MUNICH (AP) — Robert Lewandowski has become the outright top-scoring foreign player in Bundesliga history after taking his goal tally to 197.
MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany (AP) — Robert Lewandowski's double blast in Bayern Munich's 5-1 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday helped him tie the record for goals scored in the Bundesliga...
Claudio Pizarro still setting Bundesliga records
BERLIN (AP) — At 40 years old and still scoring goals, Claudio Pizarro isn't ready to retire just yet.
The veteran Werder Bremen striker became the oldest player to score in the Bundesliga with the last kick of the game in a 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin on Saturday, gaining what could be a crucial point in his team's quest for European qualification.
"I'm very proud that I scored the goal," said Pizarro, who was 40 years, 136 days old when he scored.
Bundesliga takes notice of US teen Sargent’s scoring debut
BERLIN (AP) — Still only 18 but with one Bundesliga goal from one Bundesliga match, United States forward Josh Sargent is already being touted as a possible heir to Claudio Pizarro.
Sargent scored for Werder Bremen with his first touch two minutes after coming on as a substitute in his league debut against Fortuna Duesseldorf on Friday. Pizarro, who has scored more goals (194) than any other foreign player in the Bundesliga, is 40 with his one-year deal over at the end of the season.
Gladbach beats Duesseldorf, moves above Bayern in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Thorgan Hazard scored twice to help Borussia Moenchengladbach return to second in the Bundesliga with a 3-0 win over Fortuna Duesseldorf on Sunday.
The Belgian forward, the younger brother of Chelsea star Eden Hazard, opened the scoring with a penalty early in the second half and sealed the win late after he was sent through by Alassane Plea.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru coach Ricardo Gareca left veteran striker Claudio Pizarro off his World Cup squad on Wednesday despite top scorer Paolo Guerrero being suspended for doping.
The 39-year-old Pizarro had been touted as a possible replacement for Guerrero but Watford's Andre Carrillo and Lokomotiv Moscow's Jefferson Farfan were picked to spearhead the attack instead.
Cologne, Bremen’s wait for 1st Bundesliga win continues
BERLIN (AP) — Cologne and Werder Bremen played out a goalless draw that left both sides still searching for their first win after nine rounds of the Bundesliga on Sunday.
"We have to get back on track sometime," Bremen coach Alexander Nouri said.
Cologne signs veteran Claudio Pizarro in bid to boost attack
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Cologne has signed veteran Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarro in a bid to boost its attacking threat.
The Bundesliga side has struggled for goals since French striker Anthony Modeste left in a big-money move to Chinese side Tianjin Quanjian. The 38-year-old Pizarro signed a deal until the end of the season, the Bundesliga side said.
"Pizarro is a clinical striker in front of goal with a personality that will be good for our team," Cologne coach Peter Stoeger said.
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — Werder Bremen goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald saved a last-second penalty to preserve a 1-1 draw at Bayer Leverkusen and deny coach Tayfun Korkut a winning start in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Omer Toprak had the chance to win the game in the sixth minute of injury time after Maximilian Eggestein fouled Benjamin Henrichs to concede the spot kick.
Werder Bremen coach under pressure after 3rd straight defeat
BERLIN (AP) — Pressure is mounting on Werder Bremen coach Viktor Skripnik after his side surrendered the lead and lost its third straight game.
Skripnik's side was defeated 2-1 at home to Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday. That came after a 6-0 rout by Bayern Munich on the opening weekend of the league, and Bremen was also knocked out in the first round of the German Cup by a third-division side.