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Bayern made a poor start after the resumption of the Bundesliga last month, losing 4-1 to Wolfsburg in their first game after the winter break and then, after the early dismissal of Jerome Boateng, drawing 1-1 with Schalke.
However, they beat Stuttgart 2-0 in their next game before racking up the goals against Hamburg...
Former France international Franck Ribery has said he is considering applying for German citizenship, telling Bild his son "could even play for Germany" one day.
Ribery, who said his negative image in France was a factor when he retired from international duty last summer, joined Bayern Munich in 2007 and has regularly spoken of his happiness in Bavaria, and could now seek dual citizenship.
"Why not? I can imagine staying in Munich after my career," he said. "I have a good feeling in Germany. If...
Bayern Munich have been one of the best teams in the world over the past three seasons -- a statement even their fiercest rivals would find hard to dispute. This is a Bayern machine that has lost just four league games in three campaigns, romping to the title by margins of 25 and 19 points, respectively, in the previous two seasons. Bearing this in mind, it's always a major event when the Reds fail to win or, God forbid, lose a game. After Bayern took a while to rise themselves from their hibernation...
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola would not be drawn on how many goals he expects his side to score against Cologne on Friday night, insisting that his priority is simply to pick up three more points.
Bayern have beaten Hamburg 8-0 and Paderborn 6-0 in their last two games and people are already speculating on how many they will put past Cologne, with a win apparently a foregone conclusion.
But Guardiola is not paying attention.
``I've got a great deal of respect for our opponents,'' Guardiola said...