Bayern will be hoping to bounce back from a 3-0 deficit in the Champions League semi-final return leg against Barcelona on Tuesday following Saturday's defeat to Raul Bobadilla (r.) and Augsburg
Bayern will be hoping to bounce back from a 3-0 deficit in the Champions League semi-final return leg against Barcelona on Tuesday following Saturday's defeat to Raul Bobadilla (r.) and Augsburg

Matchday 32 - live bulletins

Cologne - Borussia Mönchengladbach have one foot in next season's UEFA Champions League group stage after cruising to a 3-0 victory over fourth-placed Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Matchday 32.

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Elsewhere, Raul Bobadilla scored the only goal of the game as FC Augsburg recorded a 1-0 victory over a much-changed FC Bayern München side at the Allianz Arena, while Borussia Dortmund boosted their European hopes with a 2-0 win over struggling Hertha Berlin.

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Hamburger SV 1-1 SC Freiburg

FC Bayern München 0-1 FC Augsburg
Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Hertha Berlin
Hannover 96 1-1 SV Werder Bremen
Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-0 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
VfB Stuttgart 2-0 1. FSV Mainz 05

SC Paderborn 07 1-3 VfL Wolfsburg
1. FC Köln 2-0 FC Schalke 04

Monday 11 May

Bis Donnerstag!

That's all for this week, folks. We'll be back on Thursday as we start building up to the penultimate weekend of the 2014/15 Bundesliga season. There's the small matter of Tuesday's Champions League semi-final between FC Bayern and Barcelona to occupy you in the meantime. See you all soon.

No need to worry

Focus on Barca

FC Bayern have kicked off their final training ahead of tomorrow night's Champions League clash with Barcelona - a rare session behind closed doors for club from the Bavarian capital:

Ujah happy

Köln striker Anthoy Ujah (2nd l.) expressed his delight after the Billy Goats confirmed their Bundesliga status with victory over Schalke on Sunday:

Big day, for two big teams

It looks like VfL Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund are in for a fancy day in the capital as the anticipation for the DFB Cup final at the end of the month continues to grow.

Müller still believes

Thomas Müller has sent out a rallying cry to the FC Bayern faithful on Twitter and underlined that the German record titleholders won't be going down without a fight on Tuesday night.


FC Schalke 04 have announced that Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sidney Sam have both been released by the club with immediate effect, while Marco Höger has been suspended from training and first-team action up to and including Saturday, 16th May.

Hitz's happy memories

Marwin Hitz had to be at his very best to keep a clean sheet against FC Bayern München on Saturday and is obviously still revealing in his outstanding performance as the new week gets underway.


Ein von Marwin Hitz (@marwinhitz) gepostetes Foto am 10. Mai 2015 um 22:49 Uhr

Wolves on the pitch

Second-placed Wolfsburg have just tweeted a few impressions from today's training session. The Wolves have a day's rest tomorrow before taking to the field again on Wednesday morning at 10 CEST/8 GMT:

Malli extends

Good news for Mainz fans this Monday morning - Yunus Malli has put pen to paper on a three-year contract extension.

Wolfsburg taking to the pitch

VfL Wolfsburg, who sealed qualification for the Champions League group stages on Sunday, have kicked off their preparations for next weekend's home clash against Borussia Dortmund:

Pep hasn't given up hope

Bayern head coach Pep Guardiola is now facing the international press, insisting his side are still in with a chance of reaching the Champions League final:

Müller: "We'll work out a plan"

Thomas Müller and Rafinha, meanwhile, have been speaking at the pre-match press conference ahead of tomorrow's semi-final Champions League return leg at home to Barcelona where Bayern will be hoping to come back from a 3-0 deficit:

Lorenzen boost

London-born attacking talent Melvyn Lorenzen has started training with the ball again after missing the complete Bundesliga season with a knee injury.

Birthday boy

A very happy birthday to Hertha free-kick master Ronny! The Brazilian turns 29 today.

Check out one of the left-footed specialist's best stunners courtesy of the Bundesliga's official YouTube channel:

Guten Morgen!

