German DFB Pokal
Borussia Dortmund will be without attacker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and midfielder Nuri Sahin when they take on third-tier club Dynamo Dresden in the German Cup on Tuesday, reports kicker.
The resurgent 2011 and 2012 Bundesliga champions go into the cup tie at Dresden on the back of four consecutive league wins, though kicker reports that coach Jurgen Klopp will be without Aubameyang and Sahin with the former being rested due to muscular problems.
In February, Aubameyang and Marco Reus scored 10...
Seeing that they went on to lose 3-1 anyway, Hamburg goalkeeper Jaroslav Drobny probably wishes he hadn't bothered making one particular save during his side's DFB Pokal defeat against Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.
The moment came shortly before half-time when the Czech shot-stopper inadvertently repelled Philipp Lahm's close-range effort using a rather sensitive part of his anatomy.
You can almost pinpoint the moment that Drobny's eyes start to water, but -- and kudos to him -- the Hamburg...
Hamburg have apologised after a fan confronted Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery on the pitch during the DFB-Pokal tie between the clubs on Wednesday night.
With seconds remaining of the match -- won 3-1 by Bayern -- the fan confronted 31-year-old Ribery, hitting him with his scarf and making gestures before stewards ushered him away.
After the game, Hamburg said sorry on their Twitter feed, writing: "Dear FC Bayern, dear Franck Ribery. We apologise for the scene close to the end. That's not HSV!"
Franck Ribery was all smiles despite being briefly attacked by a Hamburg fan after Bayern Munich won 3-1 in the DFB-Pokal on Wednesday.
A spectator came onto the pitch and ran the width of the field before hitting the French winger. The intruder was then caught by guards and escorted away.
"Fortunately, nothing much happened,'' a relaxed and smiling Ribery told German television after the match. "It was a difficult situation, I didn't see him coming."
Ribery started his first match for Bayern...