Barcelona's arrival gave Borussia Dortmund the chance to show themselves to be as good as they think they are. Facing the best certainly brought out the best in BVB on Tuesday but consistency remains the challenge.
Borussia Dortmund will be ruing a string of missed chances against Barcelona in their Champions League Group F opener. Marco Reus saw his penalty saved in the second half as the match ended in a 0-0 stalemate.
RB Leipzig continued their strong start to the season, defeating Benfica 2-1 away from home in their Champions league opener. Timo Werner was once again the standout player, netting both goals.
As the group stage of a new Champions League season gets underway, we can look forward to many more memorable moments. Here's a look at some of the biggest so far in the history of Europe's top club competition.
On an action-packed matchday, Borussia Dortmund dazzled at home but the surprise was in Leipzig as Bayern Munich somehow failed to win. The rest of the matchday saw big wins for sides lower down the table.
Christian Streich’s players sealed their best-ever start to a Bundesliga campaign. Their win at Hoffenheim was also a clash between two very different philosophies, in which money tells a small part of the story.
The Bundesliga returned with a bang after the international break. Goals galore, late winners, VAR decisions and red cards - and that was just on the Saturday! Catch up with all the latest matchday action.
Borussia Dortmund's season started with a stutter, but a dominant win over Bayer Leverkusen saw them purring along at their best. This team, playing in this style, can go all the way, writes Janek Speight.
Outplayed for long periods, RB Leipzig could have fallen on their sword against Bayern Munich. But a key tactical change and some good fortune saw Leipzig earn an important point.
Early on in the season, Julian Nagelsmann's undefeated RB Leipzig side took on the defending champions Bayern Munich. In a thrilling, end-to-end game, there was somehow no winner. Both goalkeepers impressed.
Hamburg's Bakery Jatta is one of Germany's most talked about footballer, but why?
Both Bayern and Dortmund broke their transfer record to boost their backline this summer. Why?
DW spoke to Neven Subotic about Union's first Bundesliga win, which came against his former club, Borussia Dortmund.
Which country has the best attendance? Which league attracts the most fans? We take a closer look.
The 32-year-old, who has joined RBL from Hoffenheim, had previously been linked with some of the top jobs in football.
Union vs. Hertha will be two of Germany's most tantalizing matches this season, with Berlin bragging rights at stake.
Skateboarding is set to make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. However, many involved in the sport, including legends Tony Hawk and Titus Dittmann, are skeptical about the development.
French Ligue 1 club Nice have been taken over by British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe. More proof that France is edging closer to the English and Italian model and away from the German and Spanish, but will it work?
The footballing legend who coached a world record 55 teams — including 18 national sides — has died at the age of 93. One of his proudest moments was guiding Rwanda's national team after the 1994 genocide.
Borussia Mönchengladbach's "King of the Bökelberg" has turned 75 — a perfect opportunity to look back on a unique playing career full of historic moments, both on and off the pitch.
Saeid Mollaei has said he threw a World Championship semifinal fight because Iranian authorities ordered him to avoid a possible gold-medal bout against an Israeli opponent. He spoke to DW about his predicament.
Why does it take tragedy for the world, and the football world, to sit up and pay attention? The self-immolation of young Iranian "Blue Girl" Sahar Khodayari also lays FIFA's impotence bare, says Joscha Weber.
A ceremony to mark Catalonia's national day honored the German captain of the rescue ship "Sea-Watch 3," who helped save the lives of 40 refugees. The medal was presented by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
Dedicated football fans follow their team everywhere, no matter what. But that's not enough for some. Groundhoppers 'collect' stadiums – a hobby that takes them from the Bundesliga to village leagues and beyond.
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