Juergen Klopp

  • Five potential replacements for David Moyes at Manchester United April 22, 2014

    David Moyes was on Tuesday sacked as the manager of Manchester United as a price for the club's sudden decline. Moyes' position had become untenable since Sunday, when United lost 2-0 to Everton in the Premier League to ensure England's biggest club over the last two decades will miss out on...
  • Dortmund's Klopp will not appeal UEFA two-game ban October 9, 2013

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp has accepted a two-match ban by UEFA for an outburst during their 2-1 defeat to Napoli in the Champions League last month and will not appeal, the club said on Wednesday. "My main motive is that I do not want to trivialise my behaviour and...
  • Napoli win their opener against Dortmund in group of death September 19, 2013

    Naples: Napoli extended their perfect start in Serie A to the Champions League with a 2-1 win on Wednesday over 10-man Borussia Dortmund, last season's runner-up. Prized signing Gonzalo Higuain put Napoli ahead 29 minutes in on a rainy night at San Paolo stadium by heading home a cross from Camilo...
  • Klopp hopes for more fun when Dortmund meet Napoli September 17, 2013

    Rome: Two of Europe's in-form teams clash in the Champions League on Wednesday when Serie A leaders Napoli take on a Borussia Dortmund side still on a high after hitting six goals in the Bundesliga at the weekend. Last season's Champions League runners-up Dortmund travel to the hostile San Paolo stadium...
  • Dortmund's new attack key to challenging Bayern August 15, 2013

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund's new "five-star attack" is fueling speculation that Bayern Munich face a serious challenge in defending their Bundesliga title this season. While Bayern are still adapting to Pep Guardiola, Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp has the advantage of five years' Bundesliga experience and a side well-attuned to his demands. Dortmund reacted...
  • Klopp not fazed by Lewandowski's betrayal remarks August 1, 2013

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp said on Thursday he saw no reason for concern a day after his top striker Robert Lewandowski accused club bosses of failing to keep their word for blocking a move to Bayern Munich. "For me what he does is a thousand times more important than...
  • Dortmund coach looks at team's gains, rues Dante let-off May 26, 2013

    London: Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp is such a bouncy character that not even a Champions League final defeat can really get him down, but the decision not to send off Bayern Munich defender Dante in Saturday's 2-1 defeat did rankle. Dante was already on a yellow card when he kneed...
  • Pressing tactical engagement for Bayern and Dortmund May 23, 2013

    London: Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich are bitter rivals, yet in tactical terms they offer variations on the same theme. Both press their opponents high up the pitch, can move the ball from defence to attack with bewildering speed and play with a 4-2-3-1 formation featuring...
  • Bayern cannot just brush past us, says Dortmund's Klopp May 13, 2013

    Berlin: Bayern Munich crushed European heavyweights Barcelona and Juventus en route to the Champions League final but they should not expect the same to happen against Borussia Dortmund, Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp said on Monday. Bayern face their Bundesliga rivals in the first all-German Champions League final in London's Wembley...
  • Dortmund will not get stage fright at Real, Klopp says April 29, 2013

    Madrid: There is no danger Borussia Dortmund will suffer from stage fright in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg at Spanish giants Real Madrid, coach Juergen Klopp said on Monday. The Bundesliga side have a healthy 4-1 lead for the clash at Real's Bernabeu arena following their stunning victory in last...
  • We are not favourites despite big win: Dortmund's Klopp April 25, 2013

    Dortmund: A rampant Borussia Dortmund are by no means favourites to reach the Champions League final despite their crushing 4-1 win against nine-times winners Real Madrid, coach Juergen Klopp said on Wednesday. Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski became the first player to score four goals in a Champions League semi-final as the Germans...
  • Dortmund look to end 15-year drought against Real Madrid April 23, 2013

    Berlin: An injury scare to Bundesliga top scorer Robert Lewandowski is unlikely to derail unbeaten Borussia Dortmund's focus ahead of their Champions League semi-final first leg against Real Madrid on Wednesday as they bid for their first final spot since 1997. Poland international Lewandowski, who scored for a 12th consecutive league...