Looking back at the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League group stage

The UEFA Champions League group stage has come to a close with 32 teams being narrowed down to 16. As usual it was an action filled group stage, complete with goals, comebacks, and upsets. Let’s look back at some of the highlights. Who advanced? Arsenal, Napoli, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Monaco, Borussia Dortmund, Leicester City, and […]

Bayern and Dortmund square off for the first time this Bundesliga season

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are separated by six points in the Bundesliga table. Saturday afternoon they meet in the biggest match on the German calendar. The six-point gap can expand to nine points or narrow to three, but it’s the knock on effect that will effect the rest of the table that has this […]

Bayern Munich win DFB Pokal in Pep Guardiola’s final match as Bayern Coach

Pep Guardiola couldn’t hold back the tears after Douglas Costa scored the decisive penalty to win Bayern Munich their 11th domestic double in club history. Guardiola will now ride off to Manchester with an impressive five trophies in his three seasons in charge in Munich. Captain Philipp Lahm opted to let Guardiola lift the Cup, […]

Dortmund and Schalke set to renew the famous Revierderby on Sunday

Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 don’t usually need much of an excuse to get fired up for Germany’s biggest derby. However, with the season winding down and both teams in the hunt for crucial points, this weekend’s Revierderby takes on a tremendous amount of significance for both teams. The season’s earlier meeting, a 3-2 victory for […]

Where will Zlatan Ibrahimovic wind up next season?

Normally, a 34-year-old striker coming to the end of his contract would not generate much attention. But Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not a normal player. The Swedish international announced his plans to leave Paris St. Germain at season’s end, joking that he’d stay if the club replaced the Eiffel Tower with a statue of him. Assuming […]

4 Non-EPL title races worth watching around Europe

As the European league season winds down to the final few weeks of the season, things are heating up. While most of the attention in the United States is on the English Premier League and the race between unlikely title contenders in Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur, there are plenty of leagues with amazing races […]

Did Bayern Munich crush Dortmund’s hopes of winning the Bundesliga?

Pep Guardiola took the 21-year-old Joshua Kimmich aside after Bayern Munich’s thrilling goalless draw against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. What looked like a very harsh dressing down, was actually Guardiola taking the time to praise the young defender and help improve his game. Guardiola later said of Kimmich, “I love this boy, he has absolutely everything.” […]