Tag Archives: Bayern Munich

Lewandowski strikes as Bayern edge BVB in ‘Klasikker’

Bayern's Robert Lewandowski, center, scores the opening goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Dortmund – Robert Lewandowski scored the only goal of the game as FC Bayern München edged Borussia Dortmund 1-0 in Der Klassiker at the Signal Iduna Park. The Pole’s 37th-minute strike against his former club rewarded a dominant first-half display from Pep Guardiola’s side, who controlled possession after weathering an early BVB storm. Marco Reus came closest to an equaliser ...

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Bayern Munich defender David Alaba ruled out for seven weeks

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Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has possibly been ruled out for the rest of the season after tearing ligaments in his left knee while on international duty with Austria. The 22-year-old was replaced at half-time of Austria’s 1-1 draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina on Tuesday night and tests performed back in Munich confirmed the worst fears. Alaba will need a seven-week break ...

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Bundesliga: Robben injured as Bayern suffer home defeat


Bayern Munich suffered a first home defeat in 11 months as two mistakes from goalkeeper Manuel Neuer helped Borussia Monchengladbach to a 2-0 win at the Allianz Arena. Neuer, nominated for the Ballon d’Or in January, allowed shots from Raffael to slip past him either side of half-time. A disappointing day for Bayern was compounded as Arjen Robben was ruled ...

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UCL Quarter final draw: Reactions

Following the quarter final draw of the UEFA Champions League, various team officials have been sharing their thoughts on the pairings pulled out of the hat. FC Porto vs Bayern Munich Josep Guardiola, Bayern coach: “The draw is the draw. All teams have a special quality. Porto and Shakhtar were in the same group, so we have already watched a ...

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Bundesliga preview: It’s now or never for Dortmund

Dortmund will host Cologne on Saturday in what will be a crucial litmus test for BVB. The men in yellow and black will be wanting to get momentum going ahead of the Champions League. Every superlative imaginable has been used to describe Borussia Dortmund’s up and down season so far. The first half was poor by its standards in every ...

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Bayern steamroll Shakhtar Donetsk to reach Champions League quarters

Shakhtar Donetsk lost a defender to the fastest red card in UEFA Champions League history and Bayern Munich cruised into the quarterfinals with a 7-0 victory, matching its biggest home win and equaling the biggest win in the competition’s knockout stages on Wednesday night. Muller opened the scoring with a fourth minute penalty after Oleksandr Kucher brought down Mario Gotze in the ...

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Bayern go 11 points clear

Thomas Mueller scored twice as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Hanover 3-1 on Saturday and stretch their advantage at the top to 11 points after VfL Wolfsburg slumped to a 1-0 loss at Augsburg. Bayern, who host Shakhtar Donetsk in their Champions League last-16 second leg next week, lacked their usual spark for the ...

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Shaqiri headed for Inter on loan

Xherdan Shaqiri

Inter Milan announced on Thursday they have reached an agreement with Bayern Munich for Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri. The 23-year-old is set to arrive in Milan in the coming hours to put pen to paper on his move to the San Siro. “Inter Milan and FC Bayern have agreed terms for Shaqiri,” the Italian club posted on Twitter. “Just the ...

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Man City’s Joe Hart left to rue late Bayern Munich winner


Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart admitted Jerome Boateng’s late winner felt like a kick in the teeth as Bayern Munich opened up their Champions League Group E campaign with a 1-0 win at the Allianz Arena. The Germans had looked like being frustrated in a pulsating clash as England’s No 1 Hart produced a series of outstanding saves to deny ...

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Bayern boss Guardiola pleased with Man City win


Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola felt his side deserved their victory against Manchester City thanks to Jerome Boateng’s late strike. The defender pilfered a last-gasp 1-0 Champions League Group E win over his former club in Munich courtesy of a shot which deflected off team-mate Mario Gotze and past Joe Hart. City, who had come back from two goals ...

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