Bayern Munich

Coman wreaks havoc with pace, draws pivotal red card in Bayern victory

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 03:17:00 PDT

Corentin Tolisso's first goal since the opening day of the season led Bayern to a 1-0 victory at 10-man Hamburg. Arjen Robben reflects on Bayern's 'intense' clash at Hamburg and looks ahead to the team's upcoming slate. Bayern Munich were made to work hard for a third straight win under Jupp Heynckes, but scraped past 10-man Hamburg 1-0 thanks to record signing Corentin Tolisso's close-range tap-in on 52 minutes. Hamburg SV Bayern Munich 0 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Positives Chasing an unprecedented sixth Bundesliga title in a row, Bayern moved level on points with Borussia Dortmund, who lead on goal difference by three goals. The gap was five points when Jupp Heynckes took over, but three straight victories, 9-0 aggregate without letting in a goal, is a pretty...

TSV 1860 Munich out to enjoy revival of city rivalry in Bayern Munich clash

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:00:00 PDT

Despite a win over Celtic, Jupp Heynckes says Bayern still left much to be desired both offensively and defensively. MUNICH -- Five decades ago, there was only one club worth talking about in Munich: TSV 1860. They were the best team in the city and a founding member of the Bundesliga thanks to their success in the 1963 Oberliga Sud that saw the country's football authorities -- reluctant to have two clubs from the same city -- leave Bayern out. As Bayern were still making do with changing in wooden huts on Sabenerstrasse, "The Lions" starred in a European Cup Winners' Cup final at Wembley in 1965 (though they...

Bayern Munich return at seventh in Shaka Hislop's Power Rankings

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:17:00 PDT

Bayern Munich could celebrate Jupp Heynckes' return twice this week. Bayern Munich are back. Eight goals in two games without reply: five against Freiburg and three more vs. Celtic. The Jupp Heynckes effect is already taking hold. Click here to see which other clubs made Shaka Hislop's power rankings.

Transfer Talk: Bayern Munich drop interest in Monaco's Thomas Lemar

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:22:00 PDT

Monaco's Thomas Lemar has been heavily pursued by both Arsenal and Liverpool. Bayern Munich will give Arsenal and Liverpool a free run at Thomas Lemar after dropping their interest in the Monaco midfielder, reports Football.London. For more on Bayern's interest in Lemar, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking here.

Bayern back on track, Leipzig fancy a European run, Dortmund's costly draw

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:21:00 PDT

Despite a win over Celtic, Jupp Heynckes says Bayern still left much to be desired both offensively and defensively. Matchday 3 at last brought the first wins for the German contingent in the Champions League and underlined the recent return to form of RB Leipzig and FC Bayern Munich. For Borussia Dortmund, however, the 1-1 draw at APOEL has had the opposite effect: the Black and Yellows are beginning to wonder about their football's true quality in light of four unconvincing games (three defeats, one narrow win at Augsburg) on the trot. RB Leipzig poised to make a run After two unsuccessful outings in the...

Inter Milan plot winter move for Bayern Munich's Arturo Vidal

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:52:00 PDT

Arturo Vidal does not appear to be in Jupp Heynckes plans at Bayern Munich and could be set for a move. With the January window on the horizon, there's plenty brewing in the transfer market. All the latest deals and potential deals can be found here. TOP STORY: Inter plan move for Vidal Arturo Vidal is being tracked by Inter Milan, who could snap up the Chile international in the winter transfer window as Bayern Munich re-adjust after sacking Carlo Ancelotti. The former Juventus star's most likely destination appears to be Inter, with the Nerazzurri likely to make a move following summer interest.

Kimmich and Heynckes get Bayern's UCL campaign back on track vs. Celtic

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:12:00 PDT

Jupp Heynckes notches his first win in the Champions League after his return to the Bayern sideline. After their humbling by Paris Saint-Germain last time out, which cost Carlo Ancelotti his job, Bayern Munich and new coach Jupp Heynckes got their Champions League campaign back on track with a comfortable 3-0 win over hapless Celtic, courtesy of goals from German internationals Thomas Muller, Joshua Kimmich and Mats Hummels. Bayern Munich Celtic 3 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Positives Bayern have won 11 in a row at home in the group stages and took firm command of second place in Group B ahead of the return fixture in Glasgow in 13 days'...

