Bundesliga Weekly

Podolski the saint of Cologne

December 14, 2011
By Uli Hesse
(Archive)
Never mind Augsburg's unexpected win against high-flying Monchengladbach or Dortmund dropping points at home against Kaiserslautern - in a way the most surprising scenes of the past Bundesliga weekend were played out in Cologne. Not so much on the pitch, where the hosts proved once more why no other team, not even any of the top sides, converts its chances anywhere near as efficiently as Stale Solbakken's men. That is particularly true for Lukas Podolski, who scored his fifth brace of the current ...

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