The Borussia Dortmund team are making the trip to Turkey on Tuesday morning. On Wednesday evening, BVB will play Besiktas in the first match of the current Champions League season.

It wasn't only the first team that made the trip – the BVB U19s were also on board when flight EW 1909 took off from Dortmund Airport at around 10:00 CET. The Black and Yellow youth team will play their first match of the season in the Youth League on Wednesday. 

The aircraft is scheduled to touch down at Istanbul Atatürk Airport at 13:15 CEST. The press conference before the match is scheduled for 17:00, and the final training session will take place at 17:30. (cr)

The squad for the game in Istanbul:
Manuel Akanji
Jude Bellingham
Julian Brandt
Mahmoud Dahoud
Raphael Guerreiro
Erling Haaland
Marwin Hitz
Mats Hummels
Ansgar Knauff
Gregor Kobel
Donyell Malen
Thomas Meunier
Youssoufa Moukoko
Marin Pongracic
Felix Passlack
Marco Reus
Luca Unbehaun
Axel Witsel
Marius Wolf