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  • Friday, February 12

    Sporting Gijon vs. Rayo Vallecano, 2:30pm, beIN SPORTS en Espanol and fuboTV

  • Friday, February 12

    Mainz vs. Schalke, 2:30pm ET, FS1 & FOX Soccer 2GO

  • Friday, February 12

    Carpi vs. Roma, 2:45pm ET, beIN SPORTS and fuboTV

The Sync: Mainz 1-0 Schalke

Mainz assured us of a lower division team in the semi-finals of the DFB Pokal. This evening they they upset Schalke 04 at home in front of a sold out Bruchweg. Most of the game had been a domination of possession by Schalke leading to no end product, followed by […]

No Ligapokal for Old Men

Earlier this year the Ligapokal was cancelled due to fixture congestion in the aftermath of Euro ’08, but was expected to return bigger and better. Understandable, if unfortunate. Now according to kicker the old men at the DFL* have already cancelled the 2009 edition of the competition. The reasoning behind […]

DFB Pokal 2nd Round Results

KSC, Wolfsburg, Wehen, Dormund, HSV, Jena, Stuttgart, Bayern and Freiburg join Bremen, Cottbus, Mainz, Hansa, Bayer 04, Schalke and 1860 in the round of 16. Kickers Offenbach 0:2 Karlsruhe FC Oberneuland 0:7 Wolfsburg Wehen 1:0 Aachen Borussia Dortmund 2:1 Hertha Berlin Hamburg 2:0 Bochum Carl Zeiss Jena 1:0 FSV Frankfurt […]

The Sync: The Return of the Ligapokal

Last year the winter break lasted six long agonizing weeks. This year it will be seven. The break has been controversial for some time as even the Kaiser has called for the abandonment of this “luxury”. It is too long a layoff for the players and fans. Meanwhile, this year […]

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Soccer’s Cyclical Nature Means There Will Never Be A “Right Way” To Play

It’s no bad thing for a soccer team to have a clear stylistic identity. The annals of the game’s history are rife with iconic philosophies associated with different teams. Phrases like “Catenaccio,” “Total Football,” “Tiki-Taka” all stir memories of sides that played the game in unique ways, all sampling their […]

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EPL commentator assignments on NBC, Gameweek 26

NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend features a Super Sunday of action, highlighted by matches between the league’s top four clubs this Sunday, Feb. 14. Coverage begins with first-place Leicester City visiting third-place Arsenal at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO, with fourth-place Manchester City hosting second-place […]