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International Hive Update: A Recap of September

Borussia Dortmund had 20 players from their U17, U19, and U23 teams represented at eight youth national teams. Here is a recap of their performances.

Germany U19 v Switzerland U19 - International Friendly Photo by Harry Langer/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Borussia Dortmund had a lot of players feature for their respective national teams during this international break. The U23s had two, the U19s eight, and the U17s a whopping 10 players! Below is a short summary of their performances. Minutes are given as how many were played.


Borussia Dortmund U17

Germany U16

Full time is 80 minutes! These games were part of a training course.

Sept. 2: vs Austria, 3-3 draw

Luke Rahmann: bench

Yannick Numbisie: subbed on (28’)

Gökdeniz Gürpüz: started (80’)

Charles Herrmann: started (63’), 1 yellow card

Almugera Kabar: started (80‘), 1 goal, suffered a ligament injury and will be out for 4-6 weeks.

Raùl König: Subbed on (17’)

Kjell Wätjen: Subbed on (9’)

Sept. 5: vs Austria, 2-2 draw

Luke Rahmann: started (80’)

Yannick Numbisie: started (80’)

Gökdeniz Gürpüz: bench

Charles Herrmann: subbed on (15’)

Raùl König: started (80’), 1 goal

Kjell Wätjen: started (52’)

Germany U16 v Austria U16 - International Friendly Photo by Jasmin Walter/Getty Images for DFB

Germany U17

Germany, the Netherlands, Israel, and Italy had their annual “U17-KOMM MIT 4-Nationen Turnier”. These were non-competitive games in the form of a tournament.

Sept. 1: vs Belgium, 5-0 win

Jaden Korzynietz: bench

Rafael Lubach: bench

Sept. 3: vs Israel, 2-0 win

Jaden Korzynietz: started (90’)

Rafael Lubach: started (90’)

Sept. 6: vs Italy, 2-1 win

Jaden Korzynietz: bench

Rafael Lubach: bench

Italy U17

Germany, the Netherlands, Israel, and Italy had their annual “U17-KOMM MIT 4-Nationen Turnier”. These were non-competitive games in the form of a tournament.

Sept. 1: vs Israel, 3-0 win

Vincenzo Onofrietti: subbed on (45’)

Sept. 3: vs Belgium, 0-0 draw

Vincenzo Onofrietti: started (90’)

Sept. 6: vs Germany, 2-1 loss

Vincenzo Onofrietti: started (45’)


Borussia Dortmund U19

Germany U18

The Four-Nations Tournament is a friendly tournament that included Germany, Slovakia, Austria, and Czechia.

Sept. 1: vs Slovakia, 2-0 win

Marian Kirsch (GK): start (90’)

Samuel Bamba: start (59’)

Farouk Cissé: bench

Sept. 3: vs Austria, 3-1 win

Marian Kirsch (GK): bench

Samuel Bamba: subbed on (23’)

Farouk Cissé: start (90’)

Sept. 5: vs Czechia, 3-2 win

Marian Kirsch (GK): bench

Samuel Bamba: started (90’), 1 assist

Farouk Cissé: bench

Czech Republic U18 v Germany U18 - International Friendly Photo by Jasmin Walter/Getty Images for DFB

Germany U19

These games were typical friendlies.

Sept. 3: vs Schweiz, 1-0 win

Dennis Lütke-Frie: started (45‘)

Lion Semić: started (45‘)

Göktan Gürpüz: started (45‘)

Sept. 6: vs England, 1-1 draw

Dennis Lütke-Frie: bench

Lion Semić: subbed on (30’)

Göktan Gürpüz: started (90’)

Netherlands U19

Sept. 3: vs Norway, 2-0 win

Julian Rijkhoff: started (90’), 1 goal, 1 assist

Sept. 5: vs Poland, 5-6 shootout win

Julian Rijkhoff: subbed on (10’), shootout goal

Sept. 7: vs England, 3-2 win

Julian Rijkhoff: started (84’), 1 goal

Germany U19 v Switzerland U19 - International Friendly Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty Images

Switzerland U19

These games were typical friendlies.

Sept. 3: vs Germany, 1-0 loss

Bradley Fink: started (60’)

Sept. 6: vs Iceland, 3-0 win

Bradley Fink: started (62’), 2 goals


Borussia Dortmund II

Germany U20

These games were typical friendlies.

Sept. 2: vs Czechia, 2-0 win

Luca Unbehaun: bench

Ansgar Knauff: subbed on (26’)

Sept. 6: vs Norway, 1-1 draw

Luca Unbehaun: bench

Ansgar Knauff: started (84’), 1 assist

U20 Germany v U20 Norway - International Friendly Photo by Thomas Eisenhuth/Getty Images

Sources: dfb.de, transfermarkt.us