Monaco win at Bayer Leverkusen to boost last 16 hopes
Monaco win at Bayer Leverkusen to boost last 16 hopes

Monaco boosted their hopes of finishing as Champions League Group C winners with a 1-0 win at leaders Bayer Leverkusen, who progressed to the last 16 despite Wednesday`s defeat.

Hot-shot Son Heung-Min aims to fire Bayer Leverkusen into last 16
Hot-shot Son Heung-Min aims to fire Bayer Leverkusen into last 16

South Korea striker Son Heung-Min is hoping to add to his impressive goal tally on Wednesday against Monaco to fire Bayer Leverkusen into the last 16 of the Champions League.

Dimitar Berbatov relishing Leverkusen return
Dimitar Berbatov relishing Leverkusen return

Veteran Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov hopes to frustrate former club Bayer Leverkusen in their bid to reach the Champions League`s knock-out phase in Wednesday`s clash.

With a four-point lead at the top of Group C, Roger Schmidt`s Leverkusen are in pole position to reach the last-16.

Bayer Leverkusen out for revenge against Monaco
Bayer Leverkusen out for revenge against Monaco

Group C leaders Bayer Leverkusen need a point against Monaco on Wednesday to take their place in the Champions League`s last 16 as they look to avenge their away defeat.

Anderson Talisca revives Benfica`s Champions League knockout hopes
Anderson Talisca revives Benfica`s Champions League knockout hopes

A goal by impressive young Brazilian Anderson Talisca revived Portuguese champions Benfica`s hopes of reaching the Champions League knock-out stages for the first time in three seasons as it secured a 1-0 win over Monaco.

Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund ease into Champions League last 16
Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund ease into Champions League last 16

Holders Real Madrid and 2013 finalists Borussia Dortmund eased into the last 16 of this season`s Champions League with two group games to spare on Tuesday.

Leaders Leverkusen out to bounce back at Zenit
Leaders Leverkusen out to bounce back at Zenit

Bayer Leverkusen head to Zenit St Petersburg for Tuesday`s Champions League clash aiming to consolidate their place as group leaders and brush off their shock defeat to Hamburg.

Bundesliga: Kevin de Bruyne stars as Wolfsburg climb to second
Bundesliga: Kevin de Bruyne stars as Wolfsburg climb to second

VfL Wolfsburg climbed to second in the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 4-0 hammering of VfB Stuttgart as ex-Chelsea midfielder Kevin de Bruyne tore the hosts` defence to shreds.

Ten-man Bayer Leverkusen see off Zenit to top group
Ten-man Bayer Leverkusen see off Zenit to top group

Ten-man Bayer Leverkusen went top of their Champions League group on Wednesday with a 2-0 win over Andre Villas-Boas` Zenit St Petersburg to claim a second-straight victory.

Korea`s Son bags brace for Bayer Leverkusen
Korea`s Son bags brace for Bayer Leverkusen

South Korea`s Son Heung-Min needed just nine minutes to score two Bundesliga goals on Saturday as Bayer Leverkusen ran riot in the first-half at VfB Stuttgart.

Son Heung-Min stars as Leverkusen see off Benfica
Son Heung-Min stars as Leverkusen see off Benfica

South Korea`s Son Heung-Min scored a goal and set up another to help Bayer Leverkusen kick-start their Champions League campaign in Wednesday`s 3-1 win at home to Portugul`s Benfica.

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.

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.

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.

Joao Moutinho gives Monaco win on Champions League return
Joao Moutinho gives Monaco win on Champions League return

 Monaco celebrated their return to the Champions League for the first time in a decade as they edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 in a hard-fought Group C encounter at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday.

CL 2014: Hulk, Axel Witsel help Zenit win at Benfica
CL 2014: Hulk, Axel Witsel help Zenit win at Benfica

Goals from Hulk and Axel Witsel helped Zenit St Petersburg get their Champions League campaign off to the perfect start as they beat 10-man Benfica 2-0 away on Tuesday.

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.

Wanted to play in place which I visited as tourist: Manuel Friedrich
Wanted to play in place which I visited as tourist: Manuel Friedrich

Having played top class football at home and internationally for years, the lure of playing in a country which he had visited in the past as a tourist drew German footballer Manuel Friedrich to the upcoming Indian Super League.

Karim Bellarabi makes Bundesliga history with nine-second goal

Bayer Leverkusen`s Karim Bellarabi entered the Bundesliga record books on Saturday when scoring the fastest ever German league goal after a mere nine seconds.