Klopp, formerly in charge of Borussia Dortmund, is favourite to become the new Reds manager after Rodgers was sacked following Sunday’s 1-1 Merseyside derby draw – a move welcomed by Owen along with many other ex-players of the Premier League club. It remains to be...
Wolfsburg, occupying fourth place, have a potentially tricky affair with Borussia Monchengladbach, action of which will be live on World Football channel on StarTimes. Just ask Bayern’s coach, who experienced more than his share of big matches at Barcelona.
Their Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is in awesome form with seven goals in just two games including his historic five-goal haul in nine minutes last Tuesday, when Wolfsburg were routed 5-1 at the Allianz Arena, plus two more in Saturday’s 3-0 win at Mainz.
Favre guided Gladbach to third place in the Bundesliga last season, but he resigned on Sunday after five consecutive league losses to start the campaign. “I do not have the feeling anymore that I am the flawless coach for Borussia Moenchengladbach”.
Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski, right, celebrates with teammate Douglas Costa after scoring during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and VfL Wolfsburg at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, September 22, 2015.
Another highly-talked about summer transfer seems to have finally concluded, as German news outlet Bild are reporting that Manchester City have agreed to sign Kevin De Bruyne from Wolfsburg for a fee of at least €80m.
Dortmund will be joined in Friday’s group-stage draw by Bordeaux and Ajax after both snuck through their second legs against Kairat and Jablonec respectively. However, Dortmund turned up and came from behind thanks to the hat rick by Marco Reus, the brace by Shinji Kagawa...