Thomas Mueller expects sparks to fly during Bayern-Dortmund showdown

Soccer May 25, 2020

Thomas Mueller expects sparks to fly during Bayern-Dortmund showdown

Bayern Munich striker Thomas Mueller expects sparks to fly in Tuesday's top-of-the-table clash at Borussia Dortmund which could help settle this season's title race. Mueller scored in Bayern's 5-2 home win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday while second-place Dortmund stayed four points behind after a ...

German Cup semifinals postponed

Soccer Mar 28, 2020

German Cup semifinals postponed

The German Cup semifinals scheduled for late next month have been postponed due to the coronavirus crisis, the German Football Association said Friday. Eintracht Frankfurt, featuring Makoto Hasebe and Daichi Kamada, were due to face Bayern Munich away in the first semifinal on April 21, ...

Atletico, Atalanta reach last 16 as Bayern cruise past Spurs

Soccer Dec 12, 2019

Atletico, Atalanta reach last 16 as Bayern cruise past Spurs

Atletico Madrid claimed the final spot in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday with a 2-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow, after Atalanta completed an impressive comeback in Group C to qualify. Bayern Munich sealed consecutive victories over Tottenham with a 3-1 success at the ...

Bremen's Yuya Osako nets third league goal

Soccer Dec 2, 2018

Bremen's Yuya Osako nets third league goal

Japan international Yuya Osako scored his third goal of the season on Saturday in Werder Bremen's 2-1 loss to Bayern Munich. The 28-year-old striker headed the equalizer in the 33rd minute from a right-footed cross by Max Kruse. But Bayern's Serge Gnabry netted the game-winning ...

Soccer Apr 2, 2017

Iwabuchi to leave Bayern, return to Japan

Japan forward Mana Iwabuchi terminated her contract with Bayern Munich and will return to Japan to concentrate on recovering from injuries, she wrote on her blog on Saturday. The 24-year-old, who was with Nadeshiko Japan for their 2011 World Cup championship, their runners-up finish in ...

Arsenal to face Bayern again in Champions League

Soccer Dec 12, 2016

Arsenal to face Bayern again in Champions League

Arsenal will have another chance to beat Bayern Munich in a Champions League knockout tie after the sides were paired yet again in the round of 16 following Monday's draw. The teams met at the same stage in 2005, 2013 and 2014 with the German ...

Kagawa helps keep Dortmund's title hopes alive

Soccer May 1, 2016

Kagawa helps keep Dortmund's title hopes alive

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored for the second game in a row and created another for Adrian Ramos inside the first 10 minutes as Borussia Dortmund destroyed Wolfsburg 5-1 on Saturday to keep its slim Bundesliga title hopes alive. With two games left, Dortmund is ...

Soccer Oct 31, 2015

Hasebe helps halt Bayern's 10-game perfect run

Japan captain and midfielder Makoto Hasebe helped Eintracht Frankfurt end Bayern Munich's season-opening winning streak at 10 games after his team held the defending champions to a scoreless draw on Friday in the Bundesliga. "It's positive we've managed to keep a clean sheet. Everyone kept ...