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Robben hits Bayern winner in nine-goal thriller

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Berlin (AFP) – Arjen Robben’s superb solo goal five minutes into time added on sealed a dramatic 5-4 comeback win for Bayern Munich at RB Leipzig in an electric top-of-the-table clash on Saturday.

Carlo Ancelotti’s star-studded Bayern, who were already confirmed as Bundesliga champions for the fifth straight year, were 4-3 down on 90 minutes until David Alaba drilled home a free-kick a minute later.

RB Leizpig claim automatic Champions League berth

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig capped off a superb first Bundesliga campaign by securing automatic qualification for next season’s Champions League as Timo Werner scored twice in their 4-1 thrashing of Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Leipzig, founded by energy drinks giants Red Bull in 2009, only reached Germany’s top flight this season after four promotions in seven years.

RB Leizpig claim automatic Champions League berth

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig capped off a superb first Bundesliga campaign by securing automatic qualification for next season’s Champions League as Timo Werner scored twice in their 4-1 thrashing of Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Leipzig, founded by energy drinks giants Red Bull in 2009, only reached Germany’s top flight this season after four promotions in seven years.

Rampant Bayern win fifth straight German league title

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the fifth straight season on Saturday after Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Wolfsburg.

After second-placed RB Leipzig were held to a goalless draw by Ingolstadt, Bayern wrapped up the title with a thumping away victory that left them 10 points clear with three games left.

Rampant Bayern win fifth straight German league title

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the fifth straight season on Saturday after Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Wolfsburg.

After second-placed RB Leipzig were held to a goalless draw by Ingolstadt, Bayern wrapped up the title with a thumping away victory that left them 10 points clear with three games left.

Bayern win fifth straight German league title

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the fifth straight season on Saturday after Robert Lewandowski scored twice in their 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Wolfsburg on Saturday.

After second-placed RB Leipzig had earlier been held to a goalless draw by Ingolstadt, Bayern wrapped up the title as victory at Wolfsburg left them ten points clear with three games left.

Delight as Leipzig Champions League dream comes true

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany striker Timo Werner said RB Leipzig’s dreams had come true as their 4-0 rout of Freiburg on Saturday guaranteed them a crack at the Champions League next season.

With five games left, Leipzig are guaranteed to finish their first Bundesliga season in the top four.

Poulsen strikes late as Leipzig stay on Bayern’s tail

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Berlin (AFP) – Yussuf Poulsen’s late goal gave 10-man RB Leipzig a 1-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday that trimmed Bayern Munich’s lead at the top of the Bundesliga table before the leaders played later.

Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern were hosting Borussia Dortmund on Saturday evening as Robert Lewandowski and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - the league’s top scorers - went head-to-head.

Poulsen strikes late as Leipzig stay on Bayern’s tail

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Berlin (AFP) – Yussuf Poulsen’s late goal gave 10-man RB Leipzig a 1-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday that trimmed Bayern Munich’s lead at the top of the Bundesliga table before the leaders played later.

Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern were hosting Borussia Dortmund on Saturday evening as Robert Lewandowski and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - the league’s top scorers - went head-to-head.

Poulsen’s late strike trims Bayern’s lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Yussuf Poulsen’s late goal sealed ten-man RB Leipzig’s 1-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday to trim Bayern Munich’s runaway lead to seven points with seven Bundesliga games left.

Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern host Borussia Dortmund on Saturday evening when Robert Lewandowski and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - the league’s top scorers - go head-to-head.

Poulsen’s late strike trims Bayern’s lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Yussuf Poulsen’s late goal sealed ten-man RB Leipzig’s 1-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday to trim Bayern Munich’s runaway lead to seven points with seven Bundesliga games left.

Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern host Borussia Dortmund on Saturday evening when Robert Lewandowski and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - the league’s top scorers - go head-to-head.

Keita nets cracker as Leipzig trim Bayern lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita’s superb solo goal settled second-placed RB Leipzig’s frantic 3-2 win at 10-man Mainz on Wednesday to trim Bayern Munich’s lead to 10 points in the Bundesliga.

After runaway leaders Bayern had their 20-match unbeaten run ended by a 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim on Tuesday, RB were made to work for the win at Mainz to narrow the gap.

Keita nets cracker as Leipzig trim Bayern lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita’s superb solo goal settled second-placed RB Leipzig’s frantic 3-2 win at 10-man Mainz on Wednesday to trim Bayern Munich’s lead to 10 points in the Bundesliga.

After runaway leaders Bayern had their 20-match unbeaten run ended by a 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim on Tuesday, RB were made to work for the win at Mainz to narrow the gap.

