Backpage Roundup: Lewandowski’s Bayern ‘Dream’ Dashed, Arsenal to Bid £70 Million for Trio, No Gunner Bid for Fellaini, Wanyama’s Confession and More

Lewandowski’s Bayern ‘Dream’ Dashed Arsenal’s options of signing a World Class striker increased by one earlier today after Borussia Dortmund declared that their prized possession Robert Lewandowski – who had previously looked set for a summer switch to Bayern Munich – will not be sold to the Bavarians this year. The Westphalian club’s CEO Hans-Joachim […]

Arsenal First English Club Through To Knockout Stages

A Robin van Persie brace secured Arsenal’s progression from Champions League Group F with a 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium. After a frenetic first half which produced little, Van Persie gave his side a 49th minute lead with a clinical header after fine work out wide from the inspired Alex Song, before the Arsenal […]

Arsenal in solid defensive display shocker!

Conceding late on only to a wonder-goal from Borussia Dortmund yesterday, Arsenal showed a new-found defensive solidity in their opening Champions League game of the season, and what might be the hardest of this group. It’s easy to forget that, with their nine-year absence from the competition, Dortmund are actually in it as German champions […]

Paddy power! Rice hails Arsenal display

Hands up. Who would have taken a draw before the game? So 1-1 away to Borussia Dortmund in the opening Champions League group game last night is a decent result for the Arsenal I say. RVP scored a great goal to give the Gunners the lead before a last-gasp wonder strike from substitute Ivan Perisic […]

Arsenal almost hang on for 3 points

Arsenal conceded a late equaliser as they were pegged back to a 1-1 draw against Borussia Dortmund in their opening Champions League Group F clash at the Westfalenstadion. The German champions dominated the possession in the first half but Van Persie rounded off a 42nd-minute move that he started to give Arsenal the lead against the […]

Dortmund the most dangerous side

It is a difficult group because in hat number four we got the most difficult team. Dortmund were in [that] hat, where you expect usually a team who will be easier to play. They are the team who is coming up in Germany, who have dominated the last year in German football and who will […]

Joker Wenger’s mind games for Arsenal to upset Dortmund

Arsene Wenger has been making light of the fact that he will serve a touchline ban as Arsenal face Borussia Dortmund in the CL group opener in Germany tonight. Her Majesty’s Press are all over the AW quotes and point out that we can’t call on teh services of injured Aaron Ramsey and Tomas Rosicky. […]

Why Wenger target Götze poses big threat to Arsenal in Dortmund

Arsenal face Borussia Dortmund in the first group match of the Champions League tomorrow night. Here, German football writer Bernd Schmidt evaluates the opposition awaiting the Gunners… Borussia Dortmund were the talk in Germany last season as they raced away with their seventh Bundesliga title and first since 2002. They were the youngest side in […]