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GERMANY SOCCER BUNDESLIGA

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… There is some serious voodoo going on in Bielefeld. And I mean the serious, hardcore kind. There has to be. Bayer went down 2 – 1 to die Blauen in yesterday’s match, thereby extending the hold Arminia Bielefeld has over the Werkself. I couldn’t find a working stream, so I was left making incoherent noises of despair and horror as I followed the live-ticker. To add insult to injury, Sascha Dum was red-carded towards the end of the match. Bayer has dropped back to second place, threee points behind Hoffenheim and level on points with Bayern Munich but ahead on goal difference. This is significant as the Bavarian Empire comes to the BayArena next week and they’re certainly on a roll.

But I’ll worry about that later. The lack of significant news for the senior team now permits me to look at the other teams in Bayer. There are seven Bayer youth players involved at the national level, ranging from U16 – U19.

U-19 Nationalmannschaft: Nils Texeira (Captain, defence), Richard Sukuta-Pasu (forward)

U-17 Nationalmannschaft: Gerrit Nauber (defence), Niko Opper (midfield)

U-16 Nationalmannschaft: Andre Mandt (midfield), Luca Dürholtz (midfield), Nick Bresevac (forward)

Nice numbers to look at but the ultimate measure of success is if they can make it to the first team of course.

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