Gegenpressing: The Bundesliga Podcast
Gegenpressing: The Bundesliga PodcastDec 06, 2021
Magath to Hertha and Bayern Munich transfer special - Bundesliga Podcast
In Episode 230, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski are joined by Sport1 reporter Kerry Hau. This week they discussed Hertha Berlin firing Tayfun Korkut and signing Felix Magath. They then moved on to discuss Florian Wirtz's ACL injury and the impact it will have on Bayer Leverkusen. Finally this week's big topic is Bayern Munich, the club's financials, transfer strategy, search for a new center-back and the future of Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski.
Bayern Munich's transfer struggles and Hertha descending - Bundesliga Podcast
In Episode 229, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski are back to discuss the latest Bundesliga news. This week they discuss Bayern Munich's difficult search for a new defender and whether they can sign Erling Haaland. Will the Rekordmeister become a development club? They then chat about the upcoming Europa League fixtures and then move on to the relegation battle where Hertha are now favourites to go down. Finally, they preview the DFB Pokal semifinals.
Russia’s war impacts German football and Marsch joins Leeds - Bundesliga Podcast
In Episode 228, Manuel Veth is joined by the voice of the Bundesliga Derek Rae. They discuss how Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine has impacted German football, in particular, Schalke 04, who were sponsored by Gazprom. They then discuss Jesse Marsch’s move to Leeds United, whether RB Leipzig have the best team in Germany, and the complicated relegation battle.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - Quickfire Super Sunday Recap
In Episode 227, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski are back to discuss the latest Bundesliga news. This week the focus is on the three top sides Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig and the significant discrepancy between European and Bundesliga performances. They chat about Bayern’s and Dortmund’s defensive issues and why Leipzig might be the best team in the league.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - The Playoff Debate and Das Wunder von Bochum
In Episode 226, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski are back to discuss the latest Bundesliga news. They start the podcast by debating the pros and cons of the Bundesliga potentially introducing playoffs, taking in Twitter opinions, and also look at other league formats. They then move on to chat about RB Leipzig under Tedesco, Dortmund’s convincing victory against Union Berlin and Bochum’s impressive win over Bayern.
Niklas Süle joins BVB - Twitter Space Special
In Episode 225, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski took to Twitter to discuss the Niklas Süle transfer from Bayern Munich to Borussia Dortmund. They chat about the implications for both clubs and then answer questions from listeners. You can now listen back to it right here!
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - Super Weekend Roundup!
In Episode 224, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. This week they chat about the two top games, Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen. They break down both games, chat about what went wrong at BVB and how Leipzig have gotten it right with Tedesco. Finally, they speculate a bit about Süle’s future.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - January Transfer Window Roundup
In Episode 223, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. This week they analyze the winter transfers of all 18 Bundesliga clubs. From Bayern Munich to Greuther Fürth, from Bello to Kruse, who did well and who didn’t in the January window? And what can fans expect from the new signings?
Bundesliga Podcast - Chaos in Wolfsburg, Tedesco resurrects Leipzig and how will Bayern replace Süle?
In Episode 222, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. This week they start the show to talk about Florian Kohfeldt’s situation at Wolfsburg. Will there be major changes at the Autostädter over the international break? They then move on to talk about Domenico Tedesco, who has resurrected RB Leipzig, before rounding up the show to chat about Niklas Süle leaving Bayern.
