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Arsenal hope to erase painful memories against Bayern Munich

Per Mertesacker admits Arsenal need "two perfect games" to go through. Photo: EPA

Arsenal will be out to show they have learnt the lessons of last season’s painful home defeat by Bayern Munich when the sides meet again in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in London on Wednesday.

Tuesday, 18 February, 2014, 10:40am

Diego Costa and Bayern Munich top weekly global soccer poll

Diego Costa celebrates against Real Sociedad. Photo: Reuters

Bayern Munich’s 5-0 thrashing of Eintracht Frankfurt has helped the Bundesliga leader remain atop of The Associated Press global soccer poll this week, and Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa has topped the player rankings.

It’s the fourth time this season Bayern are the weekly poll winner.

5 Feb 2014 - 10:09am

Bayern Munich sells striker Mario Gomez to Fiorentina

Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez. Photo: Reuters

Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge reached a deal with Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle on Monday, with contracts to be finalised and signed in the coming days, the Bundesliga club announced on its website.

9 Jul 2013 - 9:26am

Guardiola warmly welcomed in first Bayern training

Pep Guardiola takes part in the year's first training session. Photo: EPA

An estimated 8,000 Bayern Munich fans greeted new coach Pep Guardiola with cheers and applause when he took charge of his first training session at the club on Wednesday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Bayern treble hero Heynckes coy about future

Jubilant Bayern Munich players hold outgoing coach Jupp Heynckes aloft as they celebrate victory against VfB Stuttgart in the German Cup final in Berlin. Photo: Xinhua

Bayern's 3-2 victory over VfB Stuttgart in Saturday's German Cup final completed the set, after winning both the Champions League and Bundesliga, to become Germany's first team to land the treble.

3 Jun 2013 - 4:01am

Big shoes to fill at Bayern after Jupp Heynckes' Wembley triumph

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben celebrates after scoring the winning goal in the Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London. Photo: AP

Follow that, Pep. Jupp Heynckes is leaving Bayern Munich having set the bar for Pep Guardiola as high as the Wembley Stadium arch.

In England's national stadium, on the penultimate step of Heynckes' farewell tour, the coach delivered Bayern's fifth European Cup with a 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund.

27 May 2013 - 3:40am

Beaten Dortmund coach Klopp determined to bounce back

Juergen Klopp

Borussia Dortmund will bounce back from their Champions League final defeat - even with conquerors Bayern Munich set to take his best two players, coach Juergen Klopp said.

With his season now over, Klopp admits he has a tough few months ahead as he rebuilds his squad before the new Bundesliga season starts on August 9.

27 May 2013 - 3:39am

Bayern Munich crowned Champions League winners for fifth time

Bayern Munich beat German rivals Borussia Dortmund 2-1 on Saturday in a thrilling Champions League final at London’s Wembley Stadium. Photo: AP

With extra time beckoning, Arjen Robben collected a back-heel from Franck Ribery, eluded the challenge of Mats Hummels and rolled a delicate shot past Roman Weidenfeller to give Bayern their fifth European crown.

26 May 2013 - 10:33am

Bayern, Dortmund ready to restore Germany efficiency

A Borussia Dortmund patch is worn by a fan as Europe braces for an all-German final. Photo: Reuters

In football, is Germany a nation of chokers? The big surprise about today's Champions League final is not the teams - Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are both superb. It is that such an all-German contest to become Europe's top club has taken so long to materialise.

25 May 2013 - 5:10am

Wise punters expecting close Champions League final at Wembley

Bayern and Borussia will face in an all-German UEFA Champions League 2013 final on May 25, the first time two Bundesliga clubs will meet for the European Cup. Photo: AFP

Tonight's first all-German final of the Champions League promises to be a high-quality, exciting match, and with Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich having knocked out the cream of Spain in the semi-finals, it is difficult to dispute that the best two sides have reached Wembley.

25 May 2013 - 4:32am

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben hopes for charm in Champions League final

Arjen Robben

Despite having won league titles in four countries, Arjen Robben knows tomorrow's Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund may represent his last chance to prove he is not one of football's nearly men.

24 May 2013 - 4:13am

Dortmund lose ahead of Champions League final, while Bayern win

Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery celebrates after equalising against Gladbach. Photo: EPA

Borussia Dortmund must wait on Mats Hummels' ankle injury for Saturday's Champions League final, while Wembley opponents Bayern Munich finished the Bundesliga season with a seven-goal thriller.

20 May 2013 - 3:25am

Tax scandal puts stain on Bayern's march to glory

Uli Hoeness

Having survived a serious car accident and walked away from a plane crash, Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has again shown his ability to overcome adversity, this time in the face of the tax scandal which had threatened to engulf him.

8 May 2013 - 5:30am

Bayern's actions chill ties with Dortmund ahead of clash

Hans-Joachim Watzke. Photo: AFP

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has admitted relations between his club and Bayern Munich are far from cordial as the Bundesliga rivals prepare to meet today in a rehearsal for the Champions League final.

4 May 2013 - 5:23am

Fresh from successes in Spain, Bayern and Dortmund get back to Bundesliga

Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller. Photo: Reuters

With Bayern having long-since been confirmed as league champions and Dortmund eight points clear of the chasing pack in second, both teams can be forgiven for being preoccupied by their forthcoming trips to Spain.

27 Apr 2013 - 4:59am