Tag Archives: Bayern Munich

UCL Wrap: Barcelona, Paris and United make it three from three

Neymar was among the scorers for Paris
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Barcelona – with the help of Lionel Messi’s 100th European goal – Manchester United and Paris all maintained perfect records, while Chelsea and Roma drew 3-3 in London. Group A Benfica 0-1 Manchester United Aged just 18 years and 52 days, Benfica’s Mile Svilar replaced Iker Casillas as the youngest keeper in UEFA Champions League history. He was beaten just ...

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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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Bayern Munich sack manager Carlo Ancelotti after historic PSG defeat

Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich side lost 3-0 to PSG in the Champions League on Wednesday. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Bayern Munich have sacked Carlo Ancelotti after Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. The Italian, who led Bayern to the Bundesliga title last season having been appointed to replace Pep Guardiola last summer, was dismissed after a meeting of the club’s board on Thursday. Earlier, Bayern’s chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had called for “consequences” following the loss at the Parc des Princes, ...

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Cavani & Neymar lead PSG to beat Bayern Munich

Edinson Cavani scored in his sixth consecutive Champions League game (Image credit: AFP)

Paris St-Germain outgunned Bayern Munich in a heavyweight Champions League showdown to go three points clear at the top of Group B. Dani Alves fired the hosts into the lead after just 84 seconds following a great run and pass by Neymar. Alphonse Areola produced a flying save to deny Javi Martinez an equaliser before PSG sealed the points. Edinson ...

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Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer ruled out until January

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot. The 31-year-old World Cup winner sustained the same injury to the same foot in April and suffered a repeat in training on Monday. Bayern are in the same Champions League group as Celtic and Neuer will miss their remaining five games. ...

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Lewandowski slammed by Bayern CEO Rummenigge over transfer complaints

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Robert Lewandowski has been slammed by Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge after he questioned the club’s transfer policy. Over the summer Bayern signed Corentina Tolisso from Lyon, Niklas Sule from Hoffenheim and Kingsley Coman on a permanent deal from Juventus, as well as James Rodriguez on loan from Real Madrid. Lewandowski recently told Der Spiegel he wanted the Bavarians to compete for ...

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich win on opening day of season

Niklas Sule headed in the opener as two players scored on their Bundesliga debut for Bayern for the first time since 2007 - when Miroslav Klose and Luca Toni netted against Rostock

Bayern Munich benefitted from a historic video replay decision as they opened the Bundesliga season with a win against Bayer Leverkusen at a rain-soaked Allianz Arena. The defending champions, who are bidding for a sixth successive title, were given a second-half penalty after referee Tobias Stieler consulted the video assistant referee (VAR) system which has been introduced to the German ...

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Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave Bayern Munich, Bundesliga champions say

Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave Bayern Munich, according to the club

Bayern Munich claim Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave the Bundesliga champions, adding clubs “risk a FIFA penalty” if they negotiate with the player. Sky Sports News HQ reported earlier on Wednesday that United and Chelsea want to sign the Poland striker this summer and had both held initial talks with his representatives. The Bundesliga champions told Sky Germany: ...

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Corentin Tolisso signs for Bayern Munich from Lyon

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Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have won the race to sign Corentin Tolisso from Lyon. The 22-year-old France midfielder, who had been linked with Chelsea and Juventus, has signed a five-year contract at the Allianz Arena. Tolisso told fcbayern.com: “I had a wonderful time at Lyon, for which I was very grateful. Now I’m looking forward to playing for one of ...

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