Sport Dortmund and Stuttgart open their season with a victory in the German Cup
Ajax squad show support for Sebastien Haller after tumour diagnosis
Borussia Dortmund confirmed the diagnosis on Monday for Haller - who only officially joined the club earlier this month in a £31m deal from Ajax - after he felt unwell in training. The Ivorian has been inundated with messages of support on social media, for which he thanked everyone and insisted he is determined to 'come back stronger'.But his ex-club Ajax - who he scored 47 goals for in 66 appearances across all competitions after joining from West Ham in January 2021 - have now also shown their support.
The Pokal launches the ball.
After the second division last week, the elite of German football officially reopened this Friday. And as usual, it was through the national cup that the stables started on the circuit began.
Borussia Dortmund thus made the difference in front of Munich 1860 (0-3), thanks to Donyell Malen, Jude Bellingham but especially Karim Adeyemi, author of his first goal in yellow. For its part, the VFB Stuttgart provided the essentials by overcoming Dynamo Dresden (0-1), on a realization by Darko Churlinov.
In the other two duels of the day, Nuremberg has dropped Kaan-Marienborn (D4) on the move (0-2), while Karlsruhe signed a nice card, atomizing TSG Neustrelitz (D5) at home (0-8) .
The results: Munich 1860 0-3 Borussia Dortmund Goals: Malen (8th), Bellingham (31st) and Adeyemi (35th) for the BVB
Dynamo Dresden 0-1 VFB Stuttgart
But: Churlinov (33rd) for the VFB
Expulsion: Anton (67th) for the VFB
Kaan-Marienborn 0-2 Nuremberg Goals: Geis (45th) and Valentini (84th) for the 1.FC
TSG Neustrelitz 0-8 Karlsruhe Goals: Schleusener (12th, 14th and 41st), Gondorf (67th), Batmaz (72nd), Gordon (73rd) and Rapp (82nd and 87th) for the KSC
Manchester United consider moves for Kalajdzic and Sesk .
Austria international Kalajdzic, who is 6ft 7ins tall, is available for around £17million and is on United's list of options. Sesko is valued at £55m.Austria international Kalajdzic, who is 6ft 7ins tall, is available for around £17million and is on United's list of options.