If there is a team that signifies domestic dominance and brilliance across Europe at the same given time, there is hardly any side better than Bundesliga outfit Bayern Munich. The side managed by Carlo Ancelotti has been among the best in the sport yet again this season, and their level of consistency at the highest…Read More
Man United loanee Guillermo Varela got himself inked recently, which led to a suspension for one game from the club. It is understood that the decision to get a tattoo was against the club’s advice, leading to inflammation of the skin. The suspension by the club was an after-effect for indiscipline. The 24-year-old will, in turn,…Read More
Chilean national team’s official twitter account has fuelled speculation surrounding star man Alexis Sanchez’s future, by listing him as a Bayern Munich player. Chile recently announced their squad for their upcoming Confederations Cup group fixtures against Germany, Australia, and Cameroon, which will be played in Russia come summer. However, while doing so, their twitter account ended…Read More
A disappointing season for Renato Sanches and Douglas Costa in terms of game time has encouraged Manchester United to try and prise them from Bayern Munich. The duo have spent much of the season on the bench, and might be ready to move away in the summer. Sanches was wanted by United last summer, but the…Read More
The 2016/17 season is drawing to a close, but as it seems, it’s not too early to look ahead for the next season, and that’s exactly what Bundesliga’s two biggest clubs have in mind as they unveil their 2017-18 kits. The German Champions, Bayern Munich, officially released their home kit for the 2017/18 season this morning. The new…Read More
Déjà vu for Manchester United, as Bayern Munich have opened talks with James Rodriguez for a switch this summer. The Red Devils are looking at a number of stars for a move this summer, and have been constantly linked with Real Madrid’s want-away James Rodriguez. The Colombian international made a name for himself in the…Read More
Manchester United are understood to be interested in another major striker in Europe, Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Reports from L’Equipe (via Sport Witness) claim that the Red Devils have already approached the player, and are in talk with his intermediaries on a prospective deal for his services. United have had a shambolic season up front in comparison to…Read More
Arsenal have struck gold by securing one of best fullbacks in the Bundesliga for free, as Sead Kolasinac will leave Schalke to join the Gunners in July, claims Sky Sports. Although Arsene Wenger is yet to announce his future, Arsenal have concluded some early business to land Kolasinac from Schalke, who has impressed a number of clubs…Read More
Renato Sanches, the 19-year-old wonder kid who caught European football by storm last season, might be set to moving away from Bayern Munich this summer. This news comes after Sky Germany (via Metro) claimed that Schalke has agreed on the move of Leon Goretzka to the Allianz Arena. With the player having only one year left on…Read More
Bayern Munich showed precisely why they are the reigning Champions of Germany, as they secured a sensational comeback to beat RB Leipzig 4-5 on Saturday. Marcel Sabitzer opened the scoring for the home side at the Red Bull Arena just 2 minutes after kick-off, but it was cancelled out by none other than Robert Lewandowski…Read More
Bundesliga News & Results
The Bundesliga, also referred to as Fußball-Bundesliga, is the primary football competition in Germany. It was founded by the German Football Association in the year 1962, and its first season was played in 1963.
This decorated German competition is the topmost football league in the world when it comes to average stadium attendances. The league recorded an overall average of 45,134 fans per game during the 2011-12 season, which was the second highest of any sports league in the world, following the American National Football League (NFL).
Bundesliga is contested by 18 of the best clubs in Germany. Each team faces the 17 others two times per season, which lasts from August to May.
The competition has undergone various structural changes since its formation. Initially, a Bundesliga win awarded a club 2 points, whereas a draw was worth 1 point, and a loss worth none. But since the 1995-96 season, each teams receives 3 points for a win, with the points for draws and losses still unchanged. The team with the most number of points following the completion of all the 360 matches wins the title.
In case of ties, the factors used to break the ties are Goal difference, followed by goals scored, total points gained in head-to-head results, goals scored in head-to-head games, away goals scored in head-to-head games, and lastly, total number of away goals scored in the entire season.
So far, out of the 54 teams that have taken part in this competition since its establishment, only 12 have managed to win it: FC Bayern Munich (25 titles), Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund (5), Werder Bremen (4), Hamburger SV and VfB Stuttgart (3), 1. FC Koln and FC Kaiserslautern (2), TSV 1860 Munich, Eintracht Braunschweig, 1. FC Nurnberg and VfL Wolfsburg (1).
Here at BlameFootball, we provide a thorough coverage of Bundesliga news. We make available all the in-detail information of not just the Bundesliga results after every game, but also the live scores, team news, interviews, and match analysis, along with the trending Bundesliga transfer news and speculation.