Schweinsteiger excited to reunite with van Gaal at Man United

Jul 16, 2015

Schweinsteiger excited to reunite with van Gaal at Man United

While Bastian Schweinsteiger may be new to English soccer, he’s quite aware of what he’s getting into with Louis van Gaal as his manager at Manchester United. This isn’t the first time their paths have crossed. Schweinsteiger played nearly two seasons at Bayern Munich ...

Schweinsteiger confirms Man United move

Jul 13, 2015

Schweinsteiger confirms Man United move

Bastian Schweinsteiger confirmed Sunday his intention to leave Bayern Munich for Manchester United, subject to a medical, as the German champions lost twice in their first preseason tournament without him. Bayern announced on Saturday that it had agreed to a transfer fee with United ...

Jul 11, 2015

Schweinsteiger reaches agreement to join Manchester United

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has agreed to join English Premier League side Manchester United from Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga champions’ chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said on Saturday. “Bastian wants to do something new at the end of his career,” Rummenigge told a news conference. ...

Barcelona reaches CL final despite loss to Bayern

May 13, 2015

Barcelona reaches CL final despite loss to Bayern

Neymar scored two goals and Barcelona did enough to advance to the Champions League final despite losing the second leg of its semifinal 3-2 to Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Neymar’s first-half goals made sure Barcelona went through 5-3 on aggregate following its 3-0 victory ...

Brilliant Messi scores pair in victory

May 7, 2015

Brilliant Messi scores pair in victory

Lionel Messi scored two outstanding goals and set up Neymar to add another in injury time as Barcelona handed Bayern Munich and former coach Pep Guardiola a 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday. Not even the coach ...

Bayern wins Bundesliga crown with four games left to play

Apr 27, 2015

Bayern wins Bundesliga crown with four games left to play

Bayern Munich clinched the Bundesliga title with four games to spare Sunday, thanks to a little help from traditional rival Borussia Moenchengladbach. ‘Gladbach forward Max Kruse scored in the last minute to inflict a 1-0 defeat on second-place Wolfsburg, removing the mathematical possibility of ...

Bayern routs Porto to reach Champions League semifinals

Apr 22, 2015

Bayern routs Porto to reach Champions League semifinals

Bayern Munich outclassed Porto 6-1 on Tuesday to reach its fourth consecutive Champions League semifinal and give coach Pep Guardiola an emphatic victory in his 100th match in charge of the German powerhouse. Robert Lewandowski scored two goals as the five-time champions roared back ...

Chelsea claims draw away to PSG

Feb 18, 2015

Chelsea claims draw away to PSG

Striker Edinson Cavani gave Paris Saint-Germain a Champions League lifeline on Tuesday with a second-half equalizer as his team battled to a 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the last 16. After defender Branislav Ivanovic put Chelsea ahead in the 36th minute of the first ...

Bayern scores seven goals to rout Roma in Champions League

Oct 22, 2014

Bayern scores seven goals to rout Roma in Champions League

The Champions League returned on Tuesday with a 40-goal bonanza. Bayern Munich beat Roma 7-1 for its biggest victory on the road, and Luiz Adriano scored five times to lead Shakhtar Donetsk to a 7-0 victory at BATE Borisov. On a record-busting night, Chelsea ...

Brilliant Real reaches final

Apr 30, 2014

Brilliant Real reaches final

Sergio Ramos has his redemption, Cristiano Ronaldo has his goal record and Real Madrid is one win away from the long-awaited “Decima.” Real Madrid carried out coach Carlo Ancelotti’s game plan to perfection and routed title holder Bayern Munich 4-0 on Tuesday to reach ...