Germany

Behrami: Teamwork will be key

Hamburg midfielder Valon Behrami believes teamwork will be vital if they are to avoid another disappointing league campaign.

Pep slams fixture congestion

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has slammed the current fixture congestion his side has to navigate as they prepare for their third game in seven days.

Beierdorfer wants Hamburg response

Hamburg sporting director Dietmar Beiersdorfer hopes newly-appointed manager Josef Zinnbauer can help the club restore their dwindling domestic form.

Klopp: We deserved to lose

Manager Jurgen Klopp admits Borussia Dortmund were second best against Mainz and deserved to lose their encounter at the Coface Arena on Saturday.

Dortmund suffer more agony

Dortmund were dealt another telling blow to their campaign with the news Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be sidelined for up to a month.

Pep: City slog left Bayern flat

Pep Guardiola believes Bayern Munich's goalless draw against Hamburg was a sign of just how much his side were pushed by Man City.

Heidel: Dortmund ahead of Bayern

Mainz 05 general manager Christian Heidel has heaped praise on Borussia Dortmund, saying Jurgen Klopp's men are currently better than Bayern Munich.

Ould-Chikh attracting interest

Bundesliga duo Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are closely following the progress of FC Twente starlet Bilal Ould-Chikh.

Benatia loving Bavarian life

New Bayern Munich signing Mehdi Benatia has paid tribute to everyone connected with the club for helping him to settle in at the Allianz Arena.

Pep backs misfiring Lewandowski

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has leapt to the defence of Robert Lewandowski amidst criticism of the striker's goalscoring record this term.

Ribery: Setback hard to stomach

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has conceded he doesn't know how long his latest injury will keep him on the sidelines.

Keller hails Schalke display

Schalke boss Jens Keller expressed pride in his players after they held Chelsea to a 1-1 draw in their Champions League Group G opener.

Pep: Bayern deserved victory

Pep Guardiola is convinced Bayern Munich were deserved winners after seeing off Manchester City 1-0 on Wednesday evening.

Hart gutted by late winner

Joe Hart felt Bayern Munich's late strike on Wednesday was harsh, claiming he felt Manchester City were well worth at least a draw.

Chelsea 1-1 FC Schalke 04

Chelsea were made to pay for missed chances as Schalke secured a 1-1 draw in their Champions League Group G opener at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Results
South African ABSA Premier League
Sunday 14th September
Bloemfontein Celtic 0 - 1 Mamelodi Sundowns
Moroka Swallows 0 - 2 Chippa United
Saturday 13th September
Ajax Cape Town 2 - 1 Free State Stars
Orlando Pirates 1 - 0 Bidvest Wits
Kaizer Chiefs 2 - 1 University Of Pretoria

Barclays Premier League
Sunday 21st September
Manchester City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Everton 2 - 3 Crystal Palace
Tottenham Hotspur 0 - 1 West Bromwich Albion
Leicester City 5 - 3 Manchester United
Saturday 20th September
Queens Park Rangers 2 - 2 Stoke City
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