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Michael Zorc: Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus expected to miss Tottenham game with muscle injury

Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus is expected to miss the first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie against Tottenham on Wednesday.
Atletico players celebrate at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at the Wanda Metropolitan stadium in Madrid on November 6, 2018. (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO - AFP)

Atletico Madrid gain sweet revenge by cruising past Borussia Dortmund

Atletico Madrid avenged their Borussia Dortmund drubbing from a fortnight ago and revived hopes of going through top of Champions League Group A by beating the German side 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday.
Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji

Manuel Akanji: Manchester United move my dream

Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji has said it is his dream to play for Manchester United one day.
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Emil Forsberg strikes to put Sweden in quarterfinals with win over Switzerland

A deflected goal from Emil Forsberg was enough to take Sweden into the World Cup quarterfinals as they beat Switzerland 1-0 in a scrappy match in St Petersburg.

Borussia Dortmund miss chance to cement Champions League place

Borussia Dortmund still need three points to guarantee a place in next season's Champions League after they drew 1-1 at Werder Bremen.

Marco Reus’ equaliser helps Borussia Dortmund settle for draw against RB Leipzig

Bundesliga top-four rivals RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund had to settle for a share of the points with a 1-1 draw at the Red Bull Arena.

Major January transfers in Europe

AFP Sport rounds up some of the most notable deals to have happened in Europe as the January window prepares to slam shut on Wednesday.

All eyes on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal hover

All eyes will be on whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return to Borussia Dortmund's starting line-up at Hertha Berlin on Friday, with the star striker reportedly chasing a move to Arsenal.

Borussia Dortmund complete signing of Manuel Akanji

Borussia Dortmund have signed Switzerland defender Manuel Akanji, whose father is Nigerian, on a four and a half year contract from FC Basel.

Manuel Akanji set to join Borussia Dortmund on record €22 million

FC Basel central defender Manuel Akanji, whose father is Nigerian, is close to joining top German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund for a record transfer fee of 21.5 million Euros, according to various media reports.

Borussia Dortmund sign Manchester United target Manuel Akanji – reports

Borussia Dortmund look to have beaten Manchester United in the race to sign Swiss defender Manuel Akanji, according to German media reports on Saturday.

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