Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 31 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James, Archie and Stefan breakdown all things Matchday 31 whilst handing in their predictions for the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg between Atletico Club de Madrid and FC Bayern München.

What are the fine margins that differentiate the criticism being levelled at Andre Breitenreiter and Roger Schmidt? Can Borussia Mönchengladbach seize upon mistakes made by the teams above them to clinch a top-four finish or will the fixture list play against them? Will Hertha Berlin pick up anymore points in the current campaign or will they drop into the UEFA Europa League qualification spots and how big of a blow was 1. FSV Mainz 05’s loss to relegation-threatened Eintracht Frankfurt in their bid for UEFA Champions League football?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 30 Review + DFB Cup Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James and Ross analyse and assess all things Matchday 30 and look ahead to the DFB Cup semi-finals.

How key is Claudio Pizarro in SV Werder Bremen’s bid to retain Bundesliga status this season? What has Julian Nagelsmann arrival at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim done for the club’s momentum? Is the belief that SV Darmstadt 98 and Sandro Wagner could stay up growing with every passing week? Who is more likely to survive of FC Augsburg and VfB Stuttgart and who do the panel believe will finish in the bottom three?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 29 Review + UCL Preview + UEL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James and Jon breakdown all things Matchday 29 whilst handing in their predictions for the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League quarter final second legs.

Was the Revierderby performance against Borussia Dortmund more of what we needed to see from FC Schalke 04 this season? What does the panel believe is behind Marco Reus’ dip in form in the current campaign? How costly will SV Werder Bremen’s form against the bottom six prove in their relegation plight? Do TSG 1899 Hoffenheim have the best chance of survival based on current form and do we finally have faith in SV Darmstadt 98 beating the drop?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 28 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James and Stefan dissect and discuss all things Matchday 28 whilst handing in their predictions for the UEFA Champions LEague quarter final first legs.

Are Borussia Mönchengladbach proving that they are the third best team in Germany’s top flight? Was this weekend’s 5-0 loss the start of the end for Hertha Berlin’s hopes of clinching a top-four finish? Have Andre Breitenreiter and Dieter Hecking achieved all they can achieve with FC Schalke 04 and VfL Wolfsburg respectively and how many missed opportunites can the relegation-threatened sides afford in the business end of the campaign?

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

Talking Fussball Extra – Bayern’s glorious win + MD 27 previewed

Welcome to another jam-packed edition of Talking Fussball Extra. Matt Hermann is joined by Terry Duffelen and Nik Wildhagen to discuss all the latest from the world of German football.

In part 1 Sal Mitha stops by to give us the DL on the atmosphere inside the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night, the lads discuss the bigger storylines emerging from Bayern’s match against Juve, and then they dive into all the latest news from the Bundesliga.

Mid-show Nik Wildhagen is joined by Ansgar Löcke, a Hannover 96 blogger and podcaster. The two of them discuss the Reds dismal season and try to figure out why things have gone so badly for the 96’ers.

In the final part of the show Matt, Terry and Nik take a look ahead of what is to come on match day 27.

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 26 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James, Alex and Jon analyse and assess all things Matchday 26 and look ahead to FC Bayern München’s UEFA Champions League clash with Juventus.

Was Hertha Berlin’s win over FC Schalke 04 a signal of intent when it comes to their ability to finish in the top four? Where does Borussia Mönchengladbach’s Lars Stindl rank amongst the best signings of the season? How big a role does FC Augsburg’s experience of beating the drop play in the relegation scrap and are 1. FSV Mainz 05 in the best position to finish in the top six this season?

Plus Alex gives his first-hand experience of what is was like to be in the SIGNAL IDUNA PARK on a tragic afternoon.

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 25 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another episode brimming with goodness from Germany’s top flight as James, Alex and Bent break down all the permutations from Matchday 25!

Was the 0-0 draw between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern München further proof that the Bundesliga is the most entertaining league in the world? With a five-point lead at the top of the table can FC Bayern still be caught? Have Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s players not understood Roger Schmidt philosophy? Are VfL Wofsburg’s big players ready to step up at the most crucial stage of the season and how have Max Meyer and Leroy Sane’s performances matched-up for FC Schalke 04 in the current campaign?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 23 Review + Matchday 24 Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James and Alex analyse and assess all things Matchday 23.

Is 1. FSV Mainz 05’s Yunus Malli a candidate for MVP of the current campaign? How much pressure is Roger Schmidt under to deliver a top-four finish with Bayer 04 Leverkusen? Were FC Bayern there for the taking this weekend against VfL Wolfsburg and how do we rate Kingsley Coman amongst the other top Under-21 player in the Bundesliga?

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

We apologise for the technical issues in today’s show we thought putting out something was better than nothing.

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 22 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with fun-filled episode of Bundesliga analysis as James, Bent and Alex discuss all the debatable topics from Matchday 22!

What on earth was referee Felix Zwayer thinking in sending all the players down the tunnel in Leverkusen and did Bayer 04 have every right to feel aggrieved by the decision? Is Christian Pulisic the next big thing to come out of Borussia Dortmund? Hertha Berlin are still without a win in 2016 so can we still consider them top six contenders? What conclusions can be drawn from FC Schalke 04’s draw with VfB Stuttgart and are Hannover 96 the most hopeless side in recent Bundesliga history?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 21 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another episode brimming with goodness from Germany’s top flight as James, Ross and Stefan break down all the permutations from Matchday 21!

Have Borussia Mönchengladbach become complacent since the turn of the year? Is VfB Stuttgart’s frontline worthy of being in Europe next season? Can 1. FSV Mainz 05 fly under the radar to clinch a spot in the top six? What is to be made of #GelbeKarteGate with SV Darmstadt 98 set to be without 5 first-team regulars against FC Bayern München next week and did VfL Wolfsburg’s win over FC ingolstadt 04 do any more than paper over their cracks?

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