Borussia Dortmund v Arsenal - JG preview

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Arsenal travel to Germany to play Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The Gunners are level at the top of Group F with Jurgen Klopp's team and Italian side Napoli with three games to play.

You can find out more about our opponents below. 


Borussia Dortmund Full name: Borussia Dortmund 
Manager: Jurgen Klopp 
Club colours: Yellow shirts, black shorts with yellow and black hooped socks
Nickname(s): Die Schwarzgelben ( The Black and Yellows)


Three facts about Borussia Dortmund: 

  • Dortmund were runners-up in last season's Champions League. 
  • Jurgen Klopp's team are currently second in the Bundesliga table, one point behind leaders Bayern Munich.
  • Dortmund lost their first game in the group 2-1 to Napoli but have taken maximum points since then

    Robert Lewandowski Borussia Dortmund STAR MAN 

    Robert Lewandowski 
    The Polish striker scored the winner against the Gunners in the reverse fixture in October with a clinical volley in the 83rd minute. Lewandowski also scored a hat-trick in their 6-1 win over Stuttgart on Friday. The Gunners will have to be on top form to keep him out this time.