Just 90 minutes and Bremen stand between Heidenheim and promotion to the Bundesliga. The role Schnatterer plays – or not – could be defining.
Were Bielefeld worthy champions? Did Stuttgart deserve promotion? What can their points totals tell us?
After a ton of football, we’ve had a chance for a breather following the English week (for the uninitiated – a German term for when football is played in midweek), a chance to reflect on where we are in the 2. Bundesliga. In truth, the last week of games hasn’t really settled much in theContinue reading “Five Things from Matchdays 27-29: Shocks, subs and goals”
1. FSV Mainz 05 are now an established Bundesliga side but they have plenty of history in the 2. Bundesliga. After missing out on promotion in agonising style two years in a row, they finally won promotion out of the league for the first time in 2004, all under the stewardship of one Jürgen Klopp.Continue reading “Where Are They Now? Jürgen Klopp’s Mainz Promotion Team of 2004”
Well, here we are. The COVID19 pandemic still has its grip on the world, even in Germany, whose response has been one of the best in the world. This UK-based writer has barely left his house in two months. And yet, somehow, 16 teams got the ball rolling in the 2. Bundesliga again this weekend.Continue reading “Five Things from Matchday 26: Somehow Fußball returned”
The announcement of the Bundesliga’s return this weekend has cause much excitement, albeit mostly internationally. But it is not the only league returning this weekend. The second tier, the 2. Bundesliga (“zweite Bundesliga”, or more commonly in English, Bundesliga 2) also resumes with teams having nine games left to play. If you’re on this blogContinue reading “2. Bundesliga for Dummies”