Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer ruled out until January

Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot. The 31-year-old World Cup winner sustained the same injury to the same foot in April and suffered a repeat in training on Monday. Bayern are in the same Champions League group as Celtic and Neuer will…

Christian Pulisic lifts Dortmund at Wolfsburg as Schalke see off Leipzig

Borussia Dortmund showed signs they can thrive this season without suspended forward Ousmane Dembele by opening their Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 rout at Wolfsburg on Saturday. United States international Christian Pulisic scored one goal and set up another. Dembele remains suspended after missing training when Barcelona made a bid for the player and sporting director Michael Zorc said earlier…

Bayern’s Costa undergoes medical at Juventus

(Reuters) – Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa is undergoing medical tests at Juventus ahead of his expected move, the Italian champions said on Wednesday. “Douglas Costa is currently undergoing a routine medical ahead of a proposed transfer from Bayern Munich,” Juventus said on their website (www.juventus.com). The Brazil international, capped 21 times, will join Juventus…

Bayern sign Rodriguez on loan from Real Madrid

MUNICH (Reuters) – Bayern Munich have signed midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on a two-year loan deal, the German champions said on Tuesday. The 25-year-old Colombia international made 22 La Liga appearances for Real last season, scoring eight goals, and featured six times in the Champions League. “We are very happy to have completed…

Bayern take fifth straight Bundesliga crown with win at Wolfsburg

Bayern Munich celebrated their record-extending fifth consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday after crushing VfL Wolfsburg 6-0 to open up an unassailable 10-point lead over second-placed RB Leipzig with three matches remaining. The Bavarians, who have now won 27 German championships, are on 73 points with Leipzig on 63 after they were held to a goalless…

Dejected Bayern out to secure last title on offer

After a season that promised so much, Bayern Munich have been sent packing from two Cup competitions in the space of eight days and Carlo Ancelotti’s side are determined to take a step closer to the league title when they travel to VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday. A Bayern win combined with defeat for second-placed RB…

Bayern Munich extended lead to 10 points

Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to 10 points with a comfortable win over Eintracht Frankfurt, as their title rivals lost. Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring on 38 minutes and Douglas Costa doubled the lead two minutes later. The Poland striker scored his second of the game after half-time to…

Bayern held by Schalke as Lahm makes 500th appearance

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich survived several first-half scares in a 1-1 home draw with midtable Schalke 04 on Saturday as Philipp Lahm made his 500th appearance for the Bavarian club. Second-placed RB Leipzig lost ground after losing 1-0 at Borussia Dortmund and were left fuming after Federico Palacios had a goal disallowed with almost the…