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# bundesliga - Thursday 28 May, 2020

From The42 RB Leipzig miss chance to go second as another loss piles pressure on Schalke's Wagner Wrap

RB Leipzig miss chance to go second as another loss piles pressure on Schalke's Wagner

A round-up of last night’s Bundesliga action.

# bundesliga - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Bayer Leverkusen crash and burn to shock defeat as Borussia Moenchengladbach jump to third

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick said his side took ‘a big step’ towards an eight straight title.

From The42 Exquisite Kimmich goal hands Bayern vital win in top-of-the-table clash with Dortmund Dominant

Exquisite Kimmich goal hands Bayern vital win in top-of-the-table clash with Dortmund

Bayern are now seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.

From The42 As it happened: Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich, Bundesliga Liveblog

As it happened: Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich, Bundesliga

Bayern look set for an eighth-straight title, after the top-of-the-table clash was settled by an exquisite Kimmich goal.

# bundesliga - Monday 25 May, 2020

No home rule: Bayern out to show Dortmund who's boss

Leaders Bayern travel to second-placed Dortmund four points clear.

# bundesliga - Sunday 24 May, 2020

From The42 One of Europe's most highly rated strikers bags hat-trick as Leipzig prevail Going Well

One of Europe's most highly rated strikers bags hat-trick as Leipzig prevail

It was a good day for Timo Werner, while Schalke extended their winless run to nine games.

# bundesliga - Saturday 23 May, 2020

From The42 Unwanted hat-trick for Frankfurt player as Bayern hit five in win before top-of-the-table clash Bundesliga

Unwanted hat-trick for Frankfurt player as Bayern hit five in win before top-of-the-table clash

Bayern Munich resisted a second-half fightback as they won 5-2.

Not cut out for this! Gladbach crash in front of 13,000 'cardboard fans' as Havertz stars

With football fans in Germany locked out in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus, Gladbach fans have come up with a novel way of showing their support.

From The42 Sancho helps seal Dortmund win over Wolfsburg and World Cup hero set to leave at end of season Winning Ways

Sancho helps seal Dortmund win over Wolfsburg and World Cup hero set to leave at end of season

Dortmund also confirmed today that Mario Goetze, who scored the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final, will leave at the end of the season.

# bundesliga - Friday 22 May, 2020

From The42 Former Celtic defender completes rout as Hertha claim Berlin derby bragging rights Revenge

Former Celtic defender completes rout as Hertha claim Berlin derby bragging rights

The hosts saw off Union 4-0 at a near-empty Olympic Stadium in the German capital.

From The42 Bundesliga Preview: Dortmund travel to Wolfsburg looking to put pressure on Bayern

Bundesliga Preview: Dortmund travel to Wolfsburg looking to put pressure on Bayern

A look ahead to this weekend’s action in the German top division.

# bundesliga - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

From The42 Football with fans will come back 'very soon' — Uefa president Empty Stands

Football with fans will come back 'very soon' — Uefa president

The Bundesliga made a successful return to action behind closed doors at the weekend.

# bundesliga - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

From The42 'Allowing millionaires on the pitch sends the wrong signal' - Bundesliga restart draws criticism Anger

'Allowing millionaires on the pitch sends the wrong signal' - Bundesliga restart draws criticism

World champion rower Oliver Zeidler has branded the situation ‘a joke’.

# bundesliga - Sunday 17 May, 2020

From The42 Lewandowski on target as Bayern resume title charge Pole Apart

Lewandowski on target as Bayern resume title charge

The champions eased to a 2-0 win at Union Berlin.

# bundesliga - Saturday 16 May, 2020

From The42 Hertha Berlin players won't be punished for hugging and kissing Achtung Baby

Hertha Berlin players won't be punished for hugging and kissing

Belgian defender Dedryck Boyata kissed team-mate Marko Grujic on the cheek after his team’s first goal.

From The42 'There was no noise - you shoot or score a goal and nothing happens' No Buzz

'There was no noise - you shoot or score a goal and nothing happens'

Bundesliga players got a taste for playing behind closed doors today.

From The42 In pics: The Bundesliga looked very different behind closed doors No Fans

In pics: The Bundesliga looked very different behind closed doors

The German league was back without any fans in the stadiums.

From The42 Goal-machine Haaland among the scorers as Dortmund return with 4-0 win Wunderbar

Goal-machine Haaland among the scorers as Dortmund return with 4-0 win

The 19-year-old grabbed the first as the Bundesliga made its comeback.

From The42 'If we set a good example maybe the other leagues will see it is possible' - The Irish returning to play in the Bundesliga Das Reboot

'If we set a good example maybe the other leagues will see it is possible' - The Irish returning to play in the Bundesliga

Irish U19 and Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Conor Noss and former Irish youth international Patrick Kohlmann talk to The42 ahead of today’s return.

# bundesliga - Friday 15 May, 2020

From The42 Augsburg head coach to miss Bundesliga return after breaking quarantine to buy toothpaste Colgate-gate

Augsburg head coach to miss Bundesliga return after breaking quarantine to buy toothpaste

‘I made a mistake by leaving the hotel,’ admitted Heiko Herrlich.

# bundesliga - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Dortmund braced for 'most unusual derby in history' as Bundesliga returns

Signal Iduna Park will be near-empty for Dortmund’s clash against Schalke on Saturday.

# bundesliga - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

From The42 Socially-distanced buses and elbow bumps - How German football will look on its return this weekend Das Reboot

Socially-distanced buses and elbow bumps - How German football will look on its return this weekend

The Bundesliga has introduced a range of different measures to ensure its return to action this weekend.

From The42 Which Bundesliga club should you support when it restarts this weekend? Quiz

Which Bundesliga club should you support when it restarts this weekend?

With Europe’s other top leagues still out of action, all eyes will be on German football from Saturday.

# bundesliga - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

From The42 German fans warned ahead of Bundesliga restart this weekend Ultras

German fans warned ahead of Bundesliga restart this weekend

It’s simple: stay away.

# bundesliga - Saturday 9 May, 2020

From The42 Blow for German Bundesliga restart as entire Dresden squad put into quarantine Setback

Blow for German Bundesliga restart as entire Dresden squad put into quarantine

Today’s news means the club, currently bottom of the German second division, will not be able to fulfill their fixture against Hannover next weekend.

# bundesliga - Thursday 7 May, 2020

From The42 Germany's Bundesliga will be first of Europe's 'big five' to return next weekend as fixture list revealed Fussball

Germany's Bundesliga will be first of Europe's 'big five' to return next weekend as fixture list revealed

Borussia Dortmund face Schalke in the Ruhr derby on Saturday, while Bayern Munich take on Union Berlin the following day.

# bundesliga - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

From The42 Merkel gives go-ahead for top-level German football to resume in mid-May Kick Off

Merkel gives go-ahead for top-level German football to resume in mid-May

The Bundesliga will become the first of Europe’s biggest five leagues to return to the field.

# bundesliga - Monday 4 May, 2020

From The42 Too soon to talk about Serie A, FA doesn't expect fans at matches 'any time soon' Covid-19

Too soon to talk about Serie A, FA doesn't expect fans at matches 'any time soon'

European football is nudging towards resumption at various speeds.

# bundesliga - Friday 1 May, 2020

From The42 Blow for Bundesliga resumption plans, as 3 test positive for coronavirus Concern

Blow for Bundesliga resumption plans, as 3 test positive for coronavirus

Cologne will continue to train while the three individuals are in isolation.

# bundesliga - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 German ministry calls for players to wear masks if Bundesliga returns Measures

German ministry calls for players to wear masks if Bundesliga returns

The Ministry of Labour have drafted guidelines for the return of games, which include the wearing of masks which must be changed every 15 minutes.

# bundesliga - Thursday 23 April, 2020

From The42 Bundesliga claims it is ready to resume in May, but awaits political clearance Neu Starten

Bundesliga claims it is ready to resume in May, but awaits political clearance

German football is prepared to play matches behind closed doors, but there are numerous hurdles still to get over.

# bundesliga - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

From The42 Bundesliga set to become first major European league to return in a fortnight's time Ghost Games

Bundesliga set to become first major European league to return in a fortnight's time

German football is aiming to play matches behind closed doors from 9 May, but the idea has been met with some opposition.

# bundesliga - Friday 3 April, 2020

From The42 Flick handed Bayern Munich job on a permanent basis New Deal

Flick handed Bayern Munich job on a permanent basis

Having initially been brought in as interim boss after the departure of Niko Kovac, the 55-year-old has been rewarded with a three-year deal.

# bundesliga - Sunday 29 March, 2020

'It was like living in Las Vegas' - the Dubliner, the Bundesliga and clubbing with Pat Kenny in Berlin

Alan Clarke moved to Germany in the early 1980s after a spell at Leeds United didn’t work out. But that’s only a tiny part of a remarkable story.

# bundesliga - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From The42 Bundesliga's big four pledge €20 million in financial aid to other German clubs Solidarity

Bundesliga's big four pledge €20 million in financial aid to other German clubs

The DFL will be responsible for deciding how the money is distributed among clubs in the top two divisions.

# bundesliga - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 'Really scared,' says Bundesliga's first coronavirus case Concern

'Really scared,' says Bundesliga's first coronavirus case

Paderborn’s Luca Kilian, 20, was the first player diagnosed with Covid-19 in the German top-flight.

# bundesliga - Monday 23 March, 2020

From The42 Bundesliga side to resume training today despite Covid-19 pandemic Going Again

Bundesliga side to resume training today despite Covid-19 pandemic

Wolfsburg will train ‘in small groups’ through the ongoing crisis.

# bundesliga - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Top clubs face monstrous losses if football season can't be completed

The elite leagues across Europe have four billion reasons to complete their seasons when the sport resumes.

# bundesliga - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Uefa and clubs commit to ending season by 30 June

Earlier on Tuesday, it was announced Euro 2020 would be postponed by 12 months.

# bundesliga - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From The42 Bayern move four points clear in pursuit of eighth consecutive Bundesliga crown On Track

Bayern move four points clear in pursuit of eighth consecutive Bundesliga crown

After a lacklustre first half, Thomas Müller provided the game’s decisive moment early in the second half.