What will Gladbach do with Zakaria & Ginter? Haaland speaks out - Bundesliga Podcast
In Episode 221, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. They start the show by speaking about how COVID-19 restrictions have impacted German teams. They then discuss the difficult situation at Borussia Mönchengladbach and what the club will do with Matthias Ginter and Denis Zakaria. Finally, they chat about the Bayern and Dortmund games and Haaland’s post-match comments.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - How did Augsburg sign Pepi? Top four roulette
In Episode 220, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. They start the podcast by chatting about the Ricardo Pepi transfer to Augsburg. They discuss Augsburg’s club structure and their investor David S. Blitzer. They then move on to discuss the Champions League race and then chat about Bayern Munich’s COVID problems and Dortmund taking advantage.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - The Great Hinrunde Recap
In Episode 219, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski are back to discuss all the latest Bundesliga news. This week they recap the Hinrunde, talking about all the winners and losers of the first half of the season as well as touching on every team and gave an outlook to the second half of the season. They also chatted about a once again boring title race and whether SC Freiburg have the potential to repeat what the club has not achieved since the 1994/95 season.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - Coaching carousel revisited - Does Haaland have a future at BVB?
In Episode 218, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. The two discuss last summer’s coaching carousel and ask whether the Bundesliga needs to become more innovative about its bench bosses. They than chat about Dortmund’s transfer targets and whether there is a chance that Erling Haaland could stay.
Zwayer, Bellingham, and Hummels in the spotlight - Der Klassiker Recap. Marsch out at RB Leipzig! - Bundesliga Podcast
In Episode 217, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. They recap all the fallout of what was a wild Der Klassiker between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. They then move on to discuss the situation at RB Leipzig and ponder potential Jesse Marsch replacements. Finally, they discuss Adi Hütter’s future at Gladbach.
Changes at Hertha! Changes coming to RB Leipzig?
In Episode 216, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. They talk about the coaching change at Hertha Berlin and whether Tayfun Korkut is the right man for the job. They then move on to RB Leipzig, where Jesse Marsch is under pressure to deliver until the winter. Finally, they preview what could be a wild Klassiker next weekend.
Bundesliga overshadowed by COVID - Union beat Hertha in Berlin Derby
In Episode 215, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. They chat about Augsburg’s win over Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund narrowing the gap to just one point. They then discuss Union Berlin’s derby win over Hertha, the Markus Anfang situation at Werder Bremen and how the dark cloud of COVID is hanging heavily over the Bundesliga at the moment.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - Rangnick to United? Marsch turnaround at Leipzig!
In Episode 214, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. They chat about Marsch turning things around at Leipzig, Dortmund’s latest problems and Nmecha filling a big void at the German national team. Finally, they wonder if Rangnick could fix Manchester United.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - Bayern DFB Pokal fall-out: A case for playoffs?
In Episode 213, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski are back to talk about the latest Bundesliga news. They discuss Wolfsburg hiring new head coach Florian Kohfeldt and if he is the right man for the job. They also chat about Bayern’s defeat in the DFB Pokal and what the result means for German football overall and whether the DFL needs to bring in playoffs to decide the Bundesliga title.
Kimmich vaccination controversy. Van Bommel sacked by Wolfsburg! - Bundesliga Podcast
In Episode 212, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski discuss the latest Bundesliga news. They chat about Mark van Bommel being sacked by VfL Wolfsburg after a historic defeat to RB Salzburg and a disappointing result against Freiburg. They then discuss the Joshua Kimmich vaccination controversy and much more.
Bayern smash Bayer Leverkusen. Who will win the race for Adeyemi? - Bundesliga Podcast
In Episode 211, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski break down Bundesliga matchday 8. They roundup the Saturday action and analyze the early winners of the Bundesliga coaching change carousel. They then ask what we can learn from Bayern Munich’s destruction of Bayer Leverkusen. Finally, they take a look at Karim Adeyemi’s situation and whether he will sign for Bayern or Dortmund.
Bayer Leverkusen a title contender? Frankfurt with historic win over Bayern Munich!
In Episode 210, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski catch up on the last two weeks of Bundesliga action. They chat about Bayern’s surprise defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt, Dortmund without Haaland whether Marsch has turned things around at RB Leipzig. Finally, they take a closer look at Bayer Leverkusen as they wonder if the Werkself is a serious title contender.
