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Bundesliga roundup: Werder Bremen salvage draw at Gladbach

Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-2 Werder Bremen(Zakaria 5′, Moisander o.g. 33′ — Delaney 59′, Johannsson 78′) It looked like Denis Zakaria had wrapped up three points for Gladbach all by himself on Friday night. The 21-year-old Swiss international opened the scoring with a tidy finish and later delivered a dangerous low cross that Niklas Moisander diverted into his own goal while trying to clear ...

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Best of the rest: the Bundesliga battle for Europe

“No-one wants to be second!” Mario Götze told reporters following Borussia Dortmund’s 1-1 draw with Augsburg on Monday night. Between the start of the November and the end of January, no second-placed club managed to hold on to the position behind Bayern for more than one match-day. Borussia Dortmund have now achieved that feat three weeks in a row — but they’ve ...

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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's offseason tours could derail on-field performances

As Borussia Dortmund find themselves increasingly lagging behind Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, one would think the offseason would be spent close to home, trying to figure out how to arrest the slide from title challengers to also-rans. Instead, Dortmund will travel to the United States not once, but twice this coming summer. While participation in the International Champions Cup will ...

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'Football needs to decide what its fans are worth': Bundesliga Monday protests continue in Dortmund

Something was different on the Dortmund underground. The trams to the Westfalenstadion, on matchdays usually packed with black-and-yellow clad football supporters, were strangely empty. “So how many are boycotting?” asked one fan, on his way home rather than going to the match. “About 15,000, I heard,” replied his friend. “Maybe more because of the cold.” Inside the stadium, the famous ...

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Bundesliga Bulletin: Stuttgart's unlikely savior, Groundhog Day for Hamburg

Good weekend for: Christoph Kramer, Goalkeepers, Tayfun Korkut, Cologne Bad weekend for: Robert Lewandowski,  Monday night football, RB Leipzig The Lowdown —   Scrambling for Bundesliga survival, Hamburg have become a permanent fixture in the relegation battle, stuck in a twisted, nightmarish version of ‘Groundhog Day’. The latest demoralizing defeat, in the Nordderby against Werder Bremen no less, left them seven points ...

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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's off-season tours could derail on-field performances

As Borussia Dortmund find themselves increasingly lagging behind Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, one would think the off-season would be spent close to home, trying to figure out how to arrest the slide from title challengers to also-rans. Instead, Dortmund will travel to the United States not once, but twice this coming summer. While participation in the International Champions Cup will ...

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