3 English teams face German opposition in Champions League

Soccer 12/17/18, 06:33

Three English teams will take on three German teams in the last 16 of the Champions League. Liverpool was paired with Bayern Munich in the Monday, Dec. 17, draw, while Manchester City will play Schalke, and Tottenham will face Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund. Also, three-time defending champion Real Madrid will first play ...

Bayern pressures Dortmund with 4-0 rout in Hannover

Soccer 12/15/18, 11:46

Bayern Munich put some pressure on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund by routing Hannover 4-0 on Saturday.Bayern's away victory and helped the six-time defending champion close the gap behind Dortmund to six points ahead of the leader's home game against Werder Bremen later Saturday.Joshua Kimmich got Bayern off to a flying ...

Dortmund secures top spot with 2-0 win at Monaco

Soccer 12/11/18, 17:28

Raphael Guerreiro scored twice as Borussia Dortmund concluded its Champions League group stage campaign on Tuesday with a 2-0 win at Monaco that sealed top spot for the German club.Dortmund's Raphael Guerreiro, right, celebrates with teammate Maximilian Philipp after scoring his side first goal during the Champions League group A ...

Derby win has Dortmund fans dreaming of more: the Bundesliga

Soccer 12/10/18, 08:37

Hundreds of Borussia Dortmund fans welcomed the team back after its Ruhr derby win over Schalke, celebrating wildly as if the team had already won the Bundesliga title.They waited Saturday night for the bus to arrive from Gelsenkirchen, then greeted it with fireworks and flares, jumping up and down, singing ...

Sancho dedicates Dortmund derby-winning goal to grandmother

Soccer 12/08/18, 14:49

Jadon Sancho pointed to the sky after scoring Borussia Dortmund's winning goal for a 2-1 victory over the club's biggest rival, Schalke, on Saturday.Then came the tears.Sancho dedicated the goal to his recently deceased grandmother after becoming Dortmund's youngest goal-scorer in the Ruhr derby, Germany's biggest, at age 18.Schalke supporters ...

Schalke takes on Borussia Dortmund in Germany’s Ruhr Derby

Soccer 12/06/18, 08:19

Although Domenico Tedesco's second season at Schalke isn't going as well as his first, Saturday's Ruhr Derby against Borussia Dortmund could change things for the better.Schalke, which is playing in front of its own fans, has a chance to hand Dortmund its first Bundesliga loss of the season.Schalke is already ...

Dortmund stretches lead, Bayern keeps pace in Bundesliga

Soccer 12/01/18, 11:51

Borussia Dortmund stretched its Bundesliga lead with a 2-0 win over Freiburg, and Bayern Munich kept pace with a 2-1 win at Werder Bremen on Saturday.Paco Alcacer scored again for Dortmund — with an injury-time winner — as Lucien Favre's team moved seven points clear of Borussia Moenchengladbach, which visits ...

Defendant, prosecutors appeal verdict in Dortmund bus attack

Sports 11/30/18, 11:26

A German man sentenced to 14 years in prison for attacking the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus last year has appealed the verdict.The dpa news agency reported the Dortmund state court said Friday that prosecutors have also appealed the verdict against the 29-year-old defendant, who has been identified only as ...

Dortmund draws with Brugge to reach Champions League last 16

Soccer 11/28/18, 17:02

Borussia Dortmund guaranteed its spot in the Champions League knockout stage after a 0-0 draw with Club Brugge on Wednesday.The result leaves Dortmund second in Group A, two points behind Atletico Madrid — which beat Monaco 2-0 earlier to advance — and five ahead of Brugge, which is assured of ...

Suspect in Dortmund bus attack convicted of attempted murder

Soccer 11/27/18, 08:20

A German court has convicted a man on 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus.FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018 file photo Sergej W., no family name given due to German privacy laws, who is charged with detonating three bombs ...

Bayern no longer talking about 7th straight Bundesliga title

Soccer 11/26/18, 07:21

No one at Bayern Munich is talking about a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title anymore.The club is back in crisis with coach Niko Kovac likely to pay the price for the team's failure to reinforce the squad in the offseason.Bayern's 3-3 draw against relegation-threatened Fortuna Duesseldorf has left the defending champions ...

Gladbach reclaims 2nd in Bundesliga despite early Wood goal

Soccer 11/25/18, 14:41

Borussia Moenchengladbach reclaimed second place in the Bundesliga on Sunday with another fine attacking display in a 4-1 rout of Hannover.Only league leader Borussia Dortmund has scored more goals (35) in 12 rounds so far, as 'Gladbach took its tally to 30 despite starting on the wrong foot.Hannover's Bobby Wood, ...

Bayern draws after Lukebakio hat trick, Dortmund wins again

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:18

Bayern Munich's troubled Bundesliga season went from bad to worse Saturday after a late collapse saw it draw 3-3 with Fortuna Duesseldorf, whose forward Dodi Lukebakio scored a hat trick.The reigning German champion dropped nine points behind league leader Borussia Dortmund, which beat Mainz 2-1, while Leipzig's 10-game unbeaten run ...

Dortmund completes permanent signing of Alcacer from Barca

Sports 11/23/18, 12:09

Borussia Dortmund has completed the permanent signing of Spain striker Paco Alcacer from Barcelona.The 25-year-old Alcacer joined the German leader on a season-long loan in August, and Dortmund had the option of making the deal permanent.Dortmund says on Friday that Alcacer's contract will run until June 2023.Spain's Paco Alcacer eyes ...

Bayern Munich left bitter after Dortmund fans’ beer shower

Soccer 11/12/18, 09:05

The beer showers usually mark the end of the season for Bayern Munich as players and coaching staff celebrate their latest Bundesliga title by dousing each other in beer.Club president Uli Hoeness and chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge can't have expected a beer shower after just 11 rounds of the league, but ...

Leipzig Beat Bayer Leverkusen in Bundesliga to go third

Soccer 11/11/18, 12:41

Yussuf Poulsen scored twice to help Leipzig go third in the Bundesliga with a 3-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.The Danish forward opened the scoring midway through the first half and sealed the win with five minutes remaining after Lukas Klostermann scored his first goal of the season ...

Plea scores hat trick for Gladbach

Soccer 11/10/18, 12:44

Alassane Plea scored a hat trick as Borussia Moenchengladbach closed the gap on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund with a 3-1 win at Werder Bremen on Saturday.French striker Plea, Gladbach's record signing after arriving from Nice in the offseason, took his tally to eight goals in 11 games with three goals ...

Bayern talking chances down ahead of Dortmund match

Soccer 11/08/18, 06:24

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness isn't used to talking down his side's chances.Bayern visits Borussia Dortmund on Saturday for the German "Klassiker" — a highlight for Bundesliga fans at the start of the season. Few believed then, however, that Bayern would be four points behind and struggling after 10 matches."We're ...

Champs League: Barca through, Griezmann scores, Monaco out

Sports 11/06/18, 19:32

With voting for the 2018 Ballon d'Or closing this week, Antoine Griezmann boosted his chances of lifting the most prestigious individual trophy in soccer with an inspired display and a goal in his 50th Champions League game on Tuesday.Griezmann helped Atletico Madrid bounce back from a heavy loss to Borussia ...

Champions League: Atletico wins to join Dortmund at the top

Soccer 11/06/18, 18:03

Atletico Madrid rebounded from a heavy loss to Borussia Dortmund with a convincing 2-0 win over the German team on Tuesday, a result that left both teams tied atop Group A in the Champions League.Atletico Saul Niguez, second left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Group A Champions ...

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