Borussia Dortmund was classified in Group C of the Champione League. The other teams in this group were Sporting Portugal, AFC Ajax and Besiktas. Despite two wins in the first two games, Dortmund eventually finished third in the group. As a result, she must play a play-off round to qualify for the knockout phase of the Europa League. Borussia Dortmund once managed to seize the Champions League (1997). In addition, the European Cup II (1967) was also awarded once.