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Death of Christian Gentner’s father at Stuttgart puts game into perspective | Andy Brassell

Stuttgart’s struggles this season paled into insignificance after the death of the father of one of their totemic playersWhen it’s all about the show, it’s easy to overdramatise results, moments, little victories, setbacks. In a season in which VfB Stu…

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European roundup: Benzema gives Real Madrid win amid Bernabeu boos

• Real Madrid fans unhappy despite 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano• Serge Gnabry stars as Bayern Munich beat Hannover 4-0Real Madrid edged a 1-0 win over minnows Rayo Vallecano, earning a third consecutive La Liga victory and rising to third in the table, …

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Jadon Sancho’s stock rises higher and higher after a derby to remember | Andy Brassell

After a difficult week, the English teenager scored the winner against Schalke as Borussia Dortmund continue their chargeIt was dark when Borussia Dortmund’s bus arrived back at the club’s training ground in Brackel but it couldn’t get in. It was block…

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Jadon Sancho settles derby with Schalke as Dortmund move nine points clear

Dortmund beat rivals 2-1, Leipzig lose 3-0 at FreiburgSevilla held by Valencia, Atlético cruise past AlavésJadon Sancho’s winning earned Borussia Dortmund all three points in their local derby at Schalke and sent Lucien Favre’s team nine points clear a…

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Paco Alcácer, the striker who is too good as a substitute to start games

No one has scored more goals in the Bundesliga this season than Paco Alcácer, even though he has started just two gamesBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe top of the Bundesliga table has been transformed since the final day of last season. Bayern Munic…

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Paco Alcácer, the striker who is too good as a substitute to start games

No one has scored more goals in the Bundesliga this season than Paco Alcácer, even though he has started just two gamesBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe top of the Bundesliga table has been transformed since the final day of last season. Bayern Munic…

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Tyler Adams becomes latest member of USA’s German finishing school

The midfielder has completed a move from New York Red Bulls to the team’s sister club in Leipzig. It is the culmination of a long-held dreamSoon after Tyler Adams signed his first senior contract with the New York Red Bulls in 2015, he went on a two-we…

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Nagelsmann and Tedesco fly flag for Bundesliga’s young and reckless

Loopy, unpredictable, chaotic, irrational: Hoffenheim v Schalke showcased the best of the league and its youngest managersIt has taken a few days to process Hoffenheim’s debut Champions League campaign but Tuesday’s last-gasp defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk…

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Borussia Dortmund beat Freiburg for fourth consecutive Bundesliga win

• Marco Reus and Paco Alcácer maintain Dortmund momentum• Cristiano Ronaldo penalty completes Juventus victoryBorussia Dortmund earned a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Freiburg to open up a seven-point gap at the top of the Bundesliga for at least 24 hou…

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The surprising struggles of Europe’s top goalkeepers

David de Gea, Thibaut Courtois, Marc-André ter Stegen and Manuel Neuer have all been unusually inconsistent this seasonBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe weekend threw up another series of shock results around Europe. Real Madrid suffered a humiliatin…

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Dodi Lukebakio sends Fortuna into ‘pure ecstasy’ against brittle Bayern | Andy Brassell

Struggling Düsseldorf side’s players and fans came together to celebrate an improbable point and an ‘unbelievable’ hat-trickThe 8,000 Fortuna Düsseldorf supporters had made the long, 620km trip south mostly not even in hope, let alone expectation. It w…

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Dodi Lukebakio sends Fortuna into ‘pure ecstasy’ against brittle Bayern | Andy Brassell

Struggling Düsseldorf side’s players and fans came together to celebrate an improbable point and an ‘unbelievable’ hat-trickThe 8,000 Fortuna Düsseldorf supporters had made the long, 620km trip south mostly not even in hope, let alone expectation. It w…

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Christian Pulisic open to Premier League move with Chelsea leading chase

• Borussia Dortmund forward out of contract in 2020 • ‘There is no reason why maybe one day I won’t play here’Christian Pulisic has said he is open to moving to the Premier League, with Chelsea understood to be leading the race to sign the forward from…

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La Liga could teach the Premier League about being competitive

Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool are disproving the theory that ‘anyone can beat anyone’ in the Premier LeagueBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThere are many factors to consider when assessing what makes one league better than another, but over th…

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USA call up Jürgen Klinsmann’s son for squad to play England and Italy

Jonathan Klinsmann is a goalkeeper for Hertha BerlinTwenty-one year-old was raised in CaliforniaJonathan Klinsmann, the son of German World Cup winner Jürgen Klinsmann, has been added to the USA squad for their upcoming friendlies against England and I…

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Sublime Klassiker suggests there’s finally life in the Bundesliga again | Andy Brassell

Borussia Dortmund’s victory despite an impressive Bayern Munich performance shows how far they have come and how competitive the German league is this seasonThe 95 minutes-plus of Der Klassiker – and every extra second of the 47 over the 95, which was …

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Sublime Klassiker suggests there’s finally life in the Bundesliga again | Andy Brassell

Borussia Dortmund’s victory despite an impressive Bayern Munich performance shows how far they have come and how competitive the German league is this seasonThe 95 minutes-plus of Der Klassiker – and every extra second of the 47 over the 95, which was …

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Paco Alcácer the hero as red-hot Dortmund down Bayern in thriller

Marco Reus scored twice as the Bundesliga leaders, Borussia Dortmund, came from behind to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in a thrilling showdown at Signal Iduna Park.Robert Lewandowski had put Bayern ahead against his former club with a bullet header, but Reus…

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Marco Reus conducts Borussia Dortmund’s remarkable renaissance | Ben Fisher

The 29-year-old has been outstanding in the No 10 role with Sancho, Bruun Larsen and Pulisic learning from him. On Saturday Dortmund face Bayern in der KlassikerMarco Reus has been showered with compliments this season but perhaps the best one came cou…

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High-flying Frankfurt take out their frustration on lowly Stuttgart | Andy Brassell

Adi Hütter had a tough start at Eintracht Frankfurt but his team have now found their feet as Stuttgart discovered on FridayWhen the opposition is down, keep your foot on the throat. In the infancy of his tenure but already desperate for a result, Stut…