Frankfurt draw dents Leipzig’s title hopes

Japanese midfielder Daichi Kamada's second-half equaliser dealt a blow to RB Leipzig's Bundesliga title hopes on Sunday as the main pretenders to Bayern Munich's throne were held 1-1 at home to top-four rivals Eintracht Frankfurt. Kamada cancelled out Emil Forsberg's opener to consolidate Frankfurt's place in the top four and see

Bayern’s Goretzka, Martinez test positive for Covid-19

Bayern Munich midfielders Leon Goretzka and Javi Martinez have both tested positive for Covid-19, the European champions announced on Friday. The pair miss Saturday's home game against Hoffenheim at the Allianz Arena with Bayern seven points clear in the Bundesliga table. "Leon and Javi are in quarantine and will be out for

Hoffenheim plot new Bayern shock on Munich return

As the architect of Bayern Munich's single defeat in 2020, Hoffenheim coach Sebastian Hoeness hopes to again down the European champions in the Bundesliga on Saturday when he returns to his former club. Bayern host mid-table Hoffenheim at the Allianz Arena seeking revenge for September's 4-1 league defeat - their only

‘Sancho would be Van de Beek two at Man Utd’ – Red Devils don’t need Dortmund star, says Berbatov

A former Old Trafford favourite does not think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should rekindle his interest in the England international this year Jadon Sancho would be "Donny van de Beek two" if he signed for Manchester United, according to Dimitar Berbatov, who insists the Red Devils don't need the Borussia Dortmund star. Ole Gunnar

Loew wants to pick England U21 talent Musiala for Germany

Joachim Loew wants to select 17-year-old Bayern Munich midfielder Jamal Musiala -- who is also eligible to play for England -- in the senior Germany squad for World Cup qualifiers in March, according to a report. Magazine Sports Bild claims Loew plans to pick Stuttgart-born Musiala, who also qualifies for England

Cologne sign former Crystal Palace player Meyer

Former Germany international Max Meyer returned to the Bundesliga on Wednesday after signing with Cologne following the midfielder's departure from Crystal Palace this month by mutual consent. The 25-year-old, who last played in the Bundesliga for Schalke 04 before leaving for England in 2018, signed a contract until the end of

Leverkusen’s Baumgartlinger out until May

Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Julian Baumgartlinger has undergone surgery for a partial tear of a cruciate ligament and will not be back before May, the club said on Tuesday, putting his participation in the delayed Euro 2020 tournament in doubt. The Austria captain was taken off in the 81st minute of their

Dardai makes return to lowly Hertha Berlin

Hungarian Pal Dardai has been named Hertha Berlin coach 19 months after leaving the position, the Bundesliga strugglers announced on Monday. Dardai stood down as Hertha boss in June 2019 but replaces the sacked Bruno Labbadia with the side two points away from the relegation playoff spot after just two wins