Thoughts on Bundesliga MatchDay 14


On MatchDay 14 weekend, there were 26 goals scored despite two scoreless draws being played.  Of the seven German clubs involved in midweek European play, none were defeated this weekend, but only two, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, were able to earn victories. Nil-Nils Trending During the first two weeks of this Bundesliga season, there were no scoreless draws recorded and […]

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Checking in on VfB Stuttgart


The second half of the Bundesliga begins in less than two weeks. Although the top of the table appears to be a foregone conclusion, the bottom is anything but. Only four points separate the entire bottom half of the league. Stuttgart is currently 15th, one position above the relegation playoff spot. An optimist would note that VfB is theoretically one win […]

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VfB Stuttgart 6-2 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim – Die Roten Return to Winning Ways

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Thomas Schneider lead VFB to their first win of the Bundesliga season on his coaching debut as Vedad Ibišević tied up with Mainz’ Nicolai Müller at the top of the goal scorer list following his well-taken hat-trick. The Swabians separated with former coach Bruno Labbadia last week after a poor start to the season, which left the club without a point […]

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VfB Stuttgart 2-1 Eintracht Frankfurt: Ibišević nets late winner for Stuttgart


Armin Veh returned to Stuttgart, where he unexpectedly won the Bundesliga title in 2007, with his Eintracht Frankfurt side flying high in third after Schalke’s win against Nürnberg on Saturday. No promoted side has started a Bundesliga season better than Frankfurt have this year, and they were hoping to stay on Bayern’s tail with three points against a VfB side […]

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Europa League – All Four German Clubs Earn a Point Thursday


The four German clubs involved in this year’s Europa League competition were unable to duplicate the success Tuesday and Wednesday of their Bundesliga brethren. Schalke, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern  München all earned victories in the first round of Champions League matches.  Instead, Hannover, VfB Stuttgart, Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Borussia Mönchengladbach all had to settle for a single point on the first […]

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Bundesliga Players on International Duty this Weekend


Once again Bundesliga players represented their home nations across the globe during the first round of games of the international break.  Stuttgart’s  Vedad Ibišević scored a hat trick, while Jefferson Farfan of Schalke had a brace and Bayern München’s Manuel Neuer as well as Wolfsburg keeper Diego Benaglio registered clean sheets over the weekend in international play. UEFA World Cup Qualifying Germany […]

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VfB Stuttgart 0-1 Vfl Wolfsburg: 90 minutes of dull football


Both Bruno Labbadia and Felix Magath can’t be happy about their team’s performances. Tonight’s clash between Stuttgart and Wolfsburg promised to be a match full of goal mouth action, going by the recent history of the matches between the two sides. The last five matches had produced 20 goals, or four goals on average. The Wolves hadn’t won a single […]

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Season Preview – VfB Stuttgart – There will be Goals


There will be goals.  VfB Stuttgart finished fourth in the Bundesliga in goalscoring last season and fourth the season before.  Attacking talents such as Vedad Ibisevic (57 career Bundesliga league goals), Cacau (86), Martin Harnik (27), Tamas Hajnal (17), Cristian Gentner (22), plus recent Bundesliga newcomers such as Shinji Okazaki (9 league goals in 38 matches) and Daniel Didavi (9 […]

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All the Bundesliga News that’s Fit to Print


There’s plenty of Bundesliga news with the transfer season in full bloom, the London Olympics getting underway with Gladbach’s Yuki Otsu scoring a goal heard ’round the world Thursday, and German clubs playing test matches as they prepare for the upcoming season. Hannover will look to repeat their success last season in the Europa League in their play-in qualifiers against […]

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