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.
Borussia Dortmund are looking to make the most of a turbulent season with success in the Europa League. But to reach the last eight, BVB will need to get past an Austrian side who are not popular with German fans.
Michy Batshuayi scored his fifth goal in three Borussia Dortmund games as he continues to make an instant impression for his new club. But BVB still have work to do to qualify ahead of their assured opponents from Italy.
The Bundesliga's 21st matchday brought the familiar sight of Bayern Munich extending their lead. But there was also room for something new, with Premier League pair Michy Batshuayi and Ademola Lookman shining on debut.
Nuri Sahin won't go down as a one-club player, but perhaps he should have done. The playmaker tells DW that even during his time at Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund dominated his thoughts. One day, he wants to coach BVB.
Speculation that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be about to leave Borussia Dortmund has been further fueled by the fact that he has been dropped for Friday's match. His most likely destination looks to be Arsenal.