Bayern Munich humiliates Tottenham 7-2 in Champions League
LONDON (AP) — Serge Gnabry scored four goals as Bayern Munich humiliated Tottenham 7-2 in the Champions League on Tuesday, the first time in club history that Spurs conceded seven at home in a...
Bayern hopeful Coutinho’s arrival will give the team a boost
BERLIN (AP) — Struggling to replace wingers Franck Ribéry and Arjen Robben, Bayern Munich has turned to Philippe Coutinho.
The Brazil playmaker, who failed to make an impact at Barcelona...
Germany beats Belarus without coach Loew
BORISOV, Belarus (AP) — Germany brushed off the absence of coach Joachim Loew to beat Belarus 2-0 on Saturday in European Championship qualifying, but remains behind fast-starting Northern Ireland...
Bayern Munich’s decline laid bare by Liverpool
MUNICH (AP) — Trailing against Liverpool and desperate for goals as time wound down, Bayern Munich came up empty.
Sure, the team still has a chance to win both the Bundesliga and the German...
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.
Dortmund stretches lead, Bayern keeps pace in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund stretched its Bundesliga lead by beating Freiburg 2-0, and Bayern Munich kept pace at Werder Bremen with a 2-1 win on Saturday.
Substitute Paco Alcacer scored again for Dortmund — with an injury-time winner — as they moved seven points clear of Borussia Moenchengladbach, which visits Leipzig on Sunday.
Bayern beats AEK Athens 2-0 to move closer to knockout stage
MUNICH (AP) — Robert Lewandowski scored twice for Bayern Munich to beat AEK Athens 2-0 on Wednesday and move even closer to the Champions League knockout stage.
The Polish striker opened the scoring with a penalty in the first half and sealed the win in the second after a Bayern corner.
MUNICH (AP) — Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich has extended his contract with Bayern Munich by three years through June 2023.
Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says, "Joshua has become a mainstay of our side in the last 2 1/2 years. That's why we're very happy to tie him to us for the long term. Bayern has made a seamless transition into the future through his positive development in the right back position."
Bayern recovers to crush Hoffenheim 5-2, keeps 16-point lead
BERLIN (AP) — Sandro Wagner scored his first goal for Bayern Munich to wrap up a 5-2 win over his former team Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
League top-scorer Robert Lewandowski scored one and set up another as Bayern stayed on track for another title - a record-extending sixth straight - with a 16-point lead.
Bayern beats Celtic 3-0 on Heynckes’ Champions League return
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich returned to the Champions League on Wednesday with a familiar face in charge and comfortably defeated Celtic 3-0.
Jupp Heynckes, who retired after guiding Bayern to the Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup treble in 2013, has the German powerhouse running smoothly again after taking over from Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian was fired after the side's 3-0 defeat at Paris Saint-Germain.
"We're on the right track," said Joshua Kimmich, who scored Bayern's second goal.
Bayern flying on Heynckes’ return; Dortmund home record over
BERLIN (AP) — Jupp Heynckes' fourth stint at Bayern Munich began with a rout then Leipzig ended Borussia Dortmund's club-record 41-game unbeaten run at home in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Leipzig's 3-2 win was league-leader Dortmund's first Bundesliga defeat at the Westfalenstadion since April 4, 2015, a 1-0 defeat to Bayern.
Heynckes cut the gap at the top to two points with his side's 5-0 rout of Freiburg in Munich.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Sven Ulreich saved two penalties Saturday as Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund 5-4 in a shootout to win the season-opening German Supercup.
The game went straight to penalties after Bayern scored late in a goalmouth scramble to earn a 2-2 draw in regular time.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will miss the club's summer tour to China and Singapore as he continues his recovery from a broken metatarsal.
Neuer says, "Everything's going to plan. I'm aiming to be fit for the first game of the season against Bayer Leverkusen. I'm going to work hard every day to achieve that."
Neuer injured his foot in April and was on crutches until this week. Bayern starts the new Bundesliga season against Leverkusen on Aug. 18.
