Talking Fussball Extra’s cup runneth over this week, as Matt Hermann and Terry Duffelen 1) take on FC Bayern München and FC Schalke 04’s opening legs of the UEFA Champions League knock-out stage, 2) welcome two guests to talk about the same, and 3) preview the 22nd match day of the 2014-15 Bundesliga season. Matt talks to Yan Matusevich (@YMatusik) about how Shakhtar Donetsk ended up playing its home matches 1,200 km away in Lviv, and checks in with the Spanish Football Podcast’s Phil Kitromilides (@PhilKitro) to hear about the two Madrid clubs’ dates with Bundesliga destiny. Enjoy!
Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga as Alex Handcock returns to the pod to analyze the weekend’s goal-fests with Nik Wildhagen. Join the two Bundesliga aficionados as they weave football-talk and 50 Shades of Grey references into this week’s episode, whilst discussing the spanking that Hamburg suffered at the hands of Bayern. Tune in to find out all about the 4-5 madness in Leverkusen, Hoffenheim’s last-minute winner and Kasper Hjulmand’s last match in charge of Mainz. All this and much more, on this week’s episode of Talking Fussball!
On Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show this week, host Matt Hermann is joined by the Bundesliga Fanatic’s Niklas Wildhagn, to bring you up-to-date with the goings on in the ‘League of the World Champions’. In a jam packed show, Bayer Leverkusen go under the microscope after their success in the UEFA Champions League play-offs against FC Copenhagen. Eric from the Neverkusen Podcast joins Nik to discuss the the match and how the team are shaping up at the start of the new season.
TFE also gets the low-down on the new coach of Mainz -Kasper Hjulmand. Matt calls up Danish sports journalist Martin Davidsen for his thoughts on the new man in the hot-seat at the Coface Arena. What can we expect? And will he be a success? We have the answers.
If that wasn’t enough, Matt represents Team Talking Fussball against you – the listeners – in our score prediction competition. Taking him on is Joe Havens on behalf on Team Listeners.
Enjoy the show!