Borussia Dortmund is a Bundesliga side based in the industrial North Rhine-Westphalia area of Germany. Known as Die Schwartzgeiben (Black and Yellows) after their traditional team colours, they play their home games at the Westfalenstadion. Dortmund have the highest average attendance – over 80,000 – of any football club in the world.
Founded in 1909, they are one of the most successful teams in German history. They have won the German championship 8 times, been runners-up on six occasions, and lifted the German Cup four times. In 1997, they won the European Cup, beating Juventus in finals, and lost to close rivals Bayern Munich in 2013. They also triumphed In the Cup Winners Cup final back in 1966.
They have a rivalry with Bayern Munich in terms of contesting for League titles and major trophies. But their main rivals are Schalke 04, with the Revierderby identify as the most bitter and hotly contested in Germany.
Although Borussia Dortmund last won the Bundesliga title back in 2012 when Jurgen Klopp was manager of the team there were hopes that this season they would at least break the monopoly that Bayern Munich had established over the league title in recent years. After a fine start to the season they were nine points clear of their rivals at one stage, and many Borussia Dortmund predictions have them finishing as champions. However, Bayern have gradually reeled them in and overtaken them, thrashing Dortmund 5 – 0 in April. In conclusion Borussia Dortmund betting tips have them finishing as runners-up this season.
Other Borussia Dortmund tip to consider – their England forward Jadon Sancho is in with a good chance of being named young Bundesliga Player of the Year.