Gift just before the festival: Borussia Dortmund’s catch-up is brutal four days before Christmas Eve despite a hit by Mario Gotze.
At the start of 17 days of play in the Fueball Bundesliga, BVB lost 1–2 (1:0) to their fearsome opponent TSG Hoffenheim, the gap to the top of the table could increase to seven points at the weekend.
In his first start since 9 November, Gotze (17th) met the Dortmund players, who remain unsuccessful in the seventh game in Kraichgau. Gotze, of all people, who has not yet left his contract after his season and is still fuelling the fight for his future. On Friday, however, the 27-year-old 30,150 spectators was not the matchwinner, because Sargis Adamjan (79th) and Andrej Kramaric (87th) continued the match in the final phase.
“Every defeat hurts”
As a b’se ‘surprise before Christmas, the currently fourth-placed Dortmunders can still be ‘recovered’ by the district rival Schalke 04 on Saturday. “I’m not going to die from this game now,” Julian Brandt said in the “ZDF”: “But every defeat hurts. When you have as many chances as you did in the second half, it’s hard to digest. If you don’t score the goals, it’s often the case in football that you end up eating one.” Torsch-tze Adamjan: “I’m just glocky. We needed the first half and then we have a say that something is going on today.”
This also left the “good end of the year” commissioned by BVB transgaming.orgs director Michael Zorc a dream come true. His f———————————– BVB has everything under control.
From the Gosten in attack extreme commitment and creativity. At times, the attack department, which had to cope without the injured captain Marco Reus and was instead led by Gotze, hit eight Hoffenheim fielders in the penalty area. Only when it went quickly ‘over the floodplain, danger arose.
Götze hits the goal, Skov just the bar
As with the drive through Gotze, who stroked a flat entry of the active Achraf Hakimi with the inside of his foot behind the goal line. In one action (10th) was still past the ball, moreover h’tte young star Jadon Sancho (20th) can also meet in the eighth mandatory game in series.
Robert Skov (26th) almost blew the pace that the Dortmund players then throttled their pace for a few minutes afterwards. He sent the ball to a free-kick on a ‘u’first t-cish flight curve that ended at the bottom of the bar. Hakimi (34th) and Thorgan Hazard (39th) still had good scoring chances on borussia side in the now balanced encounter.
BVB-Hummels for a break
Even at the beginning of the second half, the Goste, the second part of the game without Mats Hummelsn, who injured his hand in the first round, handles their chances. In view of the narrow lead and determined Hoffenheimers, this was a game with the fire – by Julian Brandt (50th), who was too playful by Hakimi (56th), who finished too unpr-zise.
After an hour, the Hoffenheimers sat down in the H-lfte of the Dortmund festival in a lenger period. With all BVB players behind the ball and defending the féhrung, the hosts struggled. In the then Adamjan hit out of the match to equalize, before Kramaric tipped the game by head completely final phase lie.