions League (UCL) revenge against the traditional French power, Olympic Marseille (OM), to avenge a UCL sweep at the Frenchmen’s hands two year ago (2-6 aggregate). It succeeded. And looked its hipster best while winning. […]

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Klose ties Gerd Müller, Lahm reaches 100 caps and Germany one step closer to Brazil

by Cristian Nyari

Germany’s 3-0 win in their World Cup qualifier against Austria was all about milestones.  Captain Philipp Lahm became only the 11th player to reach 100 caps for the national team while Miroslav Klose finally equalled a record most thought was unreachable, tying the great Gerd Müller as Germany’s all time top goalscorer. Meanwhile, coach Joachim […]

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Borussia Dortmund off to best Bundesliga start in over a decade

by Cristian Nyari

Borussia Dortmund’s 1-0 win against Werder Bremen was the first time since the 2001/02 season that they have won their first three league matches.  That season of course Dortmund were crowned champions and going by how their campaign started this year they will be right in the mix to compete for it again.  Robert Lewandowski’s […]

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Borussia Dortmund Defeat Bayern Munich 4-2, Win DFL SuperCup

by Gerry Wittmann

Jurgen Klopp and his Borussia Dortmund squad ended Pep Guardiola’s early run of preseason trophy-grabs Saturday by defeating the Bavarians 4-2 to capture the DFL SuperCup.  The two teams met in last year’s SuperCup, with Bayern prevailing over their Ruhr Valley rivals in a match that foreshadowed their historic treble-winning season as Dortmund surrendered the […]

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