Where was Dortmund captain Marcel Schmelzer? Despite being fit he didn't make it into the squad against Leverkusen. Is his Dortmund captaincy over? Will he suffer the same fate as former captains Benedikt Höwedes and Michael Ballack?
Borussia Dortmund are optimistic heading into the new season. With a new coach and plenty of highly talented players BVB look to be ready to go, even if the squad isn't perfect just yet.
Niko Kovac's side don't want to go into the international break with another negative result on Saturday. Things don't look right in Munich but a stretched Gladbach might struggle to compete with the champions.
After 55 seasons in the Bundesliga's top flight, Hamburg have been relegated despite victory on the final day. Elsewhere, Borussia Dortmund clinched fourth by the skin of their teeth as Hoffenheim claimed third.
Super-sub Jadon Sancho made the difference for Dortmund, creating their second goal with real aplomb. This followed a brief scare on home turf for the pre-game favorites.
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