Tag Archives: Bundesliga

Bellarabi fires Leverkusen into top three

Star man:Bellarabi (jersey number 38) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Germany winger Karim Bellarabi fired Bayer Leverkusen into the Bundesliga’s top three on Saturday with a 1-0 win at Schalke 04. Having bowed out of the Champions League on Tuesday suffering the heartbreak of a penalty shoot-out defeat to Atletico Madrid in the last 16, Leverkusen leap-frogged Borussia Moenchengladbach to go third in Germany’s top flight. Bayer’s Germany winger Bellarabi, ...

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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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Bundesliga: Late strikes help Leverkusen win

Bayer Leverkusen struggled for over an hour before scoring three times in 17 minutes to beat Paderborn 3-0 in the Bundesliga on Sunday and move back into contention for a Champions League spot. Central defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos rose high to connect with a Gonzalo Castro free kick and drill in an unstoppable header in the 73rd minute before South Korea’s ...

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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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Reus extends BVB contract

Marco Reus

Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus signed a surprise contract extension with the Bundesliga club until 2019 on Tuesday, ending persistent speculation about a move Spain or England at the end of the season. Reus, who had an injury-plagued 2014 when he also missed the World Cup which Germany won, looked to be on his way out after Bayern Munich revealed ...

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DFB to investigate penalty controversy in Frankfurt-Augsburg clash


The German Football Association (DFB) are to investigate how Eintracht Frankfurt were not given a penalty in their 1-0 defeat to Augsburg on Sunday since the fourth official was unable to communicate with the referee. Both referee Manuel Grafe and his linesman were unsighted as Joselu had his shirt pulled inside the penalty area, preventing him from reaching a free ...

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