Brazilian winger Antony comes of age, as Ajax annihilate dishevelled Dortmund

Sebastien Haller of Ajax celebrates 4-0 with Antony of Ajax, Davy Klaassen of Ajax during the UEFA Champions League match between Ajax v Borussia...

On a rough night where Borussia Dortmund’s wonderkid striker Erling Haaland missed a handful of big chances and hit the woodwork, Ajax’s ambitious young core exposed their visitors with ruthless abandon en route to a 4-0 win. Antony, an Olympic gold medallist with Brazil in Tokyo two months ago, showed why many of Europe’s elite are tracking his progress. Continue reading

UCL MD3 Group Stage Previews #2: Brugge vs Dortmund, Basaksehir vs Man Utd

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More match previews as MD3 in this season’s Champions League group stages concludes. Club Brugge look to stun Borussia Dortmund in Belgium, while Manchester United expect nothing less than another UCL victory after being humbled by Arsenal last weekend. Read on for more… Continue reading

Borussia Dortmund 2-3 Bayern Munich: Player Ratings as Kimmich seals another trophy

Bayern players celebrate as Manuel Neuer lifts the German Supercup after beating Borussia Dortmund

Bayern Munich sealed their fifth trophy of 2020, but had to do so the hard way after relinquishing a two-goal cushion against Borussia Dortmund in this season’s German Super Cup before Joshua Kimmich’s late matchwinner halted BVB’s spirited comeback. Which players struggled while others excelled at the Allianz Arena, during a true game of two halves? Continue reading

Barcelona 3-1 Borussia Dortmund: 5 Talking Points and Tactical Analysis

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Barcelona booked their place in this season’s Champions League knockout stages following a 3-1 home win over Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund. Goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann was enough for Barca to prevail against an underwhelming BVB display – Jadon Sancho came off the bench to score a well-taken consolation strike late on. Continue reading

Scout Report: Christian Pulisic | Borussia Dortmund’s emerging gem

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Bundesliga enthusiasts, as well as any followers of America’s national footballing side have had one player on their radar this season. A side continuing to improve year-upon-year, Borussia Dortmund pride themselves on developing both consistency as well as helping talented youngsters progress.

The likes of midfield trio Shinji Kagawa, Ilkay Gundogan and Mario Götze have all been given platforms to showcase their talent on the European stage – and even though the latter has opted for pastures new, the team dynamic has remained the same to good effect with title challenges and progression in Europe too. Christian Pulisic represents the new generation, and against Hamburg last month, announced himself to the adoring public with aplomb. Continue reading