Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer suffers fractured foot

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer could miss the rest of the season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer fractured his left foot during the Champions League quarter-final second-leg defeat by Real Madrid on Tuesday. Neuer, 31, sustained the injury during Cristiano Ronaldo’s third goal in extra time as Bayern lost 6-3 on aggregate. The Germany keeper could be set to miss the rest of the season. “Neuer will undergo a thorough examination on ...

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Lewandowski nets brace as Bayern thrash Dortmund


Bayern Munich moved a huge step closer to winning a fifth successive Bundesliga title after an easy win over Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker. The leaders were 2-0 up in the opening 10 minutes, Franck Ribery’s first time shot breaking the deadlock. Robert Lewandowski doubled the lead from a free-kick before Raphael Guerreiro reduced the deficit. Arjen Robben made it ...

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Aubameyang on target as Dortmund are held by Schalke


Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring in the Ruhr derby against Schalke by producing a mask. Aubameyang pounced for his 24th Bundesliga goal of the season after ex-Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa had burst forward. Dortmund were denied a second goal when teenage forward Ousmane Dembele hit the post. Schalke equalised after Thilo Kehrer finished into the bottom left corner. ...

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Lewandowski nets hat-trick in Bayern win over Augsburg


Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick and Thomas Muller got two as Bayern Munich crushed struggling Augsburg to close in on a fifth successive Bundesliga title. Lewandowski volleyed into the top corner to open the scoring before striking from close range. Bayern scored four goals after the interval, Lewandowski making it 3-0 before Thiago struck. Lewandowski then completed his hat-trick, with ...

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Xabi Alonso announces retirement this summer


A great of the game says goodbye! On Thursday Xabi Alonso announced he will call time on his career at the end of this season. “It wasn’t an easy decision to make, but I believe it’s the right time. I always thought it would be better to quit sooner rather than later. I still feel good, but I believe this ...

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Korkut named Leverkusen head coach


Tayfun Korkut has been appointed Roger Schmidt’s replacement as Bayer Leverkusen coach until the end of the season. Schmidt was dismissed on Sunday, 24 hours on from the 6-2 hammering at Borussia Dortmund that saw the club’s board lose patience and left Leverkusen trailing the top four by 11 points. Former Turkey international Korkut has been charged with steadying the ...

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Mario Gotze: Borussia Dortmund midfielder out with ‘metabolic disturbances’

Mario Gotze helped Bayern Munich to three Bundesliga titles as well as scoring Germany's winning goal at the 2014 World Cup (Image credit: Getty Images)

World Cup winner Mario Gotze has been ruled out “for the time being” because of “metabolic disturbances”, his club Borussia Dortmund have said. The Germany midfielder, 24, has been limited to nine Bundesliga starts because of muscular problems since re-signing from Bayern Munich last summer. The club said that they had carried out a series of internal investigations into the ...

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Lewandowski hits hat-trick as Bayern Munich hammer Hamburg 8-0

Robert Lewandowski celebrate Bayern Munich’s second goal against Hamburg. Photograph: Lennart Preiss/EPA

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick as Bayern Munich obliterated Hamburg SV 8-0 on Saturday to stay five points clear at the top of the Bundesliga and equal their opponents’ heaviest ever league defeat. Lewandowski, who has now scored 19 league goals this season, struck twice in the first half and slotted home a third in the 54th minute, after Arturo ...

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Bayern disappointing once again in draw with Schalke


Below-par Bayern Munich dropped points for the first time since November in a disappointing 1-1 home draw against resolute Schalke on Saturday. It all looked plain sailing when Robert Lewandowski chipped the German champions ahead as early as the ninth minute. But Brazilian defender Naldo’s rasping free kick completely deceived ex-Schalke keeper Manuel Neuer in the Bayern goal only four ...

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