Paul Johnson is a writer at Fear The Wall, having joined the community in December 2017, and become a member of the writing staff in May 2019. Paul is a Southampton and Borussia Dortmund fan, and a data scientist. His writing often focuses on football analytics, using the tools he uses in his day job, from machine learning to statistical modelling, to better understand and evaluate BVB, the Bundesliga, and football as a whole.
Another win keeps BVB in the mix at the top of the table, despite struggling to look particularly convincing.
Borussia Dortmund face Paris Saint-Germain in their opening game of the Champions League group stages.
If Dortmund were hoping that their competitors would let them off for their early season struggles, they will be bitterly disappointed.
Borussia Dortmund give up two-goal advantage to get Heidenheim off the mark in their first season in the Bundesliga.
After a long drawn-out process, it seems like BVB have just checked their bank account and realised they don’t have the funds to make it work.
What can we learn about Borussia Dortmund’s approach to games and mentality from their performances under different match conditions?
Dortmund’s Ruhr neighbours once again took points off The Black and Yellows.
PUMA’s record as BVB’s kit manufacturer hasn’t exactly been stellar. Their latest effort isn’t their worst, but that might be more of a comment on the standards they’ve set so far.
Who will lead BVB to (moderate, possibly not trophy-based) glory this season?