Miracles take their time ⋆ An Old International

Miracles take their time

Tuesday night’s quarterfinal match between Borussia Dortmund and Malaga was another match in a long row of ‘miracles’ in Dortmund’s history. A short review.

Miracles, Wunder in the German language are highly regarded in German football. It all began with the ‘Miracle of Berne’ when the perceived underdogs beat Hungary 3-2 to win the World Cup. A decade and a half later, it was the ‘Miracle of Leon’ in Mexico when West Germany beat England in the quarterfinal of the World Cup in a replay of the famous 1966 Wembley final. Another miracle happened to German football in 1972 when they first managed to beat England at Wembley.

The Miracle of Wildpark Stadium 1993

Little known Karlsruher SC overcame the odds in the UEFA-Cup 1993 when they overturned a 3:1 deficit from the first leg against Valencia. At home the team then managed by Winfried Sch

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