German Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund overpowered Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 on Saturday with two goals from captain Marco Reus to move into second place in the Bundesliga, a point behind leaders RB Leipzig, who drew 1-1 with Bayern Munich. In a perfect dress rehearsal for next week’s Champions League opener at home to Barcelona, the Spanish side’s former player
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The ESPN FC panel break down Group F and talk whether Inter or Borussia Dortmund would be able to knock Barcelona out of the group stage. ESPN FC’s Steve Nicol explains why Jadon Sancho should depart Dortmund and take the next step in his footballing career. Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has rejected reports
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Christoph Metzelder won La Liga with Real Madrid and the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund. Former Germany international Christoph Metzelder is under investigation on suspicion of spreading child pornography, Hamburg public prosecutors told ESPN FC on Wednesday. Metzelder’s property in Dusseldorf was searched on Tuesday and his electronic devices were seized for further inspection. Hamburg public prosecutors
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There was friction within African football’s most beloved double act this weekend, as Sadio Mane’s frustrations with Mohamed Salah boiled over, although there’s been plenty of success for the continent’s stars in Europe’s major leagues this past week. Mane’s displeasure with his teammate came within the context of another resounding Liverpool victory, with the Senegal
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Alejandro Moreno and Brian McBride react to Philippe Coutinho’s move to Barcelona from Bayern Munich on a season-long loan. Gabriel Marcotti, Julien Laurens and Alexis Nunes discuss the loan transfer of Phillippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich from Barcelona. Philippe Coutinho explains how his chats with Thiago helped make his move to Bayern Munich come to
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ESPN FC’s Stewart Robson and Alexis Nunes discussed what Robert Lewandowski needs to do to in order to remain a top class striker for years to come. Robert Lewandowski has extended his Bayern Munich contract by two years until 2023. The Poland international, who has been linked with moves to Real Madrid or Chelsea in
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ESPN FC’s Stewart Robson and Alexis Nunes discussed what Robert Lewandowski needs to do to in order to remain a top class striker for years to come. Philippe Coutinho is tasked with naming his favourite player, his top games and goals after completing his move to Bayern Munich. Philippe Coutinho explains how his chats with
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Serge Gnabry speaks to ESPN about absorbing knowledge from Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, who he feels were key in Bayern’s dominance over the last decade. To watch the 2019 International Champions Cup, sign up for ESPN+. To watch the 2019 International Champions Cup, sign up for ESPN+. Franck Ribery has joined Fiorentina on a free
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Gabriel Marcotti, Julien Laurens and Alexis Nunes discuss the loan transfer of Phillippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich from Barcelona. Alejandro Moreno and Craig Burley react to reports Philippe Coutinho will join Bayern Munich on loan and examine how it impacts Barcelona. Alejandro Moreno delves into the benefits a departure would have for Philippe Coutinho’s confidence
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Paco Alcacer scored two of Dortmund’s five goals. Getty Title contenders Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday, with two goals from Paco Alcacer, to lay down an emphatic marker after champions Bayern Munich slipped up in their season premiere a day earlier. Augsburg stunned the hosts with Florian Niederlechner‘s goal after
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This year’s Bundesliga season is upon us and so it seems only right to identify some intriguing themes for the coming months. With Bayern Munich having just advanced to a seventh successive championship, the Bavarians look like the obvious favourites for this year’s title, but that doesn’t account for some interesting developments elsewhere in the
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Julien Laurens shares his thoughts on how Bayern Munich will proceed after Leroy Sane picked up an injury in the FA Community Shield. Alejandro Moreno and Shaka Hislop explain why Bayern Munich’s lack of athleticism at the back will give them problems this season. Bayern Munich have signed Croatia international Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan
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