Dortmund prepare for Arsenal game by training in a local park

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Wednesday 26 November 2014 18:20

Borussia Dortmund were so unfazed by the prospect of facing Arsenal that they ditched the opportunity to prepare on a state of the art training ground and chose a local park instead.

Ahead of their Champions League clash on Wednesday night, the German team - coached by the king of cool Jurgen Klopp - were seen warming up in London's Regent's Park.

Although the park is more used to boozed up corporate cricket matches, Sunday league football and weekend picnics, the German team practised a series of set-piece manoeuvres ahead of their game in the biggest club competition on the planet.

And as Project Babb points out, this isn't the first time they've used the park. In preparation for previous games against Arsenal in 2011 and again in 2013, they performed similar practice sessions.

Still, we suppose it offers a similar atmosphere to the Emirates...

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