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Union Berlin shock Borussia Dortmund 3-1 for maiden Bundesliga win

Dortmund fell behind for the third straight league game but their in-form frontline that had scored eight goals in the previous two matches were largely toothless this time.

Sep 01, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund stage late comeback to beat Cologne 3-1

The visitors were a shadow of the team that put five goals past Augsburg in the season opener last week and only came to life midway into the second half, scoring three times in the last 20 minutes.

Aug 24, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Borussia Dortmund work up a sweat to move past KFC Uerdingen in German Cup

Captain Marco Reus broke the deadlock in the 49th minute a with a shot from five metres after the ball had also made contact with his arm, and Paco Alcacer doubled their lead with a fine 70th-minute free-kick from 22 metres. 

Aug 10, 2019, 15:39 PM IST

Ruhr derby more than just a big game for Borussia Dortmund

Any result other than a win at home against relegation-threatened Schalke could cost Dortmund their shot at the Bundesliga title with three matches to go after the clash.

Apr 25, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund beat Werder Bremen 2-1 to guarantee ''autumn title''

Goals from the league`s leading scorer Paco Alcacer and Marco Reus earned unbeaten Dortmund their sixth league win in a row.

Dec 16, 2018, 15:54 PM IST

Football: Striker Paco Alcacer roars back to life for Spain after wilderness years

The Borussia Dortmund striker, on loan from Barcelona, has scored nine goals in five games for club and country in a sensational streak of form.

Oct 12, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

Spanish striker Paco Alcacer happy after leaving Barçelona to play bigger role with Borussia Dortmund

Alcacer, 25, scored a hat-trick in Dortmund`s 4-3 win over Augsburg on Saturday, after he joined the Bundesliga side on a one-season loan following two years with Barçelona. 

Oct 09, 2018, 22:32 PM IST

Football: Borussia Dortmund stage late comeback win to go top of the Bundesliga

 Dortmund now have 14 points, one ahead of champions Bayern Munich, who suffered their first defeat of the season on Friday with a 2-0 loss at Hertha Berlin.

Sep 30, 2018, 14:18 PM IST

La Liga: Lionel Messi breaks another record, becomes Barcelona's all-time top scorer from free-kicks

The goal moved him ahead of Ronald Koeman as the club`s top set-piece specialist with 27 goals from free kicks in all competitions.

Feb 05, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Barcelona complete EUR 30 million signing of Paco Alcacer from Valencia

Alcacer scored 13 goals in 34 appearances for Valencia last year and also made six assists.

Aug 30, 2016, 19:23 PM IST

Santi Cazorla, Paco Alcacer seal Spain's place at Euros

Defending champions Spain secured their place in next year's European Championships in France with a 4-0 win over minnows Luxembourg thanks to doubles from Santi Cazorla and Paco Alcacer.

Oct 10, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

Real Madrid pay heavy price as title race remains tight

 The gap between leaders FC Barcelona and second-placed Real Madrid at the top of La Liga remains just two points after the 32nd round of matches.

Apr 20, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

Third-fourth spots highlight La Liga standings

The battle for third and fourth places in La Liga maintained its tension as Atletico Madrid cruised to a 2-0 win at home to Getafe to keep the pressure on Valencia.

Mar 22, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Third-placed resurgent Valencia surge four points clear of Atletico Madrid

Resurgent Valencia turned up the heat on Atletico Madrid in the battle for third place in La Liga when Andre Gomes scored and then set up Paco Alcacer for their second goal in a 4-0 stroll at struggling Elche on Friday.

Mar 21, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

Injured keeper David de Gea to miss Spain Euro 2016 qualifier

Spain goalkeeper David de Gea will miss their Euro 2016 qualifier with Belarus on Saturday after injuring a finger in training, said national team doctor Oscar Celada.

Nov 15, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

La Liga: Valencia, Sevilla held at home

Valencia failed to win at home for the first time this season as Athletic Bilbao put their disappointment at being knocked out of the Champions League in midweek behind them to claim a 0-0 draw.

Nov 10, 2014, 02:36 AM IST

La Liga: Valencia romp to 3-0 win over 10-man Malaga

Valencia`s Paco Alcacer, Dani Parejo and Pablo Piatti found the target as they took full advantage of the first-half dismissal of Malaga`s Sergi Darder to win 3-0 at the Mestalla on Friday.

Aug 30, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

Valencia stun Basel as Juve, Benfica and Sevilla win

Valencia turned the tables on a stunned Basle side to reach the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday with a 5-0 win after extra time thanks to a Paco Alcacer hat-trick as they recovered from a three-goal first-leg deficit.

Apr 11, 2014, 09:24 AM IST