Lewandowski

  • Real Madrid favourites to advance to Champions League semis April 8, 2014

    Dortmund: Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund met four times last season in the Champions League and Dortmund won both home games, including a 4-1 win that led to Madrid's elimination in the semi-finals. This time, Madrid hold a 3-0 lead from the first leg of the quarter-finals and the nine-time champion...
  • Real Madrid's path to 10th European crown blocked by Dortmund again April 2, 2014

    As Real Madrid struggle to maintain their La Liga title bid, a greater emphasis has been placed on winning a 10th European crown and on Wednesday they face a Borussia Dortmund side who famously blocked their path last season. As each year passes, the desire for Real to claim a 10th...
  • Lewandowski scores twice as Dortmund win 4-2 at Zenit in Champions League February 26, 2014

    Russia: Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Borussia Dortmund took a big step toward the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-2 victory at Zenit St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Losing finalists last year, Dortmund made a blistering start with Henrikh Mkhitaryan scoring in the fourth minute and Marco Reus doubling the visitors' lead...
  • Lewandowski pledges to give Dortmund his all January 5, 2014

    Dortmund: Poland striker Robert Lewandowski says he will give his all for Borussia Dortmund before switching to Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich at the end of the season. Lewandowski, who signed a five-year deal with Bayern on Saturday, told Dortmund fans on the club website: "We still have half a year ahead...
  • Bayern Munich sign Robert Lewandowski from Borussia Dortmund January 5, 2014

    Munich: Bayern Munich signed Robert Lewandowski from Bundesliga rival Borussia Dortmund on a free transfer on Saturday, with the deal taking effect at the end of the season. Bayern announced in a statement that Lewandowski, who pushed for a move to the Bavarian powerhouse last summer, signed a five-year deal through...
  • Dortmund win at Arsenal with late Lewandowski goal October 23, 2013

    London: Robert Lewandowski's late volleyed winner threw Champions League Group F wide open as Borussia Dortmund heaped more German misery on Arsenal with a 2-1 victory at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. The match appeared to be petering out into a draw when the unmarked Pole was picked out at the far...
  • Lewandowski settles disagreements with Borussia Dortmund August 21, 2013

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund forward Robert Lewandowski has resolved differences with the club over a failed transfer to Bayern Munich in the close season, the Poland international said on Wednesday after being given a pay rise. Lewandowski was desperate to leave the Champions League runners-up to join treble winners Bayern Munich but...
  • Borussia Dortmund better than last season, says Lewandowski August 14, 2013

    Berlin: Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund have a better squad this season despite losing Mario Goetze to Bayern Munich, forward Robert Lewandowski said on Wednesday. The Polish international, who had desperately wanted to move to the Bavarian treble winners along with Goetze but saw the transfer blocked by Dortmund, said...
  • Klopp not fazed by Lewandowski's betrayal remarks August 1, 2013

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp said on Thursday he saw no reason for concern a day after his top striker Robert Lewandowski accused club bosses of failing to keep their word for blocking a move to Bayern Munich. "For me what he does is a thousand times more important than...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Tuesday July 30, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Robert Lewandowski commits to Dortmund after failed Bayern move Lewandowski had refused to sign an extension with Borussia Dortmund late last season and had said he hoped to...
  • Lewandowski commits to Dortmund after failed Bayern move July 30, 2013

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund forward Robert Lewandowski pledged his commitment to the Champions League finalists on Tuesday despite failing in his bid to move to treble winners Bayern Munich. Lewandowski, whose contract at Dortmund runs to 2014, had refused to sign an extension late last season and had said he hoped to...
  • Bayern Munich confident of Robert Lewandowski deal next year July 9, 2013

    Riva del Garda, Italy: Bayern Munich are confident of signing Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski by next year at the latest. Speaking from Bayern's training camp in northern Italy, Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says in comments reported by the dpa news agency: "I am quite optimistic that the player will move...
  • Manchester rivals set to go head-to-head for Lewandowski June 29, 2013

    The Robert Lewandowski saga is far from over even after Borussia Dortmund insisting that the striker will be at Dortmund next season. With Wayne Rooney's future uncertain at Manchester United and arch-rival Manchester City giving away Carlos Tevez to Juventus, the EPL giants have set their radar at the Polish...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Friday June 28, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Barcelona extend Rafinha Alcantara's contract Barcelona and youth team player Rafael "Rafinha" Alcantara, brother of Thiago, have agreed to extend his contract by two years to 2016. Barcelona...
  • Robert Lewandowski named Bundesliga's Player of the Year June 28, 2013

    Frankfurt: Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski has been voted Player of the Year in the Bundesliga by his fellow professionals. According to espnfc.com, the Poland international, who is a target for Bayern Munich and has also attracted interest from Barcelona, acquired 31.6% of the vote among members of the union of...
  • Big EPL clubs still keen on lapping up Lewandowski June 26, 2013

