Leipzig draws 1-1 and stays on course for Champions League

Soccer 02/25/19, 16:52

Julian Nagelsmann's Hoffenheim held Leipzig to 1-1 in the Bundesliga but couldn't prevent his future side from taking another step toward Champions League qualification on Monday.Nagelsmann, who agreed last summer to stay one more season at Hoffenheim before taking charge in Leipzig this year, looked like he was about to ...

Gladbach salvages 1-1 draw with Frankfurt in Bundesliga

Soccer 02/17/19, 14:33

Denis Zakaria scored late to salvage a 1-1 draw for Borussia Moenchengladbach at Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday, a result that keeps both teams' European hopes intact.Zakaria, who missed the best chance of the first half when he failed to beat Frankfurt 'keeper Kevin Trapp one-on-one, made up for it in ...

Stuttgart denied again as Leipzig wins 3-1 in Bundesliga

Soccer 02/16/19, 11:49

Stuttgart's hopes of a reprieve after another week of turbulence went unanswered as Leipzig won their game 3-1 to consolidate fourth place in the Bundesliga on Saturday.Danish forward Yussuf Poulsen scored twice to help Leipzig move one point below Borussia Moenchengladbach and stay six clear of Wolfsburg, which defeated Mainz ...

Bayern drawn against 2nd division Heidenheim in German Cup

Soccer 02/10/19, 15:43

Bayern Munich's path to the German Cup final has likely been eased with a home game against second division Heidenheim in the quarterfinals.Sunday's draw also paired Schalke against Bundesliga rival Werder Bremen in the biggest game of the round, while Augsburg faces Leipzig at home and Paderborn hosts second division ...

Brilliant Brandt fires Leverkusen to 5-1 rout of Mainz

Sports 02/08/19, 17:45

Midfielder Julian Brandt scored twice and laid on two goals as Bayer Leverkusen shrugged off its German Cup exit by winning 5-1 at Mainz in the Bundesliga on Friday.Leverkusen, knocked out 2-1 by second division Heidenheim on Tuesday, racked up a third successive league victory and is firmly in the ...

4 teams battling relegation in Germany

Soccer 01/31/19, 09:15

The Bundesliga is a bit upside down this season.Instead of Bayern Munich running away with the title while several teams fight against relegation, there is excitement at the top of the standings while four teams trail well below the rest at the bottom.Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich and even Borussia Moenchengladbach ...

German-Jewish author Edgar Hilsenrath dies at 92

Entertainment 01/01/19, 14:47

Edgar Hilsenrath, a German-Jewish writer whose fictional account of the Holocaust from the perspective of a Nazi perpetrator became a best-seller, has died at 92.The German news agency dpa quoted Hilsenrath's second wife, Marlene, as confirming Tuesday that the author died Dec. 30 in western Germany after battling pneumonia.Born in ...

Wolfsburg beats Augsburg 3-2, climbs 5th in Bundesliga

Soccer 12/23/18, 11:55

Yannick Gerhardt scored late to clinch a 3-2 win for Wolfsburg at Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Gerhardt's 89th-minute winner lifted Wolfsburg to fifth place, three points behind Leipzig in the last Champions League spot and one point ahead of Eintracht Frankfurt, before the league's winter break.Augsburg made the better ...

Josh Sargent scores again but Bremen loses 3-2 in Leipzig

Soccer 12/22/18, 11:50

The 18-year-old Josh Sargent scored again though it wasn't enough as Werder Bremen was caught out by a late goal in falling at Leipzig 3-2 in the Bundesliga on Saturday.Sargent, the young red-haired American forward who scored on his debut with his first touch against Fortuna Duesseldorf last weekend, again ...

Amazon workers on strike in Germany a week before Christmas

Europe 12/17/18, 03:30

Workers at two Amazon distribution centers in Germany have gone on strike as part of a push for improved work conditions, leading to fears that Christmas orders may not arrive in time.The German news agency dpa reported that workers in Leipzig in eastern Germany and Werne in western Germany went ...

Werner scores 2 again, Leipzig tightens grip on 4th place

Soccer 12/16/18, 12:03

Germany forward Timo Werner again scored twice to help Leipzig consolidate fourth place in the Bundesliga with a 4-1 home win over Mainz on Sunday.Yussuf Poulsen also scored twice as Leipzig maintained its unbeaten record at home this season and stayed two points behind Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayern Munich. Borussia ...

Werner repeats double trick as Leipzig goes 3rd in Germany

Soccer 12/02/18, 11:40

Leipzig forward Timo Werner again struck twice to help his team move third in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win over second-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.If Werner scores, he often adds another. It was the fourth league game in which the Germany striker claimed two goals, bringing his tally to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Enthusiasts re-enact bloody 19th-century Battle of Leipzig

Europe 10/20/18, 12:46

Hundreds of history buffs have re-enacted the 19th-century Battle of Leipzig, which saw the defeat of Napoleon I's army by combined forces from Prussia, Austria, Russia and Sweden.Troops fight during the reconstruction of the Battle of the Nations at the 205th anniversary near Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. The ...

Leipzig routs promoted Nuremberg 6-0 despite missed penalty

Soccer 10/07/18, 14:14

Nuremberg goalkeeper Fabian Bredlow saved a penalty but that didn't make up for the six goals he had already conceded as his team lost 6-0 at Leipzig in the Bundesliga on Sunday.With more than an hour gone, Tim Leibold was sent off as the last defender for bringing down Timo ...

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