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Aug 27, 2015

De Bruyne deal with Man City not yet done – Wolfsburg

BERLIN (Reuters) – VfL Wolfsburg attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne’s transfer to Manchester City has not yet been completed despite ongoing talks with the English club, Wolfsburg sports director Klaus Allofs said on Thursday.

“It seems some people are galloping faster than the events. It is wrong that an agreement with Manchester City has been reached,” Allofs told a news conference.

Aug 27, 2015

Soccer-De Bruyne deal with Man City not yet done -Wolfsburg

BERLIN, Aug 27 (Reuters) – VfL Wolfsburg attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne’s transfer to Manchester City has not yet been completed despite ongoing talks with the English club, Wolfsburg sports director Klaus Allofs said on Thursday.

“It seems some people are galloping faster than the events. It is wrong that an agreement with Manchester City has been reached,” Allofs told a news conference.

Aug 27, 2015

Buoyant Leverkusen ready for Bayern battle

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bayer Leverkusen are brimming with confidence ahead of Saturday’s big Bundesliga clash against champions Bayern Munich, having secured a Champions League group stage spot on Wednesday and guaranteed a 20 million euro windfall from that qualification.

But it is not just the European success that is giving fans hope of a win against the mighty Bavarians but also their playing style.

Aug 27, 2015

Soccer-Buoyant Leverkusen ready for Bayern battle

BERLIN, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Bayer Leverkusen are brimming with confidence ahead of Saturday’s big Bundesliga clash against champions Bayern Munich, having secured a Champions League group stage spot on Wednesday and guaranteed a 20 million euro windfall from that qualification.

But it is not just the European success that is giving fans hope of a win against the mighty Bavarians but also their playing style.

Aug 26, 2015

Union Berlin fans plan protest against Red Bull’s Leipzig

BERLIN (Reuters) – Fans of German second division club Union Berlin are planning a 15-minute silence at the start of their home game against RB Leipzig on Friday to protest against the big-spending club backed by energy drink maker Red Bull.

RB Leipzig is controlled by the Austrian energy drink company and has been a big spender for several seasons as they climbed up the divisions with the Bundesliga now firmly in their sights.

Aug 26, 2015

Soccer-Union Berlin fans plan protest against Red Bull’s Leipzig

BERLIN, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Fans of German second division club Union Berlin are planning a 15-minute silence at the start of their home game against RB Leipzig on Friday to protest against the big-spending club backed by energy drink maker Red Bull.

RB Leipzig is controlled by the Austrian energy drink company and has been a big spender for several seasons as they climbed up the divisions with the Bundesliga now firmly in their sights.

Aug 22, 2015

Guardiola learns lessons from Bayern’s topsy-turvy win

BERLIN (Reuters) – Coach Pep Guardiola said Bayern Munich were taught a lesson after conceding an early goal against Hoffenheim on Saturday and battling back to win 2-1 to make it six points from two Bundesliga matches.

“We can only learn from a game like this,” the Spaniard told reporters after a topsy-turvy encounter that saw Hoffenheim take the lead with a goal after nine seconds by Kevin Volland, equalling the league record for the fastest goal, before Thomas Mueller levelled late in the first half.

Aug 22, 2015

Soccer-Guardiola learns lessons from Bayern’s topsy-turvy win

BERLIN, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Coach Pep Guardiola said Bayern Munich were taught a lesson after conceding an early goal against Hoffenheim on Saturday and battling back to win 2-1 to make it six points from two Bundesliga matches.

“We can only learn from a game like this,” the Spaniard told reporters after a topsy-turvy encounter that saw Hoffenheim take the lead with a goal after nine seconds by Kevin Volland, equalling the league record for the fastest goal, before Thomas Mueller levelled late in the first half.

Aug 20, 2015

Hoffenheim hope to upset odds against Bayern

BERLIN (Reuters) – Hoffenheim have never beaten Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga in 14 attempts but when the champions travel there on Saturday, the hosts will be looking to stage their first major upset against the overwhelming favourites.

Once hailed as they Bundesliga’s new blood after their exciting climb up the divisions and their first top tier season in 2008, Hoffenheim have so far failed to replicate that season when they were ahead of Bayern by the halfway mark.

Aug 20, 2015

Preview: Hoffenheim hope to upset odds against Bayern

BERLIN (Reuters) – Hoffenheim have never beaten Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga in 14 attempts but when the champions travel there on Saturday, the hosts will be looking to stage their first major upset against the overwhelming favourites.

Once hailed as they Bundesliga’s new blood after their exciting climb up the divisions and their first top tier season in 2008, Hoffenheim have so far failed to replicate that season when they were ahead of Bayern by the halfway mark.

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