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Low gets DFB backing

Low gets DFB backing

Joachim Low will continue as Germany head coach after intense scrutiny over his future following the 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Spain. Pressure on the World Cup-winning boss grew immeasurably following the Nations League humbling earlier this month and the German Football Association (DFB) said there would be a "timetable" to assess the "situation".

Big names missing for Bayern

Big names missing for Bayern

Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer will miss Bayern Munich's Champions League visit to Atletico Madrid, head coach Hansi Flick said. Lewandowski, who has scored 15 goals across all competitions this season, has sustained an unspecified injury, while it appears 34-year-old Neuer has been rested with Bayern's progression to the last 16 as group winners already secured.

'Aim is to become a dependable player'

'Aim is to become a dependable player'

Having made his senior India debut at the Olympic Test Event in Tokyo last year, young midfielder Shamsher Singh had many things to look forward to in the year 2020. His single most important mission was to prove his worth to the team to find a place in the squad for key events this year but the pandemic derailed his plans, however did little to dent his spirit.

Thiago 'weeks' from return

Thiago 'weeks' from return

Thiago Alcantara is still suffering from the knee injury sustained against Everton and is a "few weeks" from returning for Liverpool, manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed. The Spain international has not featured for the Reds since the 2-2 draw in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park on October 17. Thiago has only played twice for Liverpool since arriving from Bayern.