It’s the first international break of the 2021-22 season, and Borussia Dortmund had more than its fair share of call-ups. Many BVB players will be representing their respective national teams in various competitions including the World Cup Qualifiers. Here’s a brief summary of who got called up, and when you can expect to see them play.
For Belgium, Axel Witsel, Thorgan Hazard, and Thomas Meunier have been called up.
9/2 - 2:45 PM EST - Estonia
9/5 - 2:45 PM EST - Czech Republic
9/8 - 2:45 PM EST - Belarus
Jude Bellingham will suit up for the Three Lions.
9/2 - 2:45 PM EST - Hungary
9/5 - 12:00 PM EST - Andorra
9/8 - 2:45 PM EST - Poland
Mahmoud Dahoud and Marco Reus have been called up to the German National Team. They will play three games in the World Cup Qualifiers:
9/2 - 2:45 PM EST - Liechtenstein
9/5 - 2:45 PM EST - Armenia
9/8 - 2:45 PM EST - Iceland
BVB finally has a Dutch international player: Donyell Malen, who impressed with the Dutch National Team in the EUROs this summer. The Netherlands already played one of their games yesterday; Haaland and Malen faced off in a 1-1 draw.
9/1 - 2:45 PM EST - Norway
9/4 - 2:45 PM EST - Montenegro
9/7 - 2:45 PM EST - Turkey
Erling Haaland is BVB’s only callup for Norway.
9/1 - 2:45 PM EST - Netherlands
9/4 - 12:00 PM EST - Latvia
9/7 - 2:45 PM EST - Gibraltar
Raphael Guerreiro will return to duty for Portugal.
9/1 - 2:45 PM EST - Ireland
9/4 - 12:45 PM EST - Qatar
9/7 - 12:00 PM EST - Azerbaijan
Manuel Akanji will join the Swiss national team, as will Gregor Kobel, who is ready to jockey for the position of Switzerland’s starting keeper with Yann Sommer.
9/1 - 2:45 PM EST - Greece
9/5 - 2:45 PM EST - Italy
9/8 - 2:45 PM EST - Northern Ireland
Gio Reyna is BVB’s lone representative with the USMNT.
9/2 - 10:05 PM EST - El Salvador
9/5 - 8:00 PM EST - Canada
9/8 - 10:05 PM EST - Honduras
Most games can be streamed in the United States on ESPN+. Some matches, especially those featuring the USMNT, are likely to be featured on network TV on ESPN or ESPN2.