Four days after pre-season training starts on the 7. July, Borussia Dortmund will play their first pre-season friendly in season 2017/18: they will face RWE on the 11. July in the Georg-Melches-Stadium on the Essener Hafenstrasse.
The two traditional clubs faced each other 16 times in competitive fixtures between 1949 and 2008. In the past few years there have been several friendly matches between RWE and BVB. The exact kick-off time has not been confirmed yet. (br)