Bundesliga Weekly – Bundesliga’s final day, FC Köln’s survival, and Julian Brandt to Arsenal?

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! 

FC Köln save themselves from relegation at the death

FC Köln have saved themselves from relegation desperation on the final day of the Bundesliga season, snatching a late goal against FC Schalke to win 1-0. The Billy Goats now go into the relegation/promotion playoff against the third place 2. Bundesliga side, to be decided tomorrow.

Why German teams struggle to dominate in Europe

Although Bayern Munich won the UEFA Champions League in 2019-20, the days of Bayern and Dortmund squaring up in a European final as they did in 2013 appear to be over. This past year Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund were both knocked out of the UEFA Champions League in the quarter-finals, with Leipzig failing to make it past the Round of 16. So if Germany wants to get themselves onto the level of England and Spain, what needs to change?

Bundesliga Weekly – Bayern crowned champions, Schalke’s defensive woes, and Wijnaldum on the move

Brandon and Dan take you through all the latest news and events in German football. This week’s episode includes a discussion about Bayern Munich’s latest title win, Peter Gulacsi’s new contract, and Javi Martinez’s departure from Bayern. The panel then head off into the rumour mills to discuss the likelihood of Georginio Wijnaldum moving to Nagelsmann’s team, Jose Mourinho’s interest in Marcel Sabitzer, and Raul’s possible Frankfurt takeover.

The decline of Schalke 04

From a Bundesliga staple to the worst team in the 2020/21 German Bundesliga  season, it has been an earth-shattering descent for Schalke 04. culminating in the club’s demotion to 2. Bundesliga. Here is a close examination of what went wrong, and their chances of coming straight back up to the big time next season.

Schalke Sign Simon Terodde

After an abysmal season that left Schalke 04 relegated from the top flight, the Gelsenkirchen based team are demonstrating their ambition to do whatever it takes to get back into the Bundesliga. Having scored just 18 goals in 30 Bundesliga games this campaign, the Royal Blues desperately needed a new striker heading into next season. In Simon Terodde, they’ve found their man.

Schalke’s Devastating Fall From Grace – Tactical Analysis

Once one of the Bundesliga’s supreme outfits, Schalke 04 have had a devastating season in 2020-21, one of the worst performances of a team in the league’s history. With four games still to play, The Royal Blues have already been relegated from the league, with just 2 wins and 13 points from their 30 matches.