Hello and welcome to a fresh round of live bulletins. We'll be keeping you up to date with all the latest in the wake of the Matchday 32 action that saw VfL Wolfsburg secure their place in next season's Champions League group stages while the battle against the drop is promising to become arguably the hardest-fought relegation dogfight of all times!

Sunday 10 May

Snakes and ladders

It's a little clearer at the very top of the table following two huge wins for Wolfsburg and Gladbach, but there's still everything to play for for the handful of sides battling it out for a place in the Europa League and, of course, those fighting to avoid the drop. Here's how the table looks after Bundesliga Matchday 32...

Confirmed line-ups for Köln vs. Schalke

Confirmed line-ups for Paderborn vs. Wolfsburg

Debut for Zhang?

Wolfsburg winter signing

Xizhe Zhang

could be in line to make his Bundesliga debut away to Paderborn today after being included in the Wolves' squad for the first time. All the best!

Bundesliga 2 LIVE!

The action in Germany's second tier is about to kick off, as FC Ingolstadt could book their place in next season's Bundesliga away to VfL Bochum this afternoon. Of course you can follow all three of today's fixtures in Germany's second tier on our LIVE ticker!

Public training at Säbener Straße

Bayern fans were able to rub shoulders with their stars at the club's training compound today as the record champions spontaneously decided to have a public session after seeing so many supporters gathered at Säbener Straße this morning. A great gesture there by the Bundesliga champs!

Bayern midfield dynamo Sebastian Rode, meanwhile, has started training with the ball again having recovered from a torn muscle fibre:

Never write off Bremen!

Herzlich Willkommen !

Hello and welcome to another day full of Bundesliga action as relegation-threatened SC Paderborn entertain third-placed VfL Wolfsburg and Europa League candidates Schalke 04's travel to North Rhine-Westphalia rivals 1. FC Köln, while there are also three crucial fixtures in Germany's second tier on the agenda.

Saturday 9 May

Basti's birthday wishes

Translation: Jupp Heynckes, I want to wish you all the best on your birthday. Let the tiger out and have fun celebrating.

To celebrate Jupp Heynckes' birthday,

has not only provided a

handy infographic

chronicling his Bundesliga career as both a player and a head coach, but has also produced an

exclusive video

dedicated to the legend of Germany's top-flight

Delight for Traore

Gladbach joy



Borussia Mönchengladbach vs. Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Hannover 96 vs. SV Werder Bremen

Eintracht Frankfurt vs. TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

Borussia Dortmund vs. Hertha Berlin

FC Bayern vs. FC Augsburg

Good/bad omen?

Depending which side you are on, this might be a good or a bad omen for today's Bavarian derby. He's in the starting XI (see below).

Two to go

Jürgen Klopp has just two more games at the Signal Iduna Park as Borussia Dortmund coach before bidding the club

auf wiedersehen

. Can he go out on a high? UEFA Europa League football remains the target for BVB:

Bundesliga live

Already know where you're going to be watching this afternoon's action? If not, check out which is your local broadcaster for the Bundesliga. If radio is more your thing, then we've got several live games on Bundesliga radio for you. While listening in, why not follow the action minute by minute via Twitter?

Onwards and (hopefully) upwards

Bruno Labbadia:

The last three games have cost a lot of energy. The team now has two days off to recover.

From Tuesday, we'll start preparing for the Stuttgart game with a rested team.

VfB boost

Defenders Niedermeier and Rüdiger have been passed fit for Stuttgart's clash with 1. FSV Mainz 05 later today.

Third-place play-off?

Another record for FCB?

Can they do it? They've conceded six in their last three in all competitions...

Friday 8 May

Relief for HSV

Final whistle. Phew. We've earned an important point today. 1-1

Freiburg's confirmed line-up for tonight

Henry in Leipzig

RB Leipzig, meanwhile, are welcoming a famous face indeed tonight, former France star Thierry Henry paying their home game against Sandhausen a visit!

Hamburg's starting XI

HSV head coach Bruno Labbadia makes two changes to the first XI that started in the win away to Mainz last week, Lewis Holtby and Zoltan Stieber replacing Nicolai Müller and Ivo Ilicevic in attacking midfield.

