Dutch Eredivisie

Bavarian derby for Bayern Munich, Dortmund welcomes Hannover

BERLIN (AP) Bayern Munich's quest for a treble in Pep Guardiola's final season in charge remains firmly on course after reaching the German Cup semifinals this week.

Next up is Augsburg for a Bavarian derby in the Bundesliga, nine days before the Champions League showdown with Juventus in Turin.

The games provide welcome distraction from the off-field issues that led to some turbulence at the club, with questions over Guardiola's ability to lead a successful campaign for Bayern while preparing for Manchester City next season, and both sporting director Matthias Sammer and chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge accusing the media of a lack of respect.

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