Borussia Dortmund does not allow for the persecution of the Bundesliga leader FC Bayern Munich. The BVB defeated the 1st FC Cologne on Saturday with 2: 0 (1: 0) and is only one point behind the record champion after its fourth victory. The Cologne has been a winning for three league games and stay in the midfield of the table.
Thorgan Hazard (40th) brought the Borussia in a long balanced game in front of 66,709 spectators with his head goal. The Belgian national player had been the only scorer on Tuesday at Cup took the 1st FC Ingolstadt (2: 0) on Tuesday. With his first Bundesliga hit, Steffen Tigges (63nd) also laid by head.
BVB coach Marco Rose first renounced Donyell Painting and Yousoufa Moukoko – Hazard and Captain Marco Reus should replace in the storm Erling Haaland (hip vane infringement) whose comeback will be even weeks according to Bayerns director Michael Zorc. Gregor Kobel returned for Marwin Hitz to the goal.
1. FC Cologne from the beginning to enormously courageous
At the FC, Steffen Baumgart made again difficulty on the sideline. Sometimes I think he fallen as a child in a magic potion, Rose had been shovially shot about his coerceckuard. The Cologne started strong and ball-resistant, Jan Thielmann, Mark Uth and Ondrej Duda formed a three row behind the most recently truncated Anthony modest.
Also the ball landed quickly in the gate – Uth (16th) he was jumped on his previous hook. The BVB defense revealed large spaces in which the FC played long balls again and again. Shortly thereafter, cobles prevented with effort against a 45-meter-pupper of Duda with effort and necessity possibly the goal of the year (20th).
Tigges header calms the nerves at the BVB
What came from BVB? Little – until the 25th minute, in which Reus had to finish a solo of Marius Wolf with the degree. He did not meet the ball properly. The Dortmund came better into the offensive, but from a failed return pass from Jonas Hector, Thomas Meunier did not beat capital (36th). Hazard remained unintentional at his hit.
Cologne, continue to play tactically at eye level, increased risk and pace, almost always came over the susceptible left BVB defense side. Modestes first good headball chance (51.) Defused Kobel, Uth (57.) shot past the gate.
The Effezh urged the BVB more and more in the retreat, but Tigges used the first Dortmunder chance after breaking after a corner.