German Bundesliga news

When Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz arrived for his pregame press conference on Wednesday he looked like a man who has finally figured out his team’s problems. It was clear from his statements that the [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/vfb-stuttgart-2-1-borussia-dortmund-nervy-dortmund-exposed-once-again/]

They’re highly talented, highly admired and highly paid, and a growing number of Bundesliga stars are giving something back by joining Juan Mata’s Common Goal initiative. The Manchester United and Spain midfielder is the face [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/more-bundesliga-stars-support-common-goal/]

Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be a part of Friday night’s Bundesliga tie against Stuttgart after being left out of the travelling squad. The 28-year-old reportedly arrived late to training by as much as 30 minutes. [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/pierre-emerick-aubameyang-out-of-borussia-dortmunds-friday-match-day-squad/]

The international break is finally over. If your nation missed out on a place in the World Cup, thank you Mr Hategan, then a return to 2. Bundesliga action will be warmly welcomed. There are [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/2-bundesliga-matchday-14-preview-four-of-top-five-clash-as-table-takes-shape/]

”Football is the only global idiom apart from science” —Lawrence Kitchin, football journalist, 1966. It is a little more than 70 years after the end of the second world war, and a little more than [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/understanding-right-wing-extremism-in-german-ultras/]

On Tuesday evening, Denmark became the 30th team to progress to the 2018 World Cup in Russia by defeating the Republic of Ireland, though it wasn’t as straightforward as the final score suggested. Denmark had mustered [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/yussuf-poulsen-unsung-hero-of-both-rb-leipzig-and-denmark/]

Hamburg Hamburg are not new to relegation battles. They are no longer the giant club that used to win trophies. Despite being the proud owner of the ‘Never being relegated from the Bundesliga’ honour the [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/fighting-relegation-hamburg-cologne-and-bremen/]

Borussia Dortmund’s new manager is under immense pressure. Having started the league campaign in a promising manner, Peter Bosz is being critsized for his poor results of late, which saw Dortmund surrender a 5 point [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/five-things-peter-bosz-must-fix-for-getting-bvb-back-on-track/]

It was pretty shocking when Benedikt Höwedes did the usual Schalke thing and skipped town. If there was one player that could always be relied on within the Ruhr Valley club, it was the German World [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/schalkes-tedesco-has-responded-well-to-the-summer-departures-of-howedes-and-kolasinac/]

It seems at the moment that US players are the flavour of the month in the Bundesliga with many top clubs employing talented young Americans in their line-ups. Christian Pulisic at Dortmund, Weston McKennie at [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/andy-mate-the-bundesligas-first-american/]

The bottom line from Saturday’s der Klassiker in Dortmund was that low contributions from BVB’s forward line, as well as some errors in midfield, prevented Dortmund from coping with Bayern’s midfield display, e.g. Thiago Alcantara’s [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/tactical-analysis-borussia-dortmund-1-3-bayern-munich/]

Match: VfL Wolfsburg (Malli, Gomez, Origi) 3-3 Hertha BSC (Ibišević, Rekik, Selke) Description: In a game that can only be described as crazy, a six goal thriller took place at the Volkswagen Arena. A missed [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/bundesliga-match-of-the-week-11-vfl-wolfsburg-vs-hertha-bsc/]