Borussia Dortmund

  • Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer expects to be fit for Real semi-final 17-04-2014 10:48 PM

    Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer expects to be fit to face Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first leg. Neuer was substituted at halftime in the 3-0 home defeat by Borussia Dortmund last Saturday with a calf muscle problem. "I feel fine and I have the feeling that I...
  • Bayern defender Rafinha banned for three games 14-04-2014 11:48 PM

    Frankfurt: Bayern Munich defender Rafinha has been banned for three Bundesliga matches after getting a late red card in the 3-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund. Rafinha was sent off for sticking his hand into the face of Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Brazilian defender will miss matches against Eintracht Braunschweig, Werder Bremen...
  • Dortmund to buy midfielder Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid 11-04-2014 04:42 PM

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund will make use of an option to buy on-loan midfielder Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid, making his return to last season's Champions League runners-up permanent, the German club said on Friday. Turkey international Sahin, a product of Dortmund's youth system, joined Real in 2011 but after failing...
  • Dortmund hail 'fantastic' game despite European exit 09-04-2014 08:28 AM

    Borussia Dortmund once again ripped up the predictable script of a Champions League game when they outclassed Real Madrid 2-0 and came agonisingly close to levelling the 3-0 first leg defeat in their quarter-final on Tuesday. The Germans outran their opponents, hit the woodwork twice and have only themselves to...
  • Real Madrid survive Borussia Dortmund scare to reach Champions League semi-finals 09-04-2014 02:27 AM

    Germany: Real Madrid reached the semi-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday after losing 2-0 at Borussia Dortmund but finishing up with a 3-2 victory on aggregate. Playing without star striker Cristiano Ronaldo due to a left-knee injury, Madrid could afford to miss an early penalty and still go through...
  • Injured Cristiano Ronaldo in doubt for Borussia Dortmund tie 08-04-2014 08:32 AM

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo may be kept out of the starting lineup for the second leg of Real Madrid's Champions League quarterfinal against Borussia Dortmund, Blancos coach Carlo Ancelotti said Monday. The Portuguese international sat out the weekend La Liga match with Real Sociedad after leaving last week's first leg against...
  • Real Madrid favourites to advance to Champions League semis 08-04-2014 08:15 AM

    Dortmund: Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund met four times last season in the Champions League and Dortmund won both home games, including a 4-1 win that led to Madrid's elimination in the semi-finals. This time, Madrid hold a 3-0 lead from the first leg of the quarter-finals and the nine-time...
  • Real Madrid beat Dortmund 3-0 in Champions League QF 03-04-2014 02:17 AM

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a record equaling goal before exiting to injury as Real Madrid beat Borussia Dortmund 3-0 on Wednesday to take a big step toward the Champions League semi-finals. Ronaldo netted his 14th goal of the season in Europe's top competition to give Madrid a clear advantage ahead...
  • Real Madrid's path to 10th European crown blocked by Dortmund again 02-04-2014 10:45 AM

    As Real Madrid struggle to maintain their La Liga title bid, a greater emphasis has been placed on winning a 10th European crown and on Wednesday they face a Borussia Dortmund side who famously blocked their path last season. As each year passes, the desire for Real to claim a...
  • Powerful quarter-finals line-up in Champions League 31-03-2014 10:34 AM

    Manchester: Six past winners, three domestic league leaders and many of the world's best players take their places this week in one of the strongest quarter-final lineups in the 22-year history of the Champions League. There appears to be no weak link in the last eight, with Manchester United unlikely...
  • Champions League: Bayern get Man United, Real Madrid face Dortmund in quarters 21-03-2014 04:46 PM

    Defending champion Bayern Munich will play Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-finals, and Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund in a rematch of last season's semi-finals. Spanish clubs Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will also meet in the quarter-finals, while Paris Saint-German and Chelsea were drawn together. The matches will...
  • UEFA charges Zenit for fans burning German banner 20-03-2014 11:45 PM

    Nyon: Zenit St. Petersburg face further UEFA action after fans burned a German banner at a Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund. UEFA says the charges relate to "setting off of fireworks and improper conduct of supporters." UEFA's disciplinary panel will judge the latest case involving Zenit on May 14....
  • Dortmund advance to Champions League quarters despite 2-1 loss 20-03-2014 08:23 AM

    Borussia Dortmund reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the second successive season on Wednesday, surviving a 2-1 second-leg defeat by a spirited Zenit St Petersburg to go through 5-4 on aggregate. Dortmund, last year's runners-up who won 4-2 in Russia in the first leg, were far from their best and...
  • Lewandowski scores twice as Dortmund win 4-2 at Zenit in Champions League 26-02-2014 01:36 AM

    Russia: Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Borussia Dortmund took a big step toward the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-2 victory at Zenit St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Losing finalists last year, Dortmund made a blistering start with Henrikh Mkhitaryan scoring in the fourth minute and Marco Reus doubling the visitors'...
  • Champions League: Problems for Zenit and pies for Dortmund in last 16 25-02-2014 10:55 AM

    Borussia Dortmund fans will be offered tea and pies at Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday but there will be no such generosity on the pitch with the Russians intent on reaching their first Champions League quarter-final. Zenit would appear to be rank outsiders against last season's runners-up after scraping through...
  • Borussia Dortmund sign Finland striker Tim Vayrynen 10-01-2014 11:12 PM

