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...
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local):
Mexico defender Edson Alvarez's 74th-minute own-goal against Sweden was the seventh time at this year's World Cup that a player has sent the ball into his team's net — a tournament record — and Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer made it eight on an unlucky bounce.
Switzerland and Costa Rica draw 2-2; Swiss advance
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Switzerland is through to a knockout game against Sweden at the World Cup. Half of its starting defense isn't.
Switzerland qualified second in Group E behind Brazil despite twice losing the lead in a 2-2 draw with Costa Rica on Wednesday night. The riveting game culminated with an injury-time penalty from Costa Rica captain Bryan Ruiz that hit the crossbar and went in off Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer's head.
Reus scores winner for Dortmund at ’Gladbach
BERLIN (AP) — Marco Reus scored his first Bundesliga goal of the season to give Borussia Dortmund a 1-0 win at his former team Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.
Reus, Andre Schuerrle and Mario Goetze started for the first time together for Dortmund, and the three Germany teammates were all involved in the 32nd-minute goal.
Dortmund keeper Buerki leaves Swiss team for dental surgery
GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland goalkeeper Roman Buerki has undergone dental surgery and withdrawn from the national team ahead of two decisive World Cup qualifying games.
The Swiss soccer federation says Buerki needs the operation for an infected tooth.
The Swiss team says treatment allowed Buerki to play recent games for Borussia Dortmund, including a 3-1 loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League last week.
BERLIN (AP) — Thomas Mueller scored on his 250th Bundesliga appearance to stretch Bayern Munich's lead to 13 points with a 1-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.
Bayern, which has lost only once in the league all season, took a big step toward an unprecedented fifth straight title after Leipzig's surprise defeat at Werder Bremen on Saturday. There are nine rounds remaining after the international break.
Leipzig beats ’Gladbach 2-1, cuts Bayern’s Bundesliga lead
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig held on for a 2-1 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to cut Bayern Munich's lead in the Bundesliga to five points on Sunday.
Emil Forsberg scored one and set up another for the promoted side to end its two-game losing streak and stay on course for Champions League qualification with its 14th win of the season.
"We showed that we're ready to get momentum behind us," Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuettl said.
Celtic gets point with penalty against Moenchengladbach
MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany (AP) — Celtic fought back to earn a 1-1 draw at Borussia Moenchengladbach through a penalty by Moussa Dembele on Tuesday and keep a slim hope of advancing in the Champions League.
Dembele was pulled down by Julian Korb as the Celtic forward was running toward the goal to earn the penalty, while Korb was sent off. Dembele sent goalkeeper Yann Sommer the wrong way to level the score in the 76th but Celtic could not use the man advantage to score the winner.
Barcelona beats Moenchengladbach 2-1 without Lionel Messi
MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany (AP) — Barcelona overcame the absence of Lionel Messi to come from behind and beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday
Gerard Piquet stabbed home the winner in the 74th minute after a corner from Neymar was met with a volleyed by Luis Suarez. Moenchengladbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer spilled the shot and the Barcelona defender hustled in to nod it home.