German Bundesliga news

In a country still governed by black and white, a team in white and blue took the most popular sport to a new level through one of the biggest surprises in European club football. 1. [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180426/the-invisible-final-magdeburgs-1974-cup-winners-cup-final-win-that-nobody-saw/]

Spürbar Anders The 1. FC Köln officially translates their most-recent marketing motto into English as “Just Different.” The word “Spürbar” would normally indicate that the difference is noticeable, rather than just “just,” but like so [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180425/jonas-hector-not-just-different-but-special/]

What is at stake? Bayern Munich host Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie on Wednesday aiming to secure a healthy advantage to take to Spain for the return game [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180425/bayern-eager-to-secure-first-leg-lead-in-champions-league-clash-with-madrid/]

The World Cup for many fans is a footballing dream come true – the chance to watch the world’s best players compete for the ultimate prize in international football. Even without top sides such as [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180424/the-five-bundesliga-stars-to-watch-in-the-russia-2018-world-cup/]

The title may already be decided, but there is still plenty to be fought for as the Bundesliga enters the final few games of the season. At the top end, the battle for the Champions [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180424/gute-woche-schlechte-woche-matchday-31-edition/]

The final whistle has blown, the heat of battle has just abated and the Bundesliga trainer is quickly thrust in front of a microphone to give his take on the action. Whether his side have [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180423/bundesliga-weekend-wrap-matchday-31-he-said-what/]

Hamburg and Cologne have seen their survival hopes dealt a huge blow last weekend. Can they bounce back this week? Can we get a clear picture of who will progress to the Champions League? We [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180420/bundesliga-match-day-31-predictions/]

Bayern Munich’s 6-0 demolition of Borussia Dortmund at the weekend served to underline (once again) the fact that the Bundesliga is a one horse race this season. From a betting perspective, Bayern are untouchable. Most [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180419/best-bets-for-the-remainder-of-the-german-football-season/]

Originally my plan had been to write a simple piece about who might get promoted and relegated to and from the 3. Liga at the end of this season. However, as I kept investigating it [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180419/3-liga-up-and-down-promotion-and-relegation/]

Germany head to Russia this summer hoping to win the World Cup for a record-equaling fifth time. Drawn in Group F for the tournament, Germany face Mexico in Moscow on June 17 before meeting Sweden [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180417/evaluating-germanys-chances-for-a-5th-world-cup-win/]

Champions Bayern Munich showed they are not going to let up now that that their sixth successive Bundesliga title is in the bag. Jupp Heynckes’ enjoyed another big win over his former side, while Schalke [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180417/gute-woche-schlechte-woche-matchday-30-edition/]

Monday night matches in the Bundesliga are widely unpopular, as evidenced by protests in Frankfurt, Dortmund, Bremen, Leipzig, and, most recently, Mainz. As a response to the DFL stipulating that their match be played on [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/20180416/mainz-and-freiburg-fans-take-to-the-pitch-in-protest-match/]