Bayern title boost as 9-man Dortmund loses to Schalke 4-2

Soccer 04/27/19, 11:44

Nine-man Borussia Dortmund blew a chance to return to the top of the Bundesliga after losing at home to Schalke 4-2 on Saturday, giving a huge title boost to Bayern Munich.Second-placed Dortmund, which lost Marco Reus and Marius Wolf to straight red cards around the hour mark, remained a point ...

Bayern beats Bremen 3-2 to reach German Cup final

Soccer 04/24/19, 17:32

Robert Lewandowski sent Bayern Munich into the German Cup final by scoring twice in a 3-2 win over Werder Bremen on Wednesday, including the winner in the 80th minute.Bayern built a seemingly comfortable 2-0 lead after Lewandowski opened the scoring in the 36th minute by turning in a header from ...

Lyon, Barca win 1st legs of Women’s Champions League semis

Sports 04/21/19, 14:41

Defending champion Lyon defeated Chelsea 2-1 Sunday in the Women's Champions League semifinals, and Barcelona beat host Bayern Munich 1-0. Watched by a crowd of almost 23,000, Delphine Cascarino opened the scoring for Lyon in the 27th minute and Amandine Henry doubled the lead for the French hosts before halftime. Chelsea's Fran ...

Dortmund keeps pace with Bayern in tight Bundesliga race

Sports 04/21/19, 14:02

Borussia Dortmund moved back within one point of Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich with a 4-0 win against Freiburg on Sunday.Dortmund went ahead in the 11th minute when 19-year-old Jadon Sancho scored from the six-yard box after a run by Marco Reus. It was Sancho's 11th Bundesliga goal this season.Dortmund added ...

Bayern extends lead in Bundesliga to 4 points

Sports 04/20/19, 11:18

Bayern Munich extended its lead in the Bundesliga to four points with a 1-0 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday. Niklas Sule scored in the 75th minute with Bayern's 22nd shot of the game, his effort taking a deflection off Bremen's Davy Klaassen. Bremen lost Milos Veljkovic to a second yellow card ...

Guardiola says he’s a ‘failure’ in Champions League

Soccer 04/16/19, 10:13

Winning the Champions League twice as a coach puts Pep Guardiola in a fairly elite company. After all, only three managers have won it more times.Yet, to some, Guardiola's record in soccer's grandest club competition is increasingly becoming a stain on his otherwise stacked resume, and the Manchester City manager ...

Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer out 2 weeks with calf injury

Soccer 04/15/19, 04:12

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.The Bundesliga club says doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt diagnosed the injuries after the 4-1 win at Fortuna Duesseldorf on Sunday. ...

Bayern returns top of Bundesliga with 4-1 win in Duesseldorf

Soccer 04/14/19, 14:06

After fighting with teammate Robert Lewandowski in training, Kingsley Coman struck again with two goals to help Bayern Munich return to the top of the Bundesliga with a 4-1 win at Fortuna Duesseldorf on Sunday.Serge Gnabry and Leon Goretzka scored the other goals as Bayern reclaimed its 1-point lead from ...

Bayern and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer injured again

Soccer 04/14/19, 12:00

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 Sunday.Neuer injured his calf with no other players seemingly involved and limped off for Bayern replacement goalkeeper Sven Ulreich in the 53rd minute.Bayern coach Niko Kovac ...

German students have algorithm for Game of Thrones deaths

Science 04/12/19, 03:47

Spoiler alert: Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application that scours the internet for data on the popular Game of Thrones series, and uses an algorithm to predict which characters are most likely to survive to the end of its final season.Project supervisor Guy ...

Duesseldorf aims to annoy Bayern again in Bundesliga race

Soccer 04/11/19, 06:21

Though it's only playing for pride with Bundesliga survival all but secure, Fortuna Duesseldorf could yet have a major say in whether Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund wins the title.Duesseldorf took points off both opponents earlier in the season with a 3-3 draw in Munich and a 2-1 home win ...

German on trial over death of 5-year-old Yazidi slave girl

Europe 04/09/19, 07:03

A German convert to Islam went on trial Tuesday on charges that, as a member of the extremist Islamic State group in Iraq, she allowed a 5-year-old Yazidi girl she and her husband kept as a slave to die of thirst in the hot sun.The 27-year-old, identified only as Jennifer ...

Bremen v Bayern, Hamburg v Leipzig in German Cup semifinals

Soccer 04/07/19, 14:35

Bayern Munich will play at Werder Bremen, and Hamburger SV will host Leipzig, in the semifinals of the German Cup.Sunday's draw dealt Bayern a trip to Bremen just days after they play each other in the Bundesliga in Munich on April 20.The teams met in the 2010 final with Bayern ...

Lewandowski saves Bayern in 5-4 Cup win vs. Heidenheim

Soccer 04/03/19, 14:06

Robert Lewandowski came off the bench to help Bayern Munich avoid a massive upset in the German Cup quarterfinals, scoring late to secure a 5-4 victory over second-division Heidenheim on Wednesday after the Bavarian club had squandered a two-goal lead.Lewandowski was described by Bayern as "sickish" before the game but ...

Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

Europe 03/23/19, 11:57

Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.The dpa news agency reports the biggest protest Saturday was in Munich, where 40,000 people marched under the motto "save your internet."Thousands of others took ...

Davies scores, Bayern back on top after 6-0 rout of Mainz

Soccer 03/17/19, 14:46

Bayern Munich returned to the top of the Bundesliga with a record-setting 6-0 rout of Mainz on Sunday, more than answering Borussia Dortmund's challenge a day earlier.Bayern set a new league record for scoring five or more goals in three consecutive games after last weekend's 6-0 rout of Wolfsburg which ...

Dortmund hero Marco Reus driving his side’s title campaign

Soccer 03/16/19, 18:31

If Bayern Munich doesn't win the Bundesliga, it will largely be down to Marco Reus.The Borussia Dortmund captain scored the winning goal in injury time to keep up his side's strong title challenge with a 3-2 victory at Hertha Berlin on Saturday.Reus has been decisive again and again this season, ...

Germany makes 3 new call-ups to replace dropped Bayern trio

Soccer 03/15/19, 08:43

Germany coach Joachim Loew made three new call-ups Friday to replace the Bayern Munich trio of Thomas Mueller, Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng.Loew promoted Hertha Berlin defender Niklas Stark, Leipzig defender Lukas Klostermann and Werder Bremen midfielder Maximilian Eggestein from the under-21 team for the upcoming friendly against Serbia on ...

A look at the teams in the Champions League quarterfinals

Soccer 03/14/19, 12:21

Three of the eight teams in Friday's draw for the Champions League quarterfinals are three of the hundreds of teams that would have been excluded from a proposed Super League.Ajax, Porto and Tottenham were all left off the list of 16 teams included in the breakaway proposal — a proposal ...

Bayern Munich’s decline laid bare by Liverpool

Sports 03/14/19, 12:13

Trailing against Liverpool and desperate for goals as time wound down, Bayern Munich came up empty.Sure, the team still has a chance to win both the Bundesliga and the German Cup, but Wednesday's 3-1 loss in the Champions League showed that Bayern is a club in decline."It was very difficult ...

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