Revierderby: Memorable moments
With just over 30 kilometres separating the two clubs, the Revierderby between Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 is the fiercest rivalry the Bundesliga has to offer. bundesliga.com takes a look at some of the most memorable encounters in "The mother of all derbies" over the years...
26 February 1966, Dortmund 7-0 Schalke: BVB enjoyed their biggest ever win against their local rivals on Matchday 23 of the 1965/66 season as Siegfried Held, Alfred Schmidt (both two), Lothar Emmerich (c.), Wilhelm Sturm and Dieter Kurrat all got on the scoresheet.
6 September 1969, Dortmund 1-1 Schalke: The Schalke fans stormed the pitch when Hans Pirkner scored the opening goal at the Rote Erde stadium. Adding to the sense of chaos, Dortmund's Friedel Rausch was bitten on the backside by a dog which had broken free in the melee, while Werner Weist netted a late equaliser for Dortmund.
10 December 1985, Schalke 6-1 Dortmund: Strikes from Olaf Thon (2), Gerhard Kleppinger (2), Bernd Dierßen and Frank Hartmann (pictured) gave the Royal Blues their biggest ever victory over Dortmund. Ingo Anderbrügge got BVB's consolation goal.
19 December 1997, Dortmund 2-2 Schalke: Jens Lehmann (c.) became the first Bundesliga goalkeeper to score from open play as his 93rd minute equaliser denied the then-UEFA Champions League holders Dortmund all three points.
23 September 2000, Dortmund 0-4 Schalke: The 2000/01 season will live long in the memory of all Schalke fans. Not only did they thrash Dortmund 4-0 away from home, with Ebbe Sand (pictured, front) sealing the victory, it was also the year they became "Meister der Herzen" ("Champions of the heart") after losing the title to FC Bayern München on the final day of the campaign.
15 September 2001, Schalke 1-0 Dortmund: This one had to hurt. Having played for Dortmund for six years between 1994 and 2000, Germany international Andreas Möller scored the only goal of the game for Schalke when the sides met on Matchday 6 of the 2001/02 campaign. Still, there was a silver lining for BVB, as they went on to win the Bundesliga title that season.
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30 January 2004, Dortmund 0-1 Schalke Visiting keeper Frank Rost (r.) saved two penalties, first from Jan Koller and then Torsten Frings before Ebbe Sand (l.) netted a late winner in the 89th minute.
12 May 2007, Dortmund 2-0 Schalke: A dark day for the Royal Blues - Schalke were top of the table going into Matchday 33, but ended up finishing the season two points behind VfB Stuttgart after BVB ripped the title out of their hands courtesy of goals from Alexander Frei and Ebi Smolarek.
18 August 2007, Schalke 4-1 Dortmund: A snapshot of the intensity with which Revierderbies are fought. Here Gerald Asamoah (top), who scored Schalke's third goal, and Robert Kovac get closely acquainted.
13 September 2008, Dortmund 3-3 Schalke: Jürgen Klopp's first taste of the Revierderby was one to savour as his side scored three times in 22 minutes to come from 3-0 down and secure a point against nine-man Schalke, with Alexander Frei (pictured) netting twice. No team has ever completed as emphatic a derby comeback.
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19 September 2010, Schalke 1-3 Dortmund: This was the day Shinji Kagawa (2.r.) became immortal: The Japan international scored twice in his first Revierderby to put the visitors 2-0 up, before Robert Lewandowski and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar each scored their maiden Bundesliga goals as the match finished 3-1 to BVB.
4 February 2011, Dortmund 0-0 Schalke: Manuel Neuer (r.) had an astonishing match, saving all nine shots on his goal to keep future FC Bayern München team-mate Robert Lewandowski (l.) at bay.
28 February 2015, Dortmund 3-0 Schalke: BVB had struggled for most of the season but turned on the style on Matchday 23 to ease to a 3-0 triumph, with goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Henrikh Mkhitaryan (pictured) and Marco Reus sealing a morale-boosting victory.
8 November 2015, Dortmund 3-2 Schalke: Matthias Ginter (2nd r.) scored Dortmund's second goal as BVB completed a thrilling 3-2 triumph over their rivals at the SIGNAL IDUNA PARK on Matchday 12 of the 2015/16 campaign. Shinji Kagawa and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also got on the scoresheet for Dortmund, while Klaas-Jan Huntelaar netted a brace for Schalke.
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