Kagawa, Okazaki head up Japan`s Bundesliga boom
Kagawa, Okazaki head up Japan`s Bundesliga boom

With Shinji Okazaki as the Bundesliga`s top scorer at Mainz 05 and Shinji Kagawa back at Borussia Dortmund, Japanese stars are enjoying a boom in Germany`s top flight.

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.

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.

Bayern end league slump, Dortmund win

Bayern Munich ended a run of three Bundesliga games without victory in Saturday`s unimpressive 2-0 win at bottom club Eintracht Braunschweig, four days before their Champions League semi-final at Real Madrid.

Bayern Munich eager to claim title record in Berlin

Bayern Munich travel to Germany`s capital on Tuesday determined to finally secure the Bundesliga title in record time by taking three points from Hertha Berlin.

Title champagne on ice despite Bayern Munich victory

Bayern Munich had to put their Bundesliga title celebrations on hold on Saturday after beating gutsy Mainz 05 2-0 while Borussia Dortmund also won, 3-0 at Hanover 96.

Bayern midfielder Javi Martinez hopes to return next week

Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez hopes he can return to training with the German first division club.

Nuremberg stun Mainz 2-1 in Bundesliga

Nuremberg stunned Mainz 2-1 thanks to Per Nilsson`s brace while Hannover and Stuttgart shared points to close the 28th round of Bundesliga football.

Bayer blunders gift Mainz win

German league runners-up Bayer Leverkusen started the new season with a 2-0 defeat at Mainz 05 on Sunday thanks mainly to two mistakes in the Leverkusen defence.

Bayer blunders gift Mainz win

German league runners-up Bayer Leverkusen started the new season with a 2-0 defeat at Mainz 05 on Sunday thanks mainly to two mistakes in the Leverkusen defence.

Mainz return to top with 1-0 win over Leverkusen

Mainz 05 reclaimed top spot in the Bundesliga when they beat hosts Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 with a goal from Austrian Andreas Ivanschitz.

Mainz return to top with 1-0 win over Leverkusen

Mainz 05 reclaimed top spot in the Bundesliga when they beat hosts Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 with a goal from Austrian Andreas Ivanschitz.

Mainz stay top of Bundesliga, Ribery injured in Bayern win

Bundesliga leaders Mainz 05 beat Cologne 2-0 to stay top, while Bayern Munich won 2-1.

Mainz stay top of Bundesliga, Ribery injured in Bayern win

Bundesliga leaders Mainz 05 beat Cologne 2-0 to stay top, while Bayern Munich won 2-1.