Honigstein: Heynckes’ return can revitalise Bayern ahead of potential thriller in Dortmund vs Leipzig

SATURDAY Bayern Munich v SC Freiburg, 2.30pm Jupp Heynckes began his fourth stint in charge of Bayern Munich on Monday, declaring: “Our team has potential and quality. We need to start showing that quality again. We need to stand as a team on the pitch.” Defensively,...

Honigstein: Yarmolenko-powered Dortmund to stay at the Bundesliga summit this weekend

RB Leipzig v Eintracht Frankfurt, Saturday 2:30 PM Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhüttl was furious after his side’s defeat to Augsburg on Tuesday night. Granted, the biggest reason for his anger was Daniel Baier, after the Augsburg captain threw a rather obscene gesture in his direction. His...

Raphael Honigstein's Bundesliga Betting: Hamburg and Wolfsburg square-up in dramatic relegation showdown on final day

1. FC Köln v 1. FSV Mainz 05 Mainz showed great spirit to overturn a two goal deficit against Eintracht Frankfurt last weekend and ultimately claim the win that secured their place in the Bundesliga for another season. The pressure’s off Martin Schmidt’s side then, in...

Raphael Honigstein’s Bundesliga Betting: Expect comfortable wins for Dortmund and Leipzig but Bayern may struggle at Wolfsburg

FRIDAY Bayer Leverkusen v FC Schalke 04, 19.30 “We aren’t looking up right now. That’s totally forbidden.” That was sporting director Rudi Völler’s analysis of Leverkusen’s current predicament after defeat to Freiburg. Only six points have been collected from seven games since Tayfun Korkut came in...