Bayern Munich

  • Fast-breaking Real home in on elusive tenth European crown 24-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Real Madrid took a step closer to an elusive 10th European Cup with a 1-0 home win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday and the Spanish side will hope to finish off the job in Germany having shown how effective they are on the counter-attack. Before the match, Bayern coach Pep...
  • Confident Bayern promise home improvements against Real Madrid 24-04-2014 02:18 PM

    Holders Bayern Munich promised a sharp improvement when they host Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final after failing to convert the lion's share of possession into goals in a 1-0 defeat in Spain on Wednesday. Bayern enjoyed 80 percent possession in the first half but...
  • Benzema goal gives Real Madrid first-leg advantage over Bayern in Champions League semis 24-04-2014 01:53 AM

    Madrid: Real Madrid struck early through Karim Benzema and comfortably held Bayern Munich at bay to beat the holders 1-0 on Wednesday and move a step closer to a first Champions League final in 12 years. Chasing a record-extending 10th European crown, Real were content to cede possession to the...
  • Real's Bale a doubt for Bayern game with illness: reports 23-04-2014 09:17 AM

    Madrid: Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale could miss Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home to Bayern Munich due to illness, Spanish media reported on Tuesday. Bale, who has been suffering from flu, trained with the rest of the squad earlier on Tuesday but had not been able to...
  • Bayern, Madrid renew European rivalry in Champions League semifinal 23-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Madrid: Real Madrid and Bayern Munich renew their storied European rivalry in the Champions League on Wednesday, with the Bundesliga champion dominating their history. The first-leg semifinal at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium marks the 20th time the clubs will meet in the continent's top competition, and marks Bayern coach Pep...
  • Familiar foe Pep Guardiola blocking Real Madrid's path to glory 22-04-2014 09:36 AM

    The last thing Real Madrid wanted was another Champions League semi-final clash against Bayern Munich and on Wednesday they will need to get the better of a familiar foe who very much appears to have their number. Pep Guardiola, whose Bayern side play their last four, first leg at the...
  • Bale skips training session ahead of Champions League semi-final against Bayern 21-04-2014 06:31 PM

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo completed a full training session on Monday as he races to regain fitness before Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home to holders Bayern Munich. However, Gareth Bale was unable to train due to a bout of flu, the club added without specifying whether...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo to return for Champions League semi-final 21-04-2014 04:58 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final if the message posted on one of his social networking sites is to be believed. Ronaldo has not played for Madrid since leaving the first leg of...
  • Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer expects to be fit for Real semi-final 17-04-2014 10:48 PM

    Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer expects to be fit to face Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first leg. Neuer was substituted at halftime in the 3-0 home defeat by Borussia Dortmund last Saturday with a calf muscle problem. "I feel fine and I have the feeling that I...
  • Bayern defender Rafinha banned for three games 14-04-2014 11:48 PM

    Frankfurt: Bayern Munich defender Rafinha has been banned for three Bundesliga matches after getting a late red card in the 3-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund. Rafinha was sent off for sticking his hand into the face of Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Brazilian defender will miss matches against Eintracht Braunschweig, Werder Bremen...
  • Champions League semi-final: Real Madrid face Bayern, Atletico Madrid get Chelsea 11-04-2014 04:16 PM

    London: Holders Bayern Munich and nine-times winners Real Madrid will face each other in the Champions League semi-finals this month, following Friday's draw in Nyon. In the other semi-final surprise Spanish league leaders Atletico Madrid, the only one of the last four not to have won the title, will be...
  • Guardiola struggles to entertain tough Bavarian crowd 10-04-2014 02:53 PM

    Munich: Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola displayed signs that he has yet to fully adapt to life at the German champions following Wednesday's win over Manchester United, complaining of a passive home crowd and the huge expectations placed upon his team. The Bavarians remain on course for a second successive...
  • Evra's flash in the pan sums up Manchester United's season 10-04-2014 02:00 PM

    London: For two minutes after Patrice Evra's spectacular goal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday, Manchester United fans were allowed to dream that their Champions League campaign would not end in a tame quarter-final exit at the hands of holders Bayern Munich. Bayern's response, though, was typically ruthless, hitting back...
  • David Moyes will focus on rebuilding United for Champions League 10-04-2014 09:05 AM

    Munich: David Moyes said his focus was on building a team to get Manchester United back in the Champions League after they lost to Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals on Wednesday, all but ending their hopes of playing in next season's competition. After a dismal domestic campaign by their lofty...
  • Bayern Munich knock Manchester United out of Champions League 10-04-2014 02:34 AM

    Munich: Title holder Bayern Munich came alive in the second half after falling behind and beat Manchester United 3-1 on Wednesday to advance to their third straight Champions League semifinal. Bayern advanced 4-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw in Manchester, but waited until the last 30 minutes to make...
  • Manchester United hoping to conquer Munich in Champions League 09-04-2014 09:13 AM

