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Bayern Munich bounced back from their 3-1 defeat to Porto in the Champions League in midweek by taking another step closer to a third straight Bundesliga title, thanks to a 2-0 win at Hoffenheim.
Sebastian Rode scored the opening goal for an injury-depleted Bayern, who added a second through an Andreas Beck own goal to take maximum points and extend their advantage over Wolfsburg, who play on Sunday, to 13 points with five games to go.
Given the Bayern line-up, Hoffenheim will be ruing themselves...
SINSHEIM, Germany -- Hoffenheim coach Markus Gisdol has extended his contract by two years to June 30, 2018.
The 45-year-old Gisdol is quoted on Hoffenheim's website as saying "the agreement lays the foundation for us to make middle to long-term personnel planning in a clear, calm and concentrated manner."
Hoffenheim sports director Alexander Rosen says the contract extension is "a sign of stability that allows the club to grow and prepares it for the future."
Since taking over from Marco Kurz on...
Cologne made what could prove to be a decisive step away from the Bundesliga relegation zone with a 3-2 win over Hoffenheim, who wasted another opportunity to move into the top six.
Matthias Lehmann and Anthony Ujah gave Cologne a two-goal advantage before a red card for Pawel Olkowski and penalty from Eugen Polanski set up a grandstand finale.
Despite having only 10 men, Cologne restored their two-goal advantage through Jonas Hector, but an Anthony Modeste goal late on made things interesting once...