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If I was a Dortmund fan I’d be pissed off at their strategy. You get some great young players, yeah, but only for a short time so there’s no way to properly build a team. I guess they think they just have no chance against Bayern either way but surely focusing on building a team to compete in the medium term is better than just being a training ground for future stars.
What would you do differently?
 

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Marco Rose....over rated.
 

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I knew this thread would pop up after today :lol:

They've in the midst of a horrible injury crisis right now, so do have a bit of sympathy with Rose (not to forget being absolutely shafted by the ref in the last two matches).

Can't forgive them for replacing Sancho with Malen. Horrible signing, similar to when they tried to replace Gotze with Mhikitaryan and then Lewandowski with Immobile.
 

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I knew this thread would pop up after today :lol:

They've in the midst of a horrible injury crisis right now, so do have a bit of sympathy with Rose (not to forget being absolutely shafted by the ref in the last two matches).

Can't forgive them for replacing Sancho with Malen. Horrible signing, similar to when they tried to replace Gotze with Mhikitaryan and then Lewandowski with Immobile.
I thought he was rather good for them?
 

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I knew this thread would pop up after today :lol:

They've in the midst of a horrible injury crisis right now, so do have a bit of sympathy with Rose (not to forget being absolutely shafted by the ref in the last two matches).

Can't forgive them for replacing Sancho with Malen. Horrible signing, similar to when they tried to replace Gotze with Mhikitaryan and then Lewandowski with Immobile.
Mkhi was amazing for them.
In his last season for BVB he recorded over 30 assists in all comps and 23 goals. He was better than Gotze
 

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I knew this thread would pop up after today :lol:

They've in the midst of a horrible injury crisis right now, so do have a bit of sympathy with Rose (not to forget being absolutely shafted by the ref in the last two matches).

Can't forgive them for replacing Sancho with Malen. Horrible signing, similar to when they tried to replace Gotze with Mhikitaryan and then Lewandowski with Immobile.
Quite a few of their players have been missing for a while though, Haaland and Reyna are the only two along with Hazard that surely make any major difference to their first team no?

Your right about their replacements, sometimes they try to hard to save money with their signings it seems.
 

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Was good in 2013-14. Not as brilliant as 2015-16. 2014-15 was pretty bad
I will punch you. I've never forgiven him for that absolute travesty of a performance against Madrid when Reus was putting in a godly performance. Missed an open goal and two other guilt edge chances, and it wasn't as if he was playing well before that as well. He was horrible for those first two seasons, Tuchel managed to get production out of him though.
 

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Things need to be put into context. They had important players for them out of their first 11 today, and on the previous game against Ajax they were the better team until Hummels received the red card.

Rose needs more time and patience before everyone jumps to the precipitated conclusion he isn’t good enough for them.Only at the end of the season his work can be compared to Favre.
 

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Not only the German clubs are useless, but the fans of these clubs are weird, they cheer for their rivals :lol:.
 

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Things need to be put into context. They had important players for them out of their first 11 today, and on the previous game against Ajax they were the better team until Hummels received the red card.

Rose needs more time and patience before everyone jumps to the precipitated conclusion he isn’t good enough for them.Only at the end of the season his work can be compared to Favre.
Before the red card Ajax were already taking over, just like in the first match.
 

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The ultimate hype club. They have 2 or 3 good players, essentially on loan to them, and they hype em up so much so that you'd actually believe they're a good club.


Sour, stepping stone, club. Nothing more, nothing less
 

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It’s a deceiving group to be fair. These aren’t “normal” Ajax and Sporting sides. Both will be massive tests for anyone in the next round.
 

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Before the red card Ajax were already taking over, just like in the first match.
Not even close. And unfortunately I had the pleasure to watch all Ajax games in the group stages (not yesterday) it was clear for me the game would be completely different if Hummels wasn’t sent off.
 

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Not even close. And unfortunately I had the pleasure to watch all Ajax games in the group stages (not yesterday) it was clear for me the game would be completely different if Hummels wasn’t sent off.
It was clear for me it wouldnt. Ajax were growing into the game just before, hence why the red card. They were getting the ball in the areas where they one to, Antony vs Hummels is ideal.
 

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Not even close. And unfortunately I had the pleasure to watch all Ajax games in the group stages (not yesterday) and it was clear for me the game would be completely different if Hummels wasn’t sent off.
Agreed. Dortmund was still better for a good period even after the red card.
 

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It’s a deceiving group to be fair. These aren’t “normal” Ajax and Sporting sides. Both will be massive tests for anyone in the next round.
Yep; best Sporting L. in decades. And an Ajax that is just as good as 18-19.