Hamburg substitutes:

Bundesliga 2 LIVE

You can stay up to date with all the latest from tonight's three fixtures in Germany's second-tier on our exclusive ticker, as sixth-placed RB Leipzig hope to keep their chances of Bundesliga promotion alive!

Anderson back home

Good news from Eintracht Frankfurt's Anderson, who returned home today after undergoing surgery on his right knee. The Brazilian defender will miss the rest of the Eagles' 2014/15 campaign with injury.

No let-up at Köln

The Billy Goats' head coach Peter Stöger insisted today that despite the relative safety of mid-table, his side are taking their last three games this season anything but lightly. "We're undefeated at home in the second half of the season and we want to maintain that streak,” the Austrian said ahead of Sunday's visit of Schalke. “The players are still very motivated; none of them believes that we're already safe."

Werder Bremen's confirmed squad against Hannover:

Sunshine on the Weser

Werder Bremen are preparing to face 17th-place Hannover 96 on Saturday afternoon.

Happy 11th Birthday Bernie!

Eyes on the Champions League group stage

Not long to go before Matchday 32's standout fixture gets underway at the Borussia Park...


Kevin De Bruyne is just one assist shy of equalling Zvjezdan Misimovic's top-flight record of 20 assists in a single season (2008/09).

Fired up

Second-place VfL Wolfsburg travel to SC Paderborn on Sunday in a game that could prove crucial at both ends of the table.

Pep not thinking about Barca

Guardiola wants his side to put in a good display against Augsburg on Saturday before his side turn their attention to Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg with Barcelona.

"We have to focus on Augsburg now. We only have a chance of beating Augsburg if we put in a good performance."

FIFA 15 face-off!

Find out what happened when FC Schalke 04's Sidney Sam and 1. FC Köln defender Kevin Wimmer faced each other in a virtual battle ahead of Sunday's clash at the RheinEnergieStadion:

Preparations underway

Matija Nastasic has returned to training ahead of Schalke's trip to Köln on Sunday. The Serbian centre-back had been struggling with a minor knock.

Weinzierl's milestone

Markus Weinzierl takes charge of his 100th Bundesliga match against FC Bayern.

Fond memories

Bayern take on Bavarian rivals FC Augsburg this weekend, but will have to wait another fortnight to get their hands on the Bundesliga



Thursday 7 May

That's a wrap folks, but join us on Friday for more build-up to Bundesliga Matchday 32! See you all then.

More good news for Bayern

The Bundesliga champions may have been left licking their wounds on the return flight from Barcelona earlier on, but they were at least greeted by a welcome sight at their Säbener Straße training complex: back-up goalkeeper

Tom Starke

back in training following injury!

Starting XI return?

Draxler could be handed his first start in several months at 1. FC Köln on Sunday evening...

Alaba returns

It's not all bad, FC Bayern München fans! David Alaba is back in training after suffering a knee injury at the beginning of April.

'We have to be prepared'

Bremen head coach Viktor Skripnik, speaking ahead of Werder's encounter with struggling Hannover 96...

More from Klopp...

"He hasn't got a pulled muscle, but he has got fatigue-related symptoms."

Klopp wary

Jürgen Klopp, speaking ahead of Borussia Dortmund's clash with Hertha Berlin on Saturday afternoon:

"Nobody should expect us to score three goals in the first five minutes and emerge comfortable winners."

Back home

No rest for the wicked...

Farfan fears

Roberto Di Matteo will be hoping the Peruvian international can recover in time for Sunday's trip to the RheinEnergieStadion...

"The manner in which we've been playing should give us confidence, but it's high time we get the points our performances have deserved!"

"We obviously want to win the game. We'll have to dominate certain elements of the game and obviously defend well."

Gladbach presser

Hurry up, Lucien. The suspense is killing me!

Thursday 7 May

Chin up!

As FC Bayern return to Munich after defeat to Barcelona on Wednesday, we're turning our attentions back on the Bundesliga, the race for Europe and the battle to avoid relegation. Make sure you stay with us!