    Robert Lewandowski's future continues to be fogged in mystery. After a stunning season with Borussia Dortmund, the Polish striker has been linked with almost all the European clubs including a move to rival team Bayern Munich. Lewandowski had even rubbished off rumors of switching to England saying he would either go...
  • Lewandowski brushes off EPL move June 17, 2013

    Robert Lewandowski has been the talk of the town after a stunning season with Borussia Dortmund. Almost all of Europe's finest clubs are giving it their all in order to sign the 24-year-old striker. According to a report in The Sun, the Polish striker has apparently decided to brush off any...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours June 14, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester City hire Manuel Pellegrini as new manager Manchester City have hired Manuel Pellegrini as the club's new manager to replace the fired Roberto Mancini. The 59-year-old...
  • Dortmund rubbish Lewandowski-Madrid talks June 14, 2013

    Borussia Dortmund's star striker Robert Lewandowski has found himself in a very a strange predicament in the recent weeks and on Friday Dortmund's chief executive Aki Watzke denied reports of a possible transfer talk of the Poland star to Real Madrid. Talking to Sport1, Watzke said, ""I can only say...
  • Manchester United boosted in Lewandowski battle June 11, 2013

    According to reports in media, Manchester United have boosted their chances to sign the Polish striker, after Borussia Dortmund chief said in a statement that Lewandowski won't be going to Bayern Munich this year. However, Dortmund chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Watzke didn't rule out selling Robert Lewandowski this summer. Watzke...
  • Lewandowski not joining Bayern this year: Dortmund CEO June 10, 2013

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund's prized striker Robert Lewandowski will not be making his anticipated move to Champions League winners and Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich in this transfer window, the club's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said on Monday. Bayern, who completed a treble-winning season earlier this month, were fully expected to poach Lewandowski from...
  • Lewandowski likely to join Bayern Munich, says agent May 27, 2013

    Warsaw: Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski is likely to join German rivals and newly-crowned Champions League winners Bayern Munich, the Pole's agent said on Monday. However, Cezary Kucharski told Polish local news channel TVN24 that Bayern had yet to agree terms for Dortmund's top-scorer. "For us it is clear, but...
  • Dortmund miss best chance of winning Champions League May 26, 2013

    London: Borussia Dortmund's pain of losing the Champions League final 2-1 to bitter rivals Bayern Munich is acerbated by the knowledge they may never have a better chance to win the trophy again. Arjen Robben's 89th-minute winner limited Dortmund's opportunities to respond, but there is a sense Dortmund's opportunities of playing...
  • Bayern coach Heynckes hints at Lewandowski transfer May 26, 2013

    London: Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski could soon join German rivals and newly-crowned Champions League winners Bayern Munich, Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes hinted on Saturday. Dortmund top-scorer Lewandowski, who notched 12 goals in the Champions League this season, has already said he will not extend his contract that runs to 2014...
  • Real Madrid need goals against Dortmund in the 2nd leg April 29, 2013

    Madrid: Needing at least three goals to reach the final for the 13th time, Real Madrid are ready to go after the "impossible." The nine-time European Cup winners are out to overturn last week's 4-1 loss to Borussia Dortmund in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday....
  • There is no deal with Robert Lewandowski: Bayern Munich April 26, 2013

    Berlin: Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski have not signed a deal, the newly-crowned champions said on Friday, shooting down widespread speculation of another surprise transfer. "Bayern, as opposed to some reports, has no contract with Robert Lewandowski," the Bavarian Champions League semi-finalists said in a brief two-line statement. Bayern...
  • Humble Lewandowski plays down four-goal Madrid demolition April 25, 2013

    Warsaw: Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski played down his stunning one-man demolition of Real Madrid, saying he had played better than Wednesday's four-goal masterclass. The Poland international scored all his team's goals in a 4-1 win over the nine-times champions in their Champions League semi-final first leg. "In the second half...
  • Lewandowski sparkles but his Dortmund future in doubt April 25, 2013

    Dortmund: Borussia Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski became the first player to score four goals in a Champions League semi-final on Wednesday as speculation mounted about his future. The Poland striker opened his account in the first leg against Real Madrid in the eighth minute and added three more in a stellar second...
  • We are not favourites despite big win: Dortmund's Klopp April 25, 2013

    Dortmund: A rampant Borussia Dortmund are by no means favourites to reach the Champions League final despite their crushing 4-1 win against nine-times winners Real Madrid, coach Juergen Klopp said on Wednesday. Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski became the first player to score four goals in a Champions League semi-final as the Germans...
  • Mourinho aghast over Real's handling of Lewandowski April 25, 2013

    Dortmund: Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho could not understand how his well-drilled side let Robert Lewandowski score four goals in Borussia Dortmund's 4-1 win on Wednesday but vowed that his team could still reach the Champions League final. The nine-times European champions have a huge task on their hands in Tuesday's...