Di Matteo wants to win against Chelsea

Former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has said that he is looking forward to facing the club as Schalke manager on Tuesday evening. Despite keeping in touch with people at the club, any sentimentality will be put to one side when the game starts. Di Matteo played for Chelsea, scoring the

Champions League play-offs: The Teams

        The draws for the 2014-15 season of the UEFA Champions League play-off round would be held in Zurich, Switzerland on Friday, August 8th. Twenty two teams have automatically qualified for this season's competition and the play off round is to determine the additional 10 teams to make up the participants

Leverkusen sack Hyypia

Bayer Leverkusen have sacked head coach Sami Hyypia after an alarming poor run of form in their past 12 matches. The 40-year-old ex-Liverpool defender took sole charge at the start of the season, having previously shared the job with Sascha Lewandowski. The Bundesliga club said in a statement that the former Liverpool

It is Arsenal against Bayern Munich in Champions League Round of 16

  Arsenal have been drawn against current holders Bayern Munich in the round of 16 of the Champions League. Manchester City have been paired against Barcelona. 2012 winners,Chelsea face Galatasaray and Manchester United will meet Greek side Olympiakos. Other pairings see Real Madrid face Schalke, Zenit St Petersburg meet Borussia Dortmund,Bayer Leverkusen face Paris

Leverkusen hoping Sidney Sam stays

German club side, Bayer Leverkusen are looking at the possibility of extending Sidney Sam's contract as the forward could be available for a token next summer. The 25-year old still has two years left on his present contract, but has a clause in his deal will allow him to leave

Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 FC Augsburg: Match Report

Bayer Leverkusen came from behind to beat Augsburg 2-1 and remain within a point of league leaders Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. Andre Hahn put the visitors in front with an eye-catching volley but Leverkusen worked their way back into the game with captain Simon Rolfes levelling and Emre Can grabbing

Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Hannover 96: Match Report

Bayer Leverkusen extended their best ever start to a Bundesliga season with a 2-0 win over Hannover at the BayArena. Simon Rolfes and Sidney Sam scored the only goals of the game as Leverkusen warmed up for their Champions League tie with Real Sociedad in midweek with their sixth win in

DFB Pokal round up

Borussia Dortmund needed extra time to see off 1860 Munich in the second round of the DFB Pokal 2-0. The breakthrough came for the Bundesliga leaders in the 105th minute after 1860 midfielder Dominik Stahl brought down Marco Reus inside the area and was sent off, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sending Gabor Kiraly

Manchester United 4-2 Bayer Leverkusen: Match Report

Wayne Rooney scored his 200th goal for Manchester United as David Moyes' side beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The England international became only the fourth man in United's history to score 200 goals after notching either side of half-time. Rooney opened the scoring in the first half with a guided volley but Simon Rolfes equalised