Borussia Dortmund are one of the most popular clubs in Germany, and have the highest average attendance of any football club in the world. Famous colors, famous fans and exciting football, Dortmund are a top team.
Borussia Dortmund, also known by their abbreviated name BVB, are one of the founding Bundesliga teams but it was the arrival of head coach Jürgen Klopp that led the club to their most successful era, one that included two consecutive Bundesliga titles. Five times Bundesliga champions and one time Champions League winners, Dortmund are a side rejuvenated in recent years and continue to battle with Bayern Munich for most popular team in Germany.
Bayer Leverkusen and their under-pressure coach Roger Schmidt will seek solace from domestic pressures in the Europa League while Borussia Dortmund must guard against complacency as they travel to London to face Spurs.
“I’m somewhat in love with the BVB”, Alex Speirs confesses, since the time he first saw the “Südtribüne” and witnessed the Atmosphere with his own eyes. He works as geriatric nurse in Sydney and is a member of the fan club “Borussia Dortmund Australia”
On Saturday, points, as well as bragging rights will be on the line, in the first Rhine derby of the season between Gladbach and Cologne. Bayern Munich travel to Darmstadt, whilst in-form BVB host Bayer Leverkusen.