The first full season without Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in European football was always set to be poignant given we won’t have to summate extraordinary individual accolades and statistics to determine who has been the best player each year. After finally getting his hands on the FIFA World Cup trophy, Lionel Messi took his…

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March 25, 2024
Olabode David Goodwill

The 2023/24 season is gradually coming to a close around Europe’s top leagues and the tables are now taking more meaningful shape as games are becoming more intense with all teams trying to accomplish their set goals for the campaign. However, not every club has been able to reach their said targets from the beginning…

The Bundesliga season came to a conclusion with Bayern Munich running rampant as they closed out the season with 16 wins from their last 18 league games to steer ahead of their rivals and lift a record eighth consecutive Bundesliga title, scoring 100 goals from 34 games. On current form, The Bavarians are one of…

May 27, 2020
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

  Not even a global pandemic and subsequent two-month pause could flip the script on Bayern Munich’s stroll to a record eighth Bundesliga title. Germany’s biggest football fixture was the biggest live sporting event in over two months since the Coronavirus outbreak, with fireworks expected in the title match. It required Dortmund to switch into…

May 18, 2020
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Erling Haaland might have scored the first post-pandemic goal in top-flight football and inspired Borussia Dortmund to within a point of Bayern Munich in the Revierderby against Schalke on Saturday. Alphonso Davies and Bayern responded to the challenge showing no lockdown hangovers in their comfortable 2-nil victory away at Union Berlin on Sunday. The Bavarians…

May 19, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Bayern Munich are once again Bundesliga winners. The 28-time Champions’ seventh successive win was certainly the hardest and most unlikely, all thanks to Borussia Dortmund.  The Westphalia giants made a push for their first title since 2012 but ultimately came up short to the Bavarians. Beyond the disappointment of losing it despite Bayern’s early-season slump,…

December 10, 2018
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Bayern Munich have had a disappointing season by their own standards. Constant squad rotation and defensive frailties in poor performances undermined the start of manager Niko Kovač’s tenure at the club. The German Bundesliga record winners are used to swatting away teams in the league such that by this stage of the season there’s a…

October 8, 2018
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Gladbach celebrate Shock results and upsets have become commonplace recently which prompts me to believe a special football season is upon us. Bundesliga bully boys Bayern Munich are failing to win in Germany with the start of Niko Kovac’s tenure not offering the consistent wins and superior showings we are used to, Borussia Monchengladbach have often been…

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