Borussia Dortmund beat FC Porto 1-0 on Thursday and advanced to the round of 16 in the UEFA Europa League. Here’s what the head coach and players had to say after the win.
Borussia Dortmund advanced to the UEFA Europa League last 16 thanks to a 1-0 win over FC Porto in the mythical Estadio do Dragao on Thursday. Once the Black and Yellows went in front, there was little doubt they’d make it to the next round, too comfortable was their position after last week’s brilliant 2-0 win at home.
In Episode 128 of the Yellowwallpod the panel talks about Borussia Dortmund’s successful first leg against FC Porto and previews the return leg. Before turning the attention to the Bundesliga and the crazy scenes that occurred in Leverkusen, we introduce a new segment on the show. In ‘Dortmund fans from around the World’ we interview Jon Eden (@Fussball_eh) from Canada on what’s it like to be a BVB fan abroad.
When Borussia Dortmund announced their lineup shortly after 6 pm local time on Thursday for the Europa League home tie against Porto fans around the globe rejoiced. Nuri Sahin was back in the starting lineup after 355 days. But what does the midfielder’s return mean for Borussia Dortmund?
Borussia Dortmund beat FC Porto 2-0 in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League round of 32 on Thursday evening in Signal Iduna Park.
The stage was set to “make Thursday our day,” as head coach Thomas Tuchel put it before the game. With the Europa League entering the knockout stages, BVB must make the competition more of a priority than it was during the first half of the season.
Borussia Dortmund clinch a convincing 2-0 victory over FC Porto to head into the second leg of the Europa League round of 32 with a telling advantage. Here is what players and coaches had to say after the match.
The luck of the draw wasn’t on Borussia Dortmund’s side on Monday, as they were drawn with FC Porto for the Round of 32 in the UEFA Europa League. It’s not a stretch to say Porto presented one of the toughest opponents Dortmund could have faced.