    Germany: Borussia Dortmund have signed striker Tim Vayrynen from Finnish first division side FC Honka. The Bundesliga club say on their website that the 20-year-old Vayrynen is getting a contract to 2016, and that he will play initially with its under-23 side in Germany's third division. Vayrynen scored 17 goals...
  • Lewandowski pledges to give Dortmund his all 05-01-2014 11:24 PM

    Dortmund: Poland striker Robert Lewandowski says he will give his all for Borussia Dortmund before switching to Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich at the end of the season. Lewandowski, who signed a five-year deal with Bayern on Saturday, told Dortmund fans on the club website: "We still have half a year...
  • Bayern Munich sign Robert Lewandowski from Borussia Dortmund 05-01-2014 09:09 AM

    Munich: Bayern Munich signed Robert Lewandowski from Bundesliga rival Borussia Dortmund on a free transfer on Saturday, with the deal taking effect at the end of the season. Bayern announced in a statement that Lewandowski, who pushed for a move to the Bavarian powerhouse last summer, signed a five-year deal...
  • Wenger frustrated at Arsenal's failure to seal top spot 12-12-2013 12:51 PM

    London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted to feeling frustrated after his side missed out on top spot in their Champions League group and an easier draw in the knockout stages. The English Premier League leaders were beaten 2-0 at Napoli on Wednesday which allowed Borussia Dortmund - who edged winless...
  • Borussia Dortmund beat Marseille 2-1 in Champions League 12-12-2013 03:36 AM

    France: Borussia Dortmund beat a 10-man Marseille 2-1 with a late goal from Kevin Grosskreutz on Wednesday to advance to the Champions League knockout stage. Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski beat the offside trap to open the scoring for last season's runnerup with a chip in the fourth minute. But Marseille forward...
  • Champions League: Dortmund need win to be secure in Group F 10-12-2013 06:22 PM

    Frankfurt: Borussia Dortmund need to beat Marseille to be sure of advancing from Group F of the Champions League. A draw would be enough if Napoli fail to win at home against group leader Arsenal. Dortmund can even afford to lose - if Napoli do the same. Three teams could...
  • Champions League set for some much-needed drama 09-12-2013 11:10 AM

    The Champions League is set for some much-needed drama this week with the conclusion of a group stage which has been all too predictable and produced an embarrassing procession of one-sided matches. Eight places in the round of 16 are still up for grabs, with much of the attention focussed...
  • Champions League: Dortmund still in contention after Napoli win 27-11-2013 08:52 AM

    Dortmund: Last season's Champions League runners-up Borussia Dortmund beat Napoli 3-1 with a stellar offensive performance on Tuesday to earn a lifeline and stay in the hunt for a knockout stage spot. Germany international Marco Reus converted a 10th minute penalty and Jakub Blaszczykowski added another goal on the hour...
  • Champions League: Napoli's Hamsik out of Dortmund game 25-11-2013 11:47 AM

    Rome: Napoli's attacking midfielder Marek Hamsik has been ruled out of Tuesday's Champions League football match against German Bundeliga club Borussia Dortmund in Dortmund. Napoli released a statement on Sunday confirming that the Slovakian international's condition will be evaluated over the next few days, reports Xinhua. Hamsik played for only...
  • Germany call-up is cherry on top, says keeper Roman Weidenfeller 12-11-2013 09:25 PM

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller's belated Germany call-up is a dream come true and the cherry on top of a long and successful club career, the 33-year-old said on Tuesday. Weidenfeller was overlooked for years by coach Joachim Loew despite outstanding seasons with Dortmund that included consecutive league titles...
  • Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller gets Germany call 08-11-2013 05:07 PM

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller earned his first Germany call up at the age of 33 when coach Joachim Loew included him in the 24-man squad for their friendly games in Italy and England later this month. Weidenfeller has been outstanding for his club in the past few seasons...
  • Entertaining tie on cards as Arsenal face Dortmund in group of death 05-11-2013 05:32 PM

    Germany: Borussia Dortmund lead Group F on goal difference and can increase their lead against Arsenal in Group F of the Champions League. Marseille visit Napoli hoping to earn their first points. Here are 5 things to know about Wednesday's matches: HOME ADVANTAGE Borussia Dortmund are seeking their eighth straight...
  • Arsenal must learn after failing first real test 23-10-2013 03:32 PM

    London: Arsenal came up short in their first really serious test of the season on Tuesday as Borussia Dortmund brought the flying Gunners down to earth with a jolt. Arsene Wenger's men have been playing fantasy football in recent weeks as an unbeaten 12-match run took them to the summit...
  • Dortmund win at Arsenal with late Lewandowski goal 23-10-2013 08:21 AM

    London: Robert Lewandowski's late volleyed winner threw Champions League Group F wide open as Borussia Dortmund heaped more German misery on Arsenal with a 2-1 victory at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. The match appeared to be petering out into a draw when the unmarked Pole was picked out at the...
  • Arsenal's Mathieu Flamini ruled out of Dortmund clash with concussion 21-10-2013 06:23 PM

    Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini will miss Tuesday's Champions League game at home to Borussia Dortmund because of concussion, manager Arsene Wenger said. The Frenchman came off midway through the first half of Saturday's 4-1 victory over Norwich City in the Premier League and he trained with the team on Monday,...