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Archives: European Competition

UEFA Coefficient Update

Posted on by Double Pivot

Slight update based on this week’s games. Germany is now 1.5 points behind Italy for the 3rd spot on the UEFA Coefficient list, losing a little bit of ground as Italy went 2-0-1 to Germany’s 1-2-1. Fiorentina and Juventus gained … Continue reading

The Uefa Coefficient Breakdown

Posted on by Double Pivot

Is this the year where the Bundesliga gains a fourth spot? It could well be. Below is a table of the current UEFA Coefficient compared to how it stands if the season were to end today. At the end of … Continue reading

WTF Stuttgart?

Posted on by Double Pivot

Seriously WTF? Two years ago Stuttgart did a nice little number on our coefficient by losing five games in the group stages. It looks like they are going to try and repeat that damage to our coefficient again this time … Continue reading

Bundesliga Final Day Preview

Posted on by Double Pivot

9:30 ET Schalke 04 VS TSG Hoffenheim 9:30 ET Bayern Munich VS VfB Stuttgart 9:30 ET VfL Wolfsburg VS Werder Bremen 9:30 ET Arminia Bielefeld VS Hannover 96 9:30 ET Energie Cottbus VS Bayer Leverkusen 9:30 ET FC Cologne VS … Continue reading

The Set: UEFA Cup Final

Posted on by Double Pivot

For us fans of German football it was a sad night, but for us football fans, it wasn’t. The Ukraine won their first European title with a team that earned it’s victory. And they were an attractive team to watch … Continue reading

Bremen and HSV Prove Why the UEFA Cup is Better to Watch than UCL

Posted on by Double Pivot

While yesterday’s antics by Chelsea and the drama in dying minutes get all the coverage, today’s semi-final matchup between Werder Bremen and Hamburg provided significantly more bang for the buck, and a real game to boot. And while there were … Continue reading

In Retrospect, Bayern’s Performance Wasn’t as Embarassing as Chelsea’s

Posted on by Double Pivot

Yes, the first half of Bayern’s match against Barcelona at the Camp Nou was embarrassing for the Bavarians. Sure it could have been worse had Barca not taken their foot off the gas in the second half of that game. … Continue reading

Werder and Hamburg Both Win 3-1

Posted on by Double Pivot

Werder Bremen went a long way to securing a spot in the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup with a 3-1 victory over Udinese tonight. Two brilliant goals by Diego and a third by Pizarro were enough to see off the … Continue reading

How Bayern Can Beat Barca

Posted on by Double Pivot

Following this weekend’s drubbing at the hands of Wolfsburg, Bayern come into the hardest tie of the quarter finals of the Champion’s League on a low. Can they overcome the humiliation at the VW to get a result at Camp … Continue reading

European Draw For Bundesliga Clubs

Posted on by Double Pivot

In the Champion’s League, Bayern Munich drew Barcelona in the most intriguing clash of the quarter finals. The former champions of the competition will square off April 8th at Camp Nou and April 14th at the Allianz. The winner will … Continue reading

Hamburg and Werder Give Bundesliga Two In The Final Eight

Posted on by Double Pivot

A stunning come back from a two goal deficit saw Hamburg join Werder Bremen in the quarter finals of the UEFA Cup. Going to Istanbul, having already conceded a precious road goal, Hamburg had to score a goal against Galatasaray. … Continue reading

A Good Week in Europe for the Bundesliga

Posted on by Double Pivot

It was a pretty good week for the Bundesliga in European competitions. Let’s start with the disappointing. Wolfsburg followed a 2-0 road loss with a 1-3 loss at the VW to PSG of France. While PSG has been a self-imploding … Continue reading

The Sync: Tough Draws in the UEFA Cup

Posted on by Double Pivot

Yesterday, the Bundesliga’s five UEFA Cup entrants were handed very tough groups for the upcoming middle stage of the UEFA Cup. While group previews will be prepared later this month, let’s take a look at the draws for Hertha, Schalke, … Continue reading

Interview With Raphael Honigstein

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The new Bundesliga season is just days away, so Bundesliga Talk writers Mark Moll and Double Pivot decided to interview one of the preeminent writers and authors on the topic of German soccer, Raphael Honigstein. Many readers may know Honigstein … Continue reading

Schalke Draw Atletico Madrid in CL 3rd Qualifying Round

Posted on by Mark

Yesterday was the draw for the 3rd qualifying round of the Champions League, the last hurdle before the group stages commence. There are plenty of interesting ties (Steve McClaren’s FC Twente vs. Arsenal topping the list), but in pure footballing … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Draw: Hertha Berlin to face FC Nistru Otaci

Posted on by Mark

Only one German club was involved in the UEFA Cup first qualifying round draw as Hertha Berlin drew FC Nistru Otaci. Last year Hamburg, this year Hertha… that’s right, we’re off to Moldova again! Last year Hamburg won 5-1 on … Continue reading