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Topic - Bayern Munich
First-place Arsenal lost momentum in the Premier League Sunday, allowing a late equalizer in a 1-1 draw with Everton, while Fulham beat Aston Villa to give new manager Rene Meulensteen his first victory.
Gareth Bale took first place in The Associated Press global soccer poll Tuesday after scoring his first hat trick for Real Madrid.
There is one certainty among many possibilities offered by the World Cup draw Friday: Most teams want to be in Switzerland's group.
Bayern Munich's resounding victory over Borussia Dortmund gave it the top spot in The Associated Press' global soccer poll, and Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero leads the player vote.
One third of the way through the Champions League group stage, it's no longer too early to start drawing some conclusions. As expected, Europe's big teams are already starting to pull ahead. Here are five thoughts to chew on from this week's matches:
Jurgen Klinsmann sat on a podium and smiled after guiding the United States into its seventh straight World Cup.
Robin van Persie held off last year's winner Lionel Messi to earn player of the week honors in the first round of The Associated Press global soccer poll.
Robben's 89th-minute goal lifted Munich to the title after losing out in the final two of the previous three years.
In football, is Germany a nation of chokers?
Football without Alex Ferguson? Like Britain without the queen or gin without tonic, it seems almost unthinkable.
Coach Joachim Loew has called up four newcomers for Germany's friendlies against Ecuador and the United States, with the stars of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund absent because of their Champions League final.
Fresh off a second straight drubbing of the once-mighty Barcelona, Bayern Munich was voted the top team in the Associated Press global soccer poll for the sixth straight week.
After dominating the first legs of their Champions League semifinals, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund lead the latest Associated Press global soccer poll.
In a brief statement, the club said Tuesday that "the player has been given the medical all-clear," and he was later named up front in the starting lineup.
It's a Spain vs. Germany double bill in the Champions League semifinals.
Now it's just normal," he said. "The players come in, they know there are double sessions waiting for them. The players know what we expect tactically. The players know that there's another guy behind them in every position, that if he doesn't give everything he has, the next one steps in and steals him his spot."
"The Bavarians are in unstoppable form and now sit 20 points clear at the top of the table with the potential to wrap up their 22nd Bundesliga title in as little as three weeks' time," he said.