Things have hit a new low at Borussia Dortmund now that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is officially gone. The club’s leading striker had been ready to go since last summer so it was certainly not a surprise. But there are reasons why it’s probably better it ended now.
German football is full of unrest in the wake of protests against Monday night scheduling and “increasing commercialization”. But is it possible to have world class competition without a commercialized game?
Germany’s youth academies have produced a lot of current world football stars. The Bundesliga has benefitted from that as well. Moukoko, Majetschak, and Arp are among the names of up and coming players touted to continue that tradition. Can they live up to expectations?
Ousmane Dembélé has transferred from Borussia Dortmund to FC Barçelona just prior to the start of the new Bundesliga season. What now for Dortmund?
Sebastian Rudy and Niklas Süle connected on a free kick for Bayern-Munich during Saturday’s Supercup. Is that Carlo Ancelotti’s plan of attack for 2018?
Saturday’s victory for FC Bayern in the 2017 DFL Supercup was the club’s second in a row under Carlo Ancelotti. What did we learn from the game?
Christian Pulisic has become a star for the USMNT and for Borussia Dortmund. But has he set a standard too high for other US players in the Bundesliga?
While Bayern have a tough four weeks where they face Leipzig and Dortmund in back-to-back games, Bosz and BVB have relatively easy fixtures to handle in the Bundesliga.
Despite earning the admiration of many abroad for his relative success at Dortmund, Thomas Tuchel looks set to be seeking pastures new following his rift in regards to the terror incident.
Guerreiro’s brilliance in the Euros of last summer was perhaps the only thing bright about Portugal’s somber way of playing. His brilliance has continued in an unprecedented manner – and it’s been noticed.