Bundesliga newcomers Leipzig now second

Bundesliga debutants RB Leipzig have scored a 3-1 win over Werder Bremen to lift them into second place behind Bayern Munich.

Bayern break Gladbach jinx to go three clear

Berlin (AFP) - Bayern Munich broke their Borussia Moenchengladbach jinx on Saturday as Arturo Vidal and Douglas Costa netted in a 2-0 home win to put the champions three points clear on Saturday.


Rio's Maracana stadium to reopen after Olympic duty

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Crowds lined up Friday at Rio's Maracana ahead of the first club game to be played in the famed football stadium since a long break for the Olympic and Paralympic ceremonies.


Stumbling Bayern hunt rare win over Gladbach

Berlin (AFP) - Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich bid to claim a rare win over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday as the Bundesliga leaders look to get back to winning ways in Germany's top flight.