Bayern tighten grip on Bundesliga lead; Augsburg fall to Hannover

Arjen Robben scored his 100th goal for Bayern Munich Tuesday night as the Bundesliga champions expanded their lead over VfL Wolfsburg to 12 points atop the circuit with a 2-0 triumph over relegation-threatened SC Freiburg. Robben's 65th Bundesliga goal accompanied 35 in other competitions as he continues to stamp his authority on a Bayern attack which so often flows through his right...
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Liverpool looking to loan Inter Milan midfielder?

Liverpool looking to loan Inter Milan midfielder? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com According to recent reports in the English media, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is looking to strengthen his midfield in the January transfer window and Inter Milan midfielder, Fredy Guarin has been touted as a possible signing. Central midfield has been a problem for Liverpool since the departures...
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Bayern create further separation with win; Dortmund fall to Hertha

Bayern Munich emphasized the difference between themselves and any would-be Bundesliga challengers Saturday afternoon, a four-goal second half dismantling Augsburg 4-0 and opening a 10-point gap over second place VfL Wolfsburg which plays Sunday. Augsburg, one of the surprises of the season, kicked off in third place, and had the distinction of being the last team to hand Bayern...
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Oh You Beauty!: Top Goals of the Midweek of 12/11

5. Davy Klaassen vs APOEL Nicosia What else would you expect from an Ajax player? Total football is in their blood. Ricardo Kishna’s dribbling to set up this goal is simply magnificent and makes the APOEL Nicosia defenders look like fools.   4. Maurice Kuhn vs FC Iserlohn Who said there weren’t any beautiful goals to be had in the lower leagues. This one comes courtesy of...
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Real Madrid Break 3 New Records In Win Against Ludogorets

In a match that saw not one, not two, not three but four different records at stake, you knew that Real Madrid would actually play for something against Ludogorets even though the Spanish giants had already qualified for the Knockout Round of the Champions League. Yet that still didn’t change the fact that with mostly fringe players and never leaving third gear, the reigning...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baba Rahman: Augsburg defender rated 6th best in German Bundesliga

[caption id="attachment_274835" align="aligncenter" width="308"] Baba Rahman[/caption]Augsburg Ghanaian defender Abdul Baba Rahman has been ranked as the sixth best player in the Germany Bundesliga midway through the season.Highly-rated European football website, whoscored.com, ranked the 22-year-old above Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso as well as Wolfsburg’s Ricardo Rodriguez...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Manchester City 3-2 Bayern Munich Match Highlights

Sergio Aguero struck twice in the closing minutes to complete a hat-trick and revive Manchester City's Champions League hopes with a 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich. City's challenge had looked all but over after Aguero's early penalty was cancelled out by quickfire goals from Xabi Alonso and Robert Lewandowski before half-time. But Aguero seized on a mistake from the otherwise...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Xabi Alonso’s GOALAZO levels it with Man City

Manchester City had it all going for them. Playing at home, Aguero putting his team up 1-0 on a penalty kick and Bayern Munich being down to 10 men. Someone forgot to tell Pep Guardiola’s Munich side thought. Instead of packing it in and hoping to escape with a late point, his side went on the attack and it paid off in a big way. Former Liverpool and Barcelona star Xabi Alonso...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid target Liverpool’s “new Xabi Alonso”

Real Madrid target Liverpool’s “new Xabi Alonso” - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid are targeting Liverpool youngster Pedro Chirivella, a player being widely dubbed as “the new Xabi Alonso”. Reports in England say Madrid are keen on the 17 year-old Chirivella, who has been part of Liverpool’s UEFA Youth League squads. Chirivella is also the Spain Under...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Guardiola urges fans to be patient as Schweini returns to training

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has put the brakes on Bastian Schweinsteiger's return from injury while praising the man who has replaced him this season, Xabi Alonso. Schweinsteiger is now back in full team training after missing the start of the season through a persistent knee tendon problem. With a comeback now looking imminent, Guardiola has called on Bayern fans to be patient...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty!: Top 5 Goals of the Week 10/19/2014

