Bayern Munich fired an ominous warning to the rest of the Bundesliga when they demolished fifth-placed Schalke 04 5-0 on Saturday to close the gap on leaders RB Leipzig to one point.
Forward Robert Lewandowski set the Bavarians on their way by scoring his 21st league goal of the season in the sixth minute and, after they had two goals disallowed for offside, Thomas Mueller added the second just before halftime.
Leon Goretzka scored a brilliantly improvised third in the 50th minute before Thiago...
Real Madrid defender Alvaro Odriozola has joined Bayern Munich on loan until the end of the season.
The 24-year-old right-back passed a medical in Munich, ahead of training with his new teammates on Wednesday.- Transfer Grades: All the big moves rated
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Madrid signed Odriozola, then regarded as Spain's best young full back, for €30 million from his hometown club Real Sociedad in 2018.
However he has since failed to displace...
Champions Bayern Munich scored four times in 24 minutes in the second half to crush hosts Hertha Berlin 4-0 on Sunday and move into second place as the Bundesliga resumed after the winter break.
The Bavarians held back in the first half but were unstoppable after the break, riding roughshod over Hertha to move into second place, four points behind leaders RB Leipzig.
Thomas Mueller stabbed in from close range on the hour for his third goal of the season, with Bayern upping the tempo after the break...
Hertha Berlin coach Jurgen Klinsmann has had his coaching licence renewed by the German Football Association (DFB), having potentially been ineligible to lead his team against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Sunday.
In German football, a coaching licence has to be renewed every three years and coaches must undergo 20 hours of training in order to have it renewed. But Klinsmann last coached in the Bundesliga in 2009 before moving to the United States for his role with the USMNT,...