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As the Champions League returns, Borussia Mönchengladbach face familiar foes Manchester City, while Bayern Munich open against Russian side FC Rostov. Get the latest quotes and team news here.
There is no disgrace in losing to Bayern per se, but the way Bremen capitulated is unacceptable. DW’s Sarah Wiertz questions the attitude of many on the team and argues that they are missing a specific sort of player.
Bayern Munich have a chance for instant revenge on Atletico Madrid after the two sides were drawn together in group D. Gladbach and Dortmund have tough tasks while Cristiano Ronaldo was named Europe’s best player.
After two draws against the much-fancied pair of Mexico and South Korea, Germany required a glut of goals to seal a place in the next round. Horst Hrubesch’s team will take on Portugal in the last eight.
Uli Hoeness appears to be set to return to the post of president of Bayern Munich later this year. Hoeness left the post in 2014 after being convicted of tax evasion.
The 57-year-old has coached some of Europe’s biggest clubs, including Real Madrid, Chelsea and AC Milan. Speaking at his official introduction, Ancelotti said winning the Champions League won’t be easy.
Sammer has been at the head of Bayern Munich’s sporting operations since 2012, in which the club has won every league championship since. He has suffered health issues in recent months.
Germany stayed on course for a fourth European crown when they edged Italy after a nerve-jangling penalty shootout. Manuel Neuer saved two spot kicks to help secure a first competitive success against the Azzurri.
Bayern Munich will open their Bundesliga title defence at home against Werder Bremen, who survived on the final day of last season. Elsewhere, RB Leipzig travel to Hoffenheim for their first ever Bundesliga match.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2019. The team announced the deal on Friday.
Bayern welcomed a sea of fans at the famous Marienplatz in Munich to celebrate the club’s German Cup title. It was also the last time Pep Guardiola would address the Bayern fans before moving to England.
A tearful Pep Guardiola added another trophy to his already glittering haul when the departing coach’s Bayern Munich side beat Borussia Dortmund 4-3 on penalties. The Bavarians claimed a record-extending 18th German Cup.
Pep Guardiola’s side fell in the Champions League semifinals for the third straight year. Athough there are mixed feelings about his reign, match-going fans didn’t seem to hold him responsible for Tuesday’s exit.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is convinced his team always believed they could get past Juventus. Even after going two goals down in Wednesday’s Champions League clash.
Manchester City remain the front-runners to sign Guardiola, but city rivals Manchester United and London side Chelsea are reported to also be keen