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Latest in Tag: Bayern Munich


Bundesliga: Bayern Munich dish out a 'football lesson'

Dortmund coach Lucien Favre admitted his side had been taught a ‘football lesson’ after their hammering in Munich. DW’s Mark Lovell saw a typically Bayern display and a BVB side who may have blown their biggest chance.Squandering a golden chance to move five points clear at the top, overawed Borussia Dortmund were comprehensively knocked off …

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Bayern Munich edge past Heidenheim in nine-goal thriller

Bayern Munich are out of the Champions League, but they are still vying for two domestic trophies. They were nearly left with only one trophy left to fight for after an incredible German Cup game.Bayern Munich 5-4 Heidenheim (Goretzka 12', Müller 54', Lewandowski 56', 84' pen., Gnabry 66' – Glatzel 26', 74, 77 pen., Schnatterer …

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Bayern Munich close the gap with win over Schalke

With Borussia Dortmund surprisingly dropping points earlier in the day, the door was open for Bayern Munich – and they waltzed through. The Bundesliga title race is back on.Bayern Munich 3-1 Schalke (Bruma o.g. 12', Lewandowski 27', Gnabry 57' – Kutucu 25') Bayern Munich are now just five points behind Borussia Dortmund after sealing a …

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Are Bayern Munich short of strikers again after Sandro Wagner's exit?

A year after he signed to solve Bayern Munich’s long-standing backup striker issues, Sandro Wagner has departed. While Robert Lewandowski is difficult to replace, have Bayern left themselves short up front once more?Being the understudy to a great is a tough gig, but it does have its perks. After a year spent largely sitting on …

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Bayern Munich's Leon Goretzka enjoys and excels in 2019 Bundesliga opener

Bayern Munich delivered an impressive performance against Hoffenheim, both collectively and individually. One man stood out, and the midfielder hasn’t always been one of the first to deliver — until matchday 18.It's always presumptuous to take one individual performance and declare it a defining moment, but Leon Goretzka's game-winning performance for Bayern Munich to restart …

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Bayern Munich's Ribery fined for foul-mouthed online tirade

Club executive Hasan Salihamidzic said the football star used language “a role model and Bayern player must never use.” Ribery had posted a foul-mouthed response to criticism he received for having a golden steak.Bayern Munich has handed French footballer Franck Ribery a "heavy fine" for his profanity-laced response after he was criticized for eating a …

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Bayern Munich: Kovac looking to youth as Ribery launches foul-mouthed rant

Niko Kovac has admitted he’s looking to lower Bayern Munich’s average age as rumors linking Callum Hudson-Odoi continue. On the same day, one of his most experienced players launched a foul-mouthed rant on social media.Niko Kovac admitted on Saturday that his team "need young players" shortly after one of his longest-serving veterans launched a expletive-laden …

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Opinion: Uli Hoeness is no longer fit for Bayern Munich

Uli Hoeness looks set to remain a leading figure at Bayern Munich for years to come, but does that make sense? Germany’s most successful club deserves better, writes DW’s Jonathan Harding.Despite being faced with boos and jeers at the club's recent AGM as some Bayern Munich members voiced their disapproval of his very public feud …

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Opinion: Bayern Munich coach Kovac deserves a fresh start

So far this season, Bayern Munich have not looked anything like the side that won six consecutive league titles. While Niko Kovac deserves some blame, DW’s Davis VanOpdorp believes he deserves a fresh start in 2019.Bayern Munich are not used to being in the Bundesliga's second spot going into the league's midseason break. They had …

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Champions League: Bayern Munich seek pre-BVB morale boost

A sputtering Bayern Munich go into their fourth Champions League group-stage match hoping to send a message to Borussia Dortmund. Hoffenheim, meanwhile, need a win to maintain any realistic chance of progressing.It hasn't been an easy start to the season for Bayern Munich head coach Nico Kovac, who moved from Eintracht Frankfurt in the summer …

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Bayern Munich chief expects European Super League

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said the prospect of the Super League that featured only the top clubs in Europe would likely hurt domestic leagues. The Bayern boss said he was happy to not oversee its creation.Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge thinks that a European Super League is bound to become a reality in the future. The Bavarian …

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Bayern Munich back to winning ways but not everything is fixed

After a difficult few weeks, Bayern Munich are once again celebrating a win. Though they deserved victory over Wolfsburg, there are signs that a fair bit of work is needed to get back to where the club wants to be.Just as a bad run doesn't neccessarily make a bad team, a win doesn't wipe out …

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich need to get back on track against Gladbach

Niko Kovac’s side don’t want to go into the international break with another negative result on Saturday. Things don’t look right in Munich but a stretched Gladbach might struggle to compete with the champions.Going without a win in three games across all competitions is a rarity for Bayern Munich. They are, in a sense, lucky …

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Bayern Munich recover from early shock to beat ten-man Bayer Leverkusen

After a furious start in which the visitors took a shock lead from the spot, Bayern took full control against Bayer Leverkusen and took all three points thanks to goals from Corentin Tolisso, Arjen Robben and James.Bayern Munich 3-1 Bayer Leverkusen (Tolisso 10′, Robben 19′, James 89′ – Wendell pen 5′) Goals from Corentin Tolisso, …

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Five things that could cause Bayern Munich trouble in 2018-19

Nico Kovac’s inexperience, too much focus on the Champions League and a disgruntled Robert Lewandowski, are just some of the challenges Bayern Munich must overcome this season.1. A new coach, but less experience The Bavarians are betting that Niko Kovac will be their long-term solution after he replaced the retiring Bundesliga-champion head coach Jupp Heynckes …

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Bayern Munich: Who is new signing Alphonso Davies?

Nearly 20 years after Bayern Munich signed Owen Hargreaves, they have bought another player from Canada. In Alphonso Davies, Bayern have landed probably the most exciting player ever to come out of the Great White North.Alphonso Davies is a left-sided attacker blessed with plenty of pace and dribbling talent, which he’s shown off with Major …

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Bayern Munich confirm signing of Canadian wonderkid Alphonso Davies

After much speculation, Bayern Munich have announced the signing of highly-rated Canadian youngster Alphonso Davies. The 17-year-old has already made a big impact in his short career with Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS.Davies, who is versatile but most comfortable on the left wing, has signed a deal with the German champions until 2023, Bayern confirmed …

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Bayern Munich looking to youth even as other big clubs splash the cash

They may be Germany’s biggest club but Bayern Munich have been reluctant to compete at the top end of the transfer market in recent years. The champions are instead investing in the long-term and hoping that bears fruit.For a club consistently found at the business end of the Champions League, with a global profile matched …

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How good are Bayern Munich? Real Madrid loss poses more questions than it answers

Wednesday’s Champions League semifinal first leg against Real Madrid was a rare chance for Bayern Munich to measure themselves against Europe’s very best. But the 2-1 defeat still leaves many questions unanswered.Over the course of their 23 meetings in European competition, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid have become barometers for each other’s success, and the …

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