What Was Erling Haaland’s “Nightclub Incident” About and Can It Hurt His Career?

Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund’s young stiker Erling Halaand is currently enjoying his offseason break after a very successful six months with the Bundesliga outfit. Haaland netted 16 goals in just 18 appearances for the Yellow and Black and it seems that he can’t stay away from the spotlight too much. However, for the first time, it wasn’t his football ability that got him on the front pages of the press. A video of him being escorted out of a nightclub in Norway did the rounds on social media and everyone was quick to…

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Can Anyone Stop Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga Hegemony?

Bayern Munich Bundesliga

Bayern Munich are on top of the Bundesliga once again! The Bavarian club wrapped up their latest title in unfamiliar circumstances as there are still no fans allowed inside the stadiums due to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the uncertain times, the Munich squad has been flawless since the restart of the competition, and their 1-0 win against Werder Bremen at the weekend ensured that there is no catching them once again. The difference-maker was once again top striker Robert Lewandowski who made use of a Jerome Boateng pass to notch…

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Bundesliga Betting Picks for Selected Round 31 Games

Bundesliga Round 31 Games

Round 31 of the Bundesliga starts today but there are several crunch games on Saturday and three of them are the focus of my Bundesliga betting tips post. Bayern Munich looks almost certain to scoop another title but the fight is not over and Borussia Dortmund has the chance to delay the celebrations tomorrow. Here are my top Bundesliga predictions for June 13th. Hertha Berlin vs. Eintracht Frankfurt Draw Both of these teams have strung together some positive results since the restart of the league. Hertha has entered the Top…

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Bundesliga Betting Tips for Selected Round 30 Games

Bundesliga Round 30

We’re into the fifth round since the Bundesliga restarted and the battles at both ends of the table are heating up. There is a big derby coming up this Saturday and a few other games that can have major repercussions to the teams involved. I kick off my Bundesliga betting picks for June 6th with the main event and provide my predictions for two additional games that are on the schedule. Bayern Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich Draw The Bavarian machine has been absolutely dominant since the restart of the league…

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Which Clubs Are After Timo Werner and How Would He Fit In?

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is definitely among the hottest properties on the European football market and it seems that a couple of clubs are working hard to persuade the player to join their ranks. Werner’s release clause of £49m expires in about two weeks so it’s no surprise that the elite organizations are after him even in these uncertain times. In this post, I go over the clubs that are rumored to be the frontrunners for his signature and how he would fit in with each one. Bayern Munich…

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Bundesliga Betting Picks for Selected Round 29 Games

Bundesliga Free Betting Picks, Round 29

This weekend will see another Bundesliga matchday take place. The title race took a major tilt towards Bayern Munich after they managed to overcome Borussia Dortmund but it’s not over until it’s over. In addition, there are still many battles across the table that are far from being settled. This Bundesliga betting tips feature a look at three crunch games scheduled for Saturday. I share my thoughts on how I expect the ties to pan out and provide betting picks for all of them. Bayern Munich to Beat Fortuna Dusseldorf…

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Bundesliga Betting Tips for May 23rd, 2020

Bundesliga Free Betting Picks, Round 27

The Bundesliga got underway last weekend and the way things panned out gave us a good idea of where exactly are the teams standing right now. There were a couple of surprises in there and some dominant performances from the elite teams but it’s time to look ahead and see what betting options can Saturday’sgames bring us. This Bundesliga betting tips post focuses on the three most highly-anticipated matchups on May 23rd and provides a prediction for all of them based on stats and current form. Bayern Munich to Beat…

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Bundesliga Free Betting Picks, Round 26

Bundesliga Free Betting Picks

Finally, the time has come for us to enjoy some top-quality European soccer as the German elite echelon restarts this weekend. Naturally, this is a sight for sore eyes for both fans of the sport and bettors across the globe. The Bundesliga has always provided plenty of betting opportunities and the majority of online bookmakers have extensive market coverage when it comes to both individual games and outrights. This Bundesliga betting tips post focuses on three games taking place this Saturday and provides predictions based on the latest betting prices…

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The Key Battles in the 2019/2020 Bundesliga

Key Battles 2019/2020 Bundesliga

Football fans and bettors around the world rejoice! The Bundesliga is set to re-boot this coming weekend. The German league’s governing body confirmed the news last week and we will finally be treated to some high-quality games from one of the most entertaining domestic competitions on the continent. Things were getting very tense both at the top and the bottom of the table when the coronavirus pandemic hit and shut everything down. So, now is the perfect time to revisit what has happened so far and analyze what the future…

