Articles tagged 'bayern munich'

Lahm retires from international football 19 July 2014 LONDON - Germany’s World Cup-winning captain, Philipp Lahm, has retired from international football. Germany’s No1 fan, the chancellor Angela Merkel, was quick to pay tribute, saying: “I’d like to express my respect for what he achieved with the national team.” In an open letter on the Germ...
Familiar foe Pep blocks Real path 23 April 2014 LONDON - The last thing Real Madrid wanted was another Champions League semifinal clash against Bayern Munich and tonight 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 Berna...
Thrilling road to Lisbon 12 April 2014 JOHANNESBURG - It has been an enthralling road to Lisbon in the European Champions League with only the cream of the crop heading into the last four. You don’t reach the penultimate stage of the world’s biggest club competition unless you have the pedigree and stamina to withstand the pressure...
United, Bayern draw at Old Trafford 2 April 2014 LONDON - Manchester United and Bayern Munich battled to a 1-1 draw in their Champions Leaquarterfinal, first leg on Tuesday as the visitors finished with 10 men after goalscorer Bastian Schweinsteiger was sent off. Schweinsteiger, who fired home the equaliser for the European champions in the ...
Man United stretched for Bayern's visit 1 April 2014 LONDON - With Bayern Munich due at Old Trafford tonight, Rafael da Silva's enforced removal at half-time was not what David Moyes wanted at the weekend against Aston Villa. The manager's defence already looks severely depleted. After two goals from Wayne Rooney had answered Ashley Westwood's ear...
Bayern oust Arsenal, Atletico cruise 12 March 2014 LONDON - Holders Bayern Munich booked their place in the Champions League's quarter-finals, despite Arsenal earning a 1-1 draw in Bavaria in Tuesday's last 16, second-leg clash. A second-half Bastian Schweinsteiger goal gave Bayern a brief lead before Arsenal's Lukas Podolski equalised with a ...
Ronaldo sets record, Bayern stunned 11 December 2013 LONDON - Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo set a Champions League group phase scoring record on Tuesday as Bayer Leverkusen and Olympiakos Piraeus reached the last 16 and snow forced Galatasaray's match with Juventus to be abandoned. Holders Bayern Munich's record-breaking run of 10 consecutive ...
Goetze stars as Bayern sink BVB 24 November 2013 DORTMUND - Bayern Munich's Germany star Mario Goetze came off the bench to score the opening goal in the European champions' comprehensive 3-0 win at his ex-club Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. Goetze, who joined Bayern for €37 million in July after 12 years at Dortmund, gave the perfect reply ...
Bayern give perfect response to criticism 18 September 2013 LONDON - Pep Guardiola was delighted to see his Bayern Munich side respond to criticism of their style of play with a 3-0 win against CSKA Moscow in his first Champions League game in charge of the club. Goals by left-back David Alaba, striker Mario Mandzukic and Dutch winger Arjen Robben seal...