Real Madrid get off the mark in Champions League through Kroos goal
A goal from German midfielder Toni Kroos gave Real Madrid their first win of this season’s Champions League with a 1-0 victory at Galatasaray on Tuesday.
Injured Kroos, Ter Stegen sit out Germany qualifiers
Injured La Liga pair Toni Kroos and Marc-Andre ter Stegen are the biggest names missing from the 22-man Germany squad named on Wednesday for next month's Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Real Madrid jump above Atletico after winning four-goal derby
Thibaut Courtois overcame the jeers and Gareth Bale delivered a timely reminder of his talents as Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 in a feisty city derby on Saturday. Real's fifth league win in a row means they sit second for the first time since September, above Atletico, and just five points behind Barcelona. Barca…
One country, different systems
Around the time Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un were falling in love, the idea was mooted of a reunification of North and South Korea. So, what if it happens? What would a Korean unification look like? The closest example of what may happen is Germany’s reunification in 1990. After the Allies defeated Nazi Germany in…
Sweden's Durmaz faces online racial abuse after World Cup loss
Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz faced a wave of racial hatred and even death threats after he gave away the foul that led to Toni Kroos's late winner for Germany at the World Cup.
Germany 'under pressure' after Mexico World Cup defeat
Toni Kroos and Mats Hummels criticised Germany's failings after the holders slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico in their opening World Cup match on Sunday. Germany lost their first match at a World Cup finals for the first time since 1982 after Hirving Lozano scored the winning goal in Moscow. The Germans were…
Brazil are 'two grades' better than 2014 - Kroos
Toni Kroos rates Brazil "two grades" higher than when Germany hammered the 'Selecao' 7-1 at the 2014 World Cup. Kroos scored twice in the Belo Horizonte semi-final at Brazil 2014 when Germany blitzed the hosts, who were missing superstar forward Neymar, with five goals in a dramatic opening 30 minutes of what became the heaviest…
Kroos adds to Madrid's casualty list
Toni Kroos added a fresh blow to a depleted Real Madrid ahead of Sunday's trip to on-form Real Sociedad on Sunday with the German the latest of a number of key players ruled out.
Real Madrid credentials faces Valencia test
Real Madrid’s bid for a first La Liga title in five years will be put to test tomorrow when they host Valencia, who won their earlier meeting in the season.