Keita cracker as Leipzig trim Bayern lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita’s superb solo goal settled second-placed RB Leipzig’s frantic 3-2 win at 10-man Mainz on Wednesday to trim Bayern Munich’s lead to 10 points in the Bundesliga.

After runaway leaders Bayern had their 20-match unbeaten run ended by a 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim on Tuesday, RB were made to work for the win at Mainz to narrow the gap.

Keita cracker as Leipzig trim Bayern lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita’s superb solo goal settled second-placed RB Leipzig’s frantic 3-2 win at 10-man Mainz on Wednesday to trim Bayern Munich’s lead to 10 points in the Bundesliga.

After runaway leaders Bayern had their 20-match unbeaten run ended by a 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim on Tuesday, RB were made to work for the win at Mainz to narrow the gap.

Bayern domination threatens Bundesliga: league boss

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s domination threatens the Bundesliga’s reputation and their rivals must show more ambition in order to close the gap, the German Football League (DFL) boss has warned.

Bayern’s 1-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday left the reigning German champions 13 points clear of second-placed RB Leipzig with just nine games left.

Shooting star Timo Werner called up by Germany

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig’s 21-year-old striker Timo Werner has been called up by Germany for the first time ahead of next week’s friendly against England and World Cup qualifier in Azerbaijan.

Werner is set to make his debut when Germany host Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions in Dortmund next Wednesday before flying to Baku for a World Cup 2018 qualifier against Azerbaijan.

German fans start to feel love for RB Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) – The name ‘RB Leipzig’ remains a red rag for most hardcore German fans, but the controversial Bundesliga club is winning over mainstream supporters, and rightly so, says Michael Ballack.

RB Leipzig are second only to Bayern Munich in the German top flight and on course to qualify directly for the group stages of next season’s Champions League.

German fans start to feel love for RB Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) – The name ‘RB Leipzig’ remains a red rag for most hardcore German fans, but the controversial Bundesliga club is winning over mainstream supporters, and rightly so, says Michael Ballack.

RB Leipzig are second only to Bayern Munich in the German top flight and on course to qualify directly for the group stages of next season’s Champions League.

Bayern go seven points clear in Germany

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich went seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-0 win at Cologne on Saturday in a perfect warm-up for their midweek Champions League trip to Arsenal.

Spain internationals Javi Martinez and Juan Bernat gave Bayern a comfortable two-goal lead before substitute Franck Ribery netted a third on 90 minutes.

Bayern go seven points clear in Germany

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich went seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-0 win at Cologne on Saturday in a perfect warm-up for their midweek Champions League trip to Arsenal.

Spain internationals Javi Martinez and Juan Bernat gave Bayern a comfortable two-goal lead before substitute Franck Ribery netted a third on 90 minutes.

Leipzig slip off German title pace after draw

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Augsburg (Germany) (AFP) – RB Leipzig suffered a German title setback on Friday when they were held to a 2-2 draw at Augsburg, handing champions Bayern Munich the chance to go seven points clear by the end of the weekend.

The result kept Leipzig in second spot on 49 points but Bayern can go to 56 points if they defeat seventh-placed Cologne on Saturday.

Leipzig slip off German title pace after draw

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Augsburg (Germany) (AFP) – RB Leipzig suffered a German title setback on Friday when they were held to a 2-2 draw at Augsburg, handing champions Bayern Munich the chance to go seven points clear by the end of the weekend.

The result kept Leipzig in second spot on 49 points but Bayern can go to 56 points if they defeat seventh-placed Cologne on Saturday.

Lewandowski leads Bayern to new rout against Hamburg

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Berlin (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski netted a hat-trick as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich handed Hamburg an 8-0 thrashing at the Allianz Arena on Saturday in Carlo Ancelotti’s 1000th match as a coach.

Kingsley Coman came off the bench to score twice while Arturo Vidal, David Alaba and Arjen Robben were also on target as Bayern got back to winning ways after last weekend’s 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin.

Leipzig down Gladbach to trim Bayern’s lead

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig cut Bayern Munich’s lead at the top of the Bundesliga to five points on Sunday as Emil Forsberg and Timo Werner netted in a 2-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Leipzig brushed off consecutive defeats with an impressive display at Borussia Park to trim the lead of Bayern, who had needed a 96th-minute Robert Lewandowski goal to draw 1-1 at Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Bundesliga conquerers Bayern set sights on Arsenal

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich turn their focus on Arsenal and the Champions League on Wednesday having effectively ended the title-race in the Bundesliga with a fifth straight-crown now theirs to lose.

With a third of the German league season still to play, Bayern hold a commanding seven-point lead as all their main rivals lost at the weekend.

