Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski (right) vies for the ball with Hertha Berlin’s Niklas Stark during their German League match on Friday. Agence France-Presse
An Emil Forsberg penalty and a little help from VAR saw RB Leipzig stay top of the Bundesliga with a hard-fought 1-1 draw at home to Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac said on Wednesday his side were still open to bringing in some fresh blood before the European transfer window closes.
Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick to fire Bayern Munich to a 3-0 victory over Schalke on Saturday as Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho made his Bundesliga debut for the German giants.
Leipzig retained top spot in the German League with a facile 3-0 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday. While Willi Orban opened Leipzig’s account in the 13th minute, Marcel Sabitzer in the 35th and Marcelo Saracchi in the 83rd minute were the other scorers for the winners on the night.
Horse racing returned after more than two months in England on Monday, but was beaten to the chase by pigeon racing as the first sport to restart following the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
Stefanos Tsitsipas set himself the target of claiming a Grand Slam title in 2020 after winning last year’s season-ending ATP Finals but the young Greek feels that in hindsight the statement was “too big” and burdened him with extra pressure.
Leicester City will hold practice matches at an empty King Power Stadium to prepare their players for games without fans when the Premier League resumes this month, manager Brendan Rodgers said.