Hamburg boss Josef Zinnbauer faces as intimidating a touchline debut as they come when his team face Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Four days after being promoted from his reserve-team duties following the dismissal of Mirko Slomka, he leads the struggling northern Germany side out at the HSV-Arena to tackle the Bundesliga champions.
As if the stature of the opponents was not intimidating enough, Zinnbauer has to lift the spirits of a side who have picked up only one point from three games, without scoring...
Julian Green believes his spell with Hamburg can help him become a regular back at his parent club, Bayern Munich.
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Green, 19, is at Hamburg on loan for the season having made only one appearance for Bayern so far, a brief substitute appearance against CSKA Moscow in a Champions League group game last season.
With little chance of seeing any first-team action at the Allianz Arena, the United States international joined Hamburg on the final day of...
Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff has told Bild that Pep Guardiola is a better coach than Jose Mourinho, crediting the Bayern Munich boss as the key to Spain and Germany's World Cup triumphs.
Guardiola and Mourinho have a longstanding rivalry that intensified during the latter's time at Real Madrid, which sparked a series of heated Clasico clashes.