The team’s performance this season is outstanding. Borussia Dortmund broke records in the local league as well as in Europe. They also showed great potential so far. The main focus is to be Bundesliga champions. The black and yellow players achieved some impressive numbers along the way. These are 10 of the best Borussia Dortmund Statistics 2018:
Lucien Favre Breaks a record
Borussia Dortmund fans knew some iconic and charismatic managers. With Jurgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel, the German giants lived some of the greatest moments in the team’s history. Lucien Favre is turning out to be one of these memorable figures.
- Statistic #1: Lucien Favre’s is the only Borussia Dortmund manager to go unbeaten in his first 13 Bundesliga game.
Welcome Back Mario Götze
Since coming back to Borussia Dortmund, Mario Götze failed to impress the fans and staff because of various health problems.
- Statistic #2: Mario Götze made his 200th Bundesliga appearance. He also his first 2 assists for Borussia Dortmund since April 2013.
Breaking Records in the Champions League
Borussia Dortmund finished top of the Group A in the UEFA Champions League. They are facing Tottenham Hotspur in the next round.
- Statistic #3: Borussia Dortmund are the first ever German team to keep 5 clean sheets in a single Champions League group stage.
- Statistic #4: Borussia Dortmund are only second in achieving more than a 1000 passes (1001) in a single Champions League game. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester city are first with 1059 in March 2018. (Since detailed data collection started in 2004-05).
- Statistic #5: Atlético Madrid have never suffered a heavy 4-0 defeat with Diego Simeone in charge. Not until they faced Borussia Dortmund in Match-day 3 in the Group A Champions League action.
Game Changing Spaniard
The Black and Yellows are known for their talent spotting superiority. With the likes of Lewandowski, Aubameyang and Dembélé, Borussia Dortmund made world class players from unknown talents. Paco Alcacer moved to Borussia Dortmund to break records. Plus, he is the player with most impressive Borussia Dortmund Statistics this season.
- Statistic #6: The only player beside Hamburg’s Gert Dörfel to score 6 goals in his first 3 Bundesliga games is Spanish sharpshooter Paco Alcacer.
- Statistic #7: Paco Alcacer needed only 237 minutes to score 9 goals in the Bundesliga. In fact, the ex-Barcelona man broke Gert Dörfel’s old record of 565 minutes.
- Statistic #8: In Match-day 16, Paco Alcacer entered the Bundesliga history as the first ever player who scores 10 goals as a substitute in a single season.
- Statistic #9: Alongside Horst Hrubesch and Klaus Matischak, Paco Alcacer is the 3rd player in the Bundesliga history to score 11 goals in his first 10 appearances.
Assist King Marco Reus
Going through a phase of unreal form, Marco Reus is a strong nominee for the German Player of the Year of 2018.
- Statistic #10: Marco Reus provided assists in the Bundesliga more than any other player since the start of detailed data in 2004-05.