The view from Germany

The Bundesliga's forgotten team

April 20, 2013
By Uli Hesse
It is, as the saying goes, a funny old game. Not too long ago, asking people for their team of the season produced numerous different replies. Many named Bayern, of course, as they will finish the domestic campaign with tons of records, some perhaps for the ages.

Others said Dortmund, for their image-boosting European heroics. Quite a few people also nominated Freiburg or Mainz, for collecting more points and playing better football than their budget should allow for.
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