Posts Tagged ‘Dzeko’

Bundesliga Grounded: Week 15 Reviewed 0

Bundesliga Grounded: Week 15 Reviewed

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In this week 15, Bundesliga recorded only 19 goals—one of the lowest of the season so far—as the winter starts to have effect on the pitches. However, the low scores couldn’t stop the league from giving some entertaining—more of intriguing—matches to its fans. It brought the bitter-sweet revenge of Felix Magath as his side mugged […]

McClaren under pressure with Wolfsburg in freefall 0

McClaren under pressure with Wolfsburg in freefall

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Steve McClaren’s Wolfsburg find themselves towards the foot of the Bundesliga table having suffered three defeats from their opening three fixtures. The fabled “honeymoon period” said to be enjoyed by newly appointed managers has ended, while Wolfsburg’s General Manager, Dieter Hoeness, has described The Wolves’ current perdicament as ‘critical’. Life in the Bundesliga has not been […]

Bundesliga Round 28 1

Bundesliga Round 28

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The curtain was raised with an entertaining Friday face-off. Bochum (14th) and Frankfurt (8th) did the honours; the latter deservedly triumphing 2-1. Umit Körkmaz ran riot (a wing-performance worthy of a Matthews, Garrincha, Czibor!), and Marco Russ defended with superb authority. The visitors bossed proceedings against nervy hosts; toothless in attack and defence, and unable to […]

Bundesliga Round 26 1

Bundesliga Round 26

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A menu for the curry-house I visited two nights back. A packet of chewing gum. Two £1 coins, and a 10p piece. Those items are the contents of my trouser-pockets. Far more interestingly, SC Freiburg‘s former Northwich Victoria, Halifax Town and Chesterfield left-back Felix Bastians had Arjen Robben in his pocket on Saturday. FC Bayern […]

Bundesliga Round 25 0

Bundesliga Round 25

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Poor old 1. FC Nuremberg have the rather unflattering record of seven Bundesliga relegations. Yet joy to the world, the Moting is come! An eighth may yet be averted thanks to rare defensive mistakes from Bayer Leverkusen stalwarts and the right-footed glue-trap & placing-abilities of a Hamburg Loanee. Eric FHM Loaded Maxim Choupo-Moting ended the […]