Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Strife among strikers at Bayern?
by Mike Woitalla, February 10th, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD] With the scored tied 1-1 against Borussa Dortmund last weekend, Bayern Munich coach Juergen Klinsmann subbed in Landon Donovan for striker Luca Toni. Toni fumed, refused to shake hands with fellow forward Miroslav Klose as he walked off the field, and stormed straight to the locker room.

While partnered with Donovan, Klose struck twice to lead Bayern to a 3-1 victory.

Bayern president Franz Beckenbauer said, "Toni is a typical Italian stirker, who needs a lot of room. That doesn't suit Miro Klose."

Last season, his first with Bayern, Toni scored 39 goals in 46 matches in all competitions. This season he leads Bayern with Bundesliga 9 goals, followed by Klose's 8, but Toni played poorly in his last two games.

Bayern general manager Uli Hoeness said that Bayern wasted "100,000" chances against Dortmund while the German press is deducing that Klose and Toni have become incompatible.

What that means for Donovan remains to be seen.

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
A dream come true    
Taylor Leach, a two-time first-team All-SEC defender at the University of South Carolina, will continue her ...
Klinsmann trims U.S. squad, adds Yedlin for Chile trip    
U.S. national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann named a 23-player roster for the friendlies against Chile ...
What They're Saying: Tally Hall    
"The league is looking to invest in itself. That's why the DPs are coming in, and ...
MLS Trade Central: RSL lands Jamaican Phillips    
Real Salt Lake signed Jamaican defender Demar Phillips, who will be in line to take over ...
2015 MLS Preseason Schedule    
MLS clubs opened camp on Friday. Most of the week will be spent working in-house and ...
Herzog takes reins of U.S. U-23s     
Austrian Andreas Herzog, who has been Jurgen Klinsmann's assistant for the last three years, has been ...
Video Pick: Red Bull Cahill hits golazo in Asian Cup     
Tim Cahill may be coming off a frustrating season with the New York Red Bulls, but ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann    
"Oh, definitely. We can have that anytime. No problem at all. He [sent] me a note, ...
Columbus Crew signs Argentine vet Grana     
The Columbus Crew has bolstered its backline by signing 29-year-old Argentine Hernan Grana, whose seven-club career ...
Omar Gonzalez isn't worried about U.S. pecking order    
Normally, Omar Gonzalez would have been up the road at the national team training camp in ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives