Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 34/Season Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James, Jon and Bent breakdown all things Matchday 34, as well as the bigger picture of the entire campaign. The guys also share their opinions on a host of end-of-season awards.

What have we made of the early summer transfer activity? Did SV Werder Bremen deserve to stay in the Bundesliga? What was Guido Winkmann thinking for BAyer 04 Leverkusen’s second goal against FC Ingolstadt 04? Should SV Darmstadt 98 sell Sandro Wagner and who was the Player of the Season?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 32 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James, Jon and Bent analyse and assess all things Matchday 32!

Is their win over SV Darmstadt 98 a turning point in the relegation battle for Eintracht Frankfurt? Where the hell did SV Werder Bremen’s 6-2 drubbing of VfB Stuttgart come from? Are Jürgen Kramny’s men capable of bouncing back with a favourable run-in? Has too much damage been done or can Hertha Berlin still turn things around in the race for Europe? Can Borussia Mönchengladbach hold onto 4th place and who would the Bundesliga equivalent of Leicester City be next season?

All this and more on the latest offering from Talking Fussball!

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 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!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 18 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back for the first time in 2016 and Matchday 18 served up an absolute doozy allowing James, Jon, Bent and Alex to break down a whole host of talking points!

In the ‘Battle of the Borussias’ were Dortmund at their attacking best or were Gladbach at their defensive worst? Are the form and fitness of Timo Werner, Daniel Didavi, Filip Kostic and Christian GEntner the key to Stuttgart’s survival? Are 1. FC Köln too over reliant on Anthony Modeste? Is Leroy Sane really ready for a big-money move to a big-name club and is Alexander Meier the Bundesliga’s budget version of Zlatan Ibrahimovic?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 11 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as Alex and James break down all things Matchday 11 and take a look ahead to the UEFA Champions League midweek matches.

What can we read into Borussia Dortmund’s response to a poor run of form that culminated in a dismal defeat to FC Bayern München? Why were Borussia Mönchengladbach lacking in confidence and playing it safe under Lucien Favre and is Andre Schubert a serious contender for the head role on a permanent basis? Are VfL Wolfsburg still trying to deal with the end of the Kevin De Bruyne era and is Yoshinori Muto better than Shinji Okazaki?

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 – 2015/16 Matchday 1 Review

We’re back!!

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with your first weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness in the 2015/16 season, as James and Alex put their heads together to break down the action from Matchday 1.

Is this going to be Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s year to shine for Borussia Dortmund? Was BVB’s performance the perfect synergy between the playing philosophies of Jürgen Klopp and new man in charge Thomas Tuchel? Do FC Ingolstadt 04 or SV Darmstadt 98 have better survival prospects as the two newly-promoted sides? Could 1. FC Köln be this year’s surprise package following their impressive outing against VfB Stuttgart? Just how good is Douglas Costa and is Kevin De Bruyne on the move?

All this and more on the Talking Fussball 2015/16 – Matchday 1 Review!

Talking Fussball Extra – German Super Cup Review, Transfers & DFB Pokal Preview

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is back for the new top-flight German season! Host Archie Rhind-Tutt and Bundesliga Fanatic senior editor Niklas Wildhagen talk about the season curtain raiser – the German Super Cup – and what it might mean for the season ahead. Borussia Dortmund picked up the trophy with a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich. The goal scorers for BVB were Henrikh Mkhitaryarn and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the latter who broke out a Spiderman mask in celebration. The game was a comfortable win for Borussia, but the game threw up more questions for Bayern due to a cruciate ligament injury to Javi Martinez. How will FCB react in defensive areas to this news?

The pair also talk transfers and more specifically about former Arsenal striker Niklas Bendtner who has recently arrived at Wolfsburg.

To finish, Talking Fussball Extra explains the colour and atmosphere of the DFB Pokal (German Cup) 1st Round.

 

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 32 – Bodo Illgner + UEFA Champions League Review

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is on hand to break down the latest action from the UEFA Champions League for the two remaining German teams – Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.

Host Matt Hermann make his return to the show to head up an all-star line-up. He is joined by 200percent.net Bundesliga columnist – Terry Duffelen – and bundesligafanatic.com’s Niklas Wildhagen.

Alongside a review of the Bayern’s quarter-final 1st leg match against Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund’s visit to Real Madrid, the guest of the week is a World Cup winner – beIN SportsBodo Illgner.

The former German international goalkeeper gives his thoughts on the Champions League, as well as his country’s prospects in Brazil.

Plus a preview of Bundesliga Matchday 29.