Schalke`s Champions League hopes gone says Roberto Di Matteo
Schalke`s Champions League hopes gone says Roberto Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo admits Schalke`s Champions League aspirations are all but gone for next season after their goalless draw at home to strugglers Freiburg on Saturday.

Ricardo Rodriguez penalty sends Wolfsburg into German Cup semis
Ricardo Rodriguez penalty sends Wolfsburg into German Cup semis

VfL Wolfsburg dominated but needed a second-half penalty from defender Ricardo Rodriguez to edge past fellow Bundesliga club Freiburg 1-0 and advance to the German Cup semi-finals on Tuesday.

Dortmund target Europa place via German Cup success
Dortmund target Europa place via German Cup success

Borussia Dortmund aim to win this season`s German Cup to keep alive their hopes of European competition next season ahead of Tuesday`s quarter-final against Hoffenheim.

Kevin De Bruyne helps keep Wolfsburg solid in second
Kevin De Bruyne helps keep Wolfsburg solid in second

Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne helped inspire Wolfsburg to a 3-0 victory over Freiburg on Sunday as the Europa League hopefuls moved back within 11 points of leaders Bayern Munich.

Bundesliga: Freiburg escape bottom three with Hertha win
Bundesliga: Freiburg escape bottom three with Hertha win

Freiburg escaped the Bundesliga`s bottom three with a 2-0 win at Hertha Berlin in Sunday`s basement battle on a bumper weekend of goals in the German league.

Borussia Dortmund win a step in right direction for Jurgen​ Klopp
Borussia Dortmund win a step in right direction for Jurgen​ Klopp

Borussia Dortmund took a step in the right direction by climbing off the bottom of the Bundesliga following Saturday`s 3-0 win at Freiburg, coach Jurgen Klopp believes.

Borussia Dortmund down Freiburg to climb off bottom, Bayern Munich win
Borussia Dortmund down Freiburg to climb off bottom, Bayern Munich win

 Borussia Dortmund climbed off the bottom of the Bundesliga on Saturday with their first win in seven matches as Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang scored twice in their 3-0 win at Freiburg.

Borussia Dortmund in fight for survival against Freiburg
Borussia Dortmund in fight for survival against Freiburg

 Last season`s Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund could never have imagined that Saturday`s league clash against strugglers Freiburg will be key in their battle to avoid relegation.

Staying up is Dortmund's only mission this season: Watzke
Staying up is Dortmund's only mission this season: Watzke

Avoiding relegation is the only thing that matters for Borussia Dortmund despite continuing hopes in the Champions League and German Cup, chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke said on Wednesday.

Freiburg hearts broken by Hanover's two-goal fightback
Freiburg hearts broken by Hanover's two-goal fightback

Spanish forward Joselu struck deep into stoppage time as Hanover 96 rallied from two goals down to draw 2-2 at bottom club Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday.

Borrusia Dortmund second from bottom after 10th defeat
Borrusia Dortmund second from bottom after 10th defeat

Borussia Dortmund`s Bundesliga crisis deepened on Saturday after suffering their tenth defeat of the season in losing 2-1 at fellow strugglers Werder Bremen to drop to second from bottom.

Mainz 05 hoping to catch Bayern Munich in festive spirits
Mainz 05 hoping to catch Bayern Munich in festive spirits

Mainz 05 are hoping to find runaway leaders Bayern Munich distracted by the winter break on Friday with Pep Guardiola`s side hunting more Bundesliga records in their final match of 2014.

Record-breaking Bayern Munich bulldoze way past Freiburg
Record-breaking Bayern Munich bulldoze way past Freiburg

Undefeated Bayern Munich outclassed Freiburg 2-0 on Tuesday to extend their lead at the top of the table to 12 points and create a Bundesliga defensive record.

Bullish Freiburg boss aims to tackle Bayern head on
Bullish Freiburg boss aims to tackle Bayern head on

Coach Christian Streich has urged his struggling Freiburg side to tackle run-away Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich head on in Tuesday`s Bundesliga match despite his team losing several key players to injury.

Borussia Dortmund drop into relegation zone after Freiburg win
Borussia Dortmund drop into relegation zone after Freiburg win

Borussia Dortmund dropped into the Bundesliga relegation zone on Sunday after Freiburg overhauled them by beating Cologne 1-0 away, their first league win of the 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.

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.

Dortmund sign German international Matthias Ginter

German international defender Matthias Ginter moves from Freiburg to Dortmund by inking a five-year contract, both Bundesliga teams have confirmed.

Dortmund captain Kehl to retire at end of next season

Former Germany international Sebastian Kehl will retire in 2015 after signing a contract extension on Sunday that will keep him at Borussia Dortmund until the end of next season, he said on Sunday.

Freiburg stun Bremen 3-1 in German Bundesliga

Relegation-threatened Freiburg earned vital points as it upset Werder Bremen 3-1 to open the 26th round of the German Bundesliga.