DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Achraf Hakimi scored twice as Borussia Dortmund came back from two goals down to beat Inter Milan 3-2 in the Champions League on Tuesday.
BERLIN (AP) — Julian Brandt struck twice as Borussia Dortmund came from behind to beat Bundesliga leader Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-1 in the second round of the German Cup on...
PRAGUE (AP) — Defender Achraf Hakimi scored twice to give Borussia Dortmund a 2-0 win over Slavia Prague on Wednesday, the German’s team first victory in this season’s Champions League’s group...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — The only thing missing for Borussia Dortmund was a goal.
The German team did everything but score as Barcelona barely held on for a 0-0 draw in their Champions...
BERLIN (AP) — Jadon Sancho scored one and set up another for Borussia Dortmund to again come from behind and maintain its winning start to the Bundesliga in a 3-1 win at Cologne on...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund has boosted its defensive options ahead of the new season by signing Spanish right back Mateu Morey on a free transfer from Barcelona.
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund isn't wasting any time.
Days after narrowly losing out to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, Dortmund signed three internationals to better challenge for the...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund strengthened its squad on Wednesday by signing midfielders Thorgan Hazard and Julian Brandt.
Dortmund, which already signed Germany defender Nico...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen took advantage of Eintracht Frankfurt's Europa League exertions to rout the visitors 6-1 and challenge for fourth place in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen beat Augsburg 4-1 on Friday to remain in the race for Champions League qualification.
Kevin Danso gave Augsburg a 12th-minute lead, which was erased...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen got a helping hand from the snow in its 3-2 win at Hannover in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Hannover's Genki Haraguchi was denied an almost certain goal — with...
BERLIN (AP) — Two young German national team players are leading Bayer Leverkusen's revival under new coach Peter Bosz.
Kai Havertz, still only 19, has made himself an indispensable part of the squad and is getting better with each game, while 22-year-old Julian Brandt produced a man-of-the-match performance against Mainz on Friday.
MAINZ, Germany (AP) — Midfielder Julian Brandt scored twice and laid on two goals as Bayer Leverkusen shrugged off its German Cup exit by winning 5-1 at Mainz in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Leverkusen, knocked out 2-1 by second division Heidenheim on Tuesday, racked up a third successive league victory and is firmly in the hunt for European qualification.
The team is in fifth spot, four points behind fourth-place Leipzig, which hosts Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen eased the pressure on coach Heiko Herrlich with a 6-2 win at Werder Bremen, denying the hosts the chance to go second in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Karim Bellarabi scored one and set up two more as Leverkusen claimed its third win from nine games to finish the weekend in 12th place. Bremen remained fourth, four points behind leader Borussia Dortmund.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen ended its three-game losing start to the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win over Mainz on Sunday.
The unmarked Kai Havertz scored the home side's winner with a header off Julian Brandt's cross with a half-hour remaining.
Defense-minded Mainz did little for the first 45 minutes but then almost grabbed the lead when Levin Oztunali drew a good save from Lukas Hradecky, who had to react again to deny Jonathan Burkardt from the rebound.
SINSHEIM, Germany (AP) — Nico Schulz scored late on his debut to give Germany a 2-1 win over Peru in their friendly game on Sunday.
The Hoffenheim midfielder, making his first international appearance in the club's stadium, claimed the winner through a slightly deflected shot with five minutes remaining.
The 25-year-old Schulz, one of three new call-ups to the squad, was only playing as Germany coach Joachim Loew assesses his options following the team's failed World Cup defense.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen is on course for a return to the Champions League.
Leverkusen coach Heiko Herrlich, who had no top-flight experience when he was appointed before the season, has created a competitive team capable of free-flowing attacking soccer thanks to the continued development of up-and-coming players like 21-year-old Julian Brandt, 20-year-old Leon Bailey, 19-year-old Panagiotis Retsos and 18-year-old Kai Havertz.
BERLIN (AP) — Julian Brandt starred as Bayer Leverkusen outclassed Leipzig 4-1 to move above the home side into the Bundesliga's last qualification spot for the Champions League on Monday.
The Germany midfielder, who extended his Leverkusen contract last week, scored one goal and was involved in two more as the side moved to fourth, two points clear of Eintracht Frankfurt and Leipzig with five rounds remaining.
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen has warded off interest in Julian Brandt by extending the 21-year-old Germany midfielder's contract by two years to 2021.
"With this step we have managed to convince one of the most sought-after German players to continue on the same path as us," Leverkusen managing director Michael Schade said Wednesday. "To have beaten off absolute top competition for Julian from home and abroad is a huge success for us."
BERLIN (AP) — Jamaica striker Leon Bailey scored twice as a substitute but Bayer Leverkusen failed to hang on as Hannover grabbed a 4-4 draw in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Bailey, who came on at the break, needed only two minutes to equalize after Hannover had gone 3-2 ahead, and he scored again 20 minutes later to put Leverkusen 4-3 in front.
But the 20-year-old missed another chance to complete a hat trick and Julian Korb scored late for Hannover to draw.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Leon Bailey set up both goals for Bayer Leverkusen to move fourth in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win at promoted Stuttgart on Friday.
The Jamaican forward pulled the ball back for 18-year-old Kai Havertz to open the scoring in the 20th minute then sent in a corner for Lars Bender to seal the win with ten minutes remaining.
BERLIN (AP) — Three days after being cleared to play by FIFA, Argentine striker Lucas Alario scored one goal and set up another on his debut for Bayer Leverkusen to beat Hamburger SV 3-0 in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Alario struck midway through the first half, converting a cross from Leon Bailey, who also set up Kevin Volland's opening goal just three minutes before.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen isn't known for giving its coaches an easy ride.
Heiko Herrlich endured a frustrating night on his competitive debut on Friday, before three goals in extra time finally secured his side's progress 3-0 against third-division Karlsruher SC in the first round of the German Cup.
"It cost a lot of nerves but we persevered," Herrlich 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.
AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez scored twice in a 3-1 win for Bayer Leverkusen at Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Friday, easing the pressure on coach Roger Schmidt.
Despite a good 3-0 win over third-place Eintracht Frankfurt last weekend, speculation continued during the week that Leverkusen was looking for a replacement for Schmidt after an inconsistent season so far.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will miss the World Cup qualifier against San Marino after feeling unwell shortly before the team's departure on Wednesday.
Neuer's club, Bayern Munich, later said in a statement that the goalkeeper was examined and diagnosed with a viral infection. He was told to rest for a few days.
The German soccer federation said midfielder Julian Brandt also stayed home, down with the flu.