Bundesliga: Dortmund topple Gladbach in Battle of the Borussias
21 October 2019 | 9:13 am
Marco Reus scored the only game of the game against his former club as Dortmund claimed the bragging rights against Gladbach in the Battle of the Borussias. The Foals remain top of the Bundesliga despite the result.
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