Tag Archives: Bundesliga

Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to stretch Bundesliga lead

vidal

Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to eight points as they beat Frankfurt and RB Leipzig drew with Mainz. Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal secured victory for Bayern with his fourth goal in his past four Bundesliga games. He met Joshua Kimmich’s cross at the far post and headed it in beyond Frankfurt goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky. ...

More »

Bundesliga: Monchengladbach snap Munich’s winning run

Bayern had only previously conceded one league goal since Heynckes returned as manager in October (Image credit: Reuters)

Bayern Munich lost 2-1 to Borussia Monchengladbach, ending manager Jupp Heynckes’ 30-game unbeaten run in the Bundesliga. They are Heynckes’ first dropped points since taking over in October, following nine straight wins in all competitions. Thorgan Hazard put Monchengladbach ahead with a 39th minute penalty after Niklas Sule’s handball. Matthias Ginter added the hosts’ second before Arturo Vidal pulled a goal ...

More »

Bundesliga roundup: Bayern extend lead at top after Augsburg win

lewandowski-bayern-munich_4142397

Bayern Munich strengthened their grip on the Bundesliga title race with a 3-0 win over Augsburg which extended their lead at the top of the table to six points. Robert Lewandowski scored twice to seal his side’s victory while Bayern’s closest rivals RB Leipzig lost valuable ground as they were held to a 2-2 draw at 10-man Bayer Leverkusen. Bayern ...

More »

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 ...

More »

Bundesliga Roundup: Dortmund stay top, Wolfsburg held by Mainz

kagawa

Shinji Kagawa scored the winning goal as Borussia Dortmund continued their fine start to the season to stay top of the Bundesliga. Andriy Yarmolenko, signed in the summer from Dynamo Kiev for 25m euros, opened the scoring after just four minutes before Caiuby equalised for Augsburg. Former Manchester United midfielder Kagawa hit the winner midway through the opening half. England ...

More »

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, ...

More »

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. ...

More »

Keita sent off as Monchengladbach earn draw at Leipzig

keita

Borussia Monchengladbach twice came back from behind to grab a 2-2 draw at 10-man RB Leipzig. Timo Werner struck the home side in front after 17 minutes but Thorgan Hazard equalised from the penalty spot eight minutes later. Jean Agustin quickly put the home side back in front but the visitors sealed a point when Lars Stindl netted their second ...

More »

Wolfsburg sack Andries Jonker after seven months in charge

File - In this Saturday, April 22, 2017 photo Wolfsburg's head coach Andries Jonker attends the team's warm up prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and VfL Wolfsburg in Berlin, Germany. Jonker has been dismissed as head coach of VfL Wolfsburg on Monday. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Former Arsenal academy director Andries Jonker has been dismissed by Wolfsburg after just seven months in charge. The weekend’s 1-0 defeat at Stuttgart left Wolfsburg stuttering in 14th place in the Bundesliga. The 54-year old joined Wolfsburg in February after less than three years at the Emirates having taken over as Liam Brady’s replacement in 2014. He helped Wolfsburg avoid ...

More »

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 ...

More »