1. Sokratis Papastathopoulos Is Borussia Dortmund's Player of the Season So Far

    If there is a positive in losing an influential leader, it is that it allows others to step up and take on more responsibilities. Mats Hummels was such a leader for Borussia Dortmund , the team captain was more than just a world-class centre-back...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 3,043 reads 6 comments

  2. Rostov Loss Must Act as a Wake-Up Call for Bayern Munich's Faltering Players

    If you are a Bayern Munich fan, you might want to look away now. "On Wednesday evening, FC Bayern under the aegis of Carlo Ancelotti reached its low point so far: 2-3 in Rostov—a disgrace...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 4 months ago 2,333 reads 30 comments

  3. What's Wrong with Bayern Munich?

    Bayern Munich have had a rough time of late, and their shock defeat to Rostov means they won't finish top of their Champions League group. In the video above, we look at the stats behind the Bundesliga champions' poor form...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 637 reads 6 comments

  4. Marco Reus Back with a Bang in Historic, Wacky Night for Borussia Dortmund

    In hindsight, we should have known something strange was about to happen in the Westfalenstadion on Tuesday night, when Borussia Dortmund took on Legia Warsaw on Matchday 5 of the UEFA Champions League group stage...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 2,958 reads 11 comments

  5. Bayern Munich's David Alaba Is so Much More Than the World's Best Left-Back

    The Alaba family has a habit of coming first; dad George was the first black gardesoldat in the Austrian army, mother Gina is a former Miss Philippines, and then there's David...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 4 months ago 4,089 reads 18 comments

  6. How Big Is Borussia Dortmund's Loss of Injured Goalkeeper Roman Burki?

    Borussia Dortmund celebrated an important win in perhaps their biggest game of the first half of the 2016/17 season on Saturday, beating perennial Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich 1-0 in front of their own fans at the Westfalenstadion ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 4,665 reads 8 comments

  7. Borussia Dortmund Beat Bayern Thanks to Complete Team Performance, Tactical Plan

    Borussia Dortmund won the biggest game the Bundesliga has to offer each year on Saturday evening, beating perennial champions Bayern Munich 1-0 at home in Westfalenstadion ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 6,728 reads 23 comments

  8. Defeat at Dortmund Shows Work Carlo Ancelotti Still Has at Bayern Munich

    "But it's good for the league. It's what everyone has been wishing for," said Philipp Lahm, per Kicker ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 4 months ago 3,382 reads 19 comments

  9. Marco Reus Injury: Dortmund Star out vs. Bayern Munich with Injured Heel

    Borussia Dortmund are set to be without Marco Reus when they face Bayern Munich on Saturday after the player picked up a problem in his heel. Per German outlet Derwesten...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 4 months ago 3,391 reads 12 comments

  10. Where Did It All Go Wrong for Mario Gotze at Bayern Munich?

    When Bayern Munich make the 600-kilometre journey to North Rhine-Westphalia for Der Klassiker with Borussia Dortmund on Saturday afternoon, they will find a familiar face there to greet them in the shape of Mario Gotze ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 4 months ago 8,045 reads 12 comments

  11. No Excuses: Thomas Tuchel Has to Get Borussia Dortmund over the Hump vs. Bayern

    Borussia Dortmund fans have every reason to be happy with what head coach Thomas Tuchel has done so far at the Westfalenstadion...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 2,119 reads 20 comments

  12. Robert Lewandowski and Mats Hummels: The Road to Bayern Munich Via Dortmund

    When Bayern Munich line up at Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park for Saturday's Klassiker in the Bundesliga, the camera will linger for just a little longer on two ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 4 months ago 1,533 reads 6 comments

  13. Borussia Dortmund Should Attempt to Sign Midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud in January

    International breaks can produce strange effects. In today's hectic news cycle, the absence of actual games at club level allows other stories to come to the forefront...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 2,537 reads 5 comments

  14. Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund: The Makings of Der Klassiker

    Der Klassiker, Germany's answer to the Clasico between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid , does not have the history of its La Liga counterpart, but Saturday's 95th meeting between ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 4 months ago 4,022 reads 3 comments

  15. Where Does Aubameyang Rank in Pantheon of Greatest Borussia Dortmund Strikers?

    "First impressions are the most lasting," an old saying goes. Another school of thought turns that idea around and probably holds true for sport in particular...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 2,370 reads 2 comments

  16. Joshua Kimmich: The Origins of Bayern Munich's Next Superstar

    Hailing from the German town of Rottweil, the Swabian town that gave its name to the powerful, tenacious dog, perhaps it is little surprise to find those qualities in Joshua Kimmich...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 4 months ago 4,407 reads 7 comments

  17. Hummels, Gundogan, Mkhitaryan: Which Former Star Do Borussia Dortmund Miss Most?

    By and large, Borussia Dortmund have put together a decent start to the season. Many predicted the Black and Yellows would stumble out of the gates a bit following a massive ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 7,445 reads 7 comments

  18. Kingsley Coman Injury: Bayern Munich Winger Injures Knee, Ankle on France Duty

    Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman will be out until the new year with knee and ankle injuries suffered in training with his national team at their base, Clairefontaine, France...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 4 months ago 904 reads 2 comments

  19. Can a Back 3 Seal Borussia Dortmund's Leaky Defence?

    For a head coach who is often lauded as an innovator and groundbreaker, Borussia Dortmund 's Thomas Tuchel has been somewhat conservative in the way he's set his teams up this season...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 1,648 reads 7 comments

  20. Bayern Munich's Backroom Boys: The Men Behind Carlo Ancelotti

    Two Italians, a pair of Germans and an Englishman might sound like the start of a joke, but the punchline the combination provides at the Allianz Arena is no laughing matter for Bayern Munich's opponents...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 4 months ago 1,139 reads 2 comments

  21. Matthias Ginter Is Finally Making Good on His Promise for Borussia Dortmund

    Two years can be a long time, especially in football. Careers have been made — and wasted — in shorter spans of time. For Matthias Ginter, his first two years at Borussia Dortmund may well have felt like a lifetime...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 4 months ago 1,846 reads 3 comments

  22. Bayern Munich's Recycled Kit Shows the Club Are Anything but Plastic

    Bayern Munich are the defending German champions—a position they have found themselves in a record 26 times...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 5 months ago 1,059 reads 2 comments

  23. What Can Borussia Dortmund Fans Expect from Marco Reus Upon Return from Injury?

    The last time Borussia Dortmund fans saw Marco Reus on the football pitch, the Black and Yellows fought for the DFB-Pokal in the final against Bayern Munich, losing only on penalties after a tight 120-minute battle...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 5 months ago 5,865 reads 13 comments

  24. Goal Drought or Return to Normal for Bayern's Raumdeuter Thomas Muller?

    "Muller always plays." The phrase, uttered by Louis van Gaal back in 2010, per Focus (in German), has been true for Thomas Muller since he established himself in the ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 5 months ago 1,617 reads 13 comments

  25. Scouting Borussia Dortmund Youngsters Dzenis Burnic and Jacob Bruun Larsen

    If there is a positive in an injury crisis at a football club, it is that it allows young players to gain valuable experience they otherwise would have struggled to make...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 5 months ago 1,773 reads 0 comments