Weidenfeller bids farewell in Schmelzer's last game as Dortmund captain

Borussia Dortmund drew in a friendly against Los Angeles FC, on a big day for Marcel Schmelzer and Roman Weidenfeller.

Borussia Dortmund defender Marcel Schmelzer   -  Getty Images

Roman Weidenfeller bid farewell as Marcel Schmelzer enjoyed his last game as Borussia Dortmund captain on Tuesday.

The Bundesliga giants came from behind to draw 1-1 with Los Angeles FC in a friendly at the Banc of California Stadium.

After two years as captain, Schmelzer will give up the armband for Dortmund ahead of next season.

Weidenfeller is retiring, the goalkeeper having begun his Dortmund career in 2002, although the 37-year-old has a testimonial match in September.

Maximilian Philipp scored the visitors' equaliser in Los Angeles in the 87th minute, cancelling out Aaron Kovar's opener.

Dortmund finished fourth in the Bundesliga under Peter Bosz and Peter Stoger, with Lucien Favre taking over ahead of next season.

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