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Preview: Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund

Real Madrid are set to face Borussia Dortmund in matchday 6 of the Champions League group stage. The European champions are already through to the knockout stages and even with an emphatic win vs Dortmund, can only finish in second place due to an inferior head-to-head record with Tottenham. This fixture can present an opportunity for a few lesser members of Madrid’s squad to play as they have a crucial game vs Sevilla on Saturday; who are level on points with them in  La Liga. Dortmund enter this match without…

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Dortmund’s Danger-Men: Who will trouble Real Madrid?

German giants Borussia Dortmund travel to the Santiago Bernabeu for a Champions League fixture on Wednesday night finding themselves already out of the competition – a surprise to many. Real Madrid, meanwhile, need a win to reach top spot and to also hope that Tottenham Hotspur suffer a shock loss to Cypriot side APOEL. Here’s four Dortmund danger-men that could cause Los Blancos problems on Wednesday night: 1. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang  The greatest Gabonese footballer of all-time, it now seems a while since the Madrid press were insistent that Dortmund’s lethal…

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Borussia Dortmund 1-3 Real Madrid: Real beat Dortmund in thriller

Real Madrid ran out 3-1 winners over Borussia Dortmund in a thrilling encounter at the Westfalenstadion. Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and one from Gareth Bale were enough to render Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s strike meaningless as the defending champions kept up their perfect record in this seasons Champions League. The opening minutes of the match saw Madrid attempting to control the ball in order to quieten the very loud Dortmund supporters. Dortmund tried to counter this by pressing high and playing at a high pace. Madrid ended up giving away the…

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Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid: Match Preview

Zinedine Zidane will be hoping his Real Madrid side can perform better than the 2-1 win over bottom placed Alaves at the weekend, whilst Dortmund boss Peter Bosz has seen his side concede just four goals this season. Madrid and Dortmund renew their European rivalry on Tuesday evening at Signal Iduna Park, having been paired together in five of the last six Champions League competitions. Dortmund have never lost at home to the Spanish side, having won three and drawn three, but an opening group game defeat to Tottenham Hotspur…

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Bosz admires Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund boss Peter Bosz has spoken of his admiration for Zinedine Zidane and his impact at Real Madrid. Speaking ahead of Tuesday night’s Champions League tie between the Bundesliga side and Madrid, Bosz chose to praise Zidane for his style of play and the success he has had with the Spanish club. “I really like to watch Real Madrid. They play nice football with players that have excellent technique. Ever since Zidane arrived, they have played like this and it is pleasing to see,” he told reporters in his…

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Mario Gotze warns Real Madrid of ‘excellent form’

Mario Gotze has warned Real Madrid not to expect an easy tie when they face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday evening. The Bundesliga side have been in excellent form of late, having conceded just one goal in six league matches this season, scoring 19 goals in the process. Sandwiched in those fixtures was a 3-1 opening Champions League defeat to English side Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, but despite that result – former Bayern Munich midfielder Gotze believes his side are confident heading into the game against Zinedine…

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Zidane re-affirms belief in Madrid squad

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has re-affirmed his belief in his squad and the plans they have for the season. The French coach was speaking ahead of Madrid’s trip to Germany on Tuesday evening where they face Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park. The reigning La Liga and European champions have had a rather stuttering start to the new season, having failed to gain a league win at the Bernabeu and finding themselves sitting in sixth place, seven points behind rivals Barcelona. Zidane, who said after the weekend 2-1 victory…

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Champions League Preview: Borussia Dortmund (Real Madrid, Group H)

Gerry Johnston continues our Champions League Analysis as he speaks to @BorussiaPassion about Borussia Dortmund’s chances in Group H and facing Real Madrid. How long have you been a fan of Borussia Dortmund and what made you start supporting them in the first place? I’ve been a proud and passionate BVB fan since 2013 after they were defeated in the 2013 UCL final to German rivals, FC Bayern München. Dortmund’s players represented every value I admire in that CL season. They were young and full of hope. Despite the former being a possible “disadvantage”, they beat solid teams…

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Turkish talent Emre Mor lands arrive at Celta Vigo

20 year-old winger Emre Mor has made a switch to La Liga, signing a five year deal with Celta Vigo from Borussia Dortmund in a deal around €13m+. The Danish-born Turk arrived at the Westfalenstadion last summer from Denmark and was touted to go on to big things with the German giants, however game time was very limited and with new arrivals this summer, a move away was pretty imminent. This sees Celta complete their fourth signing of the summer, having already bought in the current La Liga top goalscorer…

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Barca to announce €150m Dembele deal

Barcelona are set to announce the signing of Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund, according to multiple reports. The Catalan club’s interest in Dembele has been prominent since Brazilian attacker Neymar left for Paris Saint Germain. A move to the Camp Nou for the Frenchman has not been easy though with countless reports of on/off agreements between both clubs. However, beIN Sports have now reported that after further talks, a move is now expected with Barca prepared to pay an initial up front cost of €120million for his services. The deal will…

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