Despite Defeat to Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund Are Still The Better Team
Despite Defeat to Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund Are Still The Better Team

Wednesday’s 1-0 victory against Borussia Dortmund was the second time Arsenal have won on German soil this year. Fans and media alike have wasted no time in indulging in some jingoistic chest thumping. The commentators shrieked in delight as the final whistle blew at the Signal Iduna Park. From the […]

Philosophy Over New Money Sees Bayern Munich Rule Manchester City
Philosophy Over New Money Sees Bayern Munich Rule Manchester City

Crushed. Obliterated. Decimated. There were so many superlatives that came to mind as Sheikh Mansour’s millions of petrodollars seemed to evaporate in front of his very eyes Wednesday night on the home field of Etihad Stadium. On the pitch, his expensive assortment of foreign players crumbled right in front of […]

Pep Guardiola Finally Gets It Right At Bayern Munich
Pep Guardiola Finally Gets It Right At Bayern Munich

It may have taken nearly two months for him to figure out, but Pep Guardiola seems to have finally discovered the correct combination that brings the most out of the array of talent at his disposal at Bayern Munich. After a string workman-like performances and lackluster victories, Bayern finally appear […]

Hype of Overrated Premier League Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
Hype of Overrated Premier League Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Last week, I gasped after ESPN FC released its latest power rankings composed by former Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Shaka Hislop. The video seemed to be the ultimate proof that being a former player does not guarantee being a competent soccer analyst. The list displayed Hislop’s rather comical understanding of […]

Manchester United, Underestimate Champions League Group A at Your Peril
Manchester United, Underestimate Champions League Group A at Your Peril

After the draw for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League was made several weeks ago, many pundits were discussing Arsenal’s difficult task of being drawn in the same group as Napoli, Borussia Dortmund and Marseille, while Manchester United’s group, Group A, was dismissed as another easy opening group […]

Why the Bundesliga is Better than the Overrated Premier League
Why the Bundesliga is Better than the Overrated Premier League

Countless articles have been produced, one after another, linking half of Borussia Dortmund’s squad with a transfer to Arsenal. The irony is obvious in that the English side are chronic underachievers, having failed to win a single piece of silverware for eight years and counting, whereas Borussia Dortmund have already […]

Pep Guardiola Will Take His First Big Risk When He Sells Luiz Gustavo
Pep Guardiola Will Take His First Big Risk When He Sells Luiz Gustavo

Last month, I questioned Pep Guardiola’s decision to sign Thiago and mentioned all the potential pitfalls that were to come with it. Eventually, after a couple of weeks, it seems as though the inevitable has happened. An experienced Bundesliga and Champions League winner in Luiz Gustavo looks set to be […]

Bundesliga 2013/14 Season Preview and Predictions
Bundesliga 2013/14 Season Preview and Predictions

Coverage of the 2013-14 season of the Bundesliga kicks off today. For viewers in the United States, the opening match of the season will be shown live on GolTV at 2:30pm ET featuring Bayern Munich versus Borussia Monchengladbach. Bayern Munich stormed to the Bundesliga title early in April and overshadowed […]

Warning Signs For Bayern Munich and Pep Guardiola After Dortmund Defeat
Warning Signs For Bayern Munich and Pep Guardiola After Dortmund Defeat

From the day the announcement was made, I had never questioned Bayern’s decision to hire the worlds most sought-after manager until Jupp Heynckes’ machine trounced the very same Barcelona side built by his would-be successor. My fear that Guardiola would weaken Bayern’s tenacity with a more elegant, attacking but unstable […]