Bayern dominance hurting the Bundesliga? Haaland dominant! And Marsch in trouble?
In Episode 209, Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski break down matchday 5. After Bayern smash VfL Bochum 7-0 they once again wonder whether the Rekordmeister’s dominance is hurting the league. They also look at Dortmund, could Erling Haaland carry the team to a title? Finally, they break down Leipzig’s problems under new head coach Jesse Marsch.
Exclusive interview with Bayer Leverkusen sporting director, Simon Rolfes
Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski are joined by Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Simon Rolfes who reveals how Leverkusen use artificial intelligence to scout players, and how AWS Match Facts are enhancing the Bundesliga as a product. Manu and Stefan then discuss super Saturday and Leipzig’s difficult start under Jesse Marsch.
Haaland to the rescue, Bayern batter Hertha and Klopp vs. Tuchel with Raphael Honigstein - Gegenpressing Bundesliga Podcast
Chris Williams and Manuel Veth are joined by German football journalist, broadcaster and all round expert Raphael Honigstein as Dortmund and Leverkusen get a deep dive. There's a look back at the Baden-Württemberg derby between Stuttgart and Freiburg, Bayern dismantle Hertha and how did title potentials Leipzig get on at Wolfsburg? Finally, the trio couldn’t ignore another German derby – Klopp vs Tuchel in England.
Dortmund's not so shocking loss, Bayern survive a scare and Leipizg bounce back - Gegenpressing Bundesliga Podcast
On this week’s Gegenpressing Manuel Veth and Chris Williams are joined by football journalist Constantin Eckner to break down the tactical lessons learnt from Matchday Two - Can Leipzig challenge for the title & why did Dortmund lose to Frieburg? Plus where does Marcel Sabitzer end up come September and how do Julian Nagelsmann’s Bayern look early doors?
The Haaland Show, Marsch starts with a defeat and Bundesliga CEO Robert Klein guests - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Matchday One is upon us - the guys are joined by Bundesliga International CEO Robert Klein to preview the new season, then Stefan and Manu break down the opening weekend; Bayern’s 1-1 draw in the original Klassiker, the Reus-Haaland show against Eintracht Frankfurt, and Leipzig lose under new American head coach Jesse Marsch - it all gets the Gegenpressing treatment.
Euro 2020 Preview: Germany’s Strengths & Weaknesses - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Manuel Veth and Stefan Bienkowski break down Germany’s Euro 2020 squad ahead of the competition's start on Friday evening. They discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Löw's defence, midfield and attack.
Euro 2020: Germany’s Group F Previewed - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Manuel Veth is joined by special guests Jonathan Johnson, Tom Kundert and Tomasz Mortimer to preview Euro 2020 Group F. They break down Germany’s opponents, look at the nation's strengths and weaknesses and also highlight key players to watch throughout the group stage.
Köln power past Kiel, Kobel to BVB & Germany's Euro2020 Preview - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn, Manuel Veth, and Stefan Bienkowski are back to discuss the Bundesliga relegation playoff, Oliver Glasner heading to Frankfurt and also, Mark van Bommel to Wolfsburg. The trio also preview Germany’s hopes ahead of Euro 2020's kickoff.
Lewandowski's 41st, Bye-bye Werder & 2.BuLi Madness - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn, Chris Williams, and Manuel Veth are back to chat about the final Matchday of the Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga. They discuss Lewandowski getting his 41st goal, Werder’s relegation, Union Berlin in the UEFA Conference League, and all the madness from 2.Bundesliga.
Lewandowski’s magical 40, plus Dortmund win the Pokal AND qualify for the Champions League - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Episode 200 - Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are joined by the voice of the Bundesliga, Derek Rae. The trio look back at the DFB Pokal Final and could Borussia Dortmund following up their victory with an unlikely Champions League qualification? Also, Robert Lewandowski - the striker equals Gerd Müller’s seemingly eternal record.!
