Mohamed Gouaida (l.) scored the opener as Hamburg beat Augsburg 2-1 to clinch the Telekom Cup on Sunday - © © imago / Jan Huebner
Mohamed Gouaida (l.) scored the opener as Hamburg beat Augsburg 2-1 to clinch the Telekom Cup on Sunday - © © imago / Jan Huebner

2015/16: Day 12 of pre-season - live updates!

Cologne - Sunday may signify a day off work in most parts of the globe, but the Bundesliga's stars are upping their preparations for the 2015/16 campaign.

Allow to fill your day off by keeping you abreast of the latest news from Germany's top-flight...

Royal Blues out on the water

A bunch of Schalke fans got the chance to rub shoulders with their heroes this evening as they enjoyed a boat trip on Wörthersee, Austria, together.

'Good to see you again'

Bayern’s Brazilian centre-back Dante obviously enjoyed his reunion with the record champions’ supporters as 68,000 fans came together at the Allianz Arena yesterday afternoon for the official 2015/16 team presentation:

HSV win Telekom Cup!

Hamburg clinched their first trophy of 2015/16 thanks to a 2-1 victory over Bundesliga rivals Augsburg (goals: Gouaida, Framberger og - Matavz).

Gladbach seal third place

The Foals beat Bayern on penalties to finish the Telekom Cup in third:

Confirmed line-ups for Telekom Cup final between Augsburg and Hamburg

Halimi joins Mainz

The 05ers have confirmed the signing of young Stuttgarter Kickers attacker Besar Halimi. "He was one of the outstanding players in 3. Liga (Germany's third tier) last season," said Mainz sporting director Christian Heidel.

Line-ups for Gladbach vs. Bayern

Bayern beaten

Augsburg will play Hamburg in the final of the Telekom Cup after coming from behind to beat FC Bayern 2-1. Pep Guardiola's men will face Gladbach in the third-place play-off...

Augsburg turn the tables

Die Fuggerstädternow have the lead against FC Bayern thanks to Jeong-Ho Hong's glancing header...

Augsburg back on level terms

FC Augsburg draw level against Bayern thanks to this ice-cold finish from Alexander Esswein...

Prepare to be dazzled

In case you haven't seen it, here's Borussia Mönchengladbach's new away kit for 2015/16 as worn by Lars Stindl and Co. in this afternoon's Telekom Cup defeat to Hamburger SV. How about that net effect across the front...?

Wolves held

VfL Wolfsburg were held to a 1-1 draw by KS Lechia Gdansk in this afternoon's Bundesliga World Tour 2015 friendly. Aaron Hunt with the opener for the 2015 DFB Cup winners...

Immobile on the move

Subject to a medical, Borussia Dortmund striker Ciro Immobile will spend 2015/16 on loan at La Liga outfit Sevilla FC. The Italian scored three goals in 24 Bundesliga outings in his debut season at BVB...

Costa shows class

New Bayern signing Douglas Costa grabs a debut assist as Thiago puts Bayern ahead against Augsburg after just seven minutes...

Schweinsteiger's heartfelt thanks

Bastian Schweinsteiger has taken to Twitter to thank Bayern and the fans for 17 unforgettable years at the club...

Bayern about to get under way

FC Augsburg stand in the way of FC Bayern and a place in the Telekom Cup final...

HSV through to final

Hamburg have beaten Gladbach on penalties and will face the winners of Augsburg vs. Bayern in the final. The Foals, meanwhile, will play the losers…

Star quartet

Alvaro Dominguez, Yann Sommer, Thorgan Hazard and Andreas Christensen are enjoying Gladbach's clash with HSV in the Telekom Cup.

All set

The first semi-final of the Telekom Cup is about to get underway. We’ll bring you the results as soon as they come in!


Nothing like a good number 9…

Not long to go

Translation: Our boys are there! Pitch inspection at the Borussia Park. 55 minutes until the Telekom Cup gets underway.

A grand day out

Bremen, meanwhile, have taken a break from training to do a spot of canyoning.


Gladbach’s players (their Swiss stars in particular) appear relaxed ahead of their clash with HSV.

Gearing up

The stage is set for Hamburger SV's Telekom Cup semi-final against Borussia Mönchengladbach later on Sunday.


Here's the Wolfsburg line-up for their friendly against Gdansk, which kicks off at 13:30 CEST.

24 hours, two games, 30 goals

Having beaten SpVgg Baiertal 16-0 on Saturday, Hoffenheim have stuck another 14 past FC Zuzenhausen on Sunday afternoon.

No let-up for Schalke

Another day, another full-blooded training session for the Royal Blues.

Media Days

The Coface Arena is all set for 1. FSV Mainz 05's Media Day...

Bayern in action

The champions get their pre-season underway at Borussia Mönchengladbach's Borussia Park in the Telekom Cup. FCB face FC Augsburg in one semi-final, while the hosts play Hamburger SV in the other semi.

Easy like Sunday morning

It's all going according to plan so far for Hoffenheim.

Soto returns

Translation: Mainz's Media Day is due to start 30 minutes later than planned. Elkin Soto is here too! We're all delighted about that.

Colombia international Soto suffered a career-threatening knee injury against HSV last season, but is fit to take part in the club's Media Day today. Great to see you back, Elkin!

Augsburg primed

Translation: FCA take on FC Bayern in today's second semi-final of the Telekom Cup 2015. We have fond memories of this game...

All right for some...

Keeper Jens Grahl has had little to do so far as Hoffenheim lead 3-0 in their early friendly.

Bremen, Bremen everywhere!

There's been quite the Green-White enthusiasm in Austria for VIktor Skripnik's men.

Wolves at the door

Wolfsburg have arrived in Poland for the Bundesliga World Tour 2015.

Sunday morning friendly

Hoffenheim face FC Zuzenhausen this morning. We'll keep you abreast of that one, while you can find all the Bundesliga clubs' pre-season fixtures right here.

Stars return

"Welcome back! Andre Schürrle, Vieirinha and Ricardo Rodriguez rejoin Wolfsburg training," reads the club's tweet below.

Bremen in Austria

After winning the four-team Audi Quattro Cup yesterday, Bremen are hard at work in their Zillertal training cap again this morning.