Bundesliga conquerers Bayern set sights on Arsenal

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich turn their focus on Arsenal and the Champions League on Wednesday having effectively ended the title-race in the Bundesliga with a fifth straight-crown now theirs to lose.

With a third of the German league season still to play, Bayern hold a commanding seven-point lead as all their main rivals lost at the weekend.

Last-gasp Robben, Vidal put Bayern seven clear

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Berlin (AFP) – Arturo Vidal and Arjen Robben netted last minute goals in Bayern Munich’s 2-0 win at Ingolstadt on Saturday to open a seven-point lead as their main Bundesliga rivals all lost.

Bayern, who host Arsenal on Wednesday in the Champions League last 16 first leg, broke the deadlock when Vidal ghosted in behind the Ingolstadt defence and put his side ahead on 90 minutes.

Dortmund apologise to Leipzig over fans’ violence

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund’s CEO and president met their RB Leipzig counterparts on Thursday to apologise for last weekend’s violent attacks by hooligans as police say they have started prosecuting the culprits.

Dortmund police have reportedly started criminal proceedings in 32 cases after violent attacks broke out before last Saturday’s German league match when hooligans set upon Leipzig fans, including women and children.

Loew says Dortmund barbs fuelled brutal fan attacks

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany coach Joachim Loew has joined the criticism of Borussia Dortmund’s CEO after the club’s hooligans attacked RB Leipzig fans, including women and children, before last weekend’s bitter Bundesliga game.

Police made 28 arrests on Saturday after some of the 8,000 visiting RB Leipzig fans were attacked with stones and bottles outside Dortmund’s stadium.

Loew says Dortmund barbs fuelled brutal fan attacks

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany coach Joachim Loew has joined the criticism of Borussia Dortmund’s CEO after the club’s hooligans attacked RB Leipzig fans, including women and children, before last weekend’s bitter Bundesliga game.

Police made 28 arrests on Saturday after some of the 8,000 visiting RB Leipzig fans were attacked with stones and bottles outside Dortmund’s stadium.

‘Sick’ attacks on Leipzig fans shock Germany

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Berlin (AFP) – An RB Leipzig fan has described how hooligans in Dortmund attacked their group, which included children, with stones and bottles and levels of hatred towards the Red Bull-backed club which have shocked German football.

Hooliganism is nothing new in German football, but Saturday’s violence meted out to RB Leipzig supporters, including young families, was a brutal fresh low.

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RB Leipzig-Bayern Munich clash to air live on FOX network

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Bayern Munich’s penultimate game of the season will be televised live on the FOX network.

The match features RB Leipzig at home against Bayern Munich on Saturday, May 13 at 9:30am ET. By putting the game on the over-the-air FOX network, it’ll be available in approximately 112 million homes across the United States.

Bayern Munich-Borussia Dortmund DFB-Pokal semi-final to air on ESPN2

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Bayern Munich’s DFB-Pokal semi-final against Borussia Dortmund will be televised live on ESPN2.

Featuring two of the most popular teams in Germany, the German Cup semi-final will air on Wednesday, April 26 at 2:45pm ET across ESPN2, ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

ESPN will also broadcast the Monchengladbach vs.

Bayern Munich-Borussia Dortmund DFB-Pokal semi-final to air on ESPN2

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Bayern Munich’s DFB-Pokal semi-final against Borussia Dortmund will be televised live on ESPN2.

Featuring two of the most popular teams in Germany, the German Cup semi-final will air on Wednesday, April 26 at 2:45pm ET across ESPN2, ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

ESPN will also broadcast the Monchengladbach vs.

Roundup: Liverpool target says playing at Anfield would be special; Klopp wants €35m star at all costs

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Liverpool have been linked with a move for the RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner recently.

Jurgen Klopp wants to add to his attacking unit this summer and earlier this week there were reports that the German has identified Werner as the ideal solution.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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It's another loaded Saturday of soccer, with leagues from Europe to North America to Australia in action.

The English Premier League sees Geoff Cameronand Stoke City take on league leaders Chelsea, while a resurgent Leicester City heads to West Ham.

In the Bundesliga, second place RB Leipzig takes on relegation contenders Werder Bremen, featuring Aron Johannsson.

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Americans Abroad Sunday Rewind: Johnson, Ream, Arriola and more

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Several Americans endured tough results to close the weekend's action abroad.

Fabian Johnson continued his return to the Borussia Monchengladbach after several months away, but theU.S. Men's National Team regular couldn't quite make an impact in the team's 2-1 loss to RB Leipzig. Johnson was removed in the 80th minute, just moments before Mochengladbach scored their first goal of the game, one which proved to be a consolation against a soaring RB Leipzig side.