Comprehensive series and championship leader for at least one day conquered: But who thinks that the vote at Borussia Dortmund must be awarded after a 3: 1 (1-0) victory against Eintracht Frankfurt, is wrong – BVB was too difficult Stretch the game.
"I am happy, but I am not stupid, we need time to control the game better, the first half was ok, in the second half we wanted to make it 2-0, but we have to be more patient Because we have a lot of problems ", joined the BVB trainer Lucien Favre euro Sport on the euphoria brake.
Goalkeeper Roman Bürki said: "We were struggling today, but in the end we did well, quickly admitting and then we deserved to win, but we did not have many opportunities, we continue to work hard."
Dortmund's external advisor, Matthias Sammer, also believes that there is still plenty of room for improvement at BVB: "Both clubs have to go one step further to reach the highest level and more routine and certain procedures need to be developed. in Dortmund just needs some time. "
BVB is worried about Alcacer
In addition, the BVB was worried after Alcacer's successful debut for the Champions League-opener at FC Brugge to the Spanish new signing.
After his attack on the last Alcacer complained about problems in the thigh. "We absolutely do not know what he has, but he felt something in his thigh and we hope that it is not tension," coach Lucien Favre said.
Abdou Diallo (36) and ex-Frankfurt Marius Wolf (72) had previously laid the foundation for the eighth home victory of the BVB against the winner of the DFB Cup in succession.
Harmony continues in the crisis
For Eintracht it was in the meantime the fourth loss in the fifth league game of the season, but also the split-time equalizer of Sebastien Haller (68) did not change anything (SERVICE: the table of the Bundesliga)
Eintracht goalkeeper Kevin Trapp said: "The coming weeks will not be easy, we can not complain about everything after three matchdays – but of course we have to have a sense of achievement." The result is disappointing.
Adi Hütter, trainer of Frankfurt, was satisfied with the performance of his players: "The Dortmund have won more than 90 minutes because they were very efficient, but I have to compliment my team because it's done right, but we have to get even better. "
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Götze looks again for 90 minutes
Favre set a 4-2-3-1 system for the first time this season, but Mario Götze had no space for 90 minutes. The former world cup hero was not in use in the first two games of the season against Leipzig (4: 1) and in Hanover (0: 0).
The hosts would have very useful Götze ideas for 81,000 spectators in the first half. (The game to be read in TICKER)
The eight-time German champion did not think much about well-organized guests. The exterior Wolf and Jacob Bruun Larsen have barely survived, striker Maximilian Philipp and captain Marco Reus on the attacking midfield also brought few risks.
Dortmund leads after standard situation
The management of Dortmund fell in the face of the less creative offensive game of the host, not surprisingly after a standard situation. After a corner from Bruun Larsen, Diallo failed as first header by goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, the rebound poked the newcomer from Mainz up close over the line.
Despite the advantage, BVB did well after the break. The Dortmund-contest was marked by many inaccuracies, the last pass was often not.
However, guests remained reluctant for any risk and presented the Dortmund coverage for one hour for no major problems, even if the hosts seemed to be more insecure with increasing playing time.
Concerned about BVB newcomer Alcacer
Favre responded to the ideal idea and took the 67th minute to the Spanish newcