The 2018/19 Bundesliga campaign will kick off for the Foals on 25th or 26th August with a home match against Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Borussia will travel to champions FC Bayern Munich on matchday 7.
Borussia forward Thorgan Hazard started his first game at this World Cup against England last night, in which Belgium came out as 1-0 victors.
The German FA announced the schedule for the first round of the DFB-Pokal on Wednesday morning. Borussia’s tie with BSC Hastedt will take place on Sunday, 19th August (18:30 CEST).
Three Foals played their part as Switzerland progressed to the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup on Wednesday night with a 2-2 draw against Costa Rica. Meanwhile, Matthias Ginter’s campaign with Germany came to an abrupt end, and Thorgan Hazard’s Belgium will be looking to top their group this evening.
Lars Stindl and Mamadou Doucouré are preparing for the upcoming season in the Bad Wiessee Medical Park with their respective injuries.
Matthias Ginter and Germany face South Korea hoping to reach the last 16, while Borussia’s four-man Swiss contingent face off against Costa Rica at 20:00 CEST to ensure their passage to the knockout stages.
Denmark and Borussia defender Jannik Vestergaard play France tomorrow (16:00 CEST) for a place in the last 16.
While the Belgian national team won their World Cup group game against Tunisia 5-2 without Thorgan Hazard, Germany won a hugely important match against Sweden 2-1 without Matthias Ginter.
Switzerland enjoyed a last-minute victory over Serbia in their second group game at the World Cup. Borussia’s Yann Sommer put in an outstanding performance in goal as his team recorded a dramatic 2-1 win to put them on four points in Group E.
There are two very different situations for the two Foals playing at the World Cup in Russia today. While Thorgan Hazard and Belgium can qualify for the last 16, Matthias Ginter and Germany are under pressure to perform.