Darmstadt 2-1 Borussia Dortmund – Tactical Analysis




Darmstadt 2-1 Borussia Dortmund - Tactical Analysis

Rock bottom Darmstadt shock fourth-place Borussia Dortmund to earn only their third win of the season.

Borussia Dortmund’s defensive frailties were identified once again as Darmstadt earned a merited and valuable three points in their fight against relegation. Continue reading “Darmstadt 2-1 Borussia Dortmund – Tactical Analysis”

Tribal Football Rivalries – Borussia Dortmund Vs FC Schalke 04 (Revierderby)




Tribal Football Rivalries - Borussia Dortmund Vs FC Schalke 04 (Revierderby)

The “Revierderby” is a 91 year-old derby between German teams Borussia Dortmund and Schalke.

The derby is named after the Ruhr region, where both teams are situated. Dortmund and Gelsenkirchen are separated by just 25 kilometres. VfL Bochum, MSV Duisburg and Rot-Weiss Essen are also based in the region. When games between these three teams take place, the term of the derby is demoted to the “Small Revierderby”. Continue reading “Tribal Football Rivalries – Borussia Dortmund Vs FC Schalke 04 (Revierderby)”