Browsing Mario Gomez

Mario Gomez Makes Beşiktaş Fans Delirious With First Goal Ever in Vodafone Arena

Posted on 12 Apr, 2016, by in Soccer

It’s not often that a new stadium gets to host its debut match this late in the season, but if it goes well, no one complains. Mario Gomez scored the first ever goal for Beşiktaş inside their brand new Vodafone Arena, in what turned out to be a 3-2 win over Bursaspor. More

Mario Gomez – Miss of the Season In Week 1 Already (Fiorentina vs Catania)

Posted on 27 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

If anyone forgot why Mario Gomez is no longer the striker for Bayern Munich, came his incredible miss on his first Serie A match for Fiorentina, ignoring the completely wide open goal and sending a shot straight into the post, which didn’t stop his team from beating Catania 2-1. More

Bayern Munich – Mario Götze Creates a Complicated Situation

Posted on 30 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Last season’s Bayern Munich looked as close as possible to a perfect, or complete team. The arrival of Mario Götze certainly makes them stronger, but the position he plays in sure makes it quite difficult to predict how Bayern will line up next season, and what players will be the ones paying the price for the expensive new arrival. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea Interested in Mario Gomez

Posted on 22 May, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s been a weird season for Mario Gomez, although it’s still not over, with the Champions League final to play. He lost his starting place for Bayern Munich because of an injury and the arrival of the much more versatile Mario Mandzukic to the club. However, his numbers suggest he is still one of the more efficient scorers in European football, with Chelsea now looking to help him find some playing time once again. More

Bayern Munich – The Cost of Building the Current Squad

Posted on 25 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

Building a dominant side such as Bayern Munich have been in 2013 takes more than just an excellent youth system, which is apparent in this squad, but also making quite a few expensive signings over the years, unlike other Bundesliga sides, bringing players like Franck Ribery, Javi Martinez and Arjen Robben for huge sums, totaling at €235.3 million. More

Referees Keep Ruining Big Games (Bayern Munich vs Barcelona)

Posted on 24 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

Yes, it wasn’t a fair fight. Bayern Munich steamrolled over Barcelona with a 4-0 victory that already puts them in the Champions League without a real need for a second leg. And yet, the feeling that referee Viktor Kassai messed up one a lot of big decisions, including three goals, gives another example of the crisis in terms of match refereeing football is experiencing, while nothing is done (hint: start using replays) to make things better. More

Lionel Messi at His Worst (Bayern Munich vs Barcelona)

Posted on 23 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

A 4-0 win by Bayern Munich might signal the end of an era, but those things are usually figured out through a longer period of time. What we’re left with are the facts, and they are that the best team in Germany is much better at the moment than the best team in Spain, as the group of players Lionel Messi usually carried on his back didn’t show up, just like their star player, probably still injured, and giving his worst display of football in recent memory. More

4 Reasons Why Bayern Munich Will Win the Champions League

Posted on 23 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

After losing in two Champions League finals over the last three seasons, it looks like Bayern Munich are finally reaching the final stage of the season as the best team in Europe, and the one everyone should be afraid of, partially because they’re no longer a side reliant on the individual abilities of selfish players like Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben. More

Euro 2012 – Day 6 Summary (Denmark vs Portugal, Netherlands vs Germany)

Posted on 13 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

Probably the best night of football so far in Euro 2012, as the group of death finally gave us the level of football and competition many expected from it. Portugal came away with a dramatic win over Denmark through Silvestre Varela, while Germany all but secured their qualification with an impressive 2-1 win over the troubled Netherlands. More

Euro 2012 – Day 2 Summary (Netherlands – Denmark, Germany – Portugal)

Posted on 9 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

Mario Gomez was the hero for Germany as they managed to pull through a very tough and physical fixture with Portugal, coming away as the 1-0 winners, while Denmark joined them as the surprise leaders in group B with Michael Krohn-Delhi delivering a stunning goal to beat the Netherlands 1-0. Joachim Low disgusted everyone by eating what he picked from his nose. More