Sunday, April 20, 2014
Inspired by the failure of Barcelona's star pairing to find chemistry this season, Goal looks back at a list of high-profile misfiring duos.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Tata Martino's position as Blaugrana coach is under intense scrutiny but the German insists that he is not interested in taking charge at Camp Nou
The Bundesliga champions produced another poor performance on Saturday and their form since winning the title will be a big concern ahead of the trip to the Bernabeu on Wednesday
Goals from Claudio Pizarro and Mario Mandzukic saw Bayern win for the first time in three Bundesliga games in a result that all-but condemns Braunschweig to relegation
Marco Reus and Robert Lewandowski were again the stars of the show, as Dortmund's quality shone through in the second half against Mainz, with deflected goals the order of the day
Jurgen Klopp's men smashed four past the Europa League hopefuls who went down to ten men in the second half
Claudio Pizarro and Mario Mandzukic struck in the late stages of the game as the Bavarian giants recover from their mini-slump
Friday, April 18, 2014
The Spanish coach took the blame for his side's lack of intensity in recent weeks and is confident the team will put in a good performance against Madrid.
The midfielder says the Bavarians will continue to try and impose their possession-based style on the newly-crowned Copa del Rey winner at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Since wrapping up the German title last month, Pep Guardiola's men have picked up just one point from three games and this weekend they are facing a side desperate for a win.
Die Schwarzgelben are brimming with belief after last week's demolition of Bayern Munich and are now going up against a team that has lost three of its last five games.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Germany's No.1 missed the win over Kaiserslautern with a calf injury he picked up against Borussia Dortmund but he is confident of being available for the trip to the Bernabeu
The striker's current deal expires in 2015 but he wants to focus on finishing second in the Bundesliga before opening talks regarding his future.
The France international says it's only human that the Bundesliga champion has struggled in recent weeks.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Pep Guardiola's men set up a date with Borussia Dortmund in the DFB-Pokal final as they brushed aside the challenge of their second-tier opponents in confident fashion
Bastian Schweinsteiger, Toni Kroos, Thomas Muller, Mario Mandzukic and Mario Gotze were all on target in a comfortable win for Pep Guardiola's men
The former Barcelona coach has urged his "exceptional" players to get back to winning ways after they suffered two straight league defeats
The Poland international says he wants to lift the DFB-Pokal with the club before he departs to join arch-rivals Bayern Munich in the summer.
The former Germany Under-21 international is determined to make an impact with the Bundesliga champion after agreeing a four-year deal.
The midfielder's representative has laughed off suggestions that the Premier League giant has offered a big-money deal and insists his client will stay with Bayern Munich.