AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — Ji Dong-won scored twice against his former club as relegation-threatened Augsburg dealt Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga title hopes a blow with a 2-1 win on...
Hannover coach facing axing after thrashing from Dortmund
BERLIN (AP) — Coach Andre Breitenreiter was facing the chop after his Hannover side was thrashed by Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund 5-1 on Saturday.
Hannover is second from bottom, level on points with last-placed Nuremberg, and Breitenreiter received little support from club president Martin Kind or general manager Horst Heldt before the game.
Kind said the club needed to consider all options and "anything else would be dishonest."
Dortmund secures top spot with 2-0 win at Monaco
MONACO (AP) — Raphael Guerreiro scored twice as Borussia Dortmund concluded its Champions League group stage campaign on Tuesday with a 2-0 win at Monaco that sealed top spot for the German club.
Guerreiro scored a goal in each half at Stade Louis II against a poor Monaco side that struggled throughout and failed to win for a 14th consecutive match in the competition.
Dortmund faces Champions League exit after draw with APOEL
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund and APOEL Nicosia played out a 1-1 draw on Wednesday which left both facing near-certain elimination from the Champions League.
Dortmund dominated but Raphael Guerreiro's opener was canceled out by Mickael Pote, who scored for APOEL in its second successive 1-1 draw with the Bundesliga side.
The draw left Dortmund and APOEL third and fourth respectively in Group H on two points apiece.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Germany World Cup hero Mario Goetze is expected to return to training with Borussia Dortmund when the side reconvenes from its summer break on Friday.
Goetze hasn't played since January and was diagnosed in February with "metabolic disturbances" following months of recurring muscular problems.
The 25-year-old Goetze completed just four games in 11 Bundesliga appearances for Dortmund since returning from Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich last summer.
BERLIN (AP) — American midfielder Christian Pulisic was pulled down by goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky midway through the second half, leading to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's tiebreaking penalty kick that lifted Borussia Dortmund over Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 on Saturday for its first German Cup title since 2012.
An 18-year-old from Hershey, Pennsylvania, Pulisic became the youngest American to win a major domestic club trophy in Europe.
Bayern title charge slowed by another Bundesliga draw
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich was held for a second successive Bundesliga game, with the leader twice coming from behind against lowly Mainz to recover a 2-2 draw on Saturday.
It was another setback for Bayern following Tuesday's Champions League quarterfinal exit at Real Madrid, but the German title still looks to be Bayern's for a fifth consecutive season.
Free-scoring Dortmund beats Freiburg 3-1 as newcomers shine
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund's new signings proved their class in a hard-earned 3-1 Bundesliga win over promoted Freiburg on Friday.
Substitute Raphael Guerreiro scored his second goal in two matches to seal the victory in injury time against a well-organized team that keeps dropping and returning to the Bundesliga.
Along with the win and more goals — 20 in the past four games — Dortmund also tied a club record by staying undefeated in 24 straight home matches.
Dortmund notches another big win, beats Wolfsburg 5-1
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ousmane Dembele, the highly touted French teenager, scored his first Bundesliga goal for Borussia Dortmund in a 5-1 rout of Wolfsburg on Tuesday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored two goals but it was Dembele's goal that broke Wolfsburg's resistance.