Borussia Dortmund head coach Lucien Favre says Axel Witsel’s integration into their squad has been very quick, despite a late return from the World Cup. SINSHEIM, Germany — Borussia Dortmund’s United States forward Christian Pulisic has said he should have been given a penalty in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim. Pulisic, who turned 20 on
As has so often been the case, Christian Pulisic was the hero for Dortmund in their frustrating 1-1 draw vs. Hoffenheim. SINSHEIM, Germany — Borussia Dortmund pulled off a late escape to avoid a first defeat under Lucien Favre to Julian Nagelsmann’s Hoffenheim on Saturday afternoon in Sinsheim. Despite being down to 10 men, Christian
11:22 AM ET Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic scored an 84th minute equaliser to rescue a 1-1 draw at Hoffenheim on Saturday. Pulisic, who got the winner at Club Brugge in a 1-0 Champions League group stage victory in midweek, tapped the ball home after good work from Marco Reus to earn his team a point.
Hoffenheim have banned at least 33 Borussia Dortmund supporters from the Rhein-Neckar-Arena for the Bundesliga game on Saturday after they were identified as having insulted Hoffenheim owner Dietmar Hopp last season. The fans are also awaiting criminal proceedings by Heidelberg’s public prosecution after insulting Hopp and his mother during the final match of last season.
Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre discusses his feelings about the upcoming Champions League draw and feels his side can do something special in the tournament. Borussia Dortmund have taken a stand against racism amid a dire political climate in Germany by displaying a special message on their shirts. The country’s recent political turmoil has given
DORTMUND, Germany — Borussia Dortmund substitutes Jadon Sancho and forward Paco Alcacer received special praise from their coach Lucien Favre and sporting director Michael Zorc in Friday’s 3-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday. Defender Abdou Diallo put the hosts ahead with his first Bundesliga goal when he netted on the rebound after his header
DORTMUND, Germany — Borussia Dortmund jumped to the top of the table by beating Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 on Friday, opening the third round of the Bundesliga. It marked the first of seven matches in 22 days for the Black and Yellows. Centre-back Abdou Diallo almost looked too ashamed to celebrate after stumbling the ball over
Sep 14, 2018 Borussia Dortmund scored twice in the second half to beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 on Friday and notch their second win in three league matches that put them provisionally top of the Bundesliga. Defender Abdou Diallo put the hosts ahead with his first Bundesliga goal when he netted on the rebound after his
Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre discusses his feelings about the upcoming Champions League draw and feels his side can do something special in the tournament. DORTMUND, Germany — United States international midfielder Christian Pulisic is doubtful for Borussia Dortmund’s match against Frankfurt on Friday. Pulisic, 19, missed Dortmund’s goalless draw in Hannover a fortnight ago
Germany’s Joachim Low revealed Mesut Ozil has been blanking his phone calls since the player retired from the German national team. Jurgen Klopp tells ESPN FC’s Mark Ogden that although he respects Mesut Ozil’s decision not to play for Germany, neither side appears entirely in the right. Reinhard Rauball will not stand for another term
Real Madrid’s Julen Lopetegui has again refused to commit to who his number one goalkeeper is after new signing Thibaut Courtois is yet to start for the club. The transfer window is now closed across Europe and while some of the continent’s major clubs enjoyed a strong summer in the market, others were left frustrated.
Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre discusses his feelings about the upcoming Champions League draw and feels his side can do something special in the tournament. Borussia Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin has parted ways with his boyhood club for the second time in his career. Sahin, 29, joined Werder Bremen for a reported €1 million transfer fee
England’s Gareth Southgate admitted while he wasn’t sure he would wear a waistcoat as manager again after the 2018 World Cup, it may make one more appearance in the UEFA Nations League. England manager Gareth Southgate insists he will use the Nations League matches to build his squad for the 2020 European Championships and has
Gab Marcotti speaks to Alexis Nunes about the proposed introduction of VAR in the Champions League and how it will be used. With a Spanish team winning each of the last five Champions League titles, is this the year their dominance comes to an end? Juventus will face Manchester United in the Champions League group
DORTMUND, Germany — Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has said that the club are focused on offloading players before the closure of the transfer window on Aug. 31. After signing Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer on a one-year loan on Tuesday, Dortmund have 30 players in their squad. Nuri Sahin and Shinji Kagawa were excluded
Get caught up on all the action from the weekend, including Cristiano Ronaldo’s home debut for Juventus and Real Madrid’s scare at Girona. Barcelona’s Ernesto Valverde was left fuming at the state of Real Valladolid’s pitch during their 2-1 win in La Liga and feels the club kept in that condition to stop his side.
Paco Alcacer doesn’t fit the profile of past Dortmund strikers but his skills will be a real coup for the club. DORTMUND, Germany — Borussia Dortmund’s exhaustive search for a new centre-forward has finally come to an end with the signing of Paco Alcacer from Barcelona. The 24-year-old joins the German outfit on a one-year
DORTMUND, Germany — Newly appointed manager Lucien Favre said many times in recent days that he still needs to learn how his players behave in various situations. After 30 seconds of Borussia Dortmund’s Bundesliga opener against RB Leipzig on Sunday, he learned about how they behave while trailing, as Jean-Kevin Augustin slotted home for the
The FC guys are already seeing improvements in Liverpool’s defence and ability to close out games following their victory over Crystal Palace. Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp expressed his frustration at not being told about Loris Karius’ potential move to Besiktas. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits his side beat Crystal Palace without finding their best form but
Marco Reus made amends for missing a number of gilt-edged chances in regular time with the game-winning goal in extra time against Greuther Furth. Marco Reus was happy with a “dirty win” after scoring a dramatic 121st-minute extra-time winner against Greuther Furth in the German Cup on Monday. Borussia Dortmund left it late twice against