Ostersund have been the surprise package of this year's Europa League. The tiny team from central Sweden has set itself apart with its success on the pitch and work in promoting intercultural dialogue.
Cologne's European adventure ended on a freezing night in Belgrade with a 1-0 defeat to Red Star. Interim coach Stefan Ruthbeck's injury-hit squad simply didn't have the quality to convert their chances.
While Hertha Berlin and Hoffenheim are out of the Europa League, Cologne are looking abroad for some relief after a shocking Bundesliga start. Their clash with Red Star is the first match since Peter Stöger's departure.
He's got a lot to live up to but Jonathan Klinsmann has made an impressive start to his professional career. The son of Germany legend Jürgen Klinsmann saved a penalty in Hertha Berlin's Europa League match on Thursday.
It's business as usual for Bayern Munich but for the rest of the German clubs in Europe, this season has been an abject failure. Germany could even lose their fourth Champions League spot. How did it come to this?
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