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When and where are the Borussia Dortmund friendlies?



Borussia Dortmund denies part of its preparation in the United States.

Borussia Dortmund’s pre-season preparations are entering the next round: BVB is currently making a trip through the USA. You can find out here which test matches are taking place and where they are shown on TV and live stream.

Borussia Dortmund has already played three friendlies. After victories over Westfalia Rhynern, Rot-Weiss Oberhausen and Rot-Weiss Erfurt, Edin Terzic’s team is now heading across the Atlantic to the USA.

The black and yellow stay in North America for ten days, visiting three stations: San Diego, Las Vegas and Chicago. In addition to public training sessions, three friendlies are also planned.

But which teams await the Ruhrpottklub? And when do the test matches take place? You can find out all of this in this article.

BVB, preparations in the USA: When and where are the Borussia Dortmund friendlies?

The first stop on the itinerary is San Diego. After a public training session on July 25 at 7:30 p.m. Central European Summer Time, BVB will also play their first friendly there against San Diego Loyal. A short change of location to Las Vegas, then a somewhat higher-calibre opponent awaits, namely Manchester United. Last but not least, it’s down to business in Chicago against Chelsea.

Here is an overview of all test matches:

Date Time (CEST) Opponent Location
July 28th 4:30 a.m San Diego Loyal Snapdragon Stadium, San Diego
July 31st 3 o’clock Manchester United Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas
3rd August 2.30 a.m Chelsea FC Soldier Field, Chicago

BVB, preparation in the USA: Borussia Dortmund’s friendlies on TV and live stream

sky will show all test matches of the USA trip live and in color, on Sky Sports News HD. Unlike in the past, however, this channel is now subject to a fee.

This also applies to the live streams of the program, which you can access via SkyGo or WOW can retrieve.

The whole thing is different with the training sessions, which you can follow on the Borussia YouTube channel.

BVB: The most important dates of the summer preparation

Date Event
July 5, 2023 training start
July 12, 2023 Test match against Westfalia Rhynern
July 19, 2023 Test match against Rot-Weiss Oberhausen
July 22, 2023 Test match against Rot-Weiss Erfurt
July 24, 2023 Start training camp in San Diego, USA
July 28, 2023 Test match against San Diego Loyal in San Diego, USA
July 31, 2023 Test match against Manchester United in Las Vegas, USA
August 03, 2023 Friendly match against Chelsea in Chicago, USA
August 04, 2023 Return to Dortmund
August 06, 2023 Test match against Ajax Amsterdam, Dortmund
11-14 Aug 2023 1st round of the DFB Cup
18-20 Aug 2023 Start of the 2023/24 Bundesliga season