Good morning, Fear the Wall.
Happy Monday! With Bayern Munich’s victory against Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday, the race for the Bundesliga title is all but over. Bayern have a 7 point lead with only three matches remaining. This doesn’t mean that there are no exciting plot lines remaining in the Bundesliga season. The race for the final Champions League qualification spot is tight as ever. Bayer Leverkusen hold a single-point lead over Gladbach. Meanwhile, at the bottom of the table, Werder Bremen and Fortuna Dusseldorf tied at 28 points in a desperate fight for the relegation playoff spot. The season may be over in practice for Borussia Dortmund, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything worth watching in the Bundesliga!
La Liga Returns
The Bundesliga is no longer the only major football league in town. La Liga has returned, and there were definitely some interesting scorelines. FC Barcelona came back in style, putting a 4-0 thumping on RCD Mallorca. Elsewhere, Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao fought to a 1-1 draw, and Real Madrid beat SC Eibar 3-1. With these results, Los Blancos remain two points behind Barcelona at the top of the table.
Bitter and Blau
The folks over at Bitter and Blue, Manchester City’s SB Nation community, have reported the Manchester City are interested in Achraf Hakimi. Meanwhile, many sites in the English Media are reporting that City are also interested in acquiring Jadon Sancho, and that the Englishman might be interested in moving to City.
Daily Buzz: Who do you think will make it to the playoff relegation spot, Werder Bremen or Fortuna Dusseldorf? Which club would you prefer to stay in the Bundesliga?