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Dortmund exit Europe on high after emphatic win against Madrid

by Mark Lovell

Not quite the wondrous miracle that few actually expected but high-drama all the same. Real’s players joyfully celebrated the 2-0 defeat at the final whistle as they might when winning ‘El Clasico’ in the Nou Camp, Barcelona. Games can change on fine margins and Real clearly struggled to come to terms with Angel di Maria’s […]

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5 Talking Points from MatchDay 28

by Eskender Tamrat

With the league title wrapped up by the unprecedented Bayern Munich side in the midweek with seven games to spare, the Bundesliga continued this weekend as the topsy-turvy fight to avoid relegation reaches its climax point. Werder Bremen left it late at Hannover to almost secure their Bundesliga status for another season, while Freiburg got […]

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Analysis – Borussia Dortmund dominate Olympique Marseille

by Travis Timmons

While Jürgen Klopp watched from a Westfalenstadion skybox – bundled up like a holiday shopper – Borussia Dortmund (BVB) sought out Champions League (UCL) revenge against the traditional French power, Olympic Marseille (OM), to avenge a UCL sweep at the Frenchmen’s hands two year ago (2-6 aggregate). It succeeded. And looked its hipster best while winning. […]

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Klose ties Gerd Müller, Lahm reaches 100 caps and Germany one step closer to Brazil

by Cristian Nyari

Germany’s 3-0 win in their World Cup qualifier against Austria was all about milestones.  Captain Philipp Lahm became only the 11th player to reach 100 caps for the national team while Miroslav Klose finally equalled a record most thought was unreachable, tying the great Gerd Müller as Germany’s all time top goalscorer. Meanwhile, coach Joachim […]

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Borussia Dortmund off to best Bundesliga start in over a decade

by Cristian Nyari

Borussia Dortmund’s 1-0 win against Werder Bremen was the first time since the 2001/02 season that they have won their first three league matches.  That season of course Dortmund were crowned champions and going by how their campaign started this year they will be right in the mix to compete for it again.  Robert Lewandowski’s […]

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Borussia Dortmund Defeat Bayern Munich 4-2, Win DFL SuperCup

by Gerry Wittmann

Jurgen Klopp and his Borussia Dortmund squad ended Pep Guardiola’s early run of preseason trophy-grabs Saturday by defeating the Bavarians 4-2 to capture the DFL SuperCup.  The two teams met in last year’s SuperCup, with Bayern prevailing over their Ruhr Valley rivals in a match that foreshadowed their historic treble-winning season as Dortmund surrendered the […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2012/13: 10 – 6

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

In Part IV of our Top 25 Bundesliga Players of the season, we profile the league’s outstanding goalkeeper, Dortmund’s prodigal son, the league’s two midfield maestros and a player who went from one of the most beloved figures in football to one of the most controversial. See the rest of the list here. 10.  Rene […]

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Borussia Dortmund’s Magical Night

by Cristian Nyari

Borussia Dortmund’s dramatic comeback and win against Malaga in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal will go down in German football folklore.  Not only did they reach the semifinal for the first time since 1998 but they did it by staying the only unbeaten team in the competition, winning all of their home […]

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Borussia Dortmund 3- 2 Málaga CF: The Miracle of Dortmund

by Gerry Wittmann

Miracles do happen.  One was witnessed Tuesday evening at the Westfalen Stadion in Dortmund by a crowd of 80,000 fans inside and a worldwide television audience outside, as BvB scored two goals in stoppage time to defeat Málaga 3-2.  The stunning comeback victory  advanced the Ruhr Valley club to the Champions League semifinals as the Cinderella […]

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Borussia Dortmund Left to Rue Missed Chances Against Malaga

by Aleix Gwilliam

All is left to play for in next week’s return leg at the Signal Iduna Park as Málaga and Borussia Dortmund played out a goalless draw at La Rosaleda on this warm Wednesday night. However, despite being the away side, it will be Dortmund who will be going home the most disappointed as it was […]

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