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Sep 30, 2015

Beer for Bayern after five star Champions League win

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bayern Munich’s best start to a Champions League campaign sees them top of Group F after two wins from two, eight goals scored and none conceded but the German champions are expected to get even stronger when key players return from injury.

Bayern scored four goals in the opening 28 minutes against Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday and their overall performance in a 5-0 victory fired a warning shot to potential title challengers across the continent.

Sep 30, 2015

Soccer-Beer for Bayern after five star Champions League win

BERLIN, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Bayern Munich’s best start to a Champions League campaign sees them top of Group F after two wins from two, eight goals scored and none conceded but the German champions are expected to get even stronger when key players return from injury.

Bayern scored four goals in the opening 28 minutes against Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday and their overall performance in a 5-0 victory fired a warning shot to potential title challengers across the continent.

Sep 29, 2015

Struggling Man City face stern test at revived Gladbach

BERLIN (Reuters) – Manchester City already have their backs to the wall when they travel to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday, with injuries piling up and a losing start to the competition threatening to derail their Champions League campaign.

After starting the English Premier League season with five consecutive wins, a jolting home defeat by Juventus in their Champions League opener was followed by consecutive beatings by West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Sep 29, 2015

Soccer-Struggling Man City face stern test at revived Gladbach

BERLIN, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Manchester City already have their backs to the wall when they travel to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday, with injuries piling up and a losing start to the competition threatening to derail their Champions League campaign.

After starting the English Premier League season with five consecutive wins, a jolting home defeat by Juventus in their Champions League opener was followed by consecutive beatings by West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Sep 28, 2015

Preview: Dinamo Zagreb face daunting task of stopping Lewandowski

BERLIN (Reuters) – Dinamo Zagreb will have to find a way to stop free-scoring machine Robert Lewandowski when they travel to in-form Bayern Munich in their second Champions League Group F fixture on Tuesday.

Pep Guardiola’s Bayern team are enjoying a nine-game winning run in all competitions with Lewandowski currently proving unstoppable.

Sep 28, 2015

Dinamo Zagreb face daunting task of stopping Lewandowski

BERLIN (Reuters) – Dinamo Zagreb will have to find a way to stop free-scoring machine Robert Lewandowski when they travel to in-form Bayern Munich in their second Champions League Group F fixture on Tuesday.

Pep Guardiola’s Bayern team are enjoying a nine-game winning run in all competitions with Lewandowski currently proving unstoppable.

Sep 28, 2015

Soccer-Dinamo Zagreb face daunting task of stopping Lewandowski

BERLIN, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Dinamo Zagreb will have to find a way to stop free-scoring machine Robert Lewandowski when they travel to in-form Bayern Munich in their second Champions League Group F fixture on Tuesday.

Pep Guardiola’s Bayern team are enjoying a nine-game winning run in all competitions with Lewandowski currently proving unstoppable.

Sep 24, 2015

Scandal could affect Volkswagen’s football sponsorship – experts

BERLIN (Reuters) – The emissions scandal engulfing German carmaker Volkswagen could have consequences for the Bundesliga, experts warned on Thursday, as the company invests hundreds of millions of euros in German football annually.

The world’s biggest automaker by sales has admitted to U.S. regulators that it programmed its cars to detect when they were being tested and alter the running of their diesel engines to conceal their true emissions. As a result, VW chief executive Martin Winterkorn resigned on Wednesday.

Sep 24, 2015

Soccer-Scandal could affect Volkswagen’s football sponsorship – experts

BERLIN, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The emissions scandal engulfing German carmaker Volkswagen could have consequences for the Bundesliga, experts warned on Thursday, as the company invests hundreds of millions of euros in German football annually.

The world’s biggest automaker by sales has admitted to U.S. regulators that it programmed its cars to detect when they were being tested and alter the running of their diesel engines to conceal their true emissions. As a result, VW chief executive Martin Winterkorn resigned on Wednesday.

Sep 24, 2015

Soccer-Hanover’s Frontzeck running out of time after losing start

BERLIN, Sept 24 (Reuters) – From saviour to villain in less than four months, Hanover 96 coach Michael Frontzeck is quickly running out of time with the Bundesliga club languishing in last place after six winless matches and the Lower Saxony derby against VfL Wolfsburg looming on Saturday.

Frontzeck took over late last season, saving Hanover from relegation with a strong finish but their dismal start with five losses and a draw for their worst Bundesliga start ever is piling pressure on the club to act.

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