There now is time for BVB to recharge and prepare for the second half of the season. When the Bundesliga resumes in January, the Ruhr outfit can expect to have Ilkay Gundogan and Mats Hummels back in action following an extended spell on the sidelines for each player.
January also means that the transfer window will be open, offering the chance for Dortmund to bolster their squad.
What moves, if any, will BVB make during the winter? Click "Begin Slideshow" for a roundup of all the latest rumors and transfer news.
—LAST UPDATE: Saturday, December 28—