Latest Bundesliga News

American Hoppe debuts with Mallorca in draw with Villarreal

Sep. 19, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — American forward Matthew Hoppe came off the bench in the second half to make his debut with Mallorca in a 0-0 draw against Villarreal in the Spanish league on Sunday, missing out on the potential winner after his late goal was called off for offside. Hoppe...

Guardiola defends his plea for 'more fans' at Man City game

Sep. 17, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

For Pep Guardiola, it was a rallying cry ahead of what he expects to be a tough game. For some Manchester City supporters, it was an ill-timed comment that questioned the loyalty of the club’s fan base. A clash has broken out between City’s...

New stars, old problems for Man United in Champions League

Sep. 15, 2021 05:07 AM EDT

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — With Cristiano Ronaldo back at Manchester United, missing out on the Champions League knockout rounds for a third straight season is unthinkable. Yet the same kind of problems carried over from last season’s failed campaign to the one that...

CONMEBOL, Klopp and Nagelsmann decry biennial World Cup push

Sep. 10, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — South American football's governing body joined Europe in opposing FIFA's push for World Cups every two years, while leading coaches Jürgen Klopp and Julian Nagelsmann also voiced concerns on Friday. CONMEBOL's resistance to doubling the frequency of...

McKennie doesn't dress for qualifier after violating rules

Sep. 06, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. midfielder Weston McKennie did not dress for Sunday night's World Cup qualifier against Canada after violating team COVID-19 rules. McKennie, who plays for Juventus, had started Thursday night's opening 0-0 draw at El Salvador and is among...

American Matthew Hoppe transfers to Mallorca from Schalke

Aug. 31, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

Emerging American forward Matthew Hoppe is leaving relegated Schalke for Mallorca. The German club, demoted to the second tier at the end of last season, said Tuesday it had agreed to a permanent transfer of the 20-year-old. Hoppe, who is from Yorba...

American defender Richards loaned to Hoffenheim by Bayern

Aug. 31, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

American Chris Richards agreed Tuesday to a new contract with Bayern Munich that runs until 2025, and the 21-year-old defender was loaned to Hoffenheim for the rest of the 2021-22 season. Richards, who is from Birmingham, Alabama, joined Bayern Munich from the academy of...

Marsch wins Bundesliga's 1st duel between American coaches

Aug. 20, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Jesse Marsch won the first Bundesliga duel between teams with American coaches by leading Leipzig to a 4-0 win over Pellegrino Matarazzo's Stuttgart on Friday. As well as giving Marsch temporary bragging rights over his compatriot, the win made amends for...

Gerd Müller, 'the best striker in history,' dies at 75

Aug. 15, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Gerd Müller, the Bayern Munich and former West Germany soccer great known as “Der Bomber” for his scoring prowess, has died. He was 75. The Bavarian club announced his death on Sunday, with club president Herbert Hainer saying it was “a sad, dark...

LA Galaxy add F Dejan Joveljić from Eintracht Frankfurt

Aug. 05, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have acquired forward Dejan Joveljić from Eintracht Frankfurt of the German Bundesliga. The five-time MLS champion Galaxy announced a 4 1/2-year deal Thursday for the 21-year-old Joveljić, who will hold an MLS U22 Initiative roster...