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20th Aug 2015

Borussia Dortmund fight back from 3-0 down to win 4-3 thriller…

Matt Stanger

Who doesn’t enjoy a brilliant comeback?

Manchester United in ’99, Liverpool in ’05 – fighting back from the brink of defeat is the stuff of sporting legend.

While Borussia Dortmund’s recovery on Thursday may not rank alongside those two feats, they still produced a remarkable turnaround against Norway’s Odd Grenland in the Europa League.


The German club found themselves 3-0 down after just 22 minutes as Odd looked set to spring a shock result.

However, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s strike reduced the deficit, before the forward’s second – plus goals from Shinji Kagawa and Henrikh Mkhitarayan – secured a 4-3 win.

The result will no doubt have come as a big relief for new Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel…