BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s uncharacteristic vulnerability has allowed some excitement to creep back into the Bundesliga title race with eight games to go.
The Bavarian club remains the favorite for what would be a record-extending 10th consecutive German championship.
A look at what’s happening in the Champions League on Tuesday:
LIVERPOOL vs INTER MILAN
So much has gone right for Liverpool since winning at Inter Milan 2-0 in their last-16 first leg. The English League Cup was won for a first domestic cup in a decade.
English clubs Liverpool and Manchester City are in commanding positions. Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich still have some work to do.
The first four spots in the quarterfinals of the Champions League are up for grabs this week, with most of the competition's title favorites in action.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:
Austrian champion Salzburg could be in for a furious reaction from Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga leader’s surprise 4-2 loss at promoted Bochum on Saturday.
BERLIN (AP) — Suddenly, Bayern Munich has problems it didn’t have last week.
After stretching its Bundesliga lead to nine points over the weekend with an almost complete squad at coach Julian Nagelsmann’s disposal, the nine-time champion could have been forgiven for allowing itself a breather before the start of the business end of the season.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich will be without Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for some weeks after he opted for surgery on a troublesome knee.
Bayern said on Monday that Neuer underwent an operation on his right knee joint the day before and the team will be without its captain “for the coming weeks.”
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Suddenly, it's business as usual again for Bayern Munich — maybe.
After a wave of coronavirus cases left the defending champions with a depleted squad for last week's 2-1 loss to Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann is looking to get back on track against Cologne on Saturday.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich lost at home to Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-1 as the Bundesliga resumed despite coronavirus-induced absences on Friday.
The first game after the league's winter break was in doubt due to a host of infections at both clubs with Bayern particularly hard hit.
BERLIN (AP) — While Bundesliga players enjoyed their winter break, the coronavirus took none.
The German league will resume in a depleted state on Friday, when defending champion Bayern Munich will struggle to field a competitive starting lineup against Borussia Mönchengladbach — a team that trounced Bayern 5-0 when they last met in the German Cup in October.
Pedri González and Ferran Torres joined Barcelona’s list of players with COVID-19 on Monday, while German clubs’ preparations for the Bundesliga’s resumption after the winter break are being hampered by infections.
BERLIN (AP) — Though hardly to blame, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has conceded seven goals in his last two games.
While Bayern’s forwards are setting Bundesliga records, the team’s defense is offering rivals a route to success that few had attempted before.
GENEVA (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s late winning goal capped a classic Manchester United comeback win in the Champions League on Wednesday.
In a less chaotic manner, Bayern Munich and Juventus also recorded typical trademark wins to top their groups with three straight victories and no goals conceded.
MUNICH (AP) — Julian Nagelsmann's unbeaten start to life as Bayern Munich coach is over after a 2-1 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Goalkeeper Kevin Trapp kept Frankfurt in the game with a series of spectacular saves before Filip Kostic hit a powerful low shot past Manuel Neuer for the winning goal in the 83rd minute.
BERLIN (AP) — Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen and Borussia Mönchengladbach defender Matthias Ginter have returned to the Germany squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Germany coach Hansi Flick included the duo Friday when he named his second squad for the games against Romania on Oct.
MUNICH (AP) — Both Germany and Hungary are trying avoid early elimination from the European Championship.
The Hungarians need to win when the teams meet on Wednesday, the Germans don't.
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Germany warmed up for the European Championship with a 7-1 rout of Latvia on Monday in its last friendly game before the tournament.
Kai Havertz was involved in three of Germany’s five first-half goals before making way for Chelsea teammate Timo Werner for the second half, and Thomas Müller also scored – his first since he was recalled to the team in time for the tournament that starts on Friday.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Germany goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen ruled himself out of this year's European Championship on Monday so he could get medical treatment on his knee.
The Barcelona goalkeeper had been expected to be the backup for Manuel Neuer in Germany's squad, which will face France, Portugal and Hungary in Group F.
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick wants to leave the Bavarian powerhouse at the end of the season...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen substitute Florian Wirtz has become the youngest person to score a goal in the Bundesliga at age 17 years, 34 days, with an impressive strike against Bayern Munich on Saturday.