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Dortmund 1-2 Schalke: Klopp takes the blame as shift to 3-5-2 backfires

October 22, 2012
Dortmund 1-2 Schalke: Klopp takes the blame as shift to 3-5-2 backfires

Dortmund surprisingly started in a 3-5-2 formation – despite not trying it in training beforehand – and produced a terrible performance. Jurgen Klopp was without four regulars – Mario Gotze, Ilkay Gundogan, Marcel Schmelzer and Jakub Blaszczykowski – which was one of the reasons for his unusual formation choice. Huub Stevens had Kyriakos Papadopoulos unavailable at...
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Dortmund 3-0 Leverkusen: Leverkusen caught out by Dortmund full-backs overlapping

September 17, 2012
Dortmund 3-0 Leverkusen: Leverkusen caught out by Dortmund full-backs overlapping

Dortmund recorded a comfortable victory over Leverkusen side that offered little attacking threat. Jurgen Klopp named a side familiar from last season, with Marco Reus carrying a slight knock and therefore only on the bench. Sami Hyypia made a single change, bringing in Jens Hegeler for captain Simon Rolfes. This was an interesting formation battle that favoured...
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Dortmund 1-0 Bayern: six point lead

April 12, 2012
Dortmund 1-0 Bayern: six point lead

Robert Lewandowski’s clever flick put Dortmund six points clear of Bayern – probably a decisive lead at the summit of the Bundesliga table.
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Borussia Mönchengladbach 1-1 Borussia Dortmund: compact sides and balls over the top

December 4, 2011
Borussia Mönchengladbach 1-1 Borussia Dortmund: compact sides and balls over the top

2nd v 1st going into the game, but this draw allowed Bayern Munich to return to the top.
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Arsenal 2-1 Dortmund: Dortmund press excellently but van Persie scores another double

November 23, 2011
Arsenal 2-1 Dortmund: Dortmund press excellently but van Persie scores another double

A fast-paced, technical game ended with Arsenal securing their qualification to the second round.
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