Afellay and Co frustrated Dortmund the last time these two met

Bundesliga: Schalke Triumph in Revierderby, Stuttgart Win | Matchday 6

Matchday 6 in the Bundesliga saw Borussia Dortmund lose the Revierderby, VfB Stuttgart get their first win, and Hamburg score their first goal. Schalke Defeat Dortmund in Revierderby The Revierderby is one of the fiercest rivalries in Germany, a battle of wills between rival cities in the heart of German coal country. As Schalke and Dortmund have consistently finished near the top of the Bundesliga in recent years, it’s also become an assertion of dominance. But if this year’s Revierderby is anything to go by, BVB are in serious trouble. The loss was not only a dent to their ego, but meant that they slipped further down the table to 12th place after a 2-1 loss in Gelsenkirchen. Last year, BVB won this fixture, 3-1, thanks to goals from Sahin, Blaszczykowski, and Aubameyang. Two of those three are injured at the moment, and Klopp’s ramshackle side was filled with players newly returned from injury and those unaccustomed to playing together. […] Read more »