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
Bayern Eyes Juve, Bundesliga History
ESPN FC, March 29th, 2013 9:25AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  germany, italy, uefa champions league

MOST COMMENTED

Bayern Munich could become the first German team in history to clinch the Bundesliga crown in March if it beats Hamburg at home and Borussia Dortmund fails to win away to Stuttgart this weekend. Regardless, it is only a matter of time before the Bavarian giant clinches its 23rd German championship, as it sits a whopping 20 points clear of second-place Dortmund in the Bundesliga table.

With the league title a near certainty, Bayern players say they are more focused on Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg against Italian champion Juventus. "We want a good result against Hamburg ahead of the Juve game," goalkeeper Manuel Neuer told Kicker. Midfielder Toni Kroos added: "In the past, I have also said I want to win the league as early as possible, but we want to get a good feeling for Tuesday."

However, Bayern general manager Matthias Sammer has urged the players to keep their focus. "Recently, our performances have been too shaky, but the results were good if you leave out the Arsenal game,” he told Bild. "You cannot play at top level for a whole season - that is human. But ever since the Dortmund cup match, 2 percent or 3 percent has been missing from the game that has distinguished us.”

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Rooney Named England Captain     
Roy Hodgson on Thursday named Wayne Rooney captain of England following the retirement of former captain ...
Van Basten Exhibits 'Severe Symptoms'; Leaves AZ Indefinitely     
Netherlands and AC Milan legend Marco van Basten on Thursday mysteriously left his post as AZ ...
Arsenal Loses Giroud Until 2015     
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger on Thursday confirmed that striker Olivier Giroud had surgery on an injured ...
Reports: Diego Costa Suffers Hamstring Injury     
Chelsea's Diego Costa has reportedly suffered a minor muscular injury to his hamstring in training, but ...
Liverpool Lands Real in UCL Draw     
Liverpool, making its return to the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2010, was ...
Benitez: 'Errors' Cost Napoli UCL Place     
Rafael Benitez lamented his team's errors as Napoli crashed out of the UEFA Champions League on ...
Ronaldo Wins UEFA Best Player Award     
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday received the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for ...
Xabi Alonso to Join Bayern Munich    
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, who retired from international competition with Spain earlier this week, landed ...
Bookmakers Slash LVG Exit Odds    
British bookmakers reacted to Manchester United's humiliating 4-0 defeat against Milton Keynes Dons in the Capital ...
Atletico Appeals Simeone's Ban    
Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo on Tuesday said the club would appeal coach Diego Simeone's eight-game ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives