Tag Archives: Bundesliga

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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Nicolai Muller: Hamburg winger celebrates goal and ruptures knee ligament

Nicolai Muller has played twice for Germany, and joined Hamburg in 2014 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Hamburg winger Nicolai Muller will miss the next seven months after he ruptured a knee ligament in celebrating a goal. Having scored eight minutes into Saturday’s 1-0 home win over Augsburg, Muller performed a series of helicopter whirls before launching himself into a jump as he punched the air. He landed awkwardly, and was clearly in pain as his team-mates ...

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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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Bayern win record 5th straight Bundesliga title

Bayern captain Philipp Lahm now has a record nine Bundesliga titles, one more than Oliver Kahn, Mehmet Scholl and Bastian Schweinsteiger (Image credit: Getty Images)

Bayern Munich thrashed Wolfsburg 6-0 to clinch the Bundesliga for a record fifth straight season and give manager Carlo Ancelotti a title in a fourth top European league. It has been another season of domestic dominance for Bayern, who wrapped up their 27th championship with three games to go with a thumping win. Ancelotti’s side have lost just twice in ...

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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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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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Abdul Rahman Baba: Gerald Asamoah has given me a lot of help


Abdul Rahman Baba has been a part of the Schalke squad for around six weeks now, and is really getting to grips with things. Schalke 04 caught up with the Ghana international to discuss the loss to FC Köln, the current Bundesliga table situation, his friend and former team mate Gerald Asamoah, and the Royal Blue fans. … the defeat ...

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Baba Rahman makes EuroSports Bundesliga team of the week


Ghana and Schalke 04 defender Baba Rahman is on the high again after his dazzling performance against Bayern Munich earned him a place in the EuroSports Bundesliga team of the season. The Ghana left back was arguably the best player of his side with some decent play on the flanks against the Bavarians in the crunch encounter. Baba was able ...

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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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