DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League despite being held to a 1-1 draw with Lazio after a disputed penalty call gave the Italian club...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s 6-0 thrashing had been coming for some time.
The team coached by Joachim Löw has been in decline since losing to France in the European Champions semifinals in 2016,...
BERLIN (AP) — Erling Haaland scored as Borussia Dortmund beat its old rival Schalke 3-0 in the Bundesliga to steady the ship after a damaging loss to Lazio in the Champions League.
BERLIN (AP) — The way Alphonso Davies was running up and down the left flank for Bayern Munich on Tuesday had his teammates comparing him to a cartoon character.
MÖNCHENGLADBACH, Germany (AP) — Achraf Hakimi scored the winning goal as Borussia Dortmund beat fellow Bundesliga title challenger Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-1 on Saturday to overtake Leipzig for...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Erling Haaland scored his ninth goal in six games for Borussia Dortmund as they swept past Eintracht Frankfurt 4-0 in the Bundesliga on Friday.
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen scored two late goals to beat Borussia Dortmund 4-3 on Saturday and deal a blow to Dortmund's ambitions of winning the German title.
BERLIN (AP) — Bundesliga leader Leipzig twice came from behind to grab a 3-3 draw at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, aided by the home side’s mistakes.
MUNICH (AP) — Robert Lewandowski scored twice against his former club to help Bayern Munich return to form with a 4-0 rout of Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga's "Klassiker" on...
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.
MILAN (AP) — In-form forward Lautaro Martinez scored a goal but also had a penalty saved as Inter Milan beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 on Wednesday to record its first victory in this season's...
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund began its bid to wrench the Bundesliga title from Bayern Munich with a 5-1 rout of Augsburg on Saturday.
Encouraged by Bayern's 2-2 draw with Hertha Berlin in...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is calling on the club to make high-profile signings that can have an immediate impact rather than players with...
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has taken a swipe at defender Mats Hummels, who left the club to return to Borussia Dortmund last month.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Former Germany defender Mats Hummels is returning to Borussia Dortmund from league rival Bayern Munich.
Dortmund said Wednesday it had "reached an agreement in...
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club by one year to 2021.
Favre has already been in charge for one season and...
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will miss about two weeks with a muscle fiber tear in his calf and defender Mats Hummels is out for a few days with a thigh strain.
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer faces another spell on the sidelines after going off injured in Bayern Munich's 4-1 Bundesliga win at Fortuna Duesseldorf on...
BERLIN (AP) — Stung by recent criticism, Bayern Munich delivered a clear statement of intent on Saturday after reclaiming top spot in the Bundesliga with a 5-0 thrashing of former leader Borussia...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany coach Joachim Loew made three new call-ups Friday to replace the Bayern Munich trio of Thomas Mueller, Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich took a swipe at Germany coach Joachim Loew on Wednesday for the manner and timing of his move to prematurely end the international careers of three of the club's...
BERLIN (AP) — In a continuing shake-up of Germany's national team following its woeful World Cup campaign, coach Joachim Loew on Tuesday axed the experienced trio of Thomas Mueller, Jerome Boateng...
BERLIN (AP) — Kingsley Coman sent Bayern Munich into the German Cup quarterfinals with an extra-time winner for a 3-2 victory at Hertha Berlin on Wednesday.
Despite dominating the game, Bayern was facing the prospect of penalties in front of some 75,000 fans at Berlin's Olympic Stadium until Hertha's defense failed to deal with a bobbling ball and Coman headed in from close range in the 98th minute.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich held on to a 1-1 draw against Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday as the German team's recent wobbles continued.
Noussair Mazraoui scored for the visitors after Mats Hummels headed Bayern into an early lead, and the home side was fortunate to secure a point after Lasse Schone rattled the crossbar in injury time. Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer got his fingertips to the shot.
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Everyone was waiting for Germany to score another late World Cup-saving goal.
It never came.
Instead, the Germans have become the fourth defending champions in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage following a 2-0 loss to South Korea on Wednesday.
The four-time champions allowed a pair of injury-time goals while knowing a 1-0 victory would have been enough to advance because of the result in the other group match.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany coach Joachim Loew is brimming with confidence just over three weeks before what he calls the country's "golden generation" begins its World Cup defense against Mexico.
"I have a very good feeling," Loew said at the team's training camp in South Tyrol, Italy. "I don't know what will happen with this golden generation after the tournament. It's possible there will be a break-up. But all the players are on fire for the World Cup."
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich continued its march to a record-extending sixth consecutive Bundesliga title by beating Mainz 2-0 on Saturday.
Second-placed Bayer Leverkusen was held at Freiburg to 0-0, and Schalke lost at home to relegation-threatened Werder Bremen 2-1, as Bayern increased its already commanding lead to 18 points with 13 games remaining.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany defender Jerome Boateng has been ruled out of Friday's friendly against England because of muscular problems, and Toni Kroos' participation is in doubt.
