Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 16 Review – UCL & UEL Draws

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another episode brimming with goodness from Germany’s top flight as James and Alex break down all the permutations from Matchday 16 before taking a look at the recent European draws!

Was Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s win a signal of intent when it comes to battling for a top 4 spot in the Bundesliga? How will Borussia Mönchengladbach handle their first real test in dealing with adversity under Andre Schubert? Was Armin Veh right to openly criticise his Eintracht Frankfurt players in the media? What’s wrong with FC Schalke 04’s backline and are Hertha Berlin on course to be this year’s success story?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 2 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James, Alex and Jon cast their analytical eyes over all things Matchday 2.

Is Hamburger SV’s win over VfB Stuttgart an early sign that they’re in for another jammy season? What does the season hold for FC Schalke 04 and Andre Breitenreiter? What was with Kevin De Bruyne’s body language after missing a golden opportunity to clinch a win for VfL Wolfsburg against 1. FC Köln? How does Thomas Tuchel’s Borussia Dortmund side differ tactically from the Jürgen Klopp version and is Douglas Costa the real deal or a flash in the pan?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 38 – DFB Pokal + Relegation Play-Off Preview

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is here with a dose of post-season joy to soften the blow of the end of the regular campaign. Host Matt Hermann and his merry band of pundits – Terry Duffelen and Niklas Wildhagen – take a look at the big games of the week.

The DFB Pokal Final in Berlin (German Cup) pits two of the best teams in Europe -Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. The meet at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Saturday evening for a game that has all the hallmarks of another classic. Dortmund are really hitting their stride, while Bayern will want the win the double just to consider this a successful season.

The massive match is the Relegation Play-Off. Hamburg have two games to overcome 2nd Division Greuther Fürth. It starts at the Imtech Arena on Thursday evening and concludes on Sunday afternoon. Is the Bundesliga Dinosaur about to become extinct?

One team that will be in the Bundesliga next season is Paderborn. They reached the promised land on the final day of the season. Peter Ahrens from Der Spiegel Online chats to Talking Fussball Extra about his home town club.

All that, plus a look at Germany’s bore draw friendly with Poland on Tuesday evening.