German Bundesliga

Analysing Thiago Alcántara’s man-of-the-match performance for Bayern against Arsenal

It was another difficult night in the Champions League for Arsenal, as Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich returned to put pain to the Gunners’ European aspirations once more. From the moment the draw paired the two together again, for the fourth time in five seasons, Arsenal fans were under no illusions that it would be a tough assignment. After a promising …

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How Bayern Munich rated in their Champions League mauling of Arsenal

Bayern Munich ran rampant against Arsenal on Wednesday evening and managed to repeat the 5-1 thrashing of last season at the Allianz Arena. There was hope within the Arsenal camp that this could finally be the year that they knock the German giants out of the Champions League, but that looks increasingly difficult after tonight. The home side outclassed their …

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Would this Bundesliga striker be worth £68.5million to Manchester United or Manchester City?

After ongoing speculation, Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke was forced to answer questions on the future of striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and he revealed to Kicker that a bid worth £68.5 million could be enough to make the German club consider whether or not to cash in on their star man, saying: “We can never guarantee that a player will stay with …

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The best footballers under 23-years-old to watch out for in 2017

Football’s production lines never stop and 2017 is set to be another year where potentially world class talent is about to be unearthed for the rest of the watching world to view. The most prestigious clubs around the world develop some incredible talent to boost their seasons and The Boot Room have picked out five potential world-beaters who are ready …

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Are the tables finally turning in the German Bundesliga?

You could be forgiven for thinking a mistake had been made, when looking at the Bundesliga table this season. But let me assure you, no mistakes have been made. Red Bull Leipzig 2nd, level on points with Bayern Munich? Hoffenheim in 3rd? Dortmund all the way down in 5th? But this is just a two team league, isn’t it? Evidently …

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Can Borussia Dortmund really challenge Bayern Munich for the Bundesliga title?

Borussia Dortmund’s start to the 2016/17 season has been disappointing. In a season in which Bayern Munich, regardless of their quality, are going through transition, the expectation was that Dortmund would provide a strong challenge for the Bavarian side.   Dortmund’s 5-2 win over Hamburg was their first Bundesliga win since September and Thomas Tuchel’s side enters the last international …

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Joshua Kimmich and his impact on Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have begun their 2016-17 campaign in strong fashion. Currently on top of the Bundesliga standings and in a great position to advance out of Group D in the UEFA Champions League, new manager Carlo Ancelotti has seen his side live up to their lofty expectations for the season thus far.   What may not have been expected, at …

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