Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to stretch Bundesliga lead


Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to eight points as they beat Frankfurt and RB Leipzig drew with Mainz. Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal secured victory for Bayern with his fourth goal in his past four Bundesliga games. He met Joshua Kimmich’s cross at the far post and headed it in beyond Frankfurt goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky. ...

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Bundesliga: Monchengladbach snap Munich’s winning run

Bayern had only previously conceded one league goal since Heynckes returned as manager in October (Image credit: Reuters)

Bayern Munich lost 2-1 to Borussia Monchengladbach, ending manager Jupp Heynckes’ 30-game unbeaten run in the Bundesliga. They are Heynckes’ first dropped points since taking over in October, following nine straight wins in all competitions. Thorgan Hazard put Monchengladbach ahead with a 39th minute penalty after Niklas Sule’s handball. Matthias Ginter added the hosts’ second before Arturo Vidal pulled a goal ...

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Bundesliga: Dortmund blow 4-goal lead to draw 4-4

Centre-back Naldo equalised for Schalke in the 94th minute with a header from a corner (Image credit: Reuters)

Without a league win since September, out of the Champions League and now a 4-0 lead thrown away at home against their local rivals – things are not going well for Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund were four goals up after 25 minutes against Schalke before the visitors hit back, equalising in the 94th minute. Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who was dropped for disciplinary reasons earlier ...

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Bundesliga roundup: Bayern extend lead at top after Augsburg win


Bayern Munich strengthened their grip on the Bundesliga title race with a 3-0 win over Augsburg which extended their lead at the top of the table to six points. Robert Lewandowski scored twice to seal his side’s victory while Bayern’s closest rivals RB Leipzig lost valuable ground as they were held to a 2-2 draw at 10-man Bayer Leverkusen. Bayern ...

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Dortmund’s ‘diamond eye’ chief scout Mislintat set for Arsenal switch


Arsenal are in talks with Borussia Dortmund’s highly-rated chief scout Sven Mislintat about a switch to the Emirates, Sky Sports News understands. The Gunners are hoping to appoint Mislintat as de facto head of recruitment – overseeing the club’s scouting and recruitment alongside current chief scout Steve Rowley. Newspaper reports claimed last week that Rowley was leaving the club but ...

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Kalou scores and misses penalty in Hertha Berlin draw


Salomon Kalou scored one penalty and missed another as Hertha Berlin claimed a 1-1 draw at Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday. The former Chelsea forward calmly converted from the spot 10 minutes from time after Hertha forward Davie Selke was upended in the area by Nicolas Hofler. Kalou’s successful kick came three minutes after he blazed a penalty over ...

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Bayern Munich go joint top with win at Hamburg


Bayern Munich made it three wins in a row under Jupp Heynckes as they beat Hamburg to move level on points with Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga. Lowly Hamburg had Gideon Jung sent off in the first half for a mistimed sliding tackle on Kingsley Coman. Thomas Muller replaced James Rodriguez at half-time and set up the ...

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Dortmund recall Jadon Sancho


Jadon Sancho has flown from India to Cyprus in order to be available for Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League this week, after the Bundesliga leaders exercised their option for him to return from the FIFA Under-17 World Cup following the group stage. Sancho, 17, started all of England’s fixtures in India, scoring three goals to help them qualify for the last ...

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Bayern Munich confirm Heynckes return for fourth spell


Bayern Munich have confirmed the appointment of former head coach Jupp Heynckes until the end of the season. Heynckes returns for a fourth spell in charge of the German giants following the departure of Carlo Ancelotti last month. Bayern announced the appointment of Heynckes, who has won the Bundesliga three times and the Champions League once across his previous spells ...

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Jupp Heynckes to return as Bayern Munich interim coach

Jupp Heynckes led Bayern Munich to the treble in 2013. Photograph: Guenter Schiffmann/AFP/Getty Images

Jupp Heynckes will be named as Bayern Munich’s interim coach, according to reports in Germany. The 72-year-old is set to return for a fourth spell in charge of the current German champions, having led them to a Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League treble in 2013. Bayern dismissed Carlo Ancelotti last week following their 3-0 defeat by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions ...

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