    Munich: Bayern Munich's longest winless run for three years and poor recent home record against English opposition have suddenly made Manchester United's task on Wednesday look a lot less daunting than it was when the draw was made. Bayern will also be without three key midfielders, including Bastian Schweinsteiger, for...
  • Wayne Rooney will 'definitely' play against Bayern, says Moyes 09-04-2014 08:22 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney will play against Bayern Munich on Wednesday even if it means having a pain-killing injection for a toe injury prior to the game, manager David Moyes said. United are in desperate need of Rooney's power and finishing ability in Munich as they look to improve...
  • Bayern must be disciplined against resilient United: Pep Guardiola 08-04-2014 04:36 PM

    Bayern Munich must be patient in attack and wary of Manchester United on the break in their Champions League quarter-final second leg on Wednesday, coach Pep Guardiola said. Holders Bayern have a slight edge after a 1-1 draw in Manchester last week but Guardiola warned of the English team's defensive...
  • Rooney doubtful for Bayern game with toe injury 05-04-2014 08:58 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of Saturday's Premier League game against Newcastle with a toe injury, and is doubtful for the Champions League return leg against Bayern Munich next week. United manager David Moyes told the club's in-house TV station that Rooney has "a badly...
  • Bayern Munich ban two British tabloids from Man Utd return leg 03-04-2014 07:40 PM

    Munich: Bayern Munich will not accredit reporters of English tabloid newspapers The Sun and Daily Mirror for a Champions League return leg against Manchester United over what the treble winners call offensive reporting after their 1-1 draw this week. Bayern host United next week in the return leg of the...
  • English rivals provide United's inspiration for second leg 02-04-2014 03:34 PM

    Manchester United can take heart from rivals Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea when they travel to Bayern Munich next week looking for the result that will knock the holders out of the Champions League. Their quarter-final tie tipped in Bayern's favour after the first leg ended in a 1-1 draw...
  • Bayern hopeful of last four spot even without Schweini 02-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Bayern Munich are confident they will compensate for the absences of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Javi Martinez when they meet Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-final second leg and book their spot in the next round. Midfielder Schweinsteiger, who scored the equaliser in their 1-1 draw at Manchester on Tuesday...
  • Spirited Manchester United hold Bayern Munich 1-1 in Champions League 02-04-2014 02:34 AM

    England: Bastian Schweinsteiger scored an equaliser for Bayern Munich and was then sent off as the holders drew 1-1 with Manchester United in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday. United, floundering in the English Premier League under new manager David Moyes, confounded grim...
  • Champions League QF, 1st leg: Manchester United host Bayern Munich 01-04-2014 08:40 PM

    Languishing seventh in the Premier League after a dismal first season under manager David Moyes, United are huge underdogs to get through the two-legged quarter-final against the Bundesliga champions. ...
  • Bayern Munich in Champions League semis as Man United pull out 01-04-2014 10:17 AM

    Manchester United coach David Moyes, along with the club owners and board members, have decided to allow Bayern Munich go through the next round without referee even blowing the starting whistle. The decision comes after a two-hour long meeting after United officials informed UEFA and Bayern Munich that the Red...
  • Faltering Manchester United face ultimate challenge in Bayern Munich 01-04-2014 08:53 AM

    Munich: Manchester United, comprehensively outplayed by local rivals Liverpool and Manchester City at Old Trafford recently, face an even tougher challenge when holders Bayern Munich come calling in the Champions League on Tuesday. Languishing seventh in the Premier League after a dismal first season under manager David Moyes, United are...
  • Powerful quarter-finals line-up in Champions League 31-03-2014 10:34 AM

    Manchester: Six past winners, three domestic league leaders and many of the world's best players take their places this week in one of the strongest quarter-final lineups in the 22-year history of the Champions League. There appears to be no weak link in the last eight, with Manchester United unlikely...
  • Sebastian Vettel, Bayern Munich win top Laureus awards 26-03-2014 08:48 PM

    KUALA LUMPUR: Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel and American swimming sensation Missy Franklin were named Laureus Sportsman and Woman of the Year on Wednesday in a ceremony filled with tributes to those affected by the missing Malaysian Airlines plane. Nearly all of the seven winners at the lavish awards...
  • Bayern Munich: the unstoppable German champions on a rampage 26-03-2014 12:23 PM

    The rampaging Bayern Munich continue to move like a fast train as they litterally raced to their 24th Bundesliga title undefeated and in a record time, beating Hertha Berlin 3-1 on Tuesday. The result broke a number of records as Pep Guardiola's side wrapped up the title in March itself,...
  • Champions Bayern breaking more records under Guardiola 26-03-2014 10:19 AM

    When former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola agreed last year to join Bayern Munich this season, the Bavarian club was in the middle of challenging for three trophies. A few months later his predecessor Jupp Heynckes crowned his retirement with the first German club treble of domestic league and cup titles...