BERLIN (AP) — Captain Manuel Neuer returned from six weeks out injured to help Bayern Munich complete a domestic double after beating Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final on Saturday.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Sweden striker Marcus Berg has scored everywhere he has played, except the World Cup.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Shy, diminutive and without that distinctive ponytail, Emil Forsberg couldn't be more different than the larger-than-life Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
They share an ability to conjure something out of nothing on a soccer field, though, as Forsberg showed in leading Sweden into the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 24 years.
Leipzig draws 1-1 with Monaco on Champions League debut
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Eight years after the club's formation, Leipzig made its Champions League debut and drew with visiting Monaco 1-1 on Wednesday.
Swedish midfielder Emil Forsberg claimed the team's first ever Champions League goal, only for Youri Tielemans to answer straight away for the French champion, which was knocked out by Juventus in the semifinals last season.
Leipzig missed the chance to move closer to Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich as it was held 1-1 at Schalke on Sunday.
Leipzig was looking to take advantage of Bayern Munich dropping points in a 2-2 draw against Mainz on Saturday, and cut the gap to six points.
Timo Werner gave Leipzig the lead in the 14th minute, nodding in Bernardo's cross from the right for his 17th league goal of the season.
Leipzig beats ’Gladbach 2-1, cuts Bayern’s Bundesliga lead
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig held on for a 2-1 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to cut Bayern Munich's lead in the Bundesliga to five points on Sunday.
Emil Forsberg scored one and set up another for the promoted side to end its two-game losing streak and stay on course for Champions League qualification with its 14th win of the season.
"We showed that we're ready to get momentum behind us," Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuettl said.
Bayern gives Leipzig cold shower in Bundesliga, goes 3 clear
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich eased to a comfortable 3-0 victory over promoted Leipzig in their top-of-the-table clash to claim the Bundesliga's unofficial title of 'autumn champion' before the winter break.
"We wanted to send a signal," Bayern captain Philipp Lahm said.
The two sides had been level going into their 16th-round showdown, with Leipzig, boasting the league's best away record, quietly confident of causing another upset to round off a remarkable first half-season of top-flight football.
Bayern back on top of Bundesliga as Leipzig loses first game
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich routed Wolfsburg 5-0 and took advantage of Leipzig's first defeat to replace the promoted side at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Leipzig's record 13-game unbeaten start was finally ended in a 1-0 loss at coach Ralph Hasenhuettl's former side Ingolstadt, which had been bottom but climbed one place.
"Defeats always hurt, regardless against whom," said Hasenhuettl, who led Ingolstadt to promotion in 2015.
Missed penalties set Bundesliga record as Leipzig goes 3rd
BERLIN (AP) — Missed penalties set a Bundesliga record on Sunday as promoted Leipzig continued its remarkable start to the season with a 1-0 win at Wolfsburg to go third.
Emil Forsberg fired the unbeaten side to its fourth win from seven games, putting it level on points with another surprise team, Cologne, and just two points behind leader Bayern Munich.
Leipzig beats Augsburg, goes provisionally 3rd in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Unbeaten Leipzig continued its impressive start in its first Bundesliga season by beating Augsburg 2-1 to move to provisional third on Friday.
Leipzig, founded in 2009 when energy-drink manufacturer Red Bull rebranded fifth-tier side SSV Markranstaedt and financed its speedy promotion as a new entity through the lower leagues, is the first promoted side in the Bundesliga to remain unbeaten after six games.