Schalke have confirmed that their stellar midfielder, Leon Goretzka, will join Bayern Munich in the summer. The 22-year-old was pursued heavily by Liverpool, but it was the Bavarians who eventually came out on top. Confirming the move, Schalke’s Sporting Director, Christian Heidel, stated: “Leon Goretzka informed us at the beginning of this week that he…Read More
Man Utd could be set for a battle with rivals Man City in the transfer market in the summer of 2018, for the services of Borussia Dortmund star Julian Weigl. The 22-year-old German International has been pivotal for both his club and country in recent times, and is also expected to be on the flight…Read More
It does not come as a surprise if you hear Bayern Munich sign a prolific player from one of their rival clubs. This has happened before, be it Michael Ballack and Ze Roberto from Leverkusen in 2002, or Mats Hummels, Robert Lewandowski and Mario Gotze from Dortmund. After the winter signing of Sandro Wagner, the…Read More
After what looked like nothing short of a perfect start to the current campaign, Henrikh Mkhitaryan fell well below the pecking order at United due to some questionable performances. After providing 5 assists and bagging a goal in less than 10 starts for his side, the Armenian looked like the Red Devils’ centre of creativity…Read More
Arsenal are in the lookout for a winger, and it seems like they could likely land one in the upcoming January transfer window. The London giants have been scouting German side Bayer Leverkusen’s Leon Bailey, and the 20-year-old youngster could soon see himself playing in the Premier League. Bailey has been in very good form…Read More
Manchester United have shifted their focus to Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic, as per Daily Mail. The teenager has been showcasing overwhelming performances recently, and is transitioning into a hot target for big clubs. Moreover, the Red Devils seem to be particularly interested in the 19-year-old, as they have been monitoring him for a while now. WATCH: Griezmann…Read More
Bayern Munich have confirmed that Hoffenheim centre-forward Sandro Wagner will return to his boyhood club in January. The German striker has been given the No. 2 shirt at Bayern, and his two-and-a-half year contract will keep him at the Allianz Arena until 2020. The 30-year-old striker is a Munich native, and was also a part…Read More
The glimmer that Henrikh Mkhitaryan brought to the spectators of his antics early on in the season is swiftly turning into a decisive discard. With Jose Mourinho all but removing him from any playing action whatsoever, fans too have begun to consider the Armenian a Red Devil no more. As of such, his next destination…Read More
Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s drop from grace at United has been a pitiable one. Having gotten into the groove of things in his debut season in a pretty slow manner, supporters thought this season would be different. Initially, it did look like that was the case and then some, as the Armenian looked set to shatter the…Read More
Marouane Fellaini has placed quite a conundrum on Jose Mourinho’s hands. The midfielder is in his final year of contract with Manchester United, and will be free to negotiate an exit with other clubs from January onwards. With reports suggesting that the Belgian has no intention whatsoever of re-signing with the Old Trafford outfit despite…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.