Berlin: Borussia Dortmund have won back-to-back Bundesliga titles but are not favourites this season as rivals Bayern Munich have bolstered their squad and the Ruhr valley club is also focusing on the Champions League, said club CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke.
Dortmund have climbed up to third in the Bundesliga after a rocky start and drew 1-1 at Manchester City in their Champions League Group D match on Wednesday with the hosts needing a 90th minute penalty to level.
Their high-tempo game against the English champions also silenced critics at home who said they were only a domestic force.
"It is the most difficult group in the Champions League, that is clear, but we have developed," Watzke told Reuters in an interview on Friday two days after his team moved up to four points from two games, as many as in the entire group stage last season....more
10:18 PM, Oct 05, 2012