Constantin Eckner
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Constantin is the editor-in-chief of the tactics blog

Piszczek extends contract secretly

Michael Zorc confirmed that the club and Lukasz Piszczek came to terms on a contract extension, as the Polish right-back agreed to stay with the club until 2018.

What value does Oliver bring to the table?

In what probably could be the steal in the transfer window, Óliver Torres is expected to join Borussia Dortmund within the next days. Who is this 21-year-old midfielder?

Why Malli is the (almost) perfect fit for Dortmund

He has been the most discussed player within the Black and Yellow community for quite some time. Yunus Malli could join his former coach Thomas Tuchel at Borussia Dortmund, increasing squad depth and overall quality of BVB’s attack.

Win over M’Gladbach: Spectacular yet not perfect performance

Borussia Dortmund won their first competitive game of 2016, out-playing Borussia Mönchengladbach’s man-marking scheme.

Deloitte Money League: Dortmund ranked eleventh

Borussia Dortmund have been named as the eleventh richest club in the world.

Dortmund announce Hofmann’s departure

Borussia Dortmund have announced the departure of Jonas Hofmann in January. He joins Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Jonas Hofmann close to joining M’Gladbach

According to Der Westen, midfielder Jonas Hofmann will join Borussia Mönchengladbach in the winter transfer window. He undergoes his medical on Monday. A transfer fee has yet to be announced.

Mixed zone interviews: Cologne

The Hinrunde ended with a disastrous performance, as Borussia Dortmund lost 1-2 at Cologne, being now eight points behind Bayern Munich. Here is what the head coach and players had to say after the match.

Dortmund win one-sided match against reluctant Frankfurt

Borussia Dortmund steadily solidify their status as second best team in the Bundesliga. An overly anxious Frankfurt side threatened the Schwarzgelben for only twenty minutes, as Dortmund eventually won 4-1 on Sunday evening.

Mixed zone interviews: PAOK

Borussia Dortmund suffered their first defeat at home, as they lost to PAOK 0-1, finishing second in Group C of the Europa League. Here is what the head coach and players had to say after the match.

Mixed zone interviews: Stuttgart

Borussia Dortmund turned the corner after two defeats in row, when the Schwarzgelben beat VfB Stuttgart 4-1 on Sunday. Here is what the players and head coach had to say after the game.

Mats Hummels – Captain off course

Mats Hummels’ performances has been worrying recently. Borussia Dortmund’s captain needs to overthink his behaviour on and off the pitch.

Preview: The grandest derby of them all

It is the mother of all Bundesliga derbies. When Borussia Dortmund will meet their bitter rival, Schalke 04, the fans of the Schwarzgelben expect nothing less than a victory. And recent results have shown that BVB should be the favourite against a slightly overrated Schalke side.

Team news ahead of Mainz: Schmelzer still out

As Thomas Tuchel returns to the Coface Arena where he celebrated many victories throughout his first spell as Bundesliga coach, the 42-year-old has almost the entire roster at his disposal against his former club FSV Mainz 05.

The bearded Menschenfänger

After building a successful Dortmund team from nothing, Jürgen Klopp is now considered the saviour of Anfield.

Tactical analysis: A night of horror in Munich

It was a disappointing night for the whole black and yellow family, as Bayern Munich laid a beating on Borussia Dortmund. Yet, even the result of 5-1 seemed to be decisive; the match itself was not – at least in the first half.

The temerity of Julian Weigl

Only seven matchdays have passed, yet he is already considered the rookie of the season. Borussia Dortmund’s Julian Weigl is very young, slender, and pretty unexperienced at this level. But above all he is the new metronome in BVB’s midfield.

Mixed zone interviews: Hoffenheim

Dortmund dropped the first points of the season, playing 1-1 against Hoffenheim. Here is what the players and coach had to say in the mixed zone.

Mixed zone interviews: Leverkusen

Borussia Dortmund beat Leverkusen 3-0 on Sunday. Here is what the players and coach had to say in the mixed zone.

Control vs Chaos: Preview ahead of clash with Leverkusen

With a victory over Krasnodar in the back pocket, Borussia Dortmund now focus on making it eleven wins out of eleven this season. The black and yellow army welcome Bayer Leverkusen to the Westfalenstadion on Sunday evening.