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Despite neither side hitting top gear so far this season our tipster expects the Premier League holders to give a good account of themselves on a familiar European stage The champions of Germany host the champions of England in one of the most high-profile match-ups of the opening round of Champions League fixtures. Bayern Munich and Manchester City have regularly battled it out on the European stage, having been drawn together in the groups in three of the last four years.
The Bayern Munich midfielder personifies a can-do attitude more than any other player in the German national team, which makes the decision to make him the team captain is, needless to say, appropriate. German soccer player Bastian Schweinsteiger catches a shirt to sign an autograph during celebrations to mark the team's 2014 Brazil World Cup victory, at a 'fan mile' public viewing zone in Berlin July 15, 2014.
Bayern Munich are struggling with fitness and injury problems ahead of their Champions League group opener against Manchester City on Wednesday. Dutchman Arjen Robben is doubtful after missing training on Sunday with a knee problem and fellow winger Franck Ribery made his season debut on Saturday, coming on as a substitute and scoring in the 2-0 win over VfB Stuttgart.
A snap of FC Bayern Munich star player Bastian Schweinsteiger and tennis hottie Ana Ivanovic holding hands while strolling in New York City recently is making headlines. Various media outlets could only speculate Schweinsteiger and Ivanovic are dating.
The newly-named Germany captain referenced his injury woes in 2013 and says, following the World Cup this summer, he is easing himself back to full fitness Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has stressed he is easing his way back to full fitness as he needs time to heal after a hectic 2013-14. The 30-year-old was an integral part of Germany's World Cup win this summer, but he struggled with injury throughout the preceding season as he twice required surgery on his ankle.
With defending champion Bayern Munich and runner-up Borussia Dortmund already dropping points, Bayer Leverkusen is setting the early season pace in the Bundesliga. The attacking midfielder was ruled out for four weeks with a left ankle injury sustained in Germany's European Championship qualifier against Scotland.
World champions Germany got their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign off to a shaky start with a nervy 2-1 win over Scotland in Dortmund on Sunday . Scotland's goalkeeper David Marshall fails to save a ball scored by Germany's Thomas Mueller during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group D qualifying match in Dortmund, western Germany.
The Barcelona striker, who missed out on the Ballon d'Or to the Real Madrid man, has be named the world's best player in the the latest edition of the franchise which hits the shops in the UK on September 26. Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben was third after being rated at 90 along with Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Manuel Neuer, who is the highest ranking goalkeeper in the game. Barcelona's Andres Iniesta and Luis Suarez are six and seventh on 89 points, while Bayern Munich pair Bastian Schweinsteiger and Franck Ribery come in at eighth and ninth respectively.
IN THE aftermath of the World Cup final, Mario Gotze celebrated his extra-time winner against Argentina with a tribute to his absent friend. As the party gathered momentum, the Bayern Munich player turned to the cameras and unfolded a Germany shirt with "Reus" on its shoulders and "21" on its back.
In general, international breaks have a bad reputation among fans of club football. Many believe the club season already asks too much of top players and adding friendly matches and tournament qualifiers between footballing giants and minnows is both pointless and dangerous for stars.
IT is probably easier to locate a taxi on Sauchiehall Street at chucking-out time on a Saturday night than it is to find any flaws within the current Germany squad. IT is probably easier to locate a taxi on Sauchiehall Street at chucking-out time on a Saturday night than it is to find any flaws within the current Germany squad.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:21 am
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