German Clubs

Tyler Adams And RB Leipzig Win First Major Trophy After Exhilarating DFB-Pokal Went To Penalties

RB Leipzig won its first major trophy since the club was founded 13 years ago on Saturday after defeating SC Freiburg 1-1 (4-2 on penalties). For the second year in a row an American player wins the DFB-Pokal with Tyler Adams collecting his first major trophy. Gio Reyna and Dortmund won last year.

Saturday’s DFB-Pokal has two polar opposite clubs competing for their first triumph in the tournament. For Freiburg this was the club’s first trip to the DFB-Pokal final in 118 years of existence. This was Leipzig’s third trip in the club’s 13 years of existence.

Safe Hands Under Stress: The Crucial Saves That Defined A Week Of Big Games

Despite all the hype, cup finals and semifinals tend to disappoint. Nerves take hold of the players, and the play on the pitch is dictated by a fear of losing rather than a desire to win. These matches become cagey affairs defined by midfield battles and long clearances, both caused by an aversion to conceding.

This week was different. The FA Cup final was an end-to-end affair, the notoriously-prudent EFL Championship playoff semifinals were both entertaining affairs and the Europa League final was an emotive footballing masterclass.

Here’s What It Cost Haaland To Gift All His Dortmund Teammates Rolexes

Erling Haaland is the man. The Norwegian striker is leaving Borussia Dortmund after 2.5 seasons, heading for the riches of Manchester City this summer. But before he leaves Germany, he bought every one of his teammates and coaches wristwatches worth more than most people’s cars. The numbers behind the Haaland Rolexes gifts are staggering.

The Jersey Report: Arsenal Brings The Coolest Drop Of The Week

Another week, another batch of cool jerseys dropped in the soccer world for the 2022-23 season. 

Adidas had a tremendous last seven days thanks to its magnificent work along with Arsenal and Real Madrid. Puma didn't fall short either with a solid design for Manchester City.

But they were not the only ones with new outfits. Here is our review of the most relevant kit releases between May 13-20, 2022.

How Did He Do That? Kevin Trapp Pulls Off Save Of Year In Biggest Match Of Season

Eintracht Frankfurt fans traveled en masse to Seville for the Europa League final on Wednesday. Their German goalkeeper ensured they’ll be partying deep into the Spanish night. An unbelievable Kevin Trapp save vs Rangers helped Frankfurt claim the Europa League crown, the club’s first European trophy in 42 years.

Eintracht Frankfurt Ultras Spent Over $50K On Europa League Final Tifo — It Was Worth It

The Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville, Spain, was awash in color and trembling with noise on Wednesday night as two of the world's most passionate fanbases delighted in a rare opportunity at continental glory in the Europa League final. 

Ian González Le Pide A Fans Del Toluca Que Lo Abucheen Más Fuerte Tras Grotesco Osote

Todo delantero puede perderse goles. Es parte de los sinsabores del trabajo. Sin embargo, cuando la falta de finiquito se vuelve algo crónico, comienzan los problemas.

Basta ver a Ian González. El español no tuvo un buen semestre con el Toluca y la noche de este martes, en un amistoso ante el Bayer Leverkusen de Alemania, se perdió un par de goles cantados que desataron un furioso enfrentamiento entre él y las tribunas del estadio Nemesio Diez.

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