Germany Photo: Bundesliga Bayern Munich continue to cruise by the Bundesliga competition by registering their 15th Bundesliga win by shutting out Stuttgart 2-0 on Sunday. Super Mario Mandžukić started and played 89 minutes in the win. The former Dinamo Zagreb striker scored the opening goal in the 50th minute and then assisted on Thomas Müller's goal in the 72nd … [Read more...] about Croatians Around Europe *XXI*
Germany Photo: AFP PHOTO / THOMAS KIENZLE Stuttgart rallied from a 2-goal deficit to defeat Mario Mandžukić and Wolfsburg 3-2 in front of 58,500 at Mercedes Benz Arena on Saturday. Wolfsburg opened up the scoring in the 28th minute after Mario broke free on the right side and found Patrick Helmes with a cross right in front of the goal. Marco Russ doubled the … [Read more...] about CROATIAN AROUND EUROPE *XXXIII*
Reports from Germany state that Wolfsburg have struck a 2-year deal with striker Ivica Olić. At age 32, Olić would be getting a much better look at consistent playing time at Wolfsburg. The move is a tricky one, as Wolfsburg coach Felix Magath usually prefers a loan striker up top. To add to the drama, if Magath keeps the current formation, Olić would be fighting Mario … [Read more...] about Midweek Shake Up
The polls are closed and the results are in- and the winner is Ivan Rakitić! In CroatianSoccerReport.com's largest voting poll to date, we asked who should replace Eduardo at this summer's Euro 2008. I thank the 85 fans who took the time to bless us with their insight on this highly debatable topic. Should we let the inconsistent Ivica Olić have the spot or Ivan Klasnić … [Read more...] about WHO SHOULD REPLACE EDUARDO AS STRIKER???
Slaven Bilić and his team said that this result would show them where they stood in European ranks- and what I saw from this match is that they have a lot of work to do if they want to do any damage in this year's EuroCup. Croatia was playing at home with their 'A' team starting roster while Netherlands were without stars Ruud van Nistelrooy, Robin van Persie and Arjen … [Read more...] about LACKLUSTER PERFORMANCE BY CROATIANS LEADS TO 3-0 LOSS