The German soccer federation says Boateng's omission is a "precaution" cleared with coach Joachim Loew, and that the Bayern Munich defender may yet play in the team's friendly against France in Cologne the following Tuesday.
BERLIN (AP) — Robert Lewandowski helped Bayern Munich win at Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to throw his former side into more turmoil on Saturday with its third defeat in four Bundesliga games without a win.
Bayern moved six points clear of Dortmund, which previously led the league after making its best-ever start, and stayed four points above Leipzig after extending Jupp Heynckes' record to seven wins from seven games across all competitions.
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich's crisis deepened Sunday as it was held to a 2-2 draw at Hertha Berlin in its first Bundesliga game since firing Carlo Ancelotti as coach.
Bayern, which was mauled 3-0 by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday, let slip a two-goal lead for the second successive German league game and now finds itself five points behind leader Borussia Dortmund after just seven rounds.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich players forgot about their troubles in the Bundesliga for a few hours with a visit to the traditional Oktoberfest beer festival.
Wearing leather trousers and accompanied by partners in traditional Alpine dirndl dresses, players enjoyed 1-liter jugs of beer on Saturday in Munich.
Sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic says, "It's important for the players to be able to get their heads free sometimes."
BERLIN (AP) — Hoffenheim stunned Bayern Munich 2-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday, the second consecutive win at home over the defending champion overseen by coach Julian Nagelsmann.
Counterpart Carlo Ancelotti was left pondering how his side lost after 23 efforts at goal.
GENEVA (AP) — Germany kept cruising toward the World Cup in Russia, England edged closer, and Poland's unbeaten run was decisively ended on Friday.
Germany's 2-1 win at the Czech Republic was the world champion's seventh straight win in qualifying and maintained its five-point lead over Northern Ireland atop Group C with three rounds left.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Mats Hummels is being reminded of his responsibilities as a Germany international after leaping from a balcony into a swimming pool.
The Bayern Munich defender posted a video on Instagram earlier this week of him jumping from the edge of the balcony ledge alongside a hashtag which, when split, read "Do not try this at home."
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich signed French midfielder Corentin Tolisso for a Bundesliga-record of at least 41.5 million euros ($46.8 million) from Lyon on Wednesday.
The 22-year-old Tolisso signed a five-year deal, Bayern said, while Lyon announced the transfer fee and said that add-ons could see it increase by another 6 million euros ($6.8 million).
"I had a wonderful time at Lyon, and I'm very thankful for that. Now I'm really pleased to be at one of the best clubs in Europe," Tolisso said.
BERLIN (AP) — No team had ever won the Bundesliga more than three times in a row before Bayern Munich extended it to four last year.
Now make that five.
As expected, the Bavarian powerhouse extended its record with its fifth straight title Saturday, beating Wolfsburg 6-0 away to wrap up its 27th German championship overall with three games to go.
How did Bayern do it and what makes the club so dominant in Germany?
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is optimistic that defenders Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng will be able to overcome injuries in time to face Real Madrid in the return leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday.
Bayern, which needs to overturn a 2-1 defeat from last Wednesday's first leg in Munich, is confident Robert Lewandowski will be able to play after the Poland striker took a full part in training on Sunday.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer returned to training on Monday, increasing the likelihood of him playing against Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Neuer, who underwent a minor operation on his left foot following a training-ground injury on March 29, missed Bayern's Bundesliga games against Augsburg, Hoffenheim, and Borussia Dortmund.
Bayern says the chances of Neuer facing Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal are "good."
BERLIN (AP) — Andrej Kramaric's first-half strike was enough for Hoffenheim to beat Bayern Munich 1-0 as the Bundesliga leaders fell to just their second defeat of the season on Tuesday.
Kramaric let fly from distance after Mats Hummels failed to properly clear and Bayern reserve 'keeper Sven Ulreich was unable to keep the effort out, despite getting his hand to the ball in the 21st minute.
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.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Eleven rounds into the season, four-time defending champion Bayern Munich looks unusually vulnerable after losing the Bundesliga lead to newcomer Leipzig.
Carlo Ancelotti's team fell to its first defeat of the season by going down 1-0 at Borussia Dortmund on Saturday and dropped three points behind undefeated Leipzig, the promoted team that has won six straight.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — If Mats Hummels, Bayern Munich's experienced defender and World Cup winner, is to be believed, Bundesliga newcomer Leipzig could be a title contender.
BERLIN (AP) — The youngest coach in the Bundesliga is showing the others how it's done.
Julian Nagelsmann, who is only 29, led Hoffenheim to a 1-1 draw at Bayern Munich on Saturday, matching his side's club-record unbeaten run and staying within four points of the league leader.
"We're going there to be successful," Nagelsmann declared bullishly before the trip to Munich, though he also needed some luck with both Mats Hummels and Thomas Mueller hitting the post late for a tired-looking Bayern.