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Football's return in Germany left us with some very unusual scenes. One of them was in the match between Eintracht Frankjfurt and Borussia Monchengladbach. Andre Silva went onto the pitch to playthe second half with the label still on his shirt. He gave it to Embolo.
Borussia Monchengladbach and Cologne were playing in a match at Borussia Park which was historic. The match, which was initially postponed due to a storm, was the first ever to be played behind closed doors in the competition. The Swiss Breel Embolo scored the first goal in a match without spectators.
Title contenders Borussia Moenchengladbach visit Schalke on Friday, as the Bundesliga resumes after the winter break, with Swiss striker Breel Embolo looking to fire Gladbach back to the top against his ex-club.
A brace from Breel Embolo saw Borussia Moenchengladbach reclaim top spot in the Bundesliga table as the home side ran out 4-2 victors over Freiburg at Borussia Park on Sunday.
Borussia Dortmund lost terribly in their own back yard. Favre's team lost 2-4 against Schalke and left the Bundesliga on a plate for Bayern Munich. Reus was decisive, but this time in a negative way, by leaving his team with 10 men when they were down on the scoreboard.
Schalke forward Breel Embolo starred for Switzerland as they completed their World Cup warm-up matches with a 2-0 win over Japan in Lugano.
FC Basel has been a mere stepping stone for players to develop and then advance their careers, hosting some of the world's best over the years. However, if only they had manage to keep hold of them, then the Swiss side would've been one of the giant forces of Europe.
Marcel Risse gave bottom-side Cologne faint hope of avoiding relegation from the Bundesliga with the "saddest" equaliser of his career in Sunday's 2-2 draw at home to Schalke.
The 'Rotblau' team is a goldmine that has been exploited by Europe's giants. Many of the continent's stars are plucked from leagues with less prestige, and FC Basel are one of the teams who have experienced this more than most. If they had held onto their stars, the Swiss team would now be a difficult team to stop.