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Match Preview: Borussia Dortmund vs Juventus

by Brook Genene

The Black and Yellows of Borussia Dortmund need to rediscover their goal scoring ways against their opponents from Turin on Wednesday’s last 16 second leg clash in Dortmund. And here is a break down of what, arguably,the best tie of the round has to offer. Borussia Dortmund come into the game trailing 2-1 to Juventus, […]

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BVB Bulletin: Dark Night of the Footie Soul

by Travis Timmons

It’s official. It’s dark night of the soul time in Dortmund for squad, staff, and supporters alike. The Englische Woche loss to surging FC Augsburg leaves shellshocked Borussia Dormtund buried even deeper in the Bundesliga cellar: last place on 16 points, two points below slumping Hertha Berlin (17th), entropic VfB Stuttgart (16th), and underperforming SC Frieburg (15th), […]

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Bayer Leverkusen-Borussia Dortmund Preview: A Crucial Kickoff for Both

by Chase Ruttig

At the start of the 2014/15 Bundesliga campaign, few pundits or supporters would have predicted anything other than both Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund competing to chase FC Bayern as usual in the Champions League places come the winterpause. That didn’t come close to happening as the well documented struggles of BvB have brought a […]

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Was Dortmund move too much too soon for Matthias Ginter?

by Luyang Syvanen

“Matthias is one of Germany’s strongest, most versatile and talented young players,” BVB’s sporting director Michael Zorc emphasised when the news of Ginter’s transfer was first announced in July 2014 after Germany’s World Cup triumph, asserting: “We made a conscious decision to start the new season with four formidable centre-halves.” As for the newly crowned […]

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Kevin Kampl – A Requisite Breath of Fresh Air for BVB

by Lukáš Vráblik

Borussia Dortmund is in a very strange period right now. After a few years of success while battling among the best clubs from the European continent, the club finds itself in second from bottom in the Bundesliga table after a season-long slump in domestic form, which triggered several changes in the squad. Coach Jürgen Klopp has […]

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Bundesliga Hinrunde Report Card – Part I

by Niklas Wildhagen

Currently Bundesliga teams are preparing for the Rückrunde, which provides the chance to evaluate their form over the first 17 matches of the season. Here’s a report card for the six teams currently in the bottom third of the table. 18th – SC Freiburg State of affairs: Three points from the last five matches have seen Freiburg […]

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Brilliant Bayern recover to deliver knock-out blow to brave Dortmund

by Rick Joshua

Week ten of the Bundesliga season would see FC Bayern entertain Borussia Dortmund in the latest instalment of Der Klassiker – but one that would have a slightly different pre-match flavour from what we had become used to in recent seasons. Usually a top of the table clash, this season’s encounter at the Allianz Arena […]

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Dortmund head into the fire with little to lose and reasons to be optimistic

by David Morris

When Borussia Dortmund take the field at the Allianz Arena late Saturday afternoon, both their manager Jurgen Klopp and his team would be forgiven for feeling incredibly apprehensive and anxious ahead of meeting their unbeaten rivals. And yet Klopp will feed off this apprehension and ensure his players do too. Games against their fierce competitors […]

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Time for Klopp and Dortmund to prove their worth

by David Morris

If you take a look at the betting markets every time a top club sacks their manager, there is one name you can guarantee will be among the favourites to take over. Jurgen Klopp has been building his reputation over the past five or so years, combining his excellent managerial abilities with his enigmatic and […]

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Borussia Dortmund vs. Arsenal Preview (Group D)

by Nicholas Peters

Projected Starting Lineups: Borussia Dortmund (4-2-3-1): 1. Weidenfeller; 26. Piszczek – 4. Subotic – 25. Sokratis – 37. Durm; 14. Jojic – 5. Kehl; 10. Mkhitaryan – 7. Kagawa – 19. Großkreutz; 20. Ramos. Arsenal (4-3-3): 1. Szczęsny; 39. Bellirín – 4. Mertesacker – 6. Koscielny – 3. Gibbs; 16. Ramsey – 20. Flamini – […]

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