Tag Archives: Mats Hummels

BVB Bulletin: Bayern, Bayern, Dog-gone Bayern

by Travis Timmons

This loss hurts deep down in there where seasons are lost. I dared Bayern to make me look foolish, and they did to an extent. I say to an extent, because, all things considered, Bayern did precisely what a win required, no more or no less. My colleague, Rick Joshua, was closer to the match’s truth in […]

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Lewandowski claims the points as hard-working Bayern scalp Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park

by Rick Joshua

The Red Dragons gathered in force at the Bavarian Beerhouse for the much awaited “Klassiker” against Borussia Dortmund, and after a gritty encounter at the Signal Iduna Park that lacked the usual quality and gloss but contained plenty of drama and tension, a depleted and rejigged Bayern side did enough to score the crucial goal […]

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The “It’s Cool to Think Der Klassiker Doesn’t Matter” BVB-Bayern Match Preview

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Fancy yourself a cool kid now, huh? Think you’re too cool for gettin’ all excited about Saturday’s BVB-Bayern der Klassiker match in Dortmund, eh? Think again. You know you’ll be watching. You can’t help it. And it’s totally okay. Remember the good old days just a season or two ago when der Klassiker was the […]

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BVB Bulletin: Dark Night of the Footie Soul

by Travis Timmons

It’s official. It’s dark night of the soul time in Dortmund for squad, staff, and supporters alike. The Englische Woche loss to surging FC Augsburg leaves shellshocked Borussia Dormtund buried even deeper in the Bundesliga cellar: last place on 16 points, two points below slumping Hertha Berlin (17th), entropic VfB Stuttgart (16th), and underperforming SC Frieburg (15th), […]

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Team of the Week: Match Day 14

by Randall Hauk

Match day 14 featured both a hat trick of goals and a hat trick of assists. A couple stars returned from injury, a couple old guys triumphed, and some new faces graced the headlines. In our picks for this week, one Bayern player reminds us of his club’s presence at the table top, while other […]

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Time for Klopp and Dortmund to prove their worth

by David Morris

If you take a look at the betting markets every time a top club sacks their manager, there is one name you can guarantee will be among the favourites to take over. Jurgen Klopp has been building his reputation over the past five or so years, combining his excellent managerial abilities with his enigmatic and […]

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Poland v Germany: Match Analysis and Player Ratings

by Rick Joshua

This article was originally published on SchwarzUndWeiss.co.uk. History would be made in Warsaw as the recently-crowned world Champions took on Poland in Warsaw, but not in the way anyone had expected. Lukas Podolski wouldn’t return to the land of his birth would score a hat-trick and take his international tally to fifty goals, debutant Karim […]

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Team photo of Germany's 2014 World Cup squad

Germany’s World Cup Report Card

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

The dream was finally realized. Germany are World champions again after waiting 24 years. Let’s take a look back at how each player performed in this truly historic tournament. Goalkeepers Manuel Neuer – 1 The Germany number one played a flawless tournament. Neuer won the golden glove at the end of the tournament, declaring him […]

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Löw: “We are now ready to take the next step”

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

For the fourth consecutive time, Germany are in the World Cup semifinals. Now they have to overcome their own roadblock and make it to the final. For coach Jogi Löw the France game and performance was a turning point that showed the team’s resilience, ability to get results and was and a platform to take […]

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Germany reach World Cup semifinals and restore confidence with win against France

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Germany made history in Rio de Janeiro by making the semifinals of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive time following their 1-o win over France in the quarterfinals. Mats Hummels’ first half header helped Germany overcome a surprisingly restrained French side. Joachim Löw’s team now meet hosts Brazil in the semifinal on Tuesday in […]

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