Seventeen Dortmund International Call-Ups


Eight of the senior squad have been called-up by their nations ahead of the final World Cup 2014 Qualifiers taking place over the next ten days. Ilkay GündoganMats Hummels, Marcel Schmelzer, and Marco Reus will represent Germany. Ivan Perisic (Croatia), Robert Lewandowski (Poland), Kostas Katsouranis (Greece), and Neven Subotic (Serbia) will also be in action twice as countries look to book their place in Brazil next summer.

Leo Bittencourt (on loan at Sandhausen), and Moritz Leitner are both in the German U21 squad for their European Qualifiers against Northern Ireland and Andorra. Dennis Praet (Belgium) and Victor Fischer (Denmark) have also been called up to their Under-21 squads, each playing a home friendly ahead of a UEFA Qualifier.

15 year-old Ibro Beslija will represent Bosnia’s Under-21 squad, and Patrick Adam Dytko has been selected by Poland. Mustafa Amini has been called up by Australia for their U21 Friendly in Croatia.

Ogün Gümüstas has been selected for Turkey as they play three UEFA U19 Championship Qualifiers in Slovenia next week. Jakub Blaszczkowski, on loan at Lille, has also been selected for the Polish senior squad alongside Lewandowski.

International Fixtures featuring BVB players:

09 September - U19 UEFA Championship Qualifier
   Ogün Gümüstas:        Belarus v. TURKEY (in Slovenia)

10 September - U21 International Friendlies
   Victor Fischer:       DENMARK v. Japan
   Dennis Praet:         BELGIUM v. Kuwait
   Mustafa Amini:        Croatia v. AUSTRALIA

11 September - World Cup Qualifiers
   Ilkay Gündogan:       GERMANY v. Sweden
   Mats Hummels:         GERMANY v. Sweden
   Marco Reus:           GERMANY v. Sweden
   Marcel Schmelzer:     GERMANY v. Sweden
   Kostas Katsouranis:   GREECE v. Lithuania
   Robert Lewandowski:   POLAND v. Montenegro
   Jakub Blaszczykowski: POLAND v. Montenegro
   Ivan Perisic:         Belgium v. CROATIA
   Neven Subotic:        Wales v. SERBIA

11 September - U21 UEFA Championship Qualifier
   Ibro Beslija:         BOSNIA v. Hungary
   Leo Bittencourt:      N.Ireland v. GERMANY
   Moritz Leitner:       N.Ireland v. GERMANY
   Patrick Adam Dytko:   Romania v. POLAND

11 September - U19 UEFA Championship Qualifier
   Ogün Gümüstas:        Slovenia v. TURKEY

13 September - U19 UEFA Championship Qualifier
   Ogün Gümüstas:        Ireland v. TURKEY (in Slovenia)

15 September - World Cup Qualifiers
   Ilkay Gündogan:       Faroe Isles v. GERMANY
   Mats Hummels:         Faroe Isles v. GERMANY
   Marco Reus:           Faroe Isles v. GERMANY
   Marcel Schmelzer:     Faroe Isles v. GERMANY
   Kostas Katsouranis:   GREECE v. Latvia
   Robert Lewandowski:   POLAND v. Moldova
   Jakub Blaszczykowski: POLAND v. Moldova
   Ivan Perisic:         CROATIA v. Macedonia
   Neven Subotic:        Scotland v. SERBIA

15 September - U21 UEFA Championship Qualifiers
   Leo Bittencourt:      GERMANY v. Andorra
   Moritz Leitner:       GERMANY v. Andorra
   Patrick Adam Dytko:   POLAND v. Croatia
   Victor Fischer:       Portugal v. Denmark
   Dennis Praet:         BELGIUM v. Cyprus