Dortmund keeps pace with Bayern in tight Bundesliga race
Borussia Dortmund moved back within one point of Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich with a 4-0 win against Freiburg on Sunday.
Dortmund went ahead in the 11th minute when 19-year-old Jadon...
Bayern extends lead in Bundesliga to 4 points
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich extended its lead in the Bundesliga to four points with a 1-0 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday.
Center back Niklas Sule scored in the 75th minute with Bayern's...
BERLIN (AP) — After fighting with teammate Robert Lewandowski in training, Kingsley Coman struck again with two goals to help Bayern Munich return to the top of the Bundesliga with a 4-1 win at...
BERLIN (AP) — Jadon Sancho scored twice for Borussia Dortmund to return to the top of the Bundesliga with a nervy 2-1 win over Mainz on Saturday.
Chelsea hopes Christian Pulisic will expand US fan base
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea hopes Christian Pulisic will help the London club expand its U.S. fan base and assist the team's campaign to combat anti-Semitism.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Stuttgart has appointed former Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal head of recruitment Sven Mislintat as sporting director.
BERLIN (AP) — Though it's only playing for pride with Bundesliga survival all but secure, Fortuna Duesseldorf could yet have a major say in whether Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund wins the...
American midfielder Christian Pulisic has resumed training with Borussia Dortmund, two weeks after injuring a leg while playing for the United States.
Borussia Dortmund at a loss after Bayern Munich rout
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus couldn't explain it, coach Lucien Favre couldn't believe it, and chief executive Hans-Joachim "Aki" Watzke couldn't seem to do anything except...
BERLIN (AP) — Stung by recent criticism, Bayern Munich delivered a clear statement of intent on Saturday after reclaiming top spot in the Bundesliga with a 5-0 thrashing of former leader Borussia...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern president Uli Hoeness was on the field when his team earned its most lopsided victory over rival Borussia Dortmund, an 11-1 rout in 1971.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund is donating 1 million euros ($1.12 million) toward the expansion of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Israel.
BERLIN (AP) — Five well-known German companies, including the country's only publicly traded soccer club, are donating 1 million euros ($1.1 million) each to Israel's Yad Vashem memorial for the...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund defender Achraf Hakimi has been ruled out for the rest of the season and center back Abdou Diallo is also injured.
Bayern held to draw, Dortmund seizes Bundesliga lead
BERLIN (AP) — Paco Alcacer scored twice in injury time for Borussia Dortmund to reclaim the Bundesliga lead with a 2-0 win over Wolfsburg while Bayern Munich was held in Freiburg to 1-1 on...
US soccer player Pulisic has strained right quadriceps
HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Pulisic has a strained right quadriceps and returned to Germany for treatment, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Wednesday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Shortly after becoming the youngest American with 10 international goals, Christian Pulisic limped off with another leg injury.
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DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Christian Pulisic has a vision of a transformed U.S. soccer team, a red-white-and-blue power that gives opponents sleepless nights similar the nightmares that plague players...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich returned to the top of the Bundesliga with a record-setting 6-0 rout of Mainz on Sunday, more than answering Borussia Dortmund's challenge a day earlier.
Reus’ injury-time winner takes Dortmund back to the top
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus struck an injury-time winner to clinch a 3-2 Bundesliga victory at Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
BERLIN (AP) — If Bayern Munich doesn't win the Bundesliga, it will largely be down to Marco Reus.
The Borussia Dortmund captain scored the winning goal in injury time to keep up his side's...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich seized the Bundesliga lead from Borussia Dortmund by demolishing Wolfsburg 6-0 on Saturday.
"We are now where we wanted to be," Bayern coach Niko Kovac said. "We...
Pulisic stars for Dortmund to keep title hopes alive
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — American midfielder Christian Pulisic helped keep Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga title ambitions alive with one goal and an assist in a hard-fought 3-1 win over Stuttgart...
Schalke’s 4-2 loss in Bremen leaves coach on brink
BERLIN (AP) — Werder Bremen came from behind to beat Schalke 4-2 on Friday and leave coach Domenico Tedesco's job on the line after his side's third consecutive Bundesliga defeat.
For Borussia Dortmund, it’s the Bundesliga or bust
BERLIN (AP) — For Borussia Dortmund, it's the Bundesliga or bust.
After such a promising start to the season, only the league title remains in reach for Dortmund — although Bayern Munich is...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Hugo Lloris and Harry Kane made sure there was no comeback for Borussia Dortmund as Tottenham reached the Champions League quarterfinals with a 1-0 win on...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich has all the momentum in the Bundesliga after winning 5-1 at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday.
Robert Lewandowski scored twice as the six-time defending...
AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — Ji Dong-won scored twice against his former club as relegation-threatened Augsburg dealt Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga title hopes a blow with a 2-1 win on...
Bayern’s joy short-lived, problems remain in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich's time at the top was short-lived, and its problems remain.
Bayern temporarily moved into a tie for first place in the Bundesliga by beating Hertha Berlin 1-0 on...
Dortmund beats Leverkusen to get back on track in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund held on to get its Bundesliga title challenge back on track with a 3-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.
Mario Goetze scored the winner on the hour-mark to...
Bayern turns up heat on Dortmund at top of Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich increased the pressure on Borussia Dortmund with a 1-0 win over Hertha Berlin to move level on points with the Bundesliga leader on Saturday.
Dortmund still waiting for captain Marco Reus’ comeback
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus remains unavailable after failing to recover from a thigh injury.
Dortmund coach Lucien Favre says Reus, the team's best player...
Title hopes on the line for Dortmund as Leverkusen visits
BERLIN (AP) — With Borussia Dortmund's lead shrinking, one of its former coaches could deliver another blow to the team's Bundesliga title chances.
