Bundesliga

2:30 PM ET Leroy Sane’s second-half goal gave misfiring Bayern Munich a 1-0 victory over visitors Arminia Bielefeld on Saturday to keep the champions top of the Bundesliga, a point ahead of Borussia Dortmund. Sane broke the deadlock in the 71st minute with a powerful drive after the Bavarians had squandered a bagful of chances,
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Nov 25, 2021 ESPN’s lead Bundesliga commentator Derek Rae explains why it’s impossible to fully discuss league matters at the moment without the COVID-19 factor, as the pandemic impacts everyday German life. I realise COVID-19 is not what every Bundesliga fan wants to read about, but it’s undeniably having a huge say in the course
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12:41 PM ET Constantin Eckner Hertha Berlin are mired near the bottom of the Bundesliga despite a significant financial injection from Windhorst and his company. What’s going on? Matthias Hangst/Getty Images BERLIN — Some fans believe Hertha Berlin have been cursed since the 1960s. Shortly after the inauguration of the Bundesliga in 1963, Gunter Herzog, the
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11:34 AM ET Bayern Munich were rampant in their high-scoring win against Bochum. Sven Hoppe/picture alliance via Getty Images Champions Bayern Munich fired four first-half goals past promoted Bochum as they thrashed the visitors 7-0 with Joshua Kimmich scoring twice and Robert Lewandowski again on target as they took top spot in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
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12:20 PM ET Adam Brown Liverpool continued their impressive form in the title race on Saturday afternoon with a 4-0 win against Southampton at Anfield. The Reds got off to the perfect start with a goal inside the first two minutes, as intelligent build-up play between Sadio Mane and Andy Robertson was finished off by
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8:09 PM ET Referee Manuel Mota ends the game after Belenenses could not meet the minimum requirement of seven players on the pitch. PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP Benfica‘s Primeira Liga match at Belenenses on Saturday was abandoned amid extraordinary scenes after their COVID-hit opponents were forced to name a team of nine players, including two goalkeepers.
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6:05 PM ET Palmeiras won the Copa Libertadores for the second year in a row when an extra-time goal from Deyverson gave them a 2-1 win over Flamengo in an absorbing all-Brazilian final on Saturday. It is the third time the Sao Paulo club have won South America’s equivalent of Europe’s Champions League, following victories
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11:35 AM ET Borussia Dortmund‘s top striker Erling Haaland scored on his comeback with a second-half volley as his team came from a goal down to beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-1 on Saturday and go provisionally top of the Bundesliga. Dortmund are on 30 points, two ahead of second-placed Bayern Munich, in action later on Saturday
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5:27 PM ET Nani has announced that he will be leaving Orlando City SC after three seasons with the Major League Soccer side. The ex-Manchester United and Portugal star had served as captain for Orlando, helping the team reach the playoffs twice and to the final of the MLS is Back tournament in 2020. –
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8:42 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Michael Carrick has backed the Manchester United squad to adapt to Ralf Rangnick’s high-pressing style if and when the German takes over at Old Trafford. Rangnick’s teams have a reputation for fierce pressing, something Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United were accused of not doing well before the Norwegian was sacked. –
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7:54 AM ET Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said rivals Manchester United are hiring an “outstanding” coach in Ralf Rangnick. Sources have told ESPN that United are in advanced talks to appoint Rangnick as the club’s interim manager until the end of the season. – Insider Notebook: Why United moved for Rangnick– Stream ESPN FC
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4:00 AM ET Manchester United had planned to give Michael Carrick until mid-December before making a breakthrough with Ralf Rangnick — ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: The Old Trafford outcasts who could yet get a second chance under the interim boss. Jump to: Man Utd fringe stars put exit plans on hold |
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5:04 PM ET Real Madrid have qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League. Getty Images Real Madrid secured a place in the last 16 of the Champions League after they cruised to a comfortable 3-0 at Sheriff Tiraspol on Wednesday. Real took their revenge against the Moldovan side, who pulled off a shock 2-1
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