Football-Bundesliga: So Dortmund gets no goal

The mood was good in the majority of the members of Borussia Dortmund, when they arrived on Thursday to the training grounds to start the new season with a Coro

Football-Bundesliga: So Dortmund gets no goal

The mood was good in the majority of the members of Borussia Dortmund, when they arrived on Thursday to the training grounds to start the new season with a Corona Test. Although Marco Reus will be out due to his persistent tendon injury in the adductor area, continue for an indefinite period of time, and Mats Hummels has to be cut back; the veteran's ankle exercises in his private performed fitness.

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test For the young Youssoufa Moukoko now belongs firmly to the professional squad, even if he is only after his 16. Birthday is allowed to play in November in the Bundesliga. The highly gifted striker "is now also to be supplied to the senior football ranks", said Michael Zorc, who was able to convince two other additions of a change for BVB: Thomas Meunier (right defender from Paris St-Germain) and Jude Bellingham (midfielder, Birmingham City).

"We are pleased that it's starting again," said the Director of sport so, even if the operation is still in a pandemic-related emergency. "The issue of Corona will accompany us, unfortunately," said Zorc, the hopes, however, that another scandal of the recent past will lose its relevance: the debates on the discrepancies between pre-proklamiertem goal of the season and the reality.

These Controversies have had in the past few years, such a negative effect on the daily climate, that managing Director Hans-Joachim Watzke has already announced the end of June to appoint for the time being, no concrete goals for a game of the year. "After the experiences of last season it makes no sense", said Zorc now. The public dealing with the announcements of the summer of 2019, have led to "the fact that we have the feeling that we are driven by naming the season objective".

moods in the environment and atmospheric currents are a major factor in the course of a football year, and now you hope your new strategy will not be to face after every defeat with a more or less scornful headlines of an impending Failure to the own claims. It will be interesting to see whether this Plan works, because dealing with the season's objectives have long been a difficult issue in the debates around the BVB. Also internally.

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 06:19

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