Holders Bayern Munich to face Hamburg in big German Cup clash

Holders Bayern Munich will take on Hamburg SV in the biggest game of the German Cup second round after the draw was made on Saturday.

Hanover stun Schalke, Hertha blow lead to draw with Bremen

Hanover 96 stunned Schalke 04 with two goals in three minutes to win their Bundesliga opener 2-1 on Saturday and pile pressure on Schalke coach Jens Keller following their embarrassing German Cup exit earlier this week.

Hamburg edge through in German Cup

Hamburg are through to the second round of the German Cup, although they required penalties to progress against Energie Cottbus on Monday.

Rene Adler spares Hamburg blushes but Schalke humbled

Hamburg SV keeper Rene Adler saved two spot kicks in a shootout to help the Bundesliga club overcome third division Energie Cottbus 4-1 on penalties and advance into the German Cup second round on Monday.

Holders Bayern claim Cup win, Hoffenheim hit nine

Bayern Munich began their defence of the German Cup with a comfortable 4-1 first-round win away to third-tier side Preussen Munster on Sunday.

Bochum knock Stuttgart out of German Cup

Second division football club Bochum has defeated first division team Stuttgart 2-0 in the first round of the German Cup.

Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang on target again for Dortmund

Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who scored the goals which downed Bayern Munich in the SuperCup in midweek, were on target again on Saturday as Borussia Dortmund beat Stuttgarter Kickers 4-1 in the German Cup.

Marco Reus set for return to action in German Cup

German international Marco Reus is to start his first match since injury ruled him out of the World Cup finals as he starts for Borussia Dortmund in their German Cup match with third division Stuttgarter Kickers on Saturday.

Chemnitz eliminate Mainz in German Cup

Chemnitz caused a major upset defeating first division side Mainz 10-9 in a penalty shoot-out while Bayer Leverkusen crushed Waldalgesheim 6-0 in the first round of the German DFB Cup.

Stefan Kiessling hits five in German Cup

Stefan Kiessling scored five goals as Bayer Leverkusen won 6-0 away to minnows Alemania Waldalgesheim in the first round of the German Cup on Friday.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany supremely confident they can beat Argentina

Germany captain Philipp Lahm and forward Thomas Mueller sounded supremely confident on Friday that their team will be able to neutralize Argentina’s Lionel Messi and win the World Cup on Sunday.

France team doctor blames Bayern for Ribery absence

France team doctor Franck Le Gall has accused Franck Ribery’s club Bayern Munich of being responsible for the winger’s absence from the World Cup finals.

Bayern renew call for goalline technology in Bundesliga

Bayern Munich have again called for the introduction of goalline technology in the Bundesliga, only days after the double winners benefited from a lack of it during the German Cup final on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola wins fourth title in `toughest year`

Bayern Munich`s Pep Guardiola says he has endured the toughest year of his coaching career, despite winning his fourth title this season by lifting the German Cup.

Bayern leave Dortmund reeling after extra time heroics

Arjen Robben and Thomas Mueller scored extra-time goals as Bayern Munich won the German Cup with a 2-0 victory over rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

Europe serves intense crown battles

European football will be at its best on Saturday as the continent is ready to host three major finals on Saturday in Spain, England and Germany.

Manuel Neuer extends commitment with Bayern Munich

German international goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has extended his contract with Bayern Munich until 2019, the club announced Saturday.

Bayern ease Real pain with 4-1 rout of Hamburg

Midfielder Mario Goetze scored twice to help Bayern Munich beat struggling Hamburg SV 4-1 on Saturday and bounce back in style from their 4-0 demolition by Real Madrid in midweek.

I will not change my way of playing, says Guardiola

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has hit back at criticism in the wake of his side`s Champions League humiliation at the hands of Real Madrid by saying he will not change his approach.

Bayern eager for Real Madrid confidence boost

Bayern Munich need a convincing win at Bundesliga bottom side Eintracht Braunschweig on Saturday to dismiss talk of a mini-crisis ahead of their Champions League semi-final at Real Madrid.