Champions Bayern Munich extend lead atop Bundesliga
Champions Bayern Munich extend lead atop Bundesliga

Reigning champions Bayern Munich extended their lead atop the Bundesliga on Saturday after winning at FC Cologne while Schalke 04 won the Ruhr derby against bitter rivals Borussia Dortmund.

It will take a while before I get a penalty, says Arjen Robben
It will take a while before I get a penalty, says Arjen Robben

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben admitted on Saturday he realizes it will take a while before a referee gives him a penalty, especially after apologising for diving at this year`s World Cup.

Bundesliga Match Week 6 Preview: Victory needed by both Schalke and Dortmund in derby
Bundesliga Match Week 6 Preview: Victory needed by both Schalke and Dortmund in derby

Bayern Munich are right where they want to be atop the Bundesliga after five rounds and ahead of a tough showdown against Cologne this weekend while Schalke and Borussia Dortmund both head into the 145th derby needing a victory.

Late Ciro Immobile goal rescues draw for Borussia Dortmund
Late Ciro Immobile goal rescues draw for Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund staged a late comeback from two goals down to draw 2-2 with troubled VfB Stuttgart on Wednesday as they continued their stuttering start to the Bundesliga season.

Bayern Munich restore order with 4-0 drubbing of Paderborn
Bayern Munich restore order with 4-0 drubbing of Paderborn

Champions Bayern Munich ended Paderborn`s dream start to the season with a 4-0 demolition of the Bundesliga newboys on Tuesday, with Mario Goetze netting twice and new signing Robert Lewandowski getting off the mark.

Bayern Munich back on top after pounding Paderborn

Bayern Munich restored some normality to the Bundesliga table on Tuesday as the reigning champions eased past surprise early leaders SC Paderborn 4-0 to take over first place.

Bayer Leverkusen defeat leaves Paderborn in pole position
Bayer Leverkusen defeat leaves Paderborn in pole position

Bayer Leverkusen missed a chance to reclaim the lead in the Bundesliga on Sunday, suffering a 4-1 loss at VfL Wolfsburg, meaning that promoted Paderborn`s magical weekend continued by staying atop the Bundesliga.

Bayern, Schalke end up in draw, Mainz shock Dortmund
Bayern, Schalke end up in draw, Mainz shock Dortmund

Bayern Munich were held goalless by bottom side Hamburg, a nine-man Schalke wrested one point from wasteful Frankfurt, and Mainz reaped a 2-0 win over Dortmund in the fourth round of Bundesliga football.

Bundesliga: Paderborn go top as Bayern Munich held by Hamburg
Bundesliga: Paderborn go top as Bayern Munich held by Hamburg

Promoted Paderborn were flying high early Saturday as they notched up another victory to lead the Bundesliga as champions Bayern Munich slumped to a goalless draw at Hamburg.

Franck Ribery unsure on lay-off length
Franck Ribery unsure on lay-off length

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery is increasingly frustrated by his troublesome left knee injury, which will keep the Frenchman out indefinitely.

Hamburg plot league comeback after sacking coach Mirko Slomka
Hamburg plot league comeback after sacking coach Mirko Slomka

Former European champions Hamburg SV are plotting how to turn their season around after sacking coach Mirko Slomka this week and facing champions Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Bayern Munich frontline needs improvement despite win over Manchester City
Bayern Munich frontline needs improvement despite win over Manchester City

Bayern Munich`s last-minute victory over Manchester City may have left fans delighted with a winning Champions League Group E start but highlighted their need to improve their finishing after missing a string of clear chances.

Borussia Dortmund unfazed by injuries in fine European start
Borussia Dortmund unfazed by injuries in fine European start

When Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sebastian Kehl was taken off at halftime of their Champions League 2-0 win over Arsenal on Tuesday with adductor muscle problems, he became the latest name on a long injury list.

Borussia Dortmund unfazed by injuries in fine European start
Borussia Dortmund unfazed by injuries in fine European start

When Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sebastian Kehl was taken off at halftime of their Champions League 2-0 win over Arsenal on Tuesday with adductor muscle problems, he became the latest name on a long injury list.

Ottmar Hitzfeld predicts player unrest in powerful Bayern Munich squad
Ottmar Hitzfeld predicts player unrest in powerful Bayern Munich squad

Former Bayern Munich coach Ottmar Hitzfeld thinks there could be a player backlash when the Bundesliga champions return to full strength, he explained in an interview with Bild on Wednesday.

Struggling Hamburg end Mirko Slomka`s brief reign
Struggling Hamburg end Mirko Slomka`s brief reign

Mirko Slomka`s tenure as coach of Bundesliga tailenders Hamburg ended on Monday after just seven months as he paid the price for a dreadful start to the Bundesliga season.

Franck Ribery scores on return as Bayern Munich go joint top
Franck Ribery scores on return as Bayern Munich go joint top

Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery scored in his first game this season as the champions moved joint top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, while Shinji Kagawa also enjoyed a goalscoring return as Borussia Dortmund saw off Freiburg.

Bayer Leverkusen share the spoils with Bremen in Bundesliga
Bayer Leverkusen share the spoils with Bremen in Bundesliga

Werder Bremen fought back twice to ensure a 3-3 against Bayer Leverkusen to open the third round of the German Bundesliga.

Debt-free Dortmund to fund growth after cash injection
Debt-free Dortmund to fund growth after cash injection

Borussia Dortmund will be debt-free by the end of the year and flexible to fund growth on and off the pitch after a 114 million euro ($147 million) capital increase was completed on Wednesday, said club CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke.

Injuries leave Dortmund counting on Shinji Kagawa
Injuries leave Dortmund counting on Shinji Kagawa

Borussia Dortmund are in the grip of an injury crisis coming into their home clash with Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday and with a Champions League clash with Arsenal just around the corner.