Marcel Schmelzer

Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund held by 10-man Freiburg as Champions League Spurs clash looms

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund stuttered to a frustrating goalless draw at 10-man Freiburg in the German Bundesliga on Saturday ahead of their midweek Wembley clash against Tottenham Hotspur.

Dortmund face Spurs at London’s iconic stadium on Wednesday in a high-profile opening Champions League group stage match.

Dortmund held by 10-man Freiburg as Champions League Spurs clash looms

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund stuttered to a frustrating goalless draw at 10-man Freiburg in the German Bundesliga on Saturday ahead of their midweek Wembley clash against Tottenham Hotspur.

Dortmund face Spurs at London’s iconic stadium on Wednesday in a high-profile opening Champions League group stage match.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Pulisic, Chandler, Torres and more

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An American will lift the DFB-Pokal on Saturday as Christian Pulisic and Timmy Chandler go head-to-head in the final of Germany's premier cup competition.

The two collide on Saturday as Borussia Dortmund faces off with Eintracht Frankfurt at theOlympiastadion Berlin. The two Americans will be looking to seal their first career trophies, with Eintracht Frankfurt also making a push for the club's first major top flight honor since 1988.

Dortmund eye German Cup, Aubameyang eyes door

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Berlin (AFP) – Hot-shot striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bids to lift his first title with Borussia Dortmund on Saturday amidst growing speculation the German Cup final will be his last appearance for the club.

Dortmund face Eintracht Frankfurt at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium at 2000 local time (1800 GMT) with Borussia bidding to end their run of three straight defeats in Germany’s showcase final.

Dortmund eye German Cup, Aubameyang eyes door

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Berlin (AFP) – Hot-shot striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bids to lift his first title with Borussia Dortmund on Saturday amidst growing speculation the German Cup final will be his last appearance for the club.

Dortmund face Eintracht Frankfurt at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium at 2000 local time (1800 GMT) with Borussia bidding to end their run of three straight defeats in Germany’s showcase final.

Cup win for Dortmund, goal for Pulisic

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There were games outside of the Champions League on Tuesday, with Christian Pulisic in action. Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund shutout Sportfreunde Lotte in the DFB Pokal. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 57th minute at osnatel ARENA. Andre Schurrle doubled Dortmund's lead in the 66th. Marcel Schmelzer finished off the goals in the 83rd minute.

Is It Crisis Time In Munich As Bayern Lose Again?

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When Bayern Munich lost to the MLS All-Stars early this month, supporters shrugged it off as just a preseason friendly. But after today's 2-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup, will some of Pep Guardiola's critics be sounding the alarm?

The challenge for Guardiola this season is that most of his side were the backbone of the German national side that won the World Cup this season.

Liverpool switch focus to Borussia Dortmund star

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Liverpool are lining up a summer move for Borussia Dortmund's left back Marcel Schmelzer in the summer, claims The Guardian.

The story was also carried by Tutto Mercato Weband German daily 'Bild', and despite the 26 year year old having a contract with the Westfalenstadion club till 2017, Liverpool are interested in the German to address their left back problems.

Monday Kickoff: Dortmund injury crisis deepens; PSG linked with Pogba signing; and more

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By DAN KARELL

Borussia Dortmund's injury crisis has worsened heading into their German Cup round of 16 on Tuesday.

Though Jurgen Klopp's side won against his former team Mainz 05, 3-1, on Saturday, Dortmund lost three more players to injury in the first half. Sven Bender (thigh) was forced off in the 33rd minute for Nuri Sahin, while Jakob Blaszczykowski (hip) and Marco Reus (calf) both were taken off at halftime.

Hans-Joachim Watzke hat eine atomisierte Abwehr

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Unsere komplette Abwehr vom Champions-League-Finale ist atomisiert worden. Die Viererkette, mit der wir das Double gewonnen haben einfach weg.

Hans-Joachim Watzke, Geschäftsführer von Borussia Dortmund, nach den verletzungsbedingten Ausfällen von Neven Subotic, Marcel Schmelzer, Lukas Piszcek und Mats Hummels.

Wednesday Kickoff: Hummels and Schmelzer out for Dortmund; Ballon d’Or deadline extended; and more

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By DAN KARELL

Germany head coach Joachim Löw isn't feeling the love right now in Dortmund.

After sending a number of his Bayern Munich-based players home from Germany camp following their 1-1 draw with Italy last Friday, Low decided to keep the Borussia Dortmund players in the side, and both Mats Hummels andMarcel Schmelzer have come away from Germany's 1-0 victory over England with injuries.

Why Arsenal Lost to Borussia Dortmund: Tactical Analysis

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Robert Lewandowski's late second half winner earned Borussia Dortmund an important victory at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsene Wenger made two changes to the side that thrashed Norwich City over the weekend. Aaron Ramsey partnered Mikel Arteta in the double-pivot for the injured Mathieu Flamini, while Olivier Giroud led the line ahead of Mesut Ozil, Tomas Rosicky and Jack Wilshere.

UEFA Champions League Final: Five Key Battles on Europe’s Biggest Stage

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Bayern Munich defender Daniel van Buyten battles with Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund (Wikimedia commons)

The first all-German Champions League final will kick off Saturday at Wembley Stadium in the most anticipated match of the season in world football as Bayern Munich face Borussia Dortmund.

Dortmund’s injury list building ahead of Freiburg clash

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Borussia Dortmund will be without a number of key players for the visit of SC Freiburg on Saturday. Both Mats Hummels (torn ligament) and Sebastian Kehl (broken rib) have been ruled out for the defending champions' next fixture. Whilst both Marcel Schmelzer (shoulder), Jakub Blaszczykowski (adductor muscles) and Sven Bender (cold) are all doubts for [.

Borussia Dortmund vs Hoffenheim: Preview and Projected Line-ups

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Marco Reus #11 of Borussia Dortmund celebrates with teammates (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Borussia Dortmund look to chase down Bundesliga leader, Bayern Munich against Hoffenheim at the Rhein-Neckar Arena at the weekend. If any team is capable of chasing down Bayern Munich, it is two time defending Bundesliga champions, Borussia Dortmund, however Bayern Munich are the runaway favorites to take the crown this year.

Referee apologizes for penalty decision in Borussia Dortmund loss

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Referee Wolfgang Stark has apologized for adevastatinghandball decision that led to Borussia Dortmund's 2-3 home loss to Wolfsburg. The unusual act of contrition from an official came after Stark's call resulted in a red card and automatic ban for Dortmund defender Marcel Schmelzer and a penalty for Wolfsburg that completely changed the match in the 35th minute.

Links 11.05.11

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  • The situation at the bottom of the table ahead of the final matchday. (Bundesliga Talk)
  • Best bit of skill seen at Hamburg's ground for quite a while. (Dirty Tackle)
  • St. Pauli spent 90 minutes on stranger tides and now return to known waters. (Guardian)
  • The quiet comeback of Kaiserslautern.

Bundesliga 2010/11 – Team of the ‘Hinrunde’

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With the Bundesliga season recently getting back underway, rejuvenated after a healthy 4-week winter break, we thought it about time to take a look back at the first half of the season ('die Hinrunde') and pick out a team of the league's best performers.

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Liverpool: How Jürgen Klopp is squad building for less than a Paul Pogba – and why that’s a good thing

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Germany name final 23-man squad for World Cup

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By DAN KARELL

Germany head coach Joachim Löw has selected only one recognizable center forward in his final squad for the World Cup.

Following Germany's 2-2 draw with Cameroon on Sunday, Löw cut three players from his team to finalize the 23-man roster, which includes superstars Mesut Özil, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Marco Reus.

Germany physio suffered double injury while going to treat player during World Cup Qualifier

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Germany made easy work of Austria, winning 3-0 to continue their unbeaten run atop UEFA World Cup qualifying Group C, but they did suffer an important setback during the match. To their physio.

From the PA:

Klaus Eder, who has worked for the German federation for 25 years, tore a muscle in his left leg as he went to tend to Marcel Schmelzer, causing him to fall over and break a finger.

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Ranking the Top 10 Left Backs in World Football

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Left back is a position that has been in high demand in recent years because there just isn't much depth at the position across world football. Paolo Maldini, Roberto Carlos, Nilton Santos and Giacinto Facchetti represent some of the best left-backs of all time and all of them typified the characteristics necessary to excel at the left fullback position: work rate, crossing, pace, attacking support and defensive aptitude.