Transfer Rater: Marcos Alonso to Barcelona, Jamie Vardy to Chelsea

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:30:00 PDT

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Julian Weigl to Manchester City Borussia Dortmund midfielder Weigl is a Manchester City transfer target as Pep Guardiola looks for replacements for Fernandinho...

Javi Martinez key to Jupp Heynckes' plans to fix Bayern Munich

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:29:00 PDT

Jupp Heynckes reflects on the positives he saw in Bayern Munich's 5-0 thrashing of Freiburg in his return as manager. Bayern Munich's attack fired on all cylinders with a thrashing of Freiburg in Jupp Heynckes' first game returning as coach. After Bayern's 5-0 win over Freiburg, Thiago Alcantara insists the players were at fault for the club's woes under Carlo Ancelotti. Bayern Munich head into Wednesday night's Champions League match against Celtic without the injured Manuel Neuer, Frank Ribery and Juan Bernat. On top of that, the most important player in Jupp Heynckes' system is missing too: Javi Martinez can't play due a shoulder injury. To understand the 29-year-old's relevance we have to go back five years. It's easily forgotten now that Heynckes very nearly lost his job after finishing as runners-up in all three competitions in 2011-12, including a chaotic...

Carlo Ancelotti appears on Bayern Munich's official advent calendar

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:06:00 PDT

Bayern will reportedly release stickers of Jupp Heynckes to put over Ancelotti on door 19. Carlo Ancelotti's shock dismissal as Bayern Munich coach came as a surprise to the club's merchandising department, who have the genial Italian's figure still beaming on the club's 2017 advent calendar. Ancelotti was sacked at the end of September after Bayern suffered a miserable Champions League defeat at Paris Saint-Germain. However, Bayern's preparations for Christmas stocking fillers were already well underway by that point -- the proof in the pudding being Ancelotti full of seasonal spirit...

Transfer Rater: Ryan Bertrand to Man City, David Alaba to Real Madrid

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:12:00 PDT

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Cenk Tosun to Newcastle United The German-born Turkey international has been linked with several clubs this year. But Newcastle have emerged as the favourites to...

Revitalised Bayern cruise as Jupp Heynckes enjoys fine start

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 11:33:00 PDT

Thiago Alcantara insists the players were at fault for Bayern Munich's woes under Carlo Ancelotti. Thiago Alcantara insists the players were at fault for Bayern Munich's woes under Carlo Ancelotti. Thiago Alcantara insists the players were at fault for Bayern Munich's woes under Carlo Ancelotti. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. Following a turbulent few weeks, Jupp Heynckes' fourth spell in charge of Bayern Munich got off to a perfect start with a sumptuous five-star performance, crushing lowly Freiburg 5-0 courtesy of a Julian Schuster own goal and further strikes from Kingsley Coman, Thiago, Robert Lewandowski and Joshua Kimmich. Positives Bayern returned to winning ways following a turbulent few weeks, cruising to their 14th home win in a row against poor opposition in Freiburg,...

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski: Ballon d'Or is never my focus

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:37:00 PDT

Robert Lewandowski shows off his college degree, Iceland demonstrate their Viking clap and more in the Sweeper. INGOLSTADT, Germany -- Fresh from setting a UEFA World Cup qualifying goal-scoring record with 16 goals, a Ballon d'Or nomination and landing a bachelor's degree, Poland striker Robert Lewandowski caught up with ESPN FC for an exclusive interview. Speaking at the launch of Bayern Munich's new partnership with Audi, Lewandowski discussed his ambitions for club and country, his Champions League dreams, and a very close shave with Blackburn Rovers. Q: What are your thoughts on Bayern Munich's first...