Dortmund sees league lead shrink after 3rd consecutive draw
Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga title hopes took another blow Monday in a goalless draw at last-place Nuremberg.
Nuremberg goalkeeper Christian Mathenia made a host of saves to deny Dortmund a first win in three league games. The Bundesliga leaders have now drawn three successive games and have seen their lead whittled down from nine points in the 15th round to three over six-time defending champion Bayern Munich.
Dortmund’s Pulisic out with thigh injury from Tottenham loss
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic tore a thigh muscle fiber during the 3-0 Champions League defeat at Tottenham on Wednesday.
Pulisic will miss Dortmund's league game at Nuremberg on Monday and is doubtful for its home game against Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.
Bayern braced for Klopp reunion at Liverpool
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich knows all too well how tough an opponent Juergen Klopp can be.
Now in his fourth season at Anfield, the former Borussia Dortmund coach is facing Bayern for the first time while leading Liverpool.
Bayern visits Liverpool for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 game on Tuesday, mindful that it didn't always come out on top against Klopp during his time at Dortmund.
Bayern survives Augsburg scare to close gap in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich survived a scare in winning 3-2 at Augsburg on Friday to close the gap on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund to two points.
Kingsley Coman twice equalized before setting up Serge Gnabry's winner early in the second half, taking second-place Bayern up to 48 points before Dortmund's game at last-place Nuremberg on Monday.
Bundesliga leader Dortmund in crisis after 4 winless games
BERLIN (AP) — Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund is going through its first crisis under coach Lucien Favre.
Dortmund has failed to win any of its four games in February and has developed a propensity for collapsing toward the end of games. It has conceded nine goals in its last three matches.
Son becoming indispensable for Spurs, inspiring Dortmund win
LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min has every reason to be constantly smiling, and Tottenham has many reasons to be thankful.
For a footballer so understated, so seemingly undemanding, the forward has become indispensable for Tottenham.
Dortmund captain Marco Reus out of trip to Tottenham
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus will miss the side's Champions League round-of-16, first-leg tie at Tottenham on Wednesday due to a thigh injury.
Club official Sebastian Kehl, who liaises with the players, says, "We would of course have liked to have him in London, alone because his presence is a bit intimidating for the opponent. But we'll compensate for his absence."
Real Madrid enjoying winning run as Champions League returns
Three-time defending champion Real Madrid appears to have hit its stride again just in time for the return of the Champions League.
The knockout stages begin Tuesday with Manchester United hosting Paris Saint-Germain and Porto going to Roma in the first leg of the round of 16 games.
Madrid, confident after six wins and one draw from its last seven games across all competitions, visits Ajax on Wednesday, when the Spanish side will hope to record its seventh successive win over the Dutch club.
Bremen routs Augsburg 4-0 in Bundesliga to keep party going
BERLIN (AP) — Werder Bremen continued its birthday celebrations with a 4-0 rout of Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Bremen, which marked its 120th anniversary as a club on Monday, followed up its dramatic penalty shootout win over Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup on Tuesday with its biggest league win of the season.
Milot Rashica scored two goals, getting Bremen off the mark in the fifth minute and claiming his second a minute after Johannes Eggestein made it 2-0 in the 27th.
Dortmund gives up 3-goal lead in Bundesliga, Bayern cuts gap
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund squandered a three-goal lead and drew with Hoffenheim 3-3 at home then watched Bayern Munich cut its lead in the Bundesliga to five points on Saturday.
Bayern took advantage of Dortmund's second successive league slip-up by beating Schalke 3-1 in the late game, lifting the six-time defending champion back to second place.
Bremen wins on penalties to send Dortmund out of German Cup
BERLIN (AP) — Werder Bremen goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka saved two penalties to knock Borussia Dortmund out of the German Cup after his team twice came from behind in extra time of their third-round match on Tuesday.
Max Kruse scored the decisive penalty kick for Bremen to win the shootout 4-2 after equalizers from Claudio Pizarro and Martin Harnik secured a 3-3 draw after extra time.
Bayern enduring its worst Bundesliga season in 7 years
Bayern Munich is putting together its worst Bundesliga performance in seven years.
A 3-1 loss at Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday was Bayern's fourth so far this campaign — as many as it had all of last season. Bayern hasn't lost so many games by the 20th round since Borussia Dortmund last won the title in 2012.
Kagawa stars with 2 goals in 3 minutes on Besiktas debut
ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Shinji Kagawa scored two goals in three minutes after coming on for his Besiktas debut in a 6-2 win at Antalyaspor in the Turkish league on Sunday.
The Japanese star, who moved from Borussia Dortmund to Besiktas on the last day of the winter transfer window on Thursday, came on in the 81st minute with his team leading 4-1.
Bayern slips up at Leverkusen, Dortmund held in Frankfurt
BERLIN (AP) — Peter Bosz did all he could for his former side.
Bosz's Bayer Leverkusen came from behind to defeat Bayern Munich 3-1 and end the visitors' seven-game winning run in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
But Borussia Dortmund, which started the 20th round six points clear of Bayern, was unable to take full advantage as it was held at Eintracht Frankfurt to 1-1.
Bayern goalkeeper Neuer injures hand, out of Leverkusen game
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich captain Manuel Neuer has been ruled out of the Bundesliga game at Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
Bayern says its 32-year-old goalkeeper injured his right hand in training on Friday and is remaining in Munich rather than traveling with the squad.
Bayern, the six-time defending champion, did not give the extent of Neuer's injury, nor an indication of how many games he will miss. Reserve goalkeeper Sven Ulreich will play in his place.