A sea of errors from Dinamo Zagreb defensively made life easy for Bayern Munich in the Champions League, but Robert Lewandowski adds to his wonderful form with another three goals.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
After trailing for much of the match, the Catalans scored two goals in a two-minute span to defeat the Bundesliga club in the Champions League group stage.
The Bavarians recorded back to back victories in Europe after goals from Douglas Costa, Mario Gotze and another hat trick from Robert Lewandowski sealed a comfortable win.
Vincent Kompany and Eliaquim Mangala remain out but David Silva and Joe Hart are set to return for Manchester City against Monchengladbach.
Luis Enrique's side are without the injured Lionel Messi at Camp Nou as they continue their bid to retain the European Cup against Bundesliga opposition
The striker has scored seven times in his last two Bundesliga games but the Catalan coach feels the striker needs to work on his all-round game.
Goal takes a look at the history books to see what highs the pair are yet to hit in Europe's premier continental competition...
We've trawled through the statistics and put together a list of the men with the best records between the sticks in Europe's premier club competition
The winger has been a revelation in the Allianz Arena and will be a key man when Die Roten measure up against Dinamo Zagreb in Tuesday's Champions League test, writes Dan Edwards.
Granit Xhaka is hopeful complacency could creep into the Manchester City ranks and allow Borussia Monchengladbach to spring a surprise.
Manchester United is looking to bounce back from defeat to PSV against Wolfsburg and Juan Mata says the Old Trafford crowd will be key.
Iker Casillas is set to become the Champions League's all-time record appearance-maker this week, so Goal has taken a look at the company he is currently keeping...
Monday, September 28, 2015
Bayer Leverkusen attacker Javier Hernandez is sad to see Barcelona's Lionel Messi miss Tuesday's Champions League match due to injury
Manuel Pellegrini's men suffered their heaviest league defeat since in over four years, while Real Madrid failed to score at home for the first time in 37 league games.
Barcelona must make do without its talisman while Arsenal's absentees are mounting up and Roma has been hit by two massive blows going forward.
Barcelona takes on Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League and Marc Bartra says his side must prove its strength without Lionel Messi.
The top two sides in Champions League Group F clash, with Bayern Munich and Dinamo Zagreb putting their unbeaten records on the line.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
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Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel was critical of his team's lack of composure as it failed to see out a victory against Darmstadt.
A double from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wasn't enough for BVB, which fell victim to a late equalizer from visiting defender Aytac Sulu after staging a second-half comeback.