Borussia Dortmund has won the last preliminary round match of the Champions League against AS Monaco 2:0 (1:0). The BVB was just as qualified as Atlético Madrid before kick-off for the quarter-finals. Since Atlético won in the remote duel against Bruges, only one point is eliminated at Borussia-Park by the victory of the Table of group A. Monaco was able to win in the first round only a point and was even before the start of the game as a table, the last of the group A of the Premier class.
coach Lucien Favre was the starting line-up in comparison to the Bundesliga Ruhr Derby at Schalke on nine positions. Only the defensive player Abdou Diallo, and Achraf Hakimi were again from the beginning. Seven of their players were not even traveled only to the Principality, including Marco Reus (thigh problems), Axel Witsel (conservation) and Jadon Sancho (special leave to bereavement). Marcel Schmelzer had not been due to a Knöchelödems since the end of September on the square and made his Comeback.
The Borussia had Götze against the overwhelmed Monegasque defence after just three minutes the first real Chance through Mario. The opening goal Raphael Gurreiro scored with the left from a short distance (15.) after passing by Maximilian Philipp. Diallo came in the 33. Minute, the possibility for BVB to increase to 2:0. Shortly before the end of the first half, the hosts came through Radamel Falcao to the first significant shot on goal (42.), however, the Ball went to the right of the goal.
in the second half the guests remained decisive. Although Monaco was a bit stronger out of the cabin, but Guerreiro made his second goal, the victory of the (88.). The group victory of the BVB in the eighth-final draw on Monday (17. December, 12 PM, TV: Sky, live Ticker MIRROR ONLINE) FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain out of the way, the table in groups B and C, first. The decisions of the groups E to H will fall on Wednesday (12. December, from 18:55 PM, TV: Sky, Dazn, live Ticker MIRROR ONLINE).
AS Monaco – Borussia Dortmund 0:2 (0:1)
0:1 Guerreiro (15.)
0:2 Guerreiro (88.)
Monaco: Benaglio – Biancone (78. Serrano), Glik, Badiashile, Raggi – Henrichs, Tielemans, Ait Bennasser, Massengo (69. Thuram-Ulien) – Diop – Falcao (64. Sylla)
Dortmund Hitz – Hakimi, Toprak, Diallo, Schmelzer – Weigl, Dahoud (76. Wolf) – Pulisic, Mario Götze, Guerreiro (90+1 Gomez) – Philipp (79. Alcácer)
Yellow cards: Falcao, Raggi, Tielemans, Diop – Dahoud, Weigl,
referee: Craig Pawson (England)
FC Bruges – Atletico Madrid 0:0