Broken noses, heaps of brawls, pyrotechnics, racism, insults, stolen flags, a lot of goals, a lot of yellow and red cards. These are all components of a district derby. Borussia Dortmund against FC Schalke 04. It's like a war. There are many derbies in football. For example Karlsruher SC against Waldhof Mannheim, Werder Bremen against Hamburger SV, Borussia Mönchengladbach against 1. FC Köln and many more. But Dortmund and Schalke is a very special game. In such a game, the fans want to see everything from the players. This is about the honor of each club. FC Schalke 04, currently …Read more
On the way to the second league?
After my first blog about Karlsruhe many things changed. Karlsruhe is now on the second place and has a 5 points lead on the third placed. On the third place is the Hallescher FC. But Wiesbaden, playing tomorrow against Kaiserslautern, can again take the third place. After the deserved victory of Karlsruher SC against 1860 Munich they now have a strong opponent less. The Ksc won 2:0 yesterday against the "lions" and secured an important lead in the fight for promotion to the second League. David Pisot, the captain of Karlsruhe, put his team ahead in the 3rd minute before …Read more
The best german team in international contests
Six of seven football teams were knocked out from international contests. But the last team isn't the FC Bayern München it is Eintracht Frankfurt. Frankfurt plays a very offensive style of football with one of the fifth best front three in europe. Luka Jovic, Sebastien Haller and Ante Rebic had scored 40 goals this season. Frankfurt had won 8 of 10 games in the Europa League with a 2:2 against Schachtar Donezk and a 0:0 against Inter Mailand. They could prevail against Lazio Rom, Apollon, Marseille, Donezk and Inter. Today the Eintracht must play against Benfica Lissabon in the quarter …Read more
Rest in peace Emiliano Sala
That's one of the saddest storys in the hole history of football. It's about Emiliano Sala, Cardiff City's argentinean football player. It was a very special moment for him. The 28 year old striker signed with his new club Cardiff City. His old team was FC Nantes from the ligue 1 in france. He officialy moved to the first division in england. Sala looked past his old club and said goodbye to all his teammates. On the way to Cardiff, to his new homeland, to his new teammates, to his new club, he crashed over the English Channel in a …Read more
The most exciting title race ever?
The season final in the Premier League has begun. There are only six games left to play and the fight for the title can't be more exciting. At the top of the league is Manchester City with 80 points and on the second place is Liverpool with 79 points. What a fight between two teams where the way to play football can't be more different. Manchester City plays a style with a lot of possession and looking for the deadly pass to two of the fastest players in the league with Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling. So Manchester City had …Read more