• Ze Roberto: Bayern Munich made a mistake appointing Carlo Ancelotti

    Ze Roberto: Bayern Munich made a mistake appointing Carlo Ancelotti

    Ex-Bayern Munich winger Ze Roberto says his former club made a mistake by appointing Carlo Ancelotti as their coach.

    Ancelotti took over in the summer after Pep Guardiola ended three successful seasons at the Bavarian club by moving to Manchester City.

    Bayern dominated the Bundesliga in Guardiola’s three years in charge, winning the title each time at a canter, but they have struggled to make a similarly strong impression under Ancelotti and are three points behind league leaders Leipzig with a third […]

  • Bayern Munich 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen: Bundesliga champions scrape home win

    Bayern Munich 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen: Bundesliga champions scrape home win

    The hosts did not have it easy against a determined Leverkusen side, who drew level before the defender stepped up to give his team a priceless three points.

    Mats Hummels netted his first Bundesliga goal for Bayern Munich as Carlo Ancelotti’s side battled to a 2-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.

    The Germany international returned to the club from fierce rivals Borussia Dortmund in the close-season and made a decisive intervention at the Allianz Arena to end a poor run of […]

  • Better off with Pep? Bayern on worst run for 12 years

    Better off with Pep? Bayern on worst run for 12 years

    The Bavarians fell to their second successive defeat in Russia, the first time they have recorded such a negative run in the first half of a season for over a decade.

    Granted, it is a record that most teams in the football world would die to hold – but at Bayern Munich the beginnings of an historic losing streak can just about be glimpsed.

    Carlo Ancelotti has found replacing Pep Guardiola hard work since arriving at the Allianz Arena in the summer, […]

  • Rostov 3-2 Bayern: Russians prevail in five-goal thriller

    Rostov 3-2 Bayern: Russians prevail in five-goal thriller

    Christian Noboa’s fantastic free-kick strike sealed three points for the hosts, meaning Die Roten slumped to a second defeat in a week following a reverse at Dortmund’s hands.

    Bayern Munich suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at Rostov as they failed to produce a Champions League win to ease the pain of their Der Klassiker defeat to Borussia Dortmund.

    The German champions have picked up just a single point from their last two Bundesliga fixtures, including the 1-0 loss to Dortmund on Saturday, […]

  • Lahm will not retire yet, he still has four years left in him – Martinez

    Lahm will not retire yet, he still has four years left in him – Martinez

    Javi Martinez is confident Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm will not retire just yet and has backed his ability to keep playing until 2020.

    Lahm suggested this month he could retire at the end of the 2016-17 season, but Martinez feels the former Germany international still has plenty to offer.

    “Philipp is still looking so young and fresh,” Martinez told Bild .

    “He will not retire just yet, I simply do not believe that. Philipp has to keep playing. I’d say he still […]

  • Manchester City are bigger than Bayern Munich – Gundogan

    Manchester City are bigger than Bayern Munich – Gundogan

    Manchester City have made a huge impression on Ilkay Gundogan, who is confident he is at a bigger club than Bayern Munich.

    Gundogan joined City for a fee reported to be in the region of £20million ($32.34) from Borussia Dortmund in June, though a knee injury delayed his first-team debut until September.

    The Germany international has since firmly established himself in Pep Guardiola’s midfield, the highlight of his time at the club being a double in the 3-1 Champions League victory over […]

  • Bayern Munich 1-1 Hoffenheim: Zuber own goal rescues point for Ancelotti’s men

    Bayern Munich 1-1 Hoffenheim: Zuber own goal rescues point for Ancelotti’s men

    Bayern Munich were frustrated by unbeaten Hoffenheim on Saturday as they were held to a 1-1 Bundesliga draw at the Allianz Arena.

    The champions, who had won all but one of their home matches this season, were unable to make the most of their territorial dominance after Steven Zuber’s own goal had levelled matters following a blistering opener from Kerem Demirbay.

    Hoffenheim came into the match as one of three sides yet to taste defeat this term, along with Bayern and RB […]

  • PSV 1-2 Bayern Munich: Lewandowski hits double in Bayern win

    PSV 1-2 Bayern Munich: Lewandowski hits double in Bayern win

    Robert Lewandowski scored twice in Eindhoven as Bayern Munich came from behind to beat PSV and secure qualification from Group D.

    Bayern Munich qualified for the last-16 of the Champions League after a Robert Lewandowski double helped them come from behind to beat PSV 2-1.

    A spot-kick and a smart finish from the Bayern striker in the second half cancelled out a controversial Santiago Arias opener for PSV in the first half.

    Atletico Madrid’s victory over Rostov secures progression for the Bundesliga champions […]

  • Bayern Munich 3-1 Augsburg: Ancelotti’s side progress to third round of DFB-Pokal

    Bayern Munich 3-1 Augsburg: Ancelotti’s side progress to third round of DFB-Pokal

    The Bundesliga champions secured a place in the next round of the competition, despite an unconvincing performance.

    Julian Green scored his first competitive goal for Bayern Munich as Carlo Ancelotti’s side advanced to the third round of the DFB-Pokal with an ultimately comfortable 3-1 victory over Bavarian rivals Augsburg.

    In the first of two meetings between the sides in the space of four days, promising youngster Green headed home 41 minutes into an eventful cup tie at the Allianz Arena, with Bayern […]

  • Renato Sanches beats Rashford and Coman to European Golden Boy award

    Renato Sanches beats Rashford and Coman to European Golden Boy award

    The Bayern wonderkid follows in the footsteps of hugely talented youngsters to have won the accolade such as Wayne Rooney and Sergio Aguero.

    Bayern Munich star Renato Sanches has been named 2016’s European Golden Boy, the annual award handed out to football’s most talented young player.

    The teenage Portugal forward will receive the trophy in Monday’s ceremony in Monte Carlo, but organisers Tuttosport revealed the winner on their front page prior to the prizegiving.

    Manchester United hotshot Marcus Rashford and Sanches’ Bayern team-mate […]

  • Bayern Munich ease past Borussia Monchengladbach

    Bayern Munich ease past Borussia Monchengladbach

    Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to three points after getting back to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach.

    Arturo Vidal and Douglas Costa ensured Carlo Ancelotti’s team won in the league again after back-to-back draws, and took full advantage of slip-ups from rivals Cologne and Borussia Dortmund to put some daylight between themselves and their challengers at the top of the table.

    Bayern’s win was never in any doubt as they dominated from […]