Archives: Hertha BSC Berlin

Further Steps Back – Hertha BSC Sacked Coach Lucien Favre

Posted on by Florian Kolling

It’s one of the worst situations in football business, when you have no more opportunities to resort to excuses, especially when you’re mainly responsible for the prosperity of your team. Hertha BSC-manager Lucien Favre lived through this said situation at … Continue reading

The Set: The 7 Best Transfers of the Summer (so far)

Posted on by Double Pivot

I tend to get too excited about the young kids, when they move. I will often over-value the transfers of the the Zuculini, Sven Bender and Lewis Holtby’s of the footballing world. I will see Ralf Fahrmann’s move to Eintracht … Continue reading

Bundesliga Attendance Figures Dominate Europe

Posted on by Double Pivot

RheinEnergieStadion I used the stats feature at ESPN Soccernet to calcluate the clubs with the best attendances. Out of the top 20 attendances in Europe, Germany had 9 clubs. This post is to equip you with a tool to help … Continue reading

Wolfsburg Finish Off Miracle Season!

Posted on by Double Pivot

Congratulations Wolfsburg, Champions of the Bundesliga! Wolfsburg’s magical triangle all scored as the Wolves beat a deflated Werder Bremen 5-1 at home. Their home form was paramount in their unlikely title run as they took an incredible 49 points out … Continue reading

Score One For the Bundesliga!

Posted on by Double Pivot

Have goals ever been so important? With two games remaining, points are only marginally more important than goal difference in the hunt for survival, Europe and even the Meisterschaft. Wolfsburg silenced the critics and showed their professionalism by keeping their … Continue reading

Bundesliga: One Month to Sort This!

Posted on by Double Pivot

We have a month to go to decide the title. But whereas Hoffenheim, Hamburg and Hertha faltered under the pressure of being league leaders, we find that Wolfsburg’s biggest strength is having no “H” in their name. After a loss … Continue reading

Tactical Analysis: Did A Birthday Bash Cost Hertha Saturday?

Posted on by Double Pivot

Last Thursday, Lucien Favre suspended his right winger Patrick Ebert indefinitely. While the reason for the suspension is that Ebert was out until 3 AM celebrating his birthday, which breaks team curfew rules; there is a bigger story is that … Continue reading

How Hertha Will Win Their First Bundesliga Title

Posted on by Double Pivot

We are all wondering about the possibility of Hertha providing a surprise winner to one of Europe’s premier leagues. With 10 games to go, it becomes feasible that we can map it out and give a best guess as to … Continue reading

Could Cinderella Ruin The Bundesliga’s Ball?

Posted on by Double Pivot

With Hamburg’s win today over Energie Cottbus, the Dinosaurs join Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich in a three way log jam in second place behind surprise front runners Hertha Berlin. All four are four points behind the pace with upstarts Hoffenheim … Continue reading

Bundesliga Scores and Notes

Posted on by Double Pivot

Hertha Berlin 2-1 Bayern Munich As we all expected, Hertha go top after a typical home victory over Bayern Munich. Not! Congratulations to all Hertha fans. It is time to start talking about this fairy tale rather than Hoffenheim. And … Continue reading

Money League: Bayern 4th and closing fast!

Posted on by Double Pivot

Club Wealth Real Madrid €365.8m Manchester United €324.8m Barcelona €308.8m Bayern Munich €295.3m Chelsea €268.9m Arsenal €264.4m Liverpool €210.9m AC Milan €209.5m AS Roma €175.4m Inter Milan €172.9m Juventus €167.5m Olympique Lyon €155.7m Schalke 04 €148.4m Tottenham Hotspur €145m Hamburg … Continue reading

Strikers from former Yugoslavia thrive in Bundesliga

Posted on by Joe Westhead

Talented strikers from the former Yugoslavia are a valuable commodity in the Bundesliga this season. A wave of Yugo-nostalgia has spread across the German league and is following a trend of Soviet Chic in Germany. Matchday 19 highlighted the dependence … Continue reading

The Set: Arminia 1-1 Hertha Berlin

Posted on by Double Pivot

Arminia Bielefeld gained a point and a little breathing room in their fight to stay up this year. Things didn’t start brightly when their defenders fell asleep and allowed Andriy Voronin to ghost onto a ball delivered by keeper Jaroslav … 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

die Tabelle lügt nicht: Week 5 (Now w/ the Bundesliga XI)

Posted on by Double Pivot

Here’s this week’s Bundesliga XI. It is packed with Bayer 04, Hoffenheim and Werder players. It does include a special shoutout to the man who ended Energie’s goal drought, an under appreciated defender from Arminia and a goalkeeper who lost. … Continue reading