Adam Darowski takes a closer look at Dortmund’s statistical leaders of the 2016/2017 season. Some you may have guessed and some you may have not.
With the Bundesliga set to restart after the winter break, we asked for your questions for the second instalment of the Yellow Wall mailbag. If you want to get in touch for future episodes, hit us up in the comments below or on social media.
In this series, we take a look at the performances of every BVB player in the Hinrunde and provide a short outlook on their 2017.
Borussia Dortmund’s 8-4 win over Legia Warsaw was a fun game, wasn’t it? The Black and Yellows were already qualified for the round if 16 going into the game and it showed on the field as the defensive mindset went right out of the window. There were so many endearing stories coming out of the match, so here is a summary.
Borussia Dortmund’s 8-4 win over Legia Warsaw meant the highest scoring game ever in the UEFA Champions League. Here is what coaches and players had to say after the crazy game.
Borussia Dortmund beat Mainz 05 2-1 on Matchday 1 of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace before Yoshinori Muto got one back for the visitors in injury time.
The Bundesliga will kick off on Saturday against Mainz for Borussia Dortmund. But before the season really gets into gear, the Yellow Wall panel has taken a look at the things we learned from the off-season. Here are our preseason takeaways.
Borussia Dortmund’s under-19 team won the Bundesliga championship on Sunday, beating 1899 Hoffenheim 5-3 away from home. More than 14.700 spectators saw Dortmund dominate the game from start to finish, as the Black and Yellows thoroughly deserved their victory.
On Sunday afternoon Borussia Dortmund’s U19-squad clinched the Bundesliga-West title with a dominant 6-0 win over MSV Duisburg. Christian Pulisic and Felix Passlack were on the scoresheet with the latter leading the celebration-chants afterwards.
Thomas Tuchel went (almost) full rotation against Darmstadt, with eight changes compared to the 3-1 against Hoffenheim on Sunday. Probably most surprising was the debut of the just 17-year-old Felix Passlack. However, with Bayern losing against Mainz, Dortmund’s win in Darmstadt might have been the first step towards an open title race in the Bundesliga.
Felix Passlack (17) was already a well-known name a year ago, after he joined the first team in the La Manga winter training camp, and he has now made his way into the first team of Borussia Dortmund.
About a year ago Jürgen Klopp, Dortmund’s coach at the time, stated that Borussia Dortmund’s future is secured because of all the great talent coming through Borussia’s youth ranks. Constantin Eckner and I took a look at the most promising talents back then and now it’s time to ask: Where are they now?
January 2015, Borussia Dortmund is tied for the last place in the Bundesliga and Jürgen Klopp tells BVBtotal that “the future of Borussia Dortmund is secured”. How does that fit together? Klopp is referring to 16-year-olds Felix Passlack and Dzenis…