BORUSSIA DORTMUND

  • Champions League: Yaya Sanogo, Alexis Sanchez score as Arsenal beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 7 hours 16 minutes ago

    Yaya Sanogo ended his 15-month wait to score for Arsenal on Wednesday to help the London club beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 and qualify for the Champions League knockout phase for the 15th successive season. The 21-year-old striker, who has floundered since joining from his native France, netted only two minutes into...
  • Champions League: Problems growing for Dortmund as they face Arsenal; Galatasaray take on Anderlecht Yesterday

    London: Struggling at home but excelling in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund are headed to Arsenal on Wednesday. Dortmund, who have already qualified for the second round, will travel to London without forward Marco Reus, who is out with an ankle injury. Reus was hurt in the 2-2 draw with Paderborn...
  • UEFA punishes Galatasaray, Borussia Dortmund for crowd disorder 1 week ago

    Nyon: UEFA has punished Galatasaray and Borussia Dortmund for crowd disorder and sanctioned BATE Borisov for racism by its fans at Champions League matches. UEFA says its disciplinary panel fined Galatasaray 70,000 euros ($87,700) for disturbances which stopped play twice during a 4-1 loss at Dortmund this month. The Turkish club's...
  • Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund advance in Champions League November 5, 2014

    Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 on Karim Benzema's 27th-minute goal on Tuesday night to advance to the knockout phase of the Champions League along with Borussia Dortmund, and Arsenal wasted a three-goal lead at home in a 3-3 tie against Anderlecht. Real improved to 4-0 in Group B as Cristiano Ronaldo...
  • Champions League: Dortmund, Arsenal on verge of advancing in Group D November 4, 2014

    Frankfurt: Borussia Dortmund can qualify for the knockout stage of the Champions League if they beat Galatasaray in Group D on Tuesday. Then they can focus on staving off relegation in the Bundesliga. Arsenal, too, will be assured of advancing if they beat Anderlecht at home and Dortmund defeats - or...
  • Champions League: Dortmund crush Galatasaray to maintain 100 percent record October 23, 2014

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice in the first 18 minutes as Borussia Dortmund trounced Galatasaray 4-0 to maintain their status as Group D leaders in the Champions League on Wednesday. The Gabonese striker tapped in his first after six minutes, following a perfect pass from Marco Reus, and made it 2-0 from...
  • Dortmund looking to consolidate vs Galatasaray in Champions League October 22, 2014

    Istanbul: Borussia Dortmund is looking to the Champions League for refuge, even if that entails a daunting visit to Turkish league runner-up Galatasaray on Wednesday. The 2013 finalists are enduring a crisis in the Bundesliga, where five games have yielded four defeats and one draw. Saturday's 2-1 loss at promoted Cologne...
  • Germans draw first blood in rivalry with English foes September 18, 2014

    Berlin: German teams scored a point or more accurately, seven in their rivalry with English clubs this week, coming out on top in two of their three Champions League duels, with the third resulting in a share of the spoils. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich certainly had the better of...
  • Borussia Dortmund secure 20 win over Arsenal in Champions League September 17, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund strikers Ciro Immobile and PierreEmerick Aubameyang scored either side of halftime to give their side a 20 with over Arsenal on Tuesday, kickstarting the German side's Champions League campaign in Group D. Immobile, signed from Torino in the offseason, sprinted almost half the length of the pitch and held...
  • Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal renew Champions League rivalry September 16, 2014

    Dortmund: Familiarity has bred a healthy respect between Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal in the Champions League, with the German club eager to avenge a loss at home against the English team. Dortmund, the 2013 Champions League runnerup, will be hosting Arsenal in the competition for the third time in four seasons. "It's...
  • Dortmund sign Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United August 31, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund resigned Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United on Sunday to end the Japan midfielder's frustrating twoyear spell in the Premier League. Dortmund announced in a statement that the 25yearold signed a fouryear deal through June 2018. The Bundesliga club did not disclose a transfer fee but German media suggested a fee...
  • Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern 20 to retain German Super Cup August 14, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund eased past lacklustre Bayern Munich 20 with goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and PierreEmerick Aubameyang to lift the German Super Cup on Wednesday and draw first blood in their rivalry with the Bavarians this season. Both clubs left most of their World Cup winners and big names at home or...
  • No more signings for Bayern Munich, says coach Pep Guardiola August 12, 2014

    Berlin: Bayern Munich will not sign any more players during the current transfer window despite a series of injury setbacks as they prepare for Wednesday's German Super Cup against Borussia Dortmund. Last season's domestic double winners, seeking revenge for last year's defeat by Dortmund in the same game, will be without...
  • Bayern Munich secure double after Cup win over Borussia Dortmund May 18, 2014

    Berlin: Bayern Munich restored their undisputed dominance in Germany when they beat rivals Borussia Dortmund 20 with two extratime goals on Saturday to win the German Cup and secure their tenth domestic double. Dutchman Arjen Robben, who scored the winner against Dortmund in the Champions League final last season, tapped in...
  • Serie A top scorer Ciro Immobile wants to join Borussia Dortmund May 9, 2014

    Italian Serie A's leading scorer Ciro Immobile of Torino F.C. is interested in joining Borussia Dortmund, said club CEO HansJoachim Watzke on Friday but said no deal was done yet. "I can only confirm that the player Immobile really wants to join us," Watzke told reporters. "That is all there is...
  • Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer expects to be fit for Real semi-final April 17, 2014

    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 can play...
  • Bayern defender Rafinha banned for three games April 14, 2014

    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 and Hamburger...
  • Dortmund to buy midfielder Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid April 11, 2014

    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 to...
  • Dortmund hail 'fantastic' game despite European exit April 9, 2014

    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 blame...
  • Real Madrid survive Borussia Dortmund scare to reach Champions League semi-finals April 9, 2014

    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 against...
  • Injured Cristiano Ronaldo in doubt for Borussia Dortmund tie April 8, 2014

    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 Dortmund...
  • Real Madrid favourites to advance to Champions League semis April 8, 2014

    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 champion...
  • Real Madrid beat Dortmund 3-0 in Champions League QF April 3, 2014

    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 of...
  • Real Madrid's path to 10th European crown blocked by Dortmund again April 2, 2014

    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 10th...
  • Powerful quarter-finals line-up in Champions League March 31, 2014

    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 to...
  • Champions League: Bayern get Man United, Real Madrid face Dortmund in quarters March 21, 2014

    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 be played...
  • UEFA charges Zenit for fans burning German banner March 20, 2014

    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. Potential sanctions...
  • Dortmund advance to Champions League quarters despite 2-1 loss March 20, 2014

    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 fell...
  • Lewandowski scores twice as Dortmund win 4-2 at Zenit in Champions League February 26, 2014

    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' lead...
  • Champions League: Problems for Zenit and pies for Dortmund in last 16 February 25, 2014

    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 the...