1. Why Real Madrid Move Makes Sense for Bayern Munich Star Toni Kroos

    Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are in advanced negotiations over a transfer of Toni Kroos , who has accepted a contract offer from the Champions League holders, according to a report by Marca ...

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  2. Algeria Expose Germany's Achilles' Heel: A Lack of Athleticism

    Fitness was a real concern for Germany heading into the World Cup, with injuries to Marco Reus, Ilkay Gundogan, Sven and Lars Bender, Mario Gomez and just about every full-back option, leaving Joachim Low with a decimated squad...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 3 months ago 32,457 reads 188 comments

  3. Why Germany Must Be Careful Not to Underestimate Sofiane Feghouli and Algeria

    Compared to Brazil's meeting with Chile, Germany's pairing with Algeria in the World Cup round of 16 may look like a cakewalk for the Group G winners...

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  4. Ramadan Adds New Hurdle for Germany and Algeria Ahead of World Cup Clash

    The 2014 World Cup has presented a monumental challenge for all players competing in the heat and humidity of the Brazilian summer...

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  5. The Statistics That Show Bayern Munich Are the Backbone of the 2014 World Cup

    Bayern Munich have been the backbone of the 2014 World Cup thus far, or so the statistics show. With three-quarters of the tournament's 64 games having been played, those on the ...

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  6. 5 Key Decisions for Germany Ahead of World Cup Knockout Stages

    Germany qualified for the World Cup knockout rounds as winners of Group G on Thursday, beating the United States 1-0. The Mannschaft held off strong competition in the form of the U...

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  7. Ranking the Germany Players on Their World Cup Group Stage Form

    Germany finished their World Cup group stage campaign on Thursday, wrapping up a first-place finish in Group G with a 1-0 win over the United States...

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  8. Xherdan Shaqiri Hat-Trick Leaves Bayern Munich with Squad-Planning Dilemma

    When Xherdan Shaqiri joined Bayern Munich in the summer of 2012, he looked to be a long-term replacement for Franck Ribery or Arjen Robben...

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  9. How Fixtures Draw Left Bayern Munich in Pole Position for Next Bundesliga Title

    The 2014-15 Bundesliga schedule was announced on Tuesday, and by the looks of it , Bayern Munich are primed to defend their league title for a third consecutive season...

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  10. Why Fans Shouldn't Expect Germany and the United States to Play for a Draw

    With one game remaining for each team in World Cup Group G, the table has Germany and the United States tied for first place on points (the Germans have an advantage of three in the ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 3 months ago 3,216 reads 17 comments

  11. Things for Germany Fans to Look Forward to in Wake of Draw vs. Ghana

    Germany were held to a 2-2 draw against Ghana on Saturday, a result that proved to be a real wake-up call for the Mannschaft after their 4-0 rout of Portugal in their World Cup opener...

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  12. Predicting Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich Starting XI for 2015-16 Bundesliga

    Bayern Munich have been the subject of widespread transfer rumors throughout 2014. Since their humiliation against Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinals, questions have been asked of how Pep Guardiola must adapt his team...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 3 months ago 16,498 reads 24 comments

  13. Mandzukic Brace Shows How Pep Guardiola Is Losing His "Plan B" at Bayern Munich

    On Wednesday, Mario Mandzukic showed Croatia just what they were missing in his absence in their World Cup opener against Brazil...

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  14. The Case for Joachim Low Keeping Bastian Schweinsteiger out of Germany Lineup

    Germany's 4-0 hammering of Portugal on Monday was a statement of the Mannschaft's resolve as they began their campaign for World Cup glory. But one thing was missing: vice-captain and 102-time capped midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger...

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  15. How Thomas Mueller's Undefined Role Makes Him Invaluable to Germany and Bayern

    Some footballers are too versatile for their own good. Philipp Lahm always considered himself a right-sided defender but played almost exclusively at left-back until the age of 25...

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  16. 5 Things for Germany Fans to Look Forward to in Wake of Win vs. Portugal

    Germany had a dream start to their World Cup group-stage campaign on Monday as they hammered 10-man Portugal by a 4-0 margin...

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  17. Should Pep Guardiola Use Arjen Robben as a Striker at Bayern Munich?

    On Friday, a Netherlands side inspired by the brilliance of forwards Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie stunned Spain in their World Cup group-stage opener, hammering the defending world and two-time reigning European champions 5-1...

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  18. Germany vs. Portugal: 5 Players with a Point to Prove

    Germany and Portugal face off on Monday in the first and most anticipated match of World Cup Group G. The European powers are both favorites to advance to the knockout rounds at the expense of Ghana and the United States...

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  19. Tracking Bayern Munich Player Performance in World Cup Group Stage

    Bayern Munich are tied with Manchester United as the most represented football club at the 2014 World Cup, with 14 players among the German champions' ranks taking part at the tournament in Brazil...

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  20. Why Germany Made a Mistake Taking Shkodran Mustafi over Marcel Schmelzer

    When Germany star Marco Reus went down injured in last Friday's friendly with Armenia, the Mannschaft's supporters collectively gasped...

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  21. Why Joachim Low Should Get a Free Pass with Germany at the World Cup

    It's been eight years since Joachim Low took over for Jurgen Klinsmann as head coach of Germany, and his talent pool has progressively developed year-by-year...

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  22. How Hojbjerg and Other Fringe Stars Could Be Key for Bayern Munich in 2014-15

    In recent weeks, there have been widespread rumors concerning the futures of many of Bayern Munich's star players...

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  23. Predicting a Route to World Cup Glory for Germany

    Germany kick off their 2014 World Cup campaign in just seven days, with their first fixture a tough test against Portugal in their Group G opener...

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  24. Why Bayern Munich Must Keep Thomas Mueller at All Costs

    After weeks of speculation over the future of Thomas Mueller that could generally be taken rather lightly, the player dropped a bomb on Wednesday by demanding a meeting with the Bayern Munich chiefs to clarify his role at the club...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 3 months ago 5,240 reads 32 comments

  25. Why Central Midfield Is Germany's Biggest World Cup Headache

    A year ago, anyone who asserted that Germany would have a crisis in central midfield entering the World Cup would have been met with a skeptical eye...

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