Diego Martinez's side kicked off with a 2-0 win at home to Athletic Club, won 4-0 away in Albania in the Europa League qualifying round and then defeated Alaves this Sunday.
Having returned to the Merengues on a buy-back clause in 2016, Morata then joined Chelsea before a move to Atletico Madrid in January 2019.
Dortmund responded with furious attacks but Gikiewicz was alert enough to keep out promising chances from Thomas Meunier and Erling Haaland before the break.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Shenhua and Jiangsu Suning played out a 0-0 stalemate in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
The Serb said he did not play his best tennis this time in Rome, but could find it when needed.
"We played very well against a good team. We won more tackles and played very offensively today," Frankfurt's Sebastian Rode said.
Buddies such as Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp speak about their relationship and have become even closer. "I never thought how much I would cross my fingers for Schalke," the 2019 Champions League winner said about the growing number of phone calls between him and the best man at his wedding.
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid faces its second tough test of its title credentials in two weeks when it travels to play Real Betis on Saturday night.
Cadiz entertain Sevilla in another rescheduled game that has taken 24 hours off Sevilla's recovery time from the European Supercup final in Budapest. Valladolid face Celta, who will hope that striker Iago Aspas continues the form he showed as they beat Valencia a week ago. Enditem
Instead, goals were scored at the other end of the pitch, as Lucas Tousart's foul on Sebastian Rode allowed Daichi Kamada to curl the subsequent free-kick into the path of Bas Dost, who nodded home from close range in the 36th minute.
Simona Halep, top seed of the women's draw, won her first title in Rome after defending champion Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic retired while trailing 6-0, 2-1 in the final. Enditem