“Better call Saul!”: Atletico’s star wants to leave – but who could still call him?

Saul Niguez has been under contract with Atletico Madrid since 2008. Now he suddenly wants to leave. But where is it actually going? That was a statement that Atletico Madrid made in the summer of 2017. Almost out of nowhere, the Spanish top club announced the contract extension with Saul Niguez. The day before, the then 22-year-old had grabbed the … Read more

BVB – Borussia Dortmund’s permanent construction site: Why Merih Demiral could be the solution

Merih Demiral could join BVB this summer. Would the Juventus defender be a suitable solution to Borussia Dortmund’s problems in the defense center? When you watch Merih Demiral play soccer, you quickly get these romantic thoughts. The one from the central defender, who is still a real defender. Who you can tell every second on the pitch that his top … Read more

FC Bayern – Nagelsmann’s Talent Casting: Those who have a good chance of becoming professionals

At FC Bayern, numerous talents from the U23 are currently allowed to show themselves. Three of them should stay in Julian Nagelsmann’s team beyond the pre-season. Who has a good chance now? He doesn’t want to name any names, said Julian Nagelsmann after the test against Ajax Amsterdam (2-2). It is “not conducive to the development of young players” if … Read more

Werder Bremen – Hannover 96 1: 1: Bremen with luck to a point

Just one point and a lot of idling: Werder Bremen, relegated to the Bundesliga, has not yet made it to the second division. After a very mixed performance, the Hanseatic League in the north derby against Hannover 96 did not get beyond a 1: 1 (the live ticker for reading) and will have problems with the direct Bundesliga return in … Read more

After a false start: S04 coach Grammozis does “not reproach” his team

After a good initial phase, Schalke 04 are empty-handed. Nevertheless, the appearance against Hamburger SV gives courage for the second division season. Simon Terodde put his hands on his hips in disappointment, coach Dimitrios Grammozis shook his head depressed – but the Schalke fans quickly rebuilt the team and coach with applause after the false start. The bitter 1: 3 … Read more

FC Schalke 04 – Hamburger SV 1: 3: Wild second division start – HSV punished too passive Schalke late

In a thrilling second division opening game with many goal-area scenes and few tactical restraints, Hamburger SV deserved to hold their own with 3-1 (1-0) against FC Schalke 04. Robert Glatzel, Moritz Heyer and Bakery Jatta countered the early opening goal by former HSV striker Simon Terodde in front of 19,770 spectators in the Veltins Arena. “It wasn’t nice to … Read more

3rd league, power ranking at the start of the season: two clear favorites – FCK and Duisburg succeed in reversing the trend

The 3rd league starts the new season on Saturday. While there are two top favorites for promotion, the fight for the other places is, as usual, completely unpredictable. The power ranking at the start of the new season – with assessments from third division expert Manfred Schwabl, president of relegated SpVgg Unterhaching. The season was originally supposed to open on … Read more