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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.

Post Match Ratings: Schlotterbeck, Kobel Lead Defensive Effort in 1-0 Win in Newcastle

BVB fought tooth-and-nail for three points, and were rewarded for their efforts.

Post-Match Reaction: BVB Keep Champions League Hopes Alive in Valiant 1-0 Win

Dortmund leave Tyneside with all three points and a slim chance of progressing from the Champions League group stages.

Looking Around the League: FC Köln Show Some Fight in Rhine Derby

The relegation battle is starting to take some shape, and there’s some unlikely contenders currently in the mix.

In Defense of Donyell Malen

Malen has faced criticism for some of his performances lately. But are those criticisms warranted?

Match Ratings: Dortmund Beat Bremen 1-0 at Home

Just one goal separated the two sides, but BVB were much better than Werder Bremen on Friday night.

Looking Around the League: Guirassy & Boniface Take the Bundesliga By Storm

Bayer Leverkusen and Stuttgart are the top two in the Bundesliga right now, in no small part due to their talismanic strikers.

MOTM Poll: Borussia Dortmund Fight Back to Win 4-2 Against Union Berlin

A big second half performance turns things round for BVB to lift them to second place in the Bundesliga.

Match Ratings: Dortmund Draw on UCL Matchday 2

Dortmund defended well but were toothless in front of goal.

Looking Around the League: Bayer Leverkusen Still Going Strong

Leverkusen & Stuttgart lead the Bundesliga after impressive starts to their seasons.

Match Ratings: Borussia Dortmund Beat Hoffenheim 3-1 Despite Individual Mistakes

Another win keeps BVB in the mix at the top of the table, despite struggling to look particularly convincing.