Looking for a Bundesliga team to support? Let our writers help you – The Athletic

Looking for a Bundesliga team to support? Let our writers help you – The Athletic

The Bundesliga is back today, your first taste of elite football for weeks. Thanks to resident German football expert Raphael Honigstein’s in-depth reporting you know what to expect. Now it’s time to invest a little bit of emotion into football’s return by picking a team to follow: your chance to sample silverware or experience the drama of a relegation battle.

Here our writers nominate one side each, appealing to fans of underdogs, losers, glory hunters, kebabs, Tony Yeboah… and costly shopping trips.

Augsburg — Roshane Thomas

Panic buyers of the world unite behind Augsburg, who will be without their coach Heiko Herrlich this weekend after he broke quarantine rules to go out and buy toothpaste.

Should you need any further reasons to support them against Wolfsburg, then how about cheering on one of English football’s lost prodigies? Reece Oxford had the world at his feet and Mesut Ozil in his back pocket following…

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