Tag Archives: Thomas Muller

Bayern Munich Roll Past Borussia Dortmund Sunday


Bayern Munich turned the much-hyped Der Klassiker match with unbeaten Borussia Dortmund Sunday into simply a Bayern Klassiker, as the Bavarians defeated visiting BvB by a 5-1 margin at the Allianz Arena, and in doing so built their lead in the Bundesliga table to seven points over the runnerup BvB and eight points over their Ruhr Valley counterparts, Schalke, going into the […]

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A Good Start for Bundesliga Clubs in Europe


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday marked the beginning of group stage play in both the Champions League and Europa League, and the seven Bundesliga clubs overall responded well.  In the Champions League, only Borussia Mönchengladbach stumbled as Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen and VfL Wolfsburg found victory.  In the Europa League, Borussia Dortmund and Schalke nailed opening day wins, while, after a very […]

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Germany 3-1 Poland- Player Ratings


Germany gained revenge over Poland with a 3-1 win in Frankfurt to take over at the top of European Championship qualifying Group D. The hosts raced into a two-goal lead with some incisive, attacking football, only for Robert Lewandowski to cut the arrears before the interval. Joachim Löw’s side though managed to refind their feet in the second 45 minutes […]

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Bundesliga Match Preview: Bayern Munich v Bayer Leverkusen

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There’s a real heavyweight clash on Saturday as two of the Bundesliga’s Champions League participants go head-to-head at the Allianz Arena. Pep Guardiola’s FC Bayern Munich take on Roger Schmidt’s Bayer 04 Leverkusen in what should prove to be real clash of intellect and style. With both teams having taking full points so far this season something will have to […]

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Bayern’s cornered tigers tear Porto apart on the pitch, Pep tears his trousers on the touchline

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Backs against the wall. Under pressure. Slap bang in the middle of an epic injury crisis, the week after the shock departure of the long established medical team. Staring Champions’ League elimination squarely in the face less than a week after one of the most miserable displays in years. The buildup could not have been any worse for FC Bayern […]

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Injury crisis? What injury crisis? Lewa’s double help makeshift Bayern cruise past Frankfurt

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After the gruelling DFB-Pokal quarter-final against Bayer Leverkusen earlier in the week, a depleted FC Bayern resumed their Bundesliga campaign with a professional and highly competent 3-0 win over mid-table Eintracht Frankfurt. The injury problems may be bad and Bayern may have had only four fit substitutes on the bench, but it was more than enough to overcome a opponent […]

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Lahm Returns as Bayern Dispatches Combative Bremen


Fresh from their 7-0 demolition of Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Bayern returned to Bundesliga action against 1980s and early 1990s rival Werder Bremen and registered an easy 4-0 win, with Robert Lewandowski scoring a much-needed confidence-boosting brace. Slight knocks to Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry meant that coach Pep Guardiola already had to make two changes to the team that had […]

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Ten-man Shakhtar knocked for seven by clinical Bayern


It had started out as a potentially tricky encounter against an unpredictable banana skin, and ended with a gentle breeze. Up against ten men following the fastest dismissal in the history of the Champions’ League, FC Bayern showed their professional poise in seeing off Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk to claim a place in the quarter-finals. Coach Pep Guardiola made three […]

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