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Union Berlin fans have risen to their feet to applaud their losing team. Leipzig substitute Benjamin Sesko scored twice to end Union’s long unbeaten run at home in the Bundesliga with a 3-0 defeat.
Italy captain Leonardo Bonucci has joined Union Berlin on the last day of the transfer window in Germany but Bayern Munich’s deal for Portugal midfielder João Palhinha reportedly broke down at the final minute.
Leipzig has added depth to its squad by signing Europa League-winning defender Christopher Lenz from Eintracht Frankfurt.
Donyell Malen has scored late for Borussia Dortmund to start the Bundesliga with a fortunate 1-0 win over Cologne.
Bayern Munich coach Thomas Tuchel says Harry Kane has had an “immediate effect” on Bayern’s locker-room atmosphere and is expected to make his first start for the German champions against Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Friday.
England captain Harry Kane has made a quick debut for Bayern Munich against Leipzig in the German Super Cup but his team lost 3-0.
Leipzig has signed French defender Castello Lukeba from Lyon as the German club reinvests some of the money it made from selling Joško Gvardiol to Manchester City.
Chelsea says forward Christopher Nkunku has had knee surgery and will be sidelined for “an extended period.”
Andre Onana, Declan Rice, Christopher Nkunku, Dominik Szoboszlai, James Maddison and Moussa Diaby are among the most interesting offseason signings in the Premier League in a summer dominated by big-name arrivals in Saudi Arabia.
Manchester City has signed Croatia center-back Joško Gvardiol from Leipzig for 90 million euros ($99.2 million).
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says Croatia defender Joško Gvardiol is undergoing a medical at City and could complete his transfer in a matter of hours.
Manchester City is ready to make a big move in the transfer market just days before the start of the new season.
Real Sociedad has signed Portugal forward André Silva from Leipzig on a season-long loan with an option to buy.
Netherlands midfielder Xavi Simons returned to Paris Saint-Germain following an impressive season in the Dutch league only to be sent on loan to Leipzig.
The German soccer federation says Leipzig midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai has been fined $32,600 for posing with a flare to celebrate winning the German Cup.
MUNICH (AP) — German champion Bayern Munich signed midfielder Konrad Laimer on a free transfer Friday as his contract with Leipzig expired.
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig retained the German Cup with a 2-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in the final thanks to a deflected goal and an assist from Christopher Nkunku on Saturday.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:


Manchester City and Manchester United meet in a FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium with so much riding on it.
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — It’s crunch time for Thomas Tuchel and Bayern Munich.

Saturday’s game against Champions League-chasing Leipzig could help crown Bayern as the Bundesliga champion once again, or put Borussia Dortmund in the driver’s seat with one more game to go.
BERLIN (AP) — Christopher Nkunku starred as Leipzig took a big step toward Champions League qualification by rallying very late to beat Werder Bremen 2-1 in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich survived a nervy finish to edge closer to the Bundesliga title with a 2-1 win over Werder Bremen that opened up a four-point lead over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — Dani Olmo steered defending champion Leipzig back to the German Cup final on Tuesday in a 5-1 semifinal win over Freiburg in a repeat of last year’s decider.
BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin drew with Bayer Leverkusen 0-0 to stay third in the Bundesliga on Saturday, when Freiburg and Leipzig won their games as the battle for Champions League qualification intensified.
BERLIN (AP) — Sheraldo Becker scored for Union Berlin to strengthen its chances of Champions League qualification with a 1-0 win at Borussia Mönchengladbach.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German Cup holder Leipzig will take on Freiburg in the semifinals in a rematch of last year’s final after the draw was made Sunday.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig defender Benjamin Henrichs has published hateful messages, including racist abuse, that he received on Instagram following his team’s 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Leipzig knocked Borussia Dortmund out of the German Cup with a 2-0 win in their quarterfinal on Wednesday.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:


Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag will look for a reaction from his team in a home match against Brentford in the Premier League.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund breathed new life into its Bundesliga title challenge with an emphatic 6-1 victory over Cologne on Saturday as Leipzig lost again following its 7-0 defeat to Manchester City in the Champions League.
Kevin De Bruyne has long been one of the untouchables at Manchester City.

Being benched for three of the team’s last seven Premier League games suggests that might no longer be the case.