Untested Germans seek Confed Cup thrills at theme park site
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Beyond one goal, there's the beach. Behind another, a theme park with its roller coasters and fairytale castle.
Germany's youthful Confederations Cup squad certainly isn't short of distractions away from the training pitch in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. And with the imitation of Bavaria's Neuschwanstein Castle looming over the Olympic Park, Germany feels right at home in the 2014 Winter Games host city where it will play two of its opening three matches.
With Hoeness back in charge, Bayern returns to winning ways
BERLIN (AP) — With Uli Hoeness back in charge again, Bayern Munich bounced back from two straight defeats to beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 at home and keep pace with Bundesliga leader Leipzig on Saturday.
Hoeness, who returned as president the night before, watched as Thiago Alcantara and Mats Hummels scored to ease the pressure on coach Carlo Ancelotti with the side's first win in four games across all competitions.
Bayern back on track with 4-1 win vs PSV in Champions League
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich dispelled any doubts about its commitment by ending a three-match winless run with a comfortable 4-1 victory over PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Bayern wobbled briefly after PSV had cut the deficit to 2-1 but quickly restored its dominance to extend its Champions League home record of 14 consecutive wins. PSV lost after a 21-match unbeaten run away from home in all competitions.
Bayern held again in Bundesliga, now 3 games without a win
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich's early-season euphoria has vanished after a 2-2 draw at 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga on Saturday for the German giant's third consecutive game without a win.
"We have to show another attitude quickly, Wednesday ... Otherwise we have a problem," said Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, referring to PSV Eindhoven's midweek visit in the Champions League. "The way we played in the first half wasn't Bayern Munich."
Cologne draws 1-1 as Bayern drops 1st Bundesliga points
BERLIN (AP) — Cologne became the first side to stay undefeated against Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga this season, working hard to come from behind and snatch a 1-1 draw on Saturday.
Cologne is unbeaten in its last 11 games going back to last season, while Bayern dropped points for the first time this season to follow Wednesday's 1-0 defeat at Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Bayern leaves it late to beat Hamburg in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — With their coach's job on the line, Hamburger SV players responded with a tenacious performance to hold Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich scoreless for 88 minutes before losing 1-0 on Saturday.
Just when it seemed Bayern would drop its first points of the season, Franck Ribery crossed for Joshua Kimmich to seal the side's eighth successive win across all competitions.
Carlo Ancelotti is the first Bayern coach to win his first eight matches.
Bayern routs Champions League debutant Rostov for new record
MUNICH (AP) — Five-time champion Bayern Munich gave Russian debutant Rostov a rude welcome to the Champions League on Tuesday, winning 5-0 in a record 13th consecutive win at home in the competition.
Goals from Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Mueller on his 27th birthday, two from rising star Joshua Kimmich and another from Juan Bernat gave Carlo Ancelotti's team a perfect start in Group D and maintained the side's winning start to the season.
Lewandowski leads Bayern to 2-0 win at Schalke in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich salvaged a late 2-0 win at Schalke in the Bundesliga on Friday, maintaining new coach Carlo Ancelotti's winning start when it seemed the side was about to drop points.
Minutes after missing an open net from two meters, Robert Lewandowski finally scored in the 81st minute, shooting to the top left corner after being set up by a fine pass from Javi Martinez.
Mueller ends Germany drought; Allardyce’s lucky England win
Germany has made a flying start to its mission to become the first country in more than 50 years to defend its World Cup title.
With an emphatic win in Norway, the Germans got July's European Championship semifinal loss to France out of their system Sunday.
Even Thomas Mueller has regained his confidence, putting his perplexing Germany goal drought behind him by scoring twice in the 3-0 win at the start of World Cup qualifying.
Germany begins World Cup defense with 3-0 win in Norway
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Thomas Mueller helped Germany launch a confident start to its World Cup title defense Sunday with a 3-0 away win over Norway.
Mueller scored two goals and set up another for Bayern Munich teammate Joshua Kimmich as the world champions eased to a comfortable start in the Group C qualifier.
"With Thomas Mueller I'd rather he had scored a few goals at the European Championship," Germany coach Joachim Loew joked.