1. Ranking Candidates to Break the Bayern-Dortmund Bundesliga Duopoly

    The Bundesliga is a two-horse race that can't be won by any side other than Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. Such is the claim that we often hear from critics of the German top division whenever its prominence in Europe is brought up...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 12 hours ago 1,659 reads 7 comments

  2. 5 Bold Predictions for Ciro Immobile's Debut Season with Borussia Dortmund

    There's always a sudden burst of excitement whenever a club makes a major summer signing in the transfer window. And Borussia Dortmund's move for Ciro Immobile is no exception to this golden rule...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 day ago 3,163 reads 16 comments

  3. Rot-Weiss Essen vs. Borussia Dortmund: 5 Things We Learned

    Borussia Dortmund continued their preparations for the coming Bundesliga season with a comfortable 5-1 over local minnows Rot-Weiss Essen on Sunday afternoon...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 2 days ago 5,629 reads 28 comments

  4. Early Bundesliga Power Rankings

    With the World Cup well and truly done, we now turn our attention back to domestic football and specifically the return of the German Bundesliga in just under a months' time...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 5 days ago 20,247 reads 39 comments

  5. Can Dortmund's Ciro Immobile Properly Replace Robert Lewandowski?

    Can Ciro Immobile replace what Dortmund lost when Robert Lewandowski left for Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich? Jurgen Klopp 's side will unfortunately be all too used ...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 7 days ago 4,693 reads 32 comments

  6. VfL Osnabruck vs. Borussia Dortmund: How BVB Will Line Up

    Borussia Dortmund continue their preparations for the new Bundesliga and Champions League campaigns ahead with a pre-season friendly against VFL Osnabruck in Northern Germany on Tuesday night...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 9 days ago 3,251 reads 3 comments

  7. How Bayern Munich Plan to Cope Without Toni Kroos Next Season

    Toni Kroos may have moved on to pastures new at Real Madrid this week, but Pep Guardiola 's Bayern Munich don't seem too worried to see him go...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 13 days ago 14,900 reads 92 comments

  8. Grading Every Germany Player at the 2014 World Cup

    In a manner only too befitting of this footballing nation, Germany overcame Argentina in the final of the World Cup with a collective performance that trounced any individual brilliance that the South Americans could muster...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 16 days ago 6,516 reads 8 comments

  9. Hatching a Plan for Germany to Stop Lionel Messi in the World Cup Final

    Lionel Messi will undoubtedly be at his absolute best on Sunday, when Argentina try to make history by winning the World Cup in the heart of Brazil...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 18 days ago 14,803 reads 90 comments

  10. Key Tactical Battles That Will Shape Germany's Clash with Argentina

    Germany will now play Argentina in the final of the World Cup on Sunday night in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, at the world-famous Maracana stadium...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 20 days ago 13,114 reads 25 comments

  11. Sami Khedira Role Pays off for Germany in World Cup Drubbing of Brazil

    Sami Khedira was the perfect example of how well Germany overcame Brazil in the semi-finals of the World Cup on Tuesday night...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 21 days ago 3,081 reads 7 comments

  12. Brazil vs. Germany: 6 Things We Learned

    In what has been a truly outstanding tournament thus far, the World Cup finally welcomed its first genuinely great side on Tuesday night when Germany overcame hosts Brazil 7-1 at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte ...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 21 days ago 13,230 reads 33 comments

  13. 5 Reasons Why Germany Can Win the 2014 World Cup

    Like the grittiest television drama, this World Cup is drawing closer to its conclusion with the tension and twists to keep even the most casual fans glued to their screens...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 23 days ago 5,909 reads 15 comments

  14. Why Toni Kroos Will Be Key Man for Germany in World Cup Quarter-Final vs. France

    Germany take on France in the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Friday at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro , in a match that should prove to be quite an evenly contested affair...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 27 days ago 3,010 reads 6 comments

  15. Analysing Mesut Ozil, Germany and Arsenal's Underperforming World Cup Star

    Although Germany continued their march toward World Cup success on Monday with a 2-1 win over Algeria, it was the type of victory that felt almost like defeat through the manner of the performance...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 29 days ago 13,776 reads 86 comments

  16. Germany vs. Algeria: 6 Things We Learned

    Germany continued to ride their luck in the World Cup on Monday night with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Algeria after 120 minutes of even end-to-end football...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 29 days ago 7,487 reads 59 comments

  17. Are Germany Vulnerable in the Knockout Stages of the World Cup?

    Germany take on African opponents Algeria at the Estadio Beira -Rio in Porto Alegre on Monday in their opening tie of the World Cup knockout stages...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 18,914 reads 94 comments

  18. Tracking Bayern Munich Player Performance in World Cup Knockout Stage

    Bayern Munich's influence at this World Cup has been perfectly clear to see from Day 1, with no fewer than 14 players from the Bavarian champions initially taking part in the international tournament...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 1,754 reads 0 comments

  19. Thomas Muller's Goals Prove Decisive in Germany Finishing Top of Group G

    It was Thomas Muller who once again showed up for Germany on Thursday with a single goal to beat the US 1-0 in the final game of Group G...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 3,022 reads 25 comments

  20. Key Battles That Will Shape Germany's Clash with USA

    Germany take on the United States on Thursday with high hopes of picking up all three points and finishing top of the table in their final Group G clash. Following Germany's 2-2 draw with Ghana and the U...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 2,220 reads 17 comments

  21. Why Benedikt Howedes Is Under Most Pressure for Germany Following Draw vs. Ghana

    Following Germany's humbling 2-2 draw with Ghana on Saturday night in the second round of Group G clashes, Joachim Low will undoubtedly be forced to go back to the drawing board to ensure qualification from this perceived group of death...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 5,155 reads 10 comments

  22. Where Miroslav Klose Ranks Among Germany's Greatest Forwards

    Miroslav Klose scored his way into the history books this weekend with a late goal against Ghana to not only earn his side a point but also collect his 15th World Cup goal to equal Ronaldo's record...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 2,273 reads 4 comments

  23. Germany vs. Ghana: 6 Things We Learned

    Buoyed by an impressive opening day victory over Portugal, Germany took to the task of overcoming Ghana in high spirits; however, the shock was just as notable after a stunning 2-2 draw with Ghana...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 4,588 reads 20 comments

  24. Key Selection Choices for Germany in World Cup Clash with Ghana

    Germany began their World Cup campaign in perfect form with a 4-0 win over Portugal on Monday afternoon, but there is still a lot to be done if this side are to be considered the favourites to lift the trophy next month...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 2,108 reads 7 comments

  25. Germany vs. Portugal: 6 Things We Learned

    Germany kicked off their World Cup campaign in incredible form on Monday with a truly spectacular 4-0 win over Group G opponents Portugal in the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 7,068 reads 14 comments