Dortmund grind out win, but remain terrible in transition – Match Analysis

How can a team with so much verticality be so terrible in transition? Well, welcome to Signal Iduna Park. Dortmund will always score goals, but they will always make life difficult themselves by simply being poor in transition, and poor from set-pieces. That’s exactly how 1899 Hoffenheim got back into the game not once but twice, and how they could have put the game to bed themselves had Gregor Kobel not been in such fine form. Here is our analysis.

How Nagelsmann’s Hoffenheim inspired me to fall in love with the Bundesliga

Quinnie Nguyen takes a look back at 1899 Hoffenheim in 2016-17, under the influence of Julian Nagelsmann and how the team inspired him to fall in love with the Bundesliga.

Julian Nagelsmann’s principles of play – a natural fit for Bayern

Last week, Hansi Flick announced his decision to leave Bayern Munich come the end of the season. The likeliest man to come in and replace him? – RB Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann. But how would Julian Nagelsmann revolutionize Bayern Munich? These are some of the German’s key principles of play and what he might add to die Roten next season.