Breaking down the tightest Bundesliga race in years
Permalink

Breaking down the tightest Bundesliga race in years

For the first time in seven seasons, Bayern Munich is facing competition for Bundesliga honors. Bayern have paraded toward their six consecutive league titles with an average gap…

Continue Reading →

Bayern's shrewd shake-up will safeguard place among Europe's elite
Permalink

Bayern's shrewd shake-up will safeguard place among Europe's elite

Early autumn was disastrous for Bayern Munich. Manuel Neuer’s outings were error-strewn, gifted players like Thiago Alcantara seemed distant, and defenders Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng looked as…

Continue Reading →

The Champions League's best XI so far
Permalink

The Champions League's best XI so far

The duels for the Champions League quarterfinal stage have been drawn, but plenty of players have already left their mark on this season’s competition. Here, theScore fashions an…

Continue Reading →

Manchester City smash 7 past Schalke to reach quarterfinals
Permalink

Manchester City smash 7 past Schalke to reach quarterfinals

Considering FC Schalke’s disappointing domestic performances this season, Manchester City seemed to make unnecessarily hard work of the opening leg in Gelsenkirchen. Tuesday’s reverse fixture was a very…

Continue Reading →

Low: Boateng, Hummels, Muller will no longer be in Germany squad
Permalink

Low: Boateng, Hummels, Muller will no longer be in Germany squad

A trio of World Cup winners will no longer be considered for international selection. The Bayern Munich triumvirate of Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels, and Thomas Muller have apparently…

Continue Reading →

Europa League roundup: Rennes stun Arsenal, Villarreal upset Zenit
Permalink

Europa League roundup: Rennes stun Arsenal, Villarreal upset Zenit

Rennes took a shocking 3-1 aggregate lead over Arsenal in the first leg of their last-16 Europa League encounter on Thursday, setting up what should be an exciting…

Continue Reading →

Why VAR will rob football of its greatest moments
Permalink

Why VAR will rob football of its greatest moments

The grey areas of football’s rulebook were no clearer following Manchester United’s controversial last-gasp victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday. theScore’s Daniel Rouse argues that VAR also sanitizes…

Continue Reading →

3 takeaways from Tottenham's professional elimination of Dortmund
Permalink

3 takeaways from Tottenham's professional elimination of Dortmund

There was another Champions League match on Tuesday, you know. While the anarchy of Real Madrid’s round of 16 elimination at the hands of Ajax ensued at the…

Continue Reading →

4 key matchups in the Champions League round of 16
Permalink

4 key matchups in the Champions League round of 16

Continental football is back. So, in anticipation of some alluring fixtures throughout Europe, theScore looks into the four most interesting one-on-one battles across the eight round-of-16 ties. Paul…

Continue Reading →

Champions League predictions: Who will advance from the round of 16?
Permalink

Champions League predictions: Who will advance from the round of 16?

The Champions League round of 16 usually separates the contenders from the pretenders, with the likes of Barcelona and Bayern Munich routinely reaching the latter stages of the…

Continue Reading →