It was not quite the magical Champions League night Borussia Dortmund hoped for, as they wasted several chances, including a penalty, against FC Barcelona on Tuesday night.
Woof. Borussia Dortmund steamrolled Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 on Saturday afternoon thanks to a Thomas Delaney masterclass performance.
Here are three things to watch out for in BVB’s first high-profile match against Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl was on the shortlist of players that should have left in the summer but ultimately stayed. The 23-year-old talks about his partnership with Axel Witsel, the German national team and addresses racism in sport and everyday life.
After successfully recruiting Julian Brandt to the Westfalenstadion, Marco Reus has set his eyes on the next Bayer Leverkusen prospect.
Dortmund’s early euphoria was massively dampened by Saturday’s 3-1 loss against Union Berlin as issues seem to prevail for BVB that call their long-term development into question.
Borussia Dortmund were reminiscent of last season’s Rückrunden woes in an embarrassing 3-1 loss against newly-promoted team Union Berlin on Saturday night.
After a stellar 5-1 win against FC Augsburg on the opening matchday, Borussia Dortmund were brought back to earth against Cologne. A distressing first half against the Billygoats has the warning lights flashing.
Borussia Dortmund won a difficult away match in Cologne 3-1 after trailing 1-0 for over one hour on Friday. Substitutes Julian Brandt and Achraf Hakimi made the deciding difference.