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Three Potential Surprises in European Football for the Upcoming Weekend

Eintracht Frankfurt, Cagliari and Getafe Logos

I know that a lot of you like to bet on the top European football leagues during the weekend. It’s part of the whole experience, watching the games and placing a wager or two. That’s why I occasionally share my predictions. That’s what I’m about to do in this post, but I decided to take a different angle today. I believe that some of the bets with the most value often go under the radar.  I’m talking about potential surprises that not many people back because most gamblers go after…

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Jose Mourinho wants German playmaker after failed attempt to sign Bundesliga star

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has set his sights on Wolfsburg attacker Julian Draxler, according to a report by German news outlet BILD. However, the German club are set to demand a substantial fee after they themselves paid £27 million for the 22-year-old just a year ago, as Draxler made the switch from Schalke 04 after being heavily linked with Juventus. The 22-year-old, who’s currenlty playing for Germany at Euro 2016, provided nine goals and eight assists in 35 appearances in all competitions during his first season at Wolfsburg. He’s capable…

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Study proves the “Jurgen Klopp effect” at Liverpool has reached the Bundesliga

​Liverpool are the Premier League’s most attractive club for Bundesliga players, according to a study conducted by German sports magazine Kicker (via Daily Star). In a survey carried out among 235 players from the German’s first football tier 9.8 percent named the Reds as the club they would most like to play for. Jurgen Klopp’s squad beat Arsenal and Manchester United by a fairly comfortable margin, as the Gunners received 6 per cent of the votes and the Red Devils 5.1 per cent. Only European giants Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich scored…

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Small champions in big competitions: these teams set the example for Leicester City

Leicester City were crowned the most surprising Premier League champions ever as Tottenham drew 2-2 at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea on Monday. However, despite the Foxes’ amazing accomplishments, they are not unique in football history, as there have been more “small” champions in Europe’s five biggest competitions – England, Italy, Germany, France, and Spain. Premier League: Blackburn Rovers (1995) Before Leicester won it this season, there were only five teams who had won the Premier League since 1992: Manchester United (13), Chelsea (4), Arsenal (3), Manchester City (2) and… Blackburn…

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Premier League’s transfer spending dwarfs those by other big leagues

The current football season is far from over. However, the 2016 transfer summer window is approaching very fast. A bunch of big name players have been rumoured to change clubs during the summer. Just think about the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Edinson Cavani, Toni Kroos, Romelu Lukaku, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, Robert Lewandowski, and Eden Hazard. Conclusion: it’s once again time to put big money on the table! And that’s exactly what the Premier League clubs have done during the last five seasons. The…

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Grieving Borussia Dortmund fans perform amazing “You’ll never walk alone” [Video]

On Sunday, Borussia Dortmund beat Mainz 05 2-0 with goals from Marco Reus and Shinji Kagawa. However, it proved to be one of the worst wins in the club’s long history. Two Dortmund fans suffered a heart attack during the match, with one of them not making it… The famous “Yellow Wall” remained fairly quiet due to the sad happenings, even when Kagawa scored with 15 minutes left. After the match, the team and their fans performed an amazing version of “You’ll never walk alone”, in honour of the victims.…

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Premier League owns European top five on penalty kick success

Scoring a penalty kick is not so easy as it looks. Just ask Lionel Messi, who has missed four of eight opportunities from the spot this season. However, the Premier League in general rocks the table in this regard. Using the database of Transfermarkt, we were able to collect the statistics about the penalty success rate in the top five European football leagues: Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga, Primera Division, and Ligue 1. The 20 clubs in the English top flight have been awarded 66 penalty kicks so far. Only ten…

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Bundesliga club signs Englishman as…official FIFA player

Do you regularly dream about playing for your favourite team? But the only place where you can decently hit a ball is on your console while playing EA Sports’ FIFA? Well, maybe there is hope for you in the future. Bundesliga club Wolfsburg have just signed David Bytheway as their official FIFA player, who will wear the number 53. As part of his contract with the club, the Englishman will wear the club’s jersey while participating in FIFA tournaments all over the world and he will also have to wear…

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Manchester United confirm: Januzaj returns from loan

januzaj man utd

Adnan Januzaj is back with Manchester United after his loan deal with Borussia Dortmund was cancelled, as reported by The Daily Mail. United sent the Belgium forward on a season-long loan to the German club in August in order for him to gain more experience, but he has started just three matches – all in the Europa League – and his only playing time in the Bundesliga came off the substitutes’ bench. There was no release clause inserted into Januzaj’s loan contract when it was signed, but the clubs have agreed…

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