Matchday 34, the final day of the season, was full of excitement and intrigue as always, seeing Robert Lewandowski break the all-time single-season goal-scoring record, FC Köln escape relegation at the death, and Werder Bremen flounder into the 2. Bundesliga. Here is Rhys Desmond’s Team of the Week for Matchday 34!
After a rocky season, Borussia Dortmund have finished strong and finished in style, officially securing top four this Sunday with a win over FSV Mainz 05. The win earns the Black & Yellows a place in next season’s UEFA Champions League, just days after they won the DFB Pokal over RB Leipzig.
When Bo Svensson took over at Mainz 05, Die Nullfünfer were in the relegation zone. Now, 4 months on, Mainz sit in 12th, currently on a 8 match unbeaten run in the league. Here is a tactical analysis of how Bo Svensson turned FSV Mainz 05 around.