Real Madrid, Spain dominate European club scene
Real Madrid, Spain dominate European club scene

If, after years of unbridled success, 2014 was brutally disappointing for Spain on the international stage, it was a glorious year for the country at club level.

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.

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.

Bayern Munich`s Pep Guardiola relishing Shakhtar Donetsk clash
Bayern Munich`s Pep Guardiola relishing Shakhtar Donetsk clash

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola admitted Monday he is relishing facing Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League when the clubs meet for the first time in the last 16.

Real Madrid chase 20th consecutive victory
Real Madrid chase 20th consecutive victory

Real Madrid will play struggling Almeria in a La Liga clash tonight and a win in Andalusia will give Carlo Ancelotti's side their 20th successive win in all competitions.

Carlo Ancelotti's Real Madrid have potential to eclipse Pep Guardiola's Barca
Carlo Ancelotti's Real Madrid have potential to eclipse Pep Guardiola's Barca

Carlo Ancelotti`s record-breaking Real Madrid side are sweeping aside all before them with a brand of counter-attacking football that could see the Spanish giants eclipse the achievements of Pep Guardiola`s Barcelona.

Carlo Ancelotti's Real have potential to eclipse Pep Guardiola's Barca
Carlo Ancelotti's Real have potential to eclipse Pep Guardiola's Barca

Carlo Ancelotti`s record-breaking Real Madrid side are sweeping aside all before them with a brand of counter-attacking football that could see the Spanish giants eclipse the achievements of Pep Guardiola`s Barcelona.

Bayern's Schweinsteiger Schweinsteiger eyes first start this term v CSKA
Bayern's Schweinsteiger Schweinsteiger eyes first start this term v CSKA

Bayern Munich`s Bastian Schweinsteiger could make his first start of the season against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday as the Bavarians struggle with a long injury list having already secured top spot in Champions League Group E.

Guardiola, Loew welcome goal-line technology in Germany
Guardiola, Loew welcome goal-line technology in Germany

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola and Germany`s Joachim Loew have both welcomed the decision to introduce goal-line technology into the Bundesliga for next season.

Bayern Munich`s Phillip Lahm targets February return at best
Bayern Munich`s Phillip Lahm targets February return at best

Bayern Munich`s ex-Germany captain Philipp Lahm has said he expects to return after breaking his leg next February at the very earliest.

Bayern Munich racing away again with Bundesliga title
Bayern Munich racing away again with Bundesliga title

Bayern Munich enter December seven points clear in the Bundesliga and seemingly certain of another German title despite another six months left in the season.

Pep Guardiola unimpressed despite Bayern going 10 clear
Pep Guardiola unimpressed despite Bayern going 10 clear

Pep Guardiola says his defending champions Bayern Munich must improve on Saturday`s 1-0 win at Hertha Berlin despite opening a 10-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga.

Bayern Munich eager to extend contract with `best coach` Pep Guardiola
Bayern Munich eager to extend contract with `best coach` Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says the Bundesliga leaders are eager to extend coach Pep Guardiola`s contract after describing the Spaniard as the "best coach" for the Bavarian giants.

Bayern aim to learn from City lesson in Berlin
Bayern aim to learn from City lesson in Berlin

Pep Guardiola wants Bayern Munich to learn from their mid-week Champions League defeat at Manchester City to help strengthen their iron grip on the Bundesliga at Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Bayern Munich eager to learn from late lapses in Manchester City
Bayern Munich eager to learn from late lapses in Manchester City

Bayern Munich`s 3-2 loss at Manchester City on Tuesday could not have come at a better time for coach Pep Guardiola, who said his side would learn from the mistakes that led to a first defeat since August.

Bayern Munich set their sights on 2015
Bayern Munich set their sights on 2015

German football club Bayern Munich are looking to the future and focusing on getting ready for 2015 even as they prepare to take on English team Manchester City in their fifth Group E match in the Champions League Tuesday.

Bayern Munich romp fails to impress Pep Guardiola
Bayern Munich romp fails to impress Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich`s 4-0 hammering of Hoffenheim failed to impress coach Pep Guardiola as they extended their 21-match unbeaten run ahead of Tuesday`s Champions League clash at Manchester City.

Bayern Munich hammer Hoffenheim to go seven points clear
Bayern Munich hammer Hoffenheim to go seven points clear

Bayern Munich opened up a seven-point lead in the Bundesliga on Saturday as they warmed up for their Champions League clash at Manchester City with a 4-0 hammering of Hoffenheim.

Bastian Schweinsteiger poised for Bayern Munich return
Bastian Schweinsteiger poised for Bayern Munich return

Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger is set to make his first Bundesliga appearance since the World Cup final on Saturday, Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said.

High-flying Bayern Munich adjust to life without Philipp Lahm
High-flying Bayern Munich adjust to life without Philipp Lahm

Runaway Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich need to adjust to life without captain Philipp Lahm when they host Hoffenheim on Saturday ahead of next week`s Champions League match at Manchester City.