Borussia Dortmund maintain the winning run and kept Bundesliga championship live, as they beat Fortuna Düsseldorf 1-0 at the very last mitute of the match at Esprit Arena. 19-year-old teenage sensation saved the day for BVB once again .
Erling Halland was just fit enough to sit on the bench. After returning for knee injury which kept him out of recent wins over Paderborn and Hertha. Julian Brandt and Jadon Sancho started along with hazard. Emre Can came back to his preferred midfield role from defence, as Piszczek returns on the right hand side of Borussia Dortmund’s three-man defence.
Henning has to sit on the bench, despite scoring three goals in the last two of the returning of match, they is the extra man in the midfield and there is also is stored for nickel on the left flank Adam board is suspended.
Dortmund vs Düsseldorf – Goals
As the scoreline suggest the match was evenly poised and both the side had there fare number of chances to score. Hakami was unable to put the black-and-yellow in lead despite having numerical superiority inside the Düsseldorf penalty area at 16th minute.
Skrzybski missed two chances to put the host ahead, after coming off the bench at 76th minute, as his shot rebound from post at 81st minute. His attempt from close quarter went outside one minute to complete regular time.
Erling Halland scored the goal from a Akanji cross at 95th minute of the game to keep Borussia in the title hunt. Though the defending champions are strongly placed. If they slip in any of next four game, race for title in Bundesliga could be wide open once again.
Fortuna Düsseldorf – Playing Eleven
33-Kastenmeier, 5-Ayhan, 3-Hoffmann, 23-Gießelmann <Booked at 80>, 25-Zimmermann, 22-Stöger, 31Sobottka (Morales 81′), 29-Suttner (Skrzybski 76′), 10-Berisha, 15-Thommy (Zimmer 83′), 11-Karaman (Hennings 81′)
Fortuna Düsseldorf – Substitutes
1-Rensing, 6-Morales, 9-Kownacki, 14Ofori, 19-Jorgensen, 20-Skrzybski, 28-Hennings, 32-Bormuth, 39-Zimmer
Borussia Dortmund – Playing Eleven
1-Bürki, 26-Piszczek, 15-Hummels, 16-Akanji <Booked at 70′>, 5-Hakimi <Booked at 84‘>, 27-Can, 28-Witsel (Haaland 61’), 13-Guerreiro, 7-Sancho, 23-Hazard <Booked at 58’> (Reynaat 74′), 19-Brandt
Borussia Dortmund – Substitutes
14-Schulz, 17-Haaland, 18-Balerdi, 22-Morey, 29-Schmelzer, 30-Pherai, 32-Reyna, 35-Hitz, 37-Raschl