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Philipp Lahm to retire at end of season

Lahm won 113 international caps and captained Germany to World Cup success in 2014 (Image credit: Rex Features)

Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm will retire at the end of the season. The 33-year-old, who captained Germany to their 2014 World Cup victory, announced his decision after Bayern’s German Cup last-16 win over Wolfsburg. It was the defender’s 501st game for the Bundesliga leaders. “I can continue with my leadership style, giving my best every day, in every training, ...

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Bundesliga Matchday 12 – round-up: Munich chase Leipzig, Dortmund lose


Summary Leipzig stay top after thrashing Freiburg. Bayern beat Leverkusen, but Dortmund lose in Frankfurt. Hamburg and Bremen share Nordderby spoils. RB Leipzig cement their place at the top of the Bundesliga, but FC Bayern München are in hot pursuit. Read on for our round-up of a captivating Matchday 12. Hertha Berlin 2-1 1. FSV Mainz 05 Vedad Ibisevic scored ...

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Miroslav Klose goalscorer retires from football

Miroslav Klose helped Germany win the 2014 World Cup 12 years after collecting a runners-up medal at the 2002 tournament (Image credit: Getty Images)

Germany’s all-time leading goalscorer Miroslav Klose has retired from football. The former Bayern Munich striker, 38, helped his country win the World Cup in 2014, becoming the record scorer in the tournament’s history with 16. Klose, a two-time Bundesliga winner with Bayern, was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season. He now plans to join Germany’s coaching ...

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UEFA Champions League: Atlético Madrid outsmart Bayern at home again

MADRID, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 28:  Yannick Ferreira Carrasco of Atletico Madrid scores the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Club Atletico de Madrid and FC Bayern Muenchen at the Vicente Calderon Stadium on September 28, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Yannick Carrasco’s low drive proved decisive as Atlético Madrid defeated Bayern München 1-0 at home for the second time this year. Five months on from the first leg of their 2015/16 UEFA Champions League semi-final, which the Spanish side won by a single goal, Carrasco settled this Group D contest with a shot in off Manuel Neuer’s far post ten ...

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UEFA Champions League: Atlético v Bayern line-ups, where to watch, form guide


Fernando Torres set to start for the home team Atlético beat Bayern on away goals in last season’s semi-finals Bayern have won all of ex-Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti’s first eight fixtures in charge Diego Simeone’s side are seven matches undefeated this term Mats Hummels declared fit after shaking off knee injury Possible line-ups: Atlético: Oblak; Juanfran, Savić, Godín, Filipe ...

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Lewandowski scores hat-trick as Bayern beat Bremen 6-0

Robert Lewandowski scored 30 Bundesliga goals last season (Image credit: Reuters)

Captain Philipp Lahm and Franck Ribery also netted, and Lewandowski converted a penalty after Thiago was fouled. Thomas Muller assisted with three of the six goals at the Allianz Arena. Defender Mats Hummels, who joined from Borussia Dortmund in the summer, played the full 90 minutes, while 19-year-old midfielder Renato Sanches, a£27.5m signing from Benfica, was an unused substitute. Ancelotti, ...

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Bayern Munich 1-0 Man City: Pep Guardiola loses first friendly

Former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has replaced Pep Guardiola as Bayern Munich boss

Pep Guardiola’s first game in charge of Manchester City ended in defeat at his old club Bayern Munich as a goal from Erdal Ozturk gave Carlo Ancelotti’s side victory. Both sides were missing many first-team players after Euro 2016 and the Copa America, and Guardiola had 12 academy players in his squad. New signing Oleksandr Zinchenko played in the first ...

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Bayern Munich sign Dortmund’s Mats Hummels to five-year deal


Bayern Munich on Monday officially announced the signing of Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels to a five-year deal. Dortmund and Bayern confirmed the news nearly two weeks ago, before the final league match of the season. The centre-back’s contract was due to expire in 2017. He passed a medical on Monday. No details of the fee were announced but Dortmund were reported ...

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Douglas Costa penalty gives Bayern Munich win in German Cup

Bayern head coach Pep Guardiola holds up the trophy after winning the German soccer cup final match between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern Munich in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, May 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 4-3 on penalties to win the German Cup on Saturday, handing coach Pep Guardiola another domestic double in his final game in charge. Bayern, who also won the Bundesliga for a record fourth consecutive time this season, kept their cool in the shootout after a goalless 120 minutes with Douglas Costa beating keeper Roman Bürki ...

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Determined Atlético hold firm to oust Bayern Munich

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Atlético Madrid reach second UEFA Champions League final in three years by beating Bayern München on away goals Xabi Alonso’s deflected free-kick levels tie before Thomas Müller’s penalty saved by Jan Oblak  Antoine Griezmann races clear to fire Atlético level on night (54) Robert Lewandowski header not enough for Bayern, who lose in semi-final for third year running Atlético will ...

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