Guardiola wanted hat-trick after Lahm`s debut double
Guardiola wanted hat-trick after Lahm`s debut double

Ex-Germany captain Philipp Lahm may have bagged the first double of his career on Saturday, but Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola joked that he had wanted to see a hat-trick.

Bastian Schweinsteiger back in training with Bayern Munich
Bastian Schweinsteiger back in training with Bayern Munich

Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger, who hasn`t played since the World Cup final, has returned to training with his Bundesliga club Bayern Munich, the league leaders announced on Saturday.

Bayern`s full focus on taking points from Roma
Bayern`s full focus on taking points from Roma

Pep Guardiola says Bayern Munich`s full focus is now on Tuesday`s Champions League clash at AS Roma after routing Werder Bremen to go eight games without conceding a goal.

Bayern Munich demolish Werder 6-0 as Dortmund lose again
Bayern Munich demolish Werder 6-0 as Dortmund lose again

 Champions Bayern Munich crushed Werder Bremen 6-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday to protect their four-point lead at the top as last season`s runners-up Borussia Dortmund continued their poor run with a 2-1 loss at Cologne. 

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.

Germany`s Manuel Friedrich to power Mumbai Franchise in ISL

Striving to build a formidable outfit with world-class football players on board, the Mumbai Franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) today announced the signing of Germany`s Manuel Friedrich for the inaugural season of the upcoming league.

Jose Mourinho blames referee and fitness for Werder Bremen defeat

Chelsea slumped to their first pre-season defeat on Sunday as they were beaten 3-0 by Werder Bremen in Germany to spoil the return of Didier Drogba and the debut of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

Chelsea crash to first pre-season defeat at Bremen

Chelsea slumped to their first pre-season defeat on Sunday as they were beaten 3-0 by Werder Bremen in Germany to spoil the return of Didier Drogba and the debut of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

Bremen coach Schaaf takes over at Frankfurt

Former Werder Bremen coach Thomas Schaaf has taken over as Eintracht Frankfurt boss after signing a two-year contract, his new Bundesliga club confirmed on Wednesday.

Bayern fight back to flatten Bremen in Real warm-up

Bayern Munich warmed up for Tuesday`s Champions League semi-final, second leg at home to Real Madrid with a 5-2 come-from-behind win against Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Japanese star Okazaki claims Bundesliga record

Mainz striker Shinji Okazaki became the highest-scoring Japanese in a single Bundesliga season when he scored his 14th goal on Saturday to break Shinji Kagawa`s previous record.

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.

Both keepers score own goals in Bundesliga match

Both goalkeepers scored own goals in bizarre 1-1 draw between bottom club Eintracht Braunschweig and Borussia Moenchengladbach in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Dortmund`s Bender, Reus added to casualty list

Champions League side Borussia Dortmund`s injury worries have worsened with both Germany pair Marco Reus and Sven Bender out of Tuesday`s German Cup quarter-final at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Dortmund run riot, but life`s a pitch for Bayern

Third-placed Borussia Dortmund were delighted by their 5-1 romp at Werder Bremen, while run-away Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich were left lamenting the Nuremberg pitch in their quest for perfection.

Chelsea`s de Bruyne Wolfsburg bound: Reports

Kevin de Bruyne, Chelsea`s Beligan midfielder, is on the verge of signing for German club Wolfsburg in a deal worth around 20 million euros ($27 million), according to press reports on Monday.

Schalke boss to stay until season`s end: reports

German Bundesliga side Schalke 04 are set to keep Jens Keller as their coach until the end of the season, according to media reports.

Berlin defeat Bremen 3-2 in German Bundesliga

Ronny`s second half goal wrapped up Hertha Berlin`s 3-2 win to inflict Werder Bremen their fifth loss in row, at the opener of the 16th round in German Bundesliga football.

Bremen boss orders 4am training as slump continues

Werder Bremen coach Robin Dutt has admitted his side are already battling to avoid relegation having gone five games without a win to drop further down the Bundesliga table.

Ribery double as Bayern romp to 7-0 away win

Bayern Munich humiliated former Bundesliga powerhouses Werder Bremen 7-0 on Saturday, Franck Ribery scoring twice and setting up another as the champions kept up their seemingly unstoppable march towards another title.