Bayern champions, Dortmund hit top four and 'Raul to Frankfurt'? Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are joined by Stefan Bienkowski. They discuss the never ending merry-go-round of Bundesliga head coaches, Bayern Munich’s historic 9th title, how Borussia Dortmund are back in the top four. Plus all the latest on the relegation battle, and could Raúl could become Eintracht Frankfurt’s next head coach?
Haaland to stay at BVB(?), Sørloth's Leipzig woes and Super League lessons - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Manuel Veth is joined by Lars Sivertsen to chat about Matchday 31 in the Bundesliga. The duo discuss Erling Haaland’s future at BVB, Alexander Sørloth’s struggles at RB Leipzig (and the Bundesliga’s overall competitiveness). Plus after the Super League fallout, can Bayern and Dortmund’s financial models be an example for other European clubs to follow?
The Super League Fiasco - Bayern and Dortmund Not Fooled
Chris Williams and Manuel Veth drop a midweek special to bring you the fall-out from the Super League. They discuss 50+1 and the role it played in Bayern and Dortmund refusing to join the failed group, and whether a fan ownership model could be feasible in England. Finally, they recap some actual football - Matchday 30 in the Bundesliga.
Flick drama at Bayern, Schalke’s final collapse - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn, Chris Williams and Manuel Veth are joined by Marie Schulte-Bockum to discuss Matchday 29 in the Bundesliga. They break down Hansi Flick’s announcement that he wants to leave Bayern Munich, Friedhelm Funkel’s comments after the Rheinderby and Schalke’s final collapse plus what of the club’s future?
Thriller in Frankfurt and Hasan vs. Hansi Round Two - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are joined by Jasmine Baba to discuss Matchday 28 in the Bundesliga. They chat about Bayern and Dortmund in the Champions League, as well as Eintracht Frankfurt’s thriller against Wolfsburg. Plus, is Marco Rose the right man for BVB? Then it's the conflict between Flick and Salihamidzic before breaking news: Köln sacking Gisdol!
Bayern champions? Frankfurt defeat Dortmund and Erling Haaland’s 'shopping tour'
Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are back to discuss Matchday 27 of the Bundesliga. They strip down the two German national team games, especially the disaster against North Macedonia. Then it's Borussia Dortmund’s loss against Eintracht Frankfurt which falls under the focus, and all the implications to the Black and Yellows of missing out on the Champions League. Finally, they talk about the title decider between Leipzig and Bayern plus a quick look at the Berlin derby.
Rangnick drama at Schalke & Bayern smash Stuttgart - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn, Manuel Veth and Chris Williams are back to discuss Matchday 26 of the Bundesliga. Oh my Bayern Munich! Was that their best performance of the season against Stuttgart? There's a look at the Champions League race between Borussia Dortmund and Frankfurt. And finally, an update on the Ralf Rangnick soap opera at Schalke.
Drama at Schalke & Gladbach, Löw quits & an American investment at Augsburg - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn, Chris Williams and Manu Veth are back to discuss Matchday 25 in the Bundesliga. There's an in-depth analysis of the Ralf Rangnick situation at Schalke. Marco Rose and Gladbach’s legal quagmire. Bayern and Leipzig's weekend, Joachim Löw quits PLUS breaking news regarding an American investment at Augsburg.
Lewandowski 3, Haaland 2 - A Klassik Klassiker - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn, Chris Williams and Manuel Veth are back to discuss Matchday 24 in the Bundesliga. Chris and Manu analyze the Klassiker and RB Leipzig’s continued title challenge. While Bryce and Manu tear down Leverkusen’s victory at Gladbach, the coaching change at Arminia Bielefeld and Jürgen Klinsmann’s perspective on Hertha Berlin.
Schalke's purge, Musiala is German, Thomas Müller's natioinal comeback? - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are once again joined by Bundesliga expert Stefan Bienkowski. They chat about Schalke’s purge, Leipzig’s comeback win, Musiala’s decision to represent Germany and whether Müller will be recalled. Plus what of Peter Bosz's future at Leverkusen?
What happens to Sancho & Haaland? Plus Europe’s tightest title race! Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are once again joined by Bundesliga expert Stefan Bienkowski. The three discuss what has now become the tightest title race among Europe’s top four leagues. They chat about Frankfurt and Wolfsburg’s Champions League ambitions and whether Sancho and Haaland’s Revierderby reactions are a signal for their respective futures.
Upamecano to World Champions Bayern, Rose to Dortmund - OFFICIAL - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn, Chris Williams, and Manuel Veth are back! Dayot Upamecano joins newly crowned World Club Champions Bayern Munich, what does this mean for the rest of the league? Plus, it’s official - Marco Rose WILL be the next Dortmund head coach but will they be a top-four side when he arrives? And of course, it’s Champions League week, but Leipzig won’t play at home.
The Bundesliga transfer window slams shut & Bayern’s Qatar travel debacle - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are joined by Kara Head to discuss all the latest Bundesliga news from Matchday 20. They chat about the recently closed transfer window, Bayer Leverkusen’s business and the club’s season in general. Plus, what happened to Bayern’s Qatar travel plans and Marco Rose's Gladbach future? Season 4 - Episode 188
Wamagituka's wonder goal, Frimpong joins Leverkusen and Musiala to play for Germany? - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are joined by Stefan Bienkowski to discuss Matchday 19 of the Bundesliga. They discuss Hertha’s Deadline Day dealings, what will Khedira add? Stefan gives his insight on Leverjusen signing Frimpong Frimpong from Celtic and the guys chat Musiala’s national team future and Wamangituka's wonder goal.
All change at Hertha, Bayern open a gap, Schalke look doomed and Gladbach win the Borussen Derby - Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast
Bryce Dunn, Chris Williams and Manuel Veth are back to discuss Matchday 18 of the Bundesliga. They chat about coaching and managerial changes at Hertha Berlin - can the capital club turn things around? Gladbach defeat Dortmund - will Rose actually move to BVB? Also Bayern batter Schalke.
Bundesliga USMNT Special Plus Bayern Pokaled by Kiel
Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are joined by Fox Sports commentator Keith Costigan as they shine a light on the US Men’s National Team players currently plying their trade in the league, and Stuttgart boss Pellegrino Matarazzoof course!. The guys also look at Dortmund and Leipzig's dropped points, plus Bayern’s shock Pokal exit to Kiel.
Gegenpressing - Bundesliga Podcast - Hoppe for Schalke! Omar Richards to Bayern? Plus; the Sancho & Haaland Express
Chris Williams, Bryce Dunn and Manuel Veth are back to discuss Bayern Munich’s defeat at Gladbach and the Bavarian's winter transfer policy; will Omar Richards be joining them? They also chat about Schalke's landmark victory (thanks to USMNT striker Matthew Hoppe) as well as Dortmund's energy powered win at Leipzig - but is Julian Brandt off to Arsenal?
Gegenpressing – Bundesliga Podcast – Alaba to leave Bayern? Sancho is back!
Chris Williams and Manuel Veth are back to chat about the return of the Bundesliga. They discuss the 'New York derby' between VfB Stuttgart and RB Leipzig, Eintracht Frankfurt wanting to sign Joshua Zirkzee, and Peter Bosz's comments about Bayern’s dominance. Also, Jadon Sancho returns to scoring form and what about David Alaba’s future? Episode 183
Gegenpressing – Bundesliga Podcast – Tuchel fired! Winners and losers of 2020.
Bryce Dunn, Chris Williams and Manuel Veth are back for a quick winterpause update. They chat about coaching changes at Mainz and Schalke, Thomas Tuchel being fired at PSG and Julian Draxler’s future. Finally, they discuss the winners and losers as the year ends. Episode 182.