Tag: Borussia Dortmund
With Bayern and Dortmund separated only by goal difference at the top of the table, it promises to be a nervy few weeks for the reigning champions.
The Bavarians, who trailed Dortmund by nine points back in December, are now top of the table on 60 points.
Zorc says rumours linking Sancho to a return to England are 'irrelevant'.
Dortmund will be hoping that the Germany international can stay fit for the remainder of the Bundesliga title race.
Bayern Munich, who host Liverpool on Wednesday in their Champions League, last 16, return leg clash after a goalless draw at Anfield, went top on goal difference from Dortmund.
Ji Dong-won led Augsburg to a 2-1 win over Dortmund denting the latter title ambitions.
Borussia Dortmund led the standings by seven points and their second league loss of the season came before next week's Champions League.
With champions Bayern Munich on their heels, Dortmund is hopeful Reus' return will give them their edge again.
Dortmund are in the midst of a form crisis, having failed to win any of their last five games in all competitions.
Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen receives praise for his performance in the first leg at Wembley against Borussia Dortmund.
Tottenham have a golden opportunity to reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the 1st time since 2011.
Sancho is expected to start for Dortmund against Spurs with captain Marco Reus ruled out with a thigh injury.
The 18-year-old winger's form for the German league leaders has earned him England caps.
Reus has scored 17 goals and created 11 more for the Bundesliga leaders this season.
Bayern are searching for clues as to why they lag behind Dortmund.
Leverkusen have given Bosz a contract until June 2020 and he will take charge after the Christmas holidays.
Jadon Sancho's goal and a sliding finish from Marco Reus ensures Dortmund end the first half of the German season top of the table.
The Black and Yellow's lead at the top was cut to just 6 points by a shock defeat by Fortuna Duesseldorf, and 2nd-placed Gladbach will be looking to shorten it even further in the battle of the Borussias this weekend.
Dortmund, who suffered their first league defeat of the season after losing 2-1 at promoted Fortuna Duesseldorf, are on 39.
Dortmund next face Gladbach with the chance to open a 9-point gap over their title rivals with a home victory before the Bundesliga heads into the winter break.
Portugal's Raphael Guerreiro scored twice to claim all three points for the visitors as Atletico Madrid could only draw 0-0 at Club Brugge.
Manchester United, Roma and Ajax also went through.
The 25-year-old Spanish international joined Dortmund from Barcelona on a one-year loan deal in the summer and has made an immediate impression with nine goals in just eight appearances.
Bayern Munich player Mats Hummels said that illness was the cause of his underwhelming performance against Borussia Dortmund.