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Bale out of Real Madrid v Bayern Munich return leg

Gareth Bale has made 30 appearances for club and country this season, scoring 13 goals (Image credit: Getty Images)

Real Madrid will be without Gareth Bale but Bayern Munich welcome back Robert Lewandowski for Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Bernabeu. Wales forward Bale is out because of an ankle problem he picked up in Real’s 2-1 win in the first leg last week. Lewandowski, who has scored 38 goals in 40 games for Bayern this season, ...

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Ronaldo’s record-breaking double gives Madrid win at Bayern


Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 UEFA club competition goals as holders Real Madrid came from a goal down to win 2-1 at Bayern München. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the second half to become the first player to reach 100 goals in UEFA club competition and help Real Madrid overturn a first-half headed goal by Arturo ...

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Bayern v Real Madrid: line-ups, where to watch, form guide

(L-R) Bayern Munich's Austrian defender David Alaba, Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara, Bayern Munich's Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa and Bayern Munich's Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal attend a training session at the team's training grounds in Munich, southern Germany, on April 11, 2017, on the eve of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal football match between FC Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. / AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHE        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s a case of master meets apprentice as ex-Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti pits his wits against former assistant Zinédine Zidane – and both reckon there won’t be much in it. Bayern and Real Madrid in 11th European Cup knockout tie Teams’ 23rd meeting, the most-played fixture in UEFA club competition Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti won Madrid’s tenth European Cup in 2014 ...

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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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Arsenal suffer 10-2 elimination in Champions League

Arturo Vidal (right) celebrates Arjen Robben's second-half strike on another night when Bayern brushed aside Arsenal (Image credit: Getty Images)

Ten-man Arsenal were knocked out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage for the seventh successive season following a second-half capitulation against Bayern Munich. A debated decision in the 53rd minute shattered any hopes of the Gunners becoming the first side in Champions League history to overturn a four-goal deficit, having also lost the first leg in Germany 5-1. ...

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UEFA Champions League: Arsenal v Bayern preview


“We have no choice – we have to attack and to try to score goals,” said Arsène Wenger as Arsenal attempt to overturn a 5-1 deficit against Bayern and avoid a seventh straight last-16 exit. Wenger: Arsenal “no choice” but to attack as they seek to overturn 5-1 deficit Gunners missing two German players as they bid to avoid seventh straight ...

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

Robert Lewandowski

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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Champions League: Five-star Bayern inflict Arsenal repeat

MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 15:  Team members of Muenchen celebrate the 3rd goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

For the second season running, Bayern München were 5-1 winners against Arsenal, three of the goals coming in a decisive 11-minute spell early in the second half. A devastating spell of three goals in 11 minutes early in the second half helped  Bayern München to a memorable victory against Arsenal, who were beaten 5-1 in Munich for the second season ...

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