The pleasant surprise of the season

Borussia Dortmund is impressive in the start of the season. The Swiss manager Lucien Favre has created an outstanding attacking machine. According to whoscored.com, Borussia Dortmund has 3.2 average goals per game in Bundesliga. They are on the top in Germany now just two points above Bayern Munich. Thus, Bundesliga seems to be dramatic this season if Borussia Dortmund continues in the same way. The 4-0 against Atletico Madrid was clear proof that the club is on a top form.

Borussia Dortmund players’ celebration against Atletico Madrid (Source: Sportskeeda)

The pros of Borussia Dortmund

The completeness in the attacking line is the major advantage of the German club. Reus, Gotze, Pulisic, Sancho and Alcacer compose a versatile, skilful and tremendous attacking line. They are flexible to play in all positions behind the striker in different formations like 4-4-2 or 4-3-3.

Additionally, Witsel is the core balance on the midfield. The Belgian midfielder is the principal organiser of Dortmund’s game. The club has found on Witsel’s face, the substitute of Gundogan. Another fundamental benefit of Borussia Dortmund is the wing backs. Piszczek and Hakimi are on an exceptional form, and their contribution is indisputable. Specifically, Hakimi is loaned from Real Madrid for two years, and he is astonishing so far. In 6 games both in Bundesliga and Champions League, he has one goal and six assists.

Jadon Sancho: The new wonder kid of Borussia Dortmund

Jadon Sancho is the new gem of Borussia Dortmund. The British youngster is a winger all-around player capable of contributing in Dortmund’s game significantly. He has scored five goals, and he gave eight assists in 13 games so far. Statistically, he assists the club with at least one goal or one assist per game. This is why Dortmund has tripled his wages because of his flying start of the season.

Jadon Sancho’s goal in Dortmund’s draw against Hertha Berlin with 2-2 (Source: BT Sport)

Indeed, various clubs including Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain are scouting Sancho for a potential transfer in the future. Traditionally, Borussia Dortmund sells at high prices when a young talent achieves his best for with the club. Sancho is 19 years old, he has a lot of progress, and it is too early for Dortmund to consider his transfer. He has a bright future, but first, he needs to be developed in Dortmund very much. 

The secret to winning the title

Consistency is the primary element for Dortmund to fight for the title in Bundesliga. The start is excellent, but the season is too long, and the club needs to focus on the title to win it. Previous years Borussia Dortmund’s goal was the financial prosperity of the club (read more). Now Lucien Favre’s team is ready to win the Bundesliga for two reasons: Dortmund has improved considerably in the quality and the quantity of the bench, and Bayern Munich is not invincible any more.  

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