Borussia Dortmund has reacted with a 2:1 (1:1) victory against Borussia Mönchengladbach on the first defeat of the season at Fortuna Dusseldorf. For the hosts Jadon Sancho (42 penalties. Minute) and Marco Reus (54.), Christoph Kramer had in the meantime cleared. In the table, Dortmund are now nine points ahead of VfL on Saturday, the FC Bayern can shorten with a victory in Frankfurt on six counter.
Both coaches had to give up important Support in the defense. In Dortmund, the Central defender pair of Julian Weigl and Ömer Toprak, guest said Coach Dieter Hecking put on Tobias Strobl and the 18-year-old Louis Beyer. From a Gladbach point of view, the double impact took on the game. For security reasons, the own were set on the offensive efforts in the first passage almost completely, and the young Beyer was one of the few errors in the forward movement the hit of Sancho.
at The break it was still a draw, because Gladbach took the first good chance of the game to compensate for the months in question, hand the game helped, as a rule the guests. Since October, for the first time, back in the starting lineup standing Kramer headed himself to the Hand, controlled the Ball and shot from a short distance . Referee Felix Zwayer recognized as his Video assistant to handle, no intention – to- one advantage had been gained Kramer anyway.
at this time, the BVB coach Lucien Favre already have to the first change. Top scorer Paco Alcácer went with a muscle problem early in the down (34.), this Mario Gotze came into the game. And the former national player was immediately an important factor in the Offensive of the home gallery. Götze was already in front of Sancho’s hit as the last player on the Ball, re-routing through Reus, the 26-Year-old prepared even with a dream pass through the five-meter space.
Reus had already been assigned in the first pass, one more chance (20.) and curled a free-kick from 20 meters at the poles (65.). From Reus it is used to this Form since weeks. Götze, especially as the vanguard for Alcácer in the use of, the Spaniards scored most of his twelve goals this season as the Joker. For idol, it was only the Torbeteiligungen three and four.
Now take a short winter break for both Teams, it goes on 19. January, with the away games in Leipzig (BVB) and Leverkusen.
Borussia Dortmund – Borussia Mönchengladbach 2:1 (1:1)
1:0 Sancho (42.)
1:1 Kramer (45.+1)
2:1 Reus (54.)
BVB: Bürki – Piszczek, Weigl, Toprak, Hakimi – Delaney, Witsel – Sancho (90.+2 Wolf), Reus, Guerreiro (90.+3 Bruun Larsen) – Alcácer (34. Götze).
video: summer Johnson, Beyer, Strobl, Wendt – Neuhaus (82. Cuisance), Kramer (68. Hofmann), Zakaria – Herrmann (73. Traoré), Plea, Hazard.
Yellow cards: -/Cuisance