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Derek Rae Previews the 2022/23 Bundesliga: WST Podcast

Derek Rae Bundesliga

On this edition of the World Soccer Talk podcast, episode 1436, Kyle Fansler chats with Derek Rae. Rae is the lead voice for ESPN’s coverage of the Bundesliga. Plus, he is also the main world feed commentator of the German top flight.

As Rae prepares for the latest season of the Bundesliga, he touches on the big losses from German giants Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. Even then, can any team break Bayern, the “Rekordmeister” of the Bundesliga? Bayern now has 10 Mesiterschale in a row, seeking an 11th.

Plus, Rae talks about the teams coming up from 2. Bundesliga this season. Familiar faces Schalke 04 and Werder Bremen will not have it easy, despite massive followings and not too distant success in the top flight.

Can one of the new signings from across Germany prove pivotal? The Bundesliga season is surely full of drama. Derek Rae gets you set as ESPN’s coverage starts Friday, August 5, live from Frankfurt. Coverage of the Eintracht Frankfurt game against Bayern Munich is exclusively on ESPN+. Saturday’s contest featuring Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen airs on ABC, in addition to ESPN Deportes and ESPN+.

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  1. Shriniwas Patwardhan

    August 4, 2022 at 10:41 am

    Are you going to put out the commentary listing like last time ?

    • Christopher Harris

      August 4, 2022 at 10:57 am

      Yes, every Friday at Noon ET throughout the entire season!

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