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Confidence Booster

FC Magdeburg have become an ideal sparring partner for teams lacking confidence as the defeat against out of form FC Saarbrücken demonstrated. Magdeburg have lost their home game against Saarbrücken 2-1 after the visitors benefitted from Magdeburg’s sleepiness during the first 15 minutes of each half. The story of the game is quickly told: After…

Wearying Football

To find something positive in Magdeburg’s game, we need to look at the table because on the pitch there was not so much to talk about. The first game of seven in a condensed period of time was a 1-1 that serves no one. There are some positives. Magdeburg are no longer last in the…

The Month of Truth – January 2021

FC Magdeburg face the month of truth in January 2021 as they will have to play seven games in 21 days. That is one hell of a start to the new year. It is a new year, 2021 and almost from the start, Magdeburg face a challenge they have not faced in recent years. One…

If 11 aren’t enough

Magdeburg are not getting anywhere and the situation is becoming ever more worrying as each week goes by and the team once more plays without plan or planning. There is the saying that a team with ten men plays better than a team with eleven men. Magdeburg have just delivered a prime example of this.…

Above the Line

A meek goalless draw against Meppen was the third game for Magdeburg that they have stayed unbeaten and the second consecutive clean sheet. Positive, yes positive signs these are but they are not sufficient. Early December and it is getting tiresome to write something that is a) different and b) heartening about FC Magdeburg. If…

Light at the end of the Tunnel

The second English week in league 3 brought an improved yield: from a possible nine points, Magdeburg gathered four. The last time it was three and consigned Magdeburg to the relegation zone. As with all series and runs: they come to an end at some point. The Set-Up Late November and the season is in…

Magdeburg only hurt themselves

Magdeburg lost their away game at Ingolstadt despite some very good football during the first half. It changes nothing: secodn from bottom and it is not getting easier. Tiki Taka from the Elbe It’s no shame to lose the game away at Ingolstadt – it’s the manner. An own goal by Burger who has had…

Always look on the bright side

What a week it has been for Magdeburg! First, there was the win against Bayern’s reserves, which was vital in order to show that the team is still alive and that there is a still some hope. This was followed by the presentation of a new sporting director, Otmar Schork. The week ended with a…

Magdeburg 7 – Munich 0

Teams from Munich seem to be good for Magdeburg as all of their points so far this season come from the three games against them. It came with a huge sigh of relief, this second win of the season. It propelled Magdeburg from bottom place to 18th in the table and just one point behind…

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

This season will be one of the hardest for FC Magdeburg. The team still suffer from last season’s traumatic finale and have not yet found their mettle. The first English week, i.e. playing in a weekend-mid-week-weekend rhythm proved to be a litmus test. One that pointed the club into either direction: up or down. A…