Borussia Dortmund generated some big headlines after their 2-2 draw against Real Madrid on Tuesday night in the UEFA Champions League. It wasn't so much because of the result, but because of the way they played. "Thomas Tuchel's team is the most exciting project in Germany," Oliver Fritsch wrote in German Newspaper Zeit, while Süddeutsche Zeitung declared that "one has to be brave enough to dare play Dortmund's style."
Dortmund's style is based around possession and is inspired by Tuchel's...
Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt wants his team to show more courage when they face Borussia Dortmund in a clash of two sides involved in the Champions League this week.
Leverkusen threw away a one-goal lead to be held to a draw in Monaco and Schmidt is hoping to see a more ruthless streak from his side at the BayArena, against second-placed Dortmund.
"We will get our chances and we've got to make sure we take these," Schmidt said at a press conference on Friday.
"We know we've got the quality,...
Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has said Andre Schurrle suffered a knee injury in Tuesday's Champions League game against Real Madrid.
Schurrle, who scored his side's late equaliser in a 2-2 draw after coming on as a substitute, had missed the previous two weeks with a knee strain.
A statement on the official Borussia Dortmund website said Schurrle, along with Marc Bartra and Adrian Ramos, would now miss the trip to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
It quoted Tuchel as saying: "Safety is our...