Bayern Munich ace Javi Martinez scores stunning goals in training

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:44:00 PDT

With Freiburg scheduled to visit the Allianz Arena this weekend, Bayern Munich descended upon their training complex to begin their prematch preparations. In between all the usual fitness drills, Javi Martinez found a pocket of free time to rattle off not one, but two "impossible" trick-shot goals in quick succession. 1 o 2?? Which one is better? A post shared by javi8martinez (@javi8martinez) on Oct 12, 2017 at 2:56am PDT From several yards behind the net, Martinez used the outside of his boot to spin the ball back and across the goal-line, before inviting his followers to pick their favourite of the...

Transfer Talk: Man United, Bayern Munich vying for Mijat Gacinovic

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 06:09:00 PDT

Eintracht and 22-year-old Mijat Gacinovic (center) stand eighth in the Bundesliga. The Mirror reports a potential battle between Manchester United, Arsenal and Bayern Munich, with Eintracht Frankfurt's Serbia midfielder Mijat Gacinovic the target. For more on Gacinovic, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking here.

Robert Lewandowski gets college degree day after reaching World Cup

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 12:19:00 PDT

World Cup Qualifier: Robert Lewandowski (18') Armenia 0-2 Poland Robert Lewandowski obtained a college degree one day after leading Poland to the World Cup. On Sunday, Lewandowski scored his 16th goal of the qualifying campaign as Poland won 4-2 to secure their first World Cup appearance since 2006. And just a day later, the Bayern Munich striker faced a panel from the Academy of Sport Education in Warsaw and passed his exam for a bachelor's degree. One of the professors, Marek Rybinski, said Lewandowski's answers were "excellent." Lewandowski's thesis,...

Transfer Talk: Bayern Munich seek AC Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 07:59:00 PDT

Gianluigi Donnarumma could fill the hole created when Manuel Neuer was lost with a foot fracture. Bayern Munich want Gianluigi Donnarumma, who could be available from AC Milan next summer, according to Calcio Mercato. For more on Donnarumma and Bayern, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking here.

Jupp Heynckes into the breach once more as Bayern look to bounce back

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 04:56:00 PDT

Raphael Honigstein gives his take on Jupp Heynckes back at Bayern Munich. "The coaching job at Bayern Munich costs a huge amount in terms of resolve, power and energy," Jupp Heynckes said in 2013 before slipping quietly into retirement after completing an historic treble. "Over the last few weeks in particular, I've sensed that I've been at the limit. It was incredibly demanding, incredibly all-encompassing." Heynckes, 68 at the time, spoke at length about the heavy wear and tear caused by modern football, explaining his desire to "regenerate" in his family home near...

Jupp Heynckes is back but Bayern Munich remain in boardroom disarray

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 01:45:00 PDT

Gab Marcotti reacts to the comments made by Bayern interim manager Willy Sagnol about the club's stature in Germany. With Franck Ribery set for a spell on the sidelines, Craig Burley assesses how it will affect his career moving forward. If Bayern Munich were so unhappy with Carlo Ancelotti at the end of last season, why didn't they move on from him there and then? The answer is because they had a succession plan in place. They would persist with him, despite all the misgivings, in the hope that the squad's quality and some additional measures -- such as the appointments of assistant coach Willy Sagnol and sporting director Hassan Salihamidzic -- would continue to produce acceptable results. The necessary overhaul of the squad...

Where do Bayern Munich rank among the best strikeforces in Europe?

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 01:01:00 PDT

Robert Lewandowski and Arjen Robben help form Bayern Munich's dangerous attack. For years Barcelona's "MSN" was considered the best strikeforce in Europe, then Neymar left for Paris Saint-Germain this summer. Now who can be considered the best? Bayern Munich: Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben, Thomas Muller Robert Lewandowski has 30 league goals in successive seasons and Arjen Robben and Thomas Muller make Bayern one of the most dangerous attacks. Click here to read more on the best strikeforces in Europe -- and to find out which Mark Ogden considers is the best.

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