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Borussia Dortmund in short

Founded on December 19th, 1909, Borussia Dortmund are one of the leading clubs in the German league. Based in Dortmund in the Ruhr area, BVB has a historic rivalry with its neighbour Schalke 04, the other major club in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The club is also renowned for the fervour of its fans, with its Signal Iduna Park stadium regularly ranking among the busiest in Europe.

The first team is currently coached by Swiss coach Lucien Favre, who is well known in Ligue 1 Uber Eats after his time at OGC Nice between 2016 and 2018. The Ruhr club has won eight German championships, four German Cups and six German Super Cups. A finalist in 2013 against rivals Bayern Munich, BVB won their only Champions League title in 1997 by beating Juventus Turin 3-1.

Bayern Munich's main rivals, Borussia Dortmund are one of the leading clubs in the German league. At the end of the 2019-20 season of Bundesliga, the club finished at the 2nd position, behind Bayern Munich.

Alfred Preissler, the club's all-time top scorer, won the first German championship with Borussia in 1956

The Parisians against Dortmund

4 matchs joués

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Won
2
Drawn
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Lost
Rounf of 16 - Champions League 19/20
March 11th, 2020
2-0
Rounf of 16 - Champions League 19/20
February 18th, 2020
2-1

PREVIOUS ENCOUNTERS

Following the draw for the Champions League Round fo 16 in Nyon on 16 December 16th, 2019, the two teams will meet in the first leg on 18 February 2020 and in the second leg on March 11th, 2020.

The Parisians lost 2-1 at Signal Iduna Park (Håland's two goals for Borussia and Neymar Jr.'s goal for Paris Saint-Germain). In the return match at the Park, which took place behind closed doors, the Red and Blue won 2 - 0 thanks to goals from Neymar Jr. and Juan Bernat, ensuring their qualification for the quarter-finals.

Neymar Jr.'s goal in the first leg and the return leg was crucial to the Red and Blue's qualification for the quarter-finals of the 2019-20 edition.

Players to follow

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Juan Bernat

Left back 01/03/1993
Trained at Valencia, where he began his professional career in 2011, Juan Bernat is a Spanish international playing at left-back. He played for Bayern Munich between 2014 and 2018, where he won four German championship titles, as well as a German Cup and a German Super Cup. On March 11th, 2020, as part of Champions League Round of 16 against Borussia Dortmund, he scored the second goal for the Parisians on an assist from Pablo Sarabia. It was a crucial goal that ensured Paris Saint-Germain qualifying for the quarter-finals.
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Jadon Sancho

Forward 25/03/2000
Born in London on March 25th, 2000, Jadon Sancho has been playing on the right flank of Borussia Dortmund's attack since 2017. After a junior career with Watford and Manchester City, he signed his first professional contract with BVB at the age of 17. He finished the 2018-19 season with 13 goals and 18 assists, a superb performance for a player of his generation. An English international since 2018, he won the U17 World Cup in 2017 with the Three Lions.

Signal Iduna Park

Signal Iduna Park was inaugurated on April 2nd, 1974, but it was not until 1976 that Dortmund's first team played in this stadium in the first division. Recently renovated, it is now capable of accommodating more than 81,000 spectators in match configuration.

The stadium also hosted several matches at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, and many matches will again be played here at the 2024 European Football Championship in Germany.

Strobelallee 50
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Practical information
You can easily reach the stadium by car, as it has a 10,000-space car park. The Signal Iduna Park can also be reached by public transport, with the U-Bhan subway, stop Westfalenstadion, line U45.