FOOTBALL – Kevin De Bruyne added a goal and an assist to his season tally at VfL Wolfsburg in their 3-0 win v Freiburg on Sunday. His 16 assists are the most by any player in Europe’s top five leagues. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – Bayern München defeated Hamburger SV 8-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The wave shows nothing but Bayern (in red) in attack. They were very effective as well. Every time they pushed towards HSV (in blue), they scored. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – Bayern München secured their 20th winter championship (‘Herbstmeister’ in German) after a 4-0 away win at Augsburg on Saturday. See below how many times they have converted that title into an actual league championship.
FOOTBALL – Bayer Leverkusen’s Karim Bellarabi set a Bundesliga record by scoring after nine seconds seconds, beating Giovane Élber (1998) and Ulf Kirsten (2002) who needed 11 seconds to score. Click on continue reading for a list of the fastest Bundesliga goals.
FOOTBALL – A defeat at Schalke on Saturday sealed 1. FC Nürnberg’s fate in the Bundesliga. ‘Der Club’ join Eintracht Braunschweig in a decent to the second tier of German league football. It was a BL record eighth relegation for Nürnberg. Since the Bundesliga started, Arminia Bielefeld had also been relegated seven times. Hamburger SV, the only ever present side in the Bundesliga (1963-2014) will play a promotion/relegation playoff against the team that will finish third in the 2. Bundesliga.
FOOTBALL – The 3-0 defeat by Bayern against Borussia Dortmund was the biggest ever in the coaching career of Pep Guardiola (all competitions). Bayern also suffered their biggest home defeat since 20 September 2008, when they lost 5-2 against Werder Bremen. They lost successive Bundesliga matches for the first time since November 2011, when they alo lost at home against Dortmund.
FOOTBALL – Bayern München suffered their first keague defeat of the 2013/2014 Bundesliga season, ending their bid to become the first club to register an undefeated campaign in the Bundesliga (51 seasons in the history of the competition). It also snapped Bayern’s record streaks of undefeated matches in the top flight (53) and most successive league matches scoring at least once (65).