Ligue 1

Ancelotti unconcerned by Lewandowski, Muller droughts

Carlo Ancelotti is not worried by the goal droughts of Bayern Munich front men Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller.

Tuchel eager for 'cup final' atmosphere in Ruhr derby

Thomas Tuchel says it "feels like a cup final" when Borussia Dortmund clash with local rivals Schalke.

Scholl slams Golden Boy Sanches

Former Bayern Munich star Mehmet Scholl feels Renato Sanches is guilty of slowing the team down with his use of the ball.

Dortmund need Reus - Aubameyang

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes Marco Reus' return from injury is crucial to kick-start Borussia Dortmund's season.

Badstuber hopeful injury woes behind him

Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber is hopeful his injury woes are behind him for good after making his comeback in Wednesday's 3-1 DFB-Pokal win over Augsburg.

Bayern Munich 3 Augsburg 1: Green's first goal sends holders through

Julian Green scored his first competitive goal for Bayern Munich as Carlo Ancelotti's side advanced to the third round of the DFB-Pokal with an ultimately comfortable 3-1 victory over Bavarian rivals Augsburg.

Borussia Dortmund 1 Union Berlin 1 (aet, 3-0 pens): Weidenfeller shootout heroics seal progress

Goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller spared Borussia Dortmund's blushes with a pair of shootout saves to help them progress to the third round of DFB-Pokal after a 1-1 draw with Union Berlin.

Sacchi warns Bayern players over Ancelotti temper

Former Italy coach Arrigo Sacchi has stressed Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti is more than capable of getting angry when the situation calls for it.

Aubameyang like a rocket, Lewandowski perfect - Riedle

Former Borussia Dortmund attacker Karl-Heinz Riedle has little doubt Robert Lewandowski and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be battling it out for the Bundesliga top goalscorer award this term.