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Dortmund thrash 10-man Duisburg in German Cup

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |    Borussia Dortmund progressed into the second round of the German Cup after moving 5-0 past third division outfit Duisburg on Monday. The “BVB” smoothed the way for their win with three first-half goals, while Dominic Volkmer’s red card before half-time left Duisburg hopeless. The lower …

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Dortmund flexing their muscles, Sancho must stay

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Borussia Dortmund are flexing their muscles in their efforts to keep England forward Jadon Sancho at the club. In the club’s pre-season training-camp in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland, the 2012 German Champions sporting director Michael Zorc announced the surprising news. “We plan on having Jadon Sancho …

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Werder Bremen braced for ‘relegation final’ in Mainz

Berlin, Germany | AFP |  Struggling Bundesliga giants Werder Bremen have just two matches to avoid relegation, but can take a significant step towards survival at Mainz on Saturday. Bayern Munich were confirmed Bundesliga champions for the eighth straight season in midweek, but the fight to stay up is still raging. …

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Haaland grabs first post-lockdown goal in Bundesliga

Dortmund, Germany | AFP | The setting may be unfamiliar with the German Bundesliga returning behind closed doors after a two-month coronavirus shutdown, but the identity of the day’s first goal-scorer was entirely familiar as Erling Braut Haaland put Borussia Dortmund ahead against Schalke on Saturday. Haaland diverted a low Thorgan Hazard cross into the …

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German football returns under intense scrutiny

Berlin, Germany | AFP |  Football in Germany returns to the pitch on Saturday as the Bundesliga becomes the first of Europe’s top leagues to swing back into action since the coronavirus lockdown. The German Football League (DFL) convinced Chancellor Angela Merkel and the country’s regional leaders to allow play …

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The Bundesliga is back, so can Dortmund catch Bayern?

Berlin, Germany | AFP |  Bayern Munich are in pole position to win an eighth straight title, but Borussia Dortmund lead the chasing pack and are spearheaded by Erling Braut Haaland as the Bundesliga comes out of its coronavirus-enforced hibernation this weekend. AFP Sport takes a look at what is at …

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With little competition, the Bundesliga goes global

Paris, France | AFP |  German football will find itself in an unaccustomed global spotlight this weekend as audiences starved of live football turn to the only major European league back in action. With the Premier League, Spain’s La Liga and Serie A in Italy all still sidelined by the coronavirus …

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