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Bundesliga matchday 19 round up

Hoffenheim 1-4 Leverkusen(Szalai 87′ – Bailey 43′, Baumgartlinger 52′, Alario 69′, 90+3′) Hoffenheim hit the post twice and Leverkusen scored four times as the visitors moved into second. Man-of-the-moment Leon Bailey finished off a lovely passing move with an excellent backheel inside the box for the opener. After Lukas Rupp hit the post with a long-range shot just seconds after the restart, ...

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Bundesliga preview: Cologne visit Hamburg in relegation battle

Cologne looked down and out heading into the Bundesliga’s winter break. After winning one solitary match and recording a meager six points from 17 games, relegation looked all but certain for the Billy Goats. However a last-gasp winner against Borussia Mönchengladbach on the Bundesliga’s return last weekend sparked hope of an improbable resurgence, and this weekend’s fixture list provides Cologne with a golden chance to ...

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Bundesliga profitable but 'falling away' from big five leagues

After a host of underachievements on the European stage, that stand in contrast to the success of its national teams, German football is having a moment of introspection. Christian Seifert, the chief executive of the German Football League (DFL), said on Tuesday that the league was starting to “fall away” from the English Premier League, Spain’s La Liga, Serie A in Italy ...

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DFL boss Christian Seifert criticizes 'mediocre' Bundesliga

The chief executive of the DFL, Christian Seifert, launched a stinging attack of the Bundesliga on Tuesday, claiming teams have fallen short of the levels expected of them in European competition. Bayern Munich are the only German team to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League this season, and all four teams in the Europa League — Hoffenheim, Hertha Berlin, Cologne ...

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Best of Bundesliga: Aubameyang suspended, Cologne on a roll, James steps up

Good week for: RB Leipzig, Simon Terrode, Stuttgart, James Rodriguez Bad week for: Schalke, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Hamburg  Best bits – James Rodriguez produced a stand-out display for Bayern Munich as the champions won 3-1 away at Bayer Leverkusen on Friday night. The Colombian set up Franck Ribéry with a precise cross-field ball for Bayern’s second goal before killing off the game with a pin-point free-kick in ...

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Bundesliga Live: Aubameyang suspended as Borussia Dortmund host Wolfsburg

+++ Hit F5 or refresh page for updates. All time CET +++ 17:40 As well as Sancho, there’s a first Bundesliga start for Swedish teenager Alexander Isak, who will replace Aubameyang up top. It seems Aubameyang left training early yesterday and failed to attend Dortmund’s team meeting. There must be big questions over whether BVB can keep hold of him in ...

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Borussia Dortmund fans announce Monday boycott as Bundesliga protests continue

The first half of the 2017-18 Bundesliga season was marked by significant protests in the stands as supporters voiced their displeasure at the increasing commercialization of the game. Now, as the second half of the season gets underway, the protests are set to continue as another unpopular novelty arrives in Germany’s top flight: Monday night football. In June 2016, the ...

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Bundesliga Matchday 18 roundup

RB Leipzig 3-1 Schalke(Keita 41′, Werner 69′, Bruma 71′ – Naldo 55′) RB Leipzig leap-frogged Schalke into second place with a 3-1 win in the Red Bull Arena. The hosts took the lead through Liverpool-bound Naby Keita just before half-time, four minutes after Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann had saved Jean-Kevin Augustin’s penalty, but Brazilian defender Nalso headed the Royal Blues level ...

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