A summary of the weekend's Bundesliga fixtures and an in-depth look into one or more current topics.
MD28 – Frankfurt win 7 goal thriller and Mainz grab a last minute winner
The Bundesliga provided plenty of action this past matchday! Frankfurt beat Wolfsburg 4-3 to consolidate their top-four spot, Bayern draw 1-1 with Union Berlin, Mainz defeat Köln 3-2 and Leipzig hammer Werder Bremen 4-1.
MD25 – Bayern edge closer to the title as the Mainz comeback train rolls on
It is now six defeats in a row for Marco Rose at Mönchengladbach after they were beaten 3-1 by Augsburg! Elsewhere, Dortmund beat Hertha 2-0, Bayern defeat Bremen 3-1 and Mainz pick up a big three points against Freiburg with a 1-0 victory.
MD24 – Bayern triumph in the “Klassiker“ whilst the gloom at Gladbach continues
Bayern stage a fantastic comeback to beat Borussia Dortmund 4-2 in Der Klassiker! Elsewhere in the Bundesliga, Leverkusen edge past Mönchengladbach 1-0, Hoffenheim stun Wolfsburg 2-1 and Leipzig breeze past Freiburg 3-0.
MD23 – Chaos reigns at Schalke as Bayern and Dortmund win ahead of the “Klassiker“
The chaos continues at Schalke as Christian Gross, Jochen Schneider and a number of other staff members depart the club after their 5-1 defeat to Stuttgart! Bayern and Dortmund win prior to Der Klassiker, while Frankfurt lose for the first time in 12 games, against Bremen.
MD22 – Frankfurt stun Bayern as Mainz keep survival hopes alive
The gap at the top of the Bundesliga is now down to just two points! Bayern lose 2-1 to Frankfurt, and Leipzig take advantage with a 3-0 win over Hertha Berlin. Mainz shock Gladbach 2-1 and Wolfsburg ease past Augsburg 3-0.
MD21 – Mainz profit from Leverkusen collapse, Dortmund continue to struggle
Matchday 21 of the 2020/21 Bundesliga campaign will be remembered for its draws - there were seven in total! Mainz come back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Leverkusen, will Dortmund against Hoffenheim ends with the same scoreline. Elsewhere, Frankfurt beat Koln 2-0 and Wolfsburg versus Gladbach ends goalless.
The May 13 episode deals with the harsh realities of the league’s return, including the uncomfortable fact that none of the new measures do anything to reduce the spread of the virus on the field. Appreciated the honesty, but I’m looking forward to the next episode once there are games to discuss again!