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The Daily Bee (October 4th, 2018): BVB stay perfect in the CL and other results

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Plus BVB’s injury concerns with Schmelzer, Kagawa and Pulisic

Club Brugge v Borussia Dortmund - UEFA Champions League Group A Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
  • Champions League results

Borussia Dortmund got their second win in the Champions League yesterday, lead by Akanji, Reus, JBL and Sancho.

PSG absolutely demolished Belgrade, the attack led by Neymar and Mbappé look very scary even though the opponent was obviously not great yesterday.

Napoli handed Liverpool their first loss of the season with a late winner. In fact all four Italian teams won with Inter beating PSV in Eindhoven, a very important win for them in a tough group.

Possibly the biggest match-up this week was Barcelona playing against Tottenham in Wembley stadium. Ultimately the Spurs had no chance because of a Messi masterclass.

Schalke’s win against Lokomotiv Moscow thanks to a late goal from Weston McKennie rounded out a decent

  • BVB injuries

Before the game BVB confirmed that Kagawa, Schmelzer and Pulisic were out injured. However they did not comment on the extent of the injuries. Schmelzer and Kagawa have actually been missing for a bit now but Pulisic’s injury is new and could force him to miss the friendlies with the USMNT.

  • Paco Alcacer back in Spain roster

Luis Enriwue has nominated his roster for the upcoming international break and Paco Alcacer is back after over two years of not being nominated. Alcacer has been great for Borussia Dortmund so far scoring 4 goals in 3 games and being the player that their offense was missing at the start of the season. A deserved nomination for him.

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