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5 Borussia Dortmund players who impressed the most in the 2018-19 Bundesliga season till now

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737   //    10 Feb 2019, 21:40 IST

Borussia Dortmund v Hannover 96 - Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund v Hannover 96 - Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund have enjoyed an impressive run in the 2018-19 Bundesliga season as Lucian Favre’s side is firmly in position to win the title. Dortmund are at the top of the table with 50 points and will be looking to carry on with the momentum. Dortmund’s biggest win came against German giants Bayern Munich in November which gave the players a sense of belief that they can beat any side if they play to their capabilities.

Dortmund have looked an improved side since the last 5 to 6 seasons and some have pointed out that current Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp played a big role in changing the side’s fortunes. Current manager Lucian Favre and the team management too have done a good job as they have allowed the players to play much more freely.

Dortmund have looked the most consistent side in the entire campaign in every department. The players are enjoying Lucian Favre's confidence and the team is looking in decent shape to finish the season on a positive note. Lucian Favre has made some clever changes in the entire campaign in the team’s formations depending upon the opponents which have benefitted the team.

Borussia Dortmund drew 3-3 yesterday against Hoffenheim but Lucian Favre will be optimistic about his side's chances in the upcoming games. Dortmund have looked quite strong in defense which has made them a dangerous outfit. Lucian Favre had once stated that his players need to be consistent to be considered one of the best sides in Europe.

Borussia Dortmund have got a perfect mix of youth and experience which makes them a balanced outfit. Their current form could act as a morale booster ahead of their Champions League matches. Altogether Dortmund have got some very exciting players in their camp who can outperform any opponent on their day.

We take a look at 5 such players who have played a crucial role for the side in the ongoing season.


#1 Marco Reus

Borussia Dortmund v Hannover 96 - Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund v Hannover 96 - Bundesliga

The German has added a lot of pace in this Borussia Dortmund outfit as the 29-year-old can play as a forward as well as an attacking midfielder. Marco Reus has produced some gritty performances in the ongoing season and the midfielder will be the core of the midfield in the months going ahead.

Marco Reus has outrun the opposition’s defense with his creative moves and his accelerating pace. The midfielder’s creativity has been a boon for the side as the 29-year-old has the knack of creating chances with his smart moves and can be dangerous inside the box because of his outstanding finishes.

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Marco Reus’s partnership with midfielders Mario Goetze and Axel Witsel has been a crucial factor for Lucian Favre's side. Reus has floored the best defenses with his quick counter attacks.

Reus has already scored 13 goals in 19 Bundesliga games in the 2018-19 season with 9 assists to his name. Marco Reus is an experienced campaigner with vast experience of playing in the Bundesliga and his presence in the dugout has been helpful for the younger players in the squad.


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