Silas Katompa Mvumpa, more commonly known as Silas Wamangituka, was one of the stars of the 2020-21 Bundesliga season, gaining traction for VFB Stuttgart and his native Congolese national team in the process. Yesterday, almost two years after making his debut for Stuttgart, the young attacker made headlines by revealing the truth about his identity.
Ahead of Euro 2020 set to kick off this Friday, we take a look at some of the most glaring omissions from this summer’s squads, from Bundesliga outfits only.
Roman Burki and Marwin Hitz, Borussia Dortmund were in desperate need of a stable set of hands in goal. Marco Rose will be hoping that 23 year-old Swiss international Gregor Kobel will be that man, and bring the same level of success and durability the club enjoyed during Roman Weidenfeller’s 16 year spell at the club.
Brandon and Dan take you through all the latest news and events in German football. This week’s episode includes a discussion about the Bundesliga’s final day of 2020-21, including FC Köln’s survival and the sides coming up from 2. Bundesliga. The lads then take you through this week’s transfer rumours, including Julian Brandt’s potential move to Arsenal, Dortmund’s goalkeeper hunt, and Wout Weghorst’s unlikely move away from Wolfsburg. Follow the show via the links below!
It seemed inevitable for months, but Robert Lewandowski has now officially broken Gerd Müller’s record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season, surpassing the German legend on the final day of the 2020-21 season with his 41st goal of the season. The Bavarians smashed Augsburg to pieces on Saturday in a 5-2 win, in which Lewandowski was far and away man of the match.
Hansi Flick’s time in charge of Bayern Munich may have been short-lived, but the former and future national team coach will go down as one of the team’s all-time greatest managers. Hansi Flick eased to a second Bundesliga title in charge of Bayern Munich on Saturday, after a smashing 6-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach. For all of their fantastic exploits this season, we analyze how Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title. Check out the full video by AJAnalysis right here.
One of the best forwards to ever play the game, Robert Lewandowski has had a career that many could only ever dream of. But the Polish striker’s career could have been very different had he signed for Blackburn Rovers as planned back in 2010. Luckily for Borussia Dortmund and Bundesliga fans alike, a volcano changed his fortunes around.
It seemed inevitable for months, but Robert Lewandowski has now officially equaled Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a single Bundesliga season – 40. The Bavarians failed to beat Freiburg on Saturday in a 2-2 draw, but still had reason to celebrate with Lewandowski’s penalty kick goal to equal the record.
Though this current season has been a categorical success, it will be a summer of change in Frankfurt. With many question marks in mind, a new question emerges – what comes next for Die Adler? Will they be able to find new ways of flying at lofty heights, or will they come crashing down to Bundesliga mediocrity?
More than four months ago, one of the most iconic sibling duos in German football history, the Bender brothers, announced their plans to retire at the end of the 2020-21 season. With two games left in the Bundesliga for Bayer Leverkusen, Lars announced in an interview with Kicker that his meniscus injury hadn’t recovered the way he imagined, and that it was time to hang up the boots.