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Team Focus: Gladbach Flying High but Lacking the Expected Sparkle

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Team Focus: Gladbach Flying High but Lacking the Expected Sparkle   “We’re happy to be called a top team,” said Borussia Mönchengladbach’s sporting director Max Eberl after Saturday’s draw at Mainz. “But a top team brings the thing home.” Eberl’s mixed feelings were understandable after an early evening th...

Match Focus: Favre Changes Fire Gladbach’s Ambition

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Match Focus: Favre Changes Fire Gladbach’s Ambition   There are moments, even at such an early stage of the season, that have a sense of the pivotal about them. Perhaps Borussia Mönchengladbach and Schalke both had epiphanies of sorts when they met at Borussia Park on Saturday evening. A fixture between two of the pretenders for Champions ...

Player Focus: The Best Players Not Selected for the World Cup

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Player Focus: The Best Players Not Selected for the World Cup   With the announcement of every national squad ahead of this summer's World Cup, we have been ceremoniously presented on social media with the players considered most unfortunate to miss out. Brazil's current strength in depth was exhibited to the masses with an unbelievably impressive starti...

Player Focus: March Purple Patches - Forwards in Form

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Player Focus: March Purple Patches - Forwards in Form   March proved to be a profitable month for a number of the strikers across Europe's top 5 leagues, with WhoScored.com looking at those that have recently hit a purple patch at club level. There were as many as 12 players that scored in at least 4 league matches over the 31 days - an achieveme...

WhoScored Tipster: Highest Rated Player Best Bets

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WhoScored Tipster: Highest Rated Player Best Bets   There is hardly better value out there than in WhoScored's highest rated player markets, and where better to be given the inside scoop on the best bets for the upcoming weekend than on the website itself. Our match forecasts predict events using statistically calculated strengths and weaknes...

Team Focus: New Signings Bring New Style to Gladbach

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Team Focus: New Signings Bring New Style to Gladbach   The summer of 2012/13 was certainly an eventful one for Borussia Mönchengladbach as Lucien Favre saw arguably his three best outfielders in Roman Neustädter, Dante and, most notably, Marco Reus head for the exit door. As a reaction the Swiss coach brought in eye-catching new recrui...

Player Focus: Best Relegated Players

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Player Focus: Best Relegated Players With international football taking centre stage in the upcoming weeks at Euro 2012, many of the top clubs will be looking to recruit the best players from the tournament. However, for the teams lower down the rankings, the summer is an opportunity to find the bargains from across Europe. One of the...

WhoScored Bundesliga All Star XI for Gameweek 5

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WhoScored Bundesliga All Star XI for Gameweek 5 There were goals galore in the Bundesliga in the weekend just gone by, with four teams scoring 3 goals or more as the league slowly starts to take shape. Bayern Munich hit Freiburg for seven, while Hoffenheim hammered Mainz 05 4-0 away from home. Hamburg stay rooted to the bottom as Werder Bremen b...

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