Juergen Klopp

  • Dortmund's Klopp will not appeal UEFA two-game ban 09-10-2013 07:42 PM

    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...
  • Napoli win their opener against Dortmund in group of death 19-09-2013 08:35 AM

    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...
  • Klopp hopes for more fun when Dortmund meet Napoli 17-09-2013 08:36 AM

    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...
  • Dortmund's new attack key to challenging Bayern 15-08-2013 06:30 PM

    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....
  • Klopp not fazed by Lewandowski's betrayal remarks 01-08-2013 10:05 PM

    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...
  • Dortmund coach looks at team's gains, rues Dante let-off 26-05-2013 10:54 AM

    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...
  • Pressing tactical engagement for Bayern and Dortmund 23-05-2013 11:40 AM

    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 wide...
  • Bayern cannot just brush past us, says Dortmund's Klopp 13-05-2013 06:42 PM

    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 29-04-2013 11:29 PM

    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...
  • We are not favourites despite big win: Dortmund's Klopp 25-04-2013 08:54 AM

    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...
  • Dortmund look to end 15-year drought against Real Madrid 23-04-2013 02:46 PM

    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...