Borussia Dortmund travelled without the injured Axel Witsel and Thorgan Hazard to Berlin for Saturday’s match against Union Berlin. Raphael Guerreiro made the trip as well.
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.
The hype about Mats Hummels’ build-up skills was big after the 5-1 demolishing of FC Augsburg. However, as the centre-back himself noted in Kicker his partners-in-crime are more than capable as well.
BVB have successfully started their Bundesliga campaign with a high-scoring 5-1 win over FC Augsburg on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund centre-back Ömer Toprak joined Werder Bremen on loan on Sunday. That puts a spotlight on the young Leonardo Balerdi to step up.
Borussia Dortmund announced on Sunday that centre-back Ömer Toprak joins Werder Bremen on loan. The deal includes an obligation to buy which will be triggered by a certain number of games.
The heavy favourite did not slip up on Friday night, beating 3. Liga side KFC Uerdignen 2-0.
On Wednesday, Ruhr Nachrichten reported that centre-back Ömer Toprak is on the verge of joining Werder Bremen. With the ambition of winning the league and a deep Champions League run, this would be a mistake.
Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern Munich 2-0 in the Supercup on Saturday night. The Dortmund camp was content with the performance. Here are the postmatch reactions.