Germany

Di Matteo eyes Sporting double

Roberto Di Matteo believes Schalke's double-header against Sporting Lisbon will be crucial if they are to make it out of the Champions League group stages.

Guardiola praise for Garcia

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola believes Rudi Garcia has done a 'wonderful' job at Roma ahead of their Champions League clash on Tuesday.

Bayern pondering Reus move

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has hinted that the German champions could trigger the release clause in Dortmund attacker Marco Reus' contract.

Alonso: Roma have progressed

Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso believes that Roma stepped up their game last season and are now a real challenge to play.

Bayern beaming after Bremen win

The Bayern Munich squad was wholly satisfied with the 6-0 demolition job done on Werder Bremen at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.

Klopp fuming after defeat

Jurgen Klopp was bitterly disappointed by his team's performance during the 2-1 defeat against Koln at the RheinEnergieStadion.

Hoffenheim to tighten noose

Hoffenheim have a glorious opportunity to consolidate their position in the top two of the Bundesliga standings, when they travel to Hamburg.

Zinnbauer feeling the pressure

Joe Zinnbauer is under no illusions about the enormity of the task at hand when his club hosts Hoffenheim at the Imtech Arena.

Klopp: Season starts now

Jurgen Klopp has moved to rally Borussia Dortmund ahead of this weekend's Bundesliga clash away to Koln, stating that their season starts now.

Guardiola hints at United move

Pep Guardiola hopes to one day manage Manchester United, according to a new book written by his close friend and journalist Marti Perarnau.

Thiago breaks down in training

Thiago has seen his Bayern Munich career suffer another agonising setback after the midfielder tore his knee ligament during training.

Grosskreutz: Injuries to blame

Kevin Grosskreutz believes Borussia Dortmund's poor run of form can be blamed on a spate of injuries that has affected them this season.

Alonso: Bayern a fresh start

Xabi Alonso has revealed that he chose a move to Bayern Munich to give his career a fresh start after five years at Real Madrid.

Howedes impressed by Di Matteo

Captain Bendickt Howedes believes new Schalke manager Roberto Di Matteo is a man 'with a clear plan in mind' following their first week of training.

Gundogan eyes Koln comeback

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ikay Gundogan has revealed he will make a return to action when they take on Koln in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Results
South African ABSA Premier League

Barclays Premier League
Monday 20th October
West Bromwich Albion 2 - 2 Manchester United
Sunday 19th October
Stoke City 2 - 1 Swansea City
Queens Park Rangers 2 - 3 Liverpool
Saturday 18th October
Southampton 8 - 0 Sunderland
Newcastle United 1 - 0 Leicester City
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