(K. Brent Tomer),
YOU do not have to know a lot about football to understand that in Germany, one team dominates. Bayern Munich have won nearly half the domestic league titles since the formation of the Bundesliga in 1963, taking home 13 of the last 20. Bookmakers give the Bavarian side an 85% chance of winning their fifth championship in a row next year. Not content with losing just two league games all season, Bayern triumphed in the DFB-Pokal, the German knock-out competition, for the third time in four seasons on May 21st. Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer could have spent the first third of the 2015-16 campaign on holiday: had Bayern Munich conceded all of the shots against them from their first 13 games in the Bundesliga, they would still have been top of the league.
It is easy to sympathise with fans of Borussia Dortmund, the closest thing that Bayern have to a challenger. Losing to Bayern, as…Continue reading