1) Xabi Alonso vs. Werder Bremen Probably 95% of free kick goals are a result of someone shooting the ball over the wall and into the goal. This free kick defied logic and Xabi Alonso decided to go under the wall to trick everyone and get the goal. Bayern Munich went on to defeat Werder Bremen 6-0. 2) Oscar vs. Crystal Palace This is the normal free kick goal that we’re used to...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty!: Top 5 Goals of the Week 10/19/2014

1) Xabi Alonso vs. Werder Bremen Probably 95% of free kick goals are a result of someone shooting the ball over the wall and into the goal. This free kick defied logic and Xabi Alonso decided to go under the wall to trick everyone and get the goal. Bayern Munich went on to defeat Werder Bremen 6-0. 2) Oscar vs. Crystal Palace This is the normal free kick goal that we’re used to...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern move gave my career a fresh start – Alonso

​Xabi Alonso has revealed that he chose to leave Real Madrid for Bayern Munich to give his career a fresh […]
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rummenigge hails Alonso impact at Bayern

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes Xabi Alonso’s personality has helped him settle in at Bayern Munich as much as his playing capabilities. […]
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich sporting director explains Xabi Alonso signing

Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer believes Xabi Alonso is just the type of player the club needed. The German champions recruited the former Spain international from Real Madrid on a two-year contract last month. The 32-year-old midfielder has slotted straight into Bayern's starting line-up, and Sammer believes that it was a good move to recruit the two-time Champions...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Toni Kroos Settles Into ‘Xabi Alonso’ Role And Real Madrid Are Flourishing

Real Madrid were facing questions from fans and the media after the club stumbled at the start of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had lost the Spanish Supercopa to city rivals, Atletico Madrid. Shortly thereafter the club dropped a league match to Real Sociedad, a contest which saw Real storm out of the starting gates to take a 2-0 lead, only to concede...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Xabi Alsonso’s Absence May Cost Real Madrid Big

La Liga champion, two-time Champions League winner, two-time European Champion and World Cup Winner. Only a handful of players carry all of these honors: Carlos Puyol, Andres Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez, Iker Casillas and Xabi Alonso. They were all apart of ... Read More
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Xabi Alonso wants more from Bayern Munich despite win over Stuttgart

It was a case of points over performance for Bayern Munich on Saturday as they returned to winning ways ahead of Wednesday's Champions League game against Manchester City with a 2-0 win over Stuttgart. Bayern were not at their best but never looked under any real pressure at the Allianz Arena and did enough to ease to victory. Coach Pep Guardiola predicted before the campaign started...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Madrid Transfer Deadline Recap : Xabi Alonso and Chicharito

Bayern Munich completed the signing of 32-year-old Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso for 10 million euro. The Spaniard spurred interest from several clubs this summer, but in the end decided to join Bayern Munich. Alonso has played a total of 158 ... Read More
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronaldo on Madrid Tranfers: “If I Were in Charge, I Would Not do it Like This”

It sounds like in attempt to appease their best player, Real Madrid have done the opposite and upset him. The Spanish giants have offloaded a few key players in Xabi Alonso and Angel di Maria during the transfer window and it became clear their presence was missed in Madrid’s 4-2 defeat to Real Sociedad on Sunday. While they have brought in new and exciting players, Ronaldo isn’t...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Alonso targets Seedorf´s Champions League record

Xabi Alonso has targeted winning the UEFA Champions League with a third different club – a feat only previously managed […]
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Xabi Alonso Leaves Real Madrid: Thoughts and Repercussions

Every Madridista remembers the awkward period between Claude Makélélé and Xabi Alonso. When the Frenchman was sold in 2003, Los Blancos struggled for more than half a decade to replace him. Gravesen, Gago, Emerson and M. Diarra are just some ... Read More
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern sign Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid; Demetriou joins Swansea

FC Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid CF on a two-year deal. The Spain […]
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Alonso: Kroos arrival not a factor

Xabi Alonso insists his departure for Bayern Munich has nothing to do with Toni Kroos’ close-season arrival at Real Madrid. […]
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich sign midfielder Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid

Xabi Alonso has signed a two-year deal with Bayern Munich and revealed choosing to leave Real Madrid was the toughest decision of his life. The former Spain midfielder, who announced his international retirement earlier this week, has also now called time on his five years at the Bernabeu to join German giants Bayern in a transfer reportedly worth 10 million euros ($13.28million...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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