Holders Bayern Munich recovered from an own goal to avoid a humiliating German Cup second-round exit by beating VfL Bochum 2-1.
Robbie Kruse is returning to the A-League and Melbourne Victory.
To this point, Graham Arnold has reflected the Australian public's thoughts on Robbie Kruse -- unimaginative, safe and outcome-dependent.
Robbie Kruse sent a message to Australia boss Ange Postecoglou to start next week's World Cup playoff with a third goal in three games in Germany.
The Philadelphia Union added left-back Giliano Wijnaldum -- the little brother of Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum -- as a discovery signing.
Bochum have hit out at Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben after he drew a red card and a penalty in Wednesday's DFB Pokal clash.
Bayern Munich advance to their seventh straight DFB Pokal semifinals, beating Bochum 3-0; Hertha Berlin also advance after seeing off Heidenheim.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola is expecting an "aggressive" Bochum side when they meet in the DFB Pokal on Wednesday.
While fans laud Kagawa's rise to stardom in Europe, it was the likes of Shinji Ono, Nakata and Inamoto who paved the way, writes Kelvin Leong.
Bochum defender Felix Bastians made sure that he was putting in the practice on a Douglas Costa picture.
Liverpool picked up another win on their preseason tour as James Milner netted his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win over Brisbane Roar.
Stuttgart followed Mainz out of the DFB-Pokal in the first round on Saturday, succumbing 2-0 to 2. Bundesliga leaders Bochum in Armin Veh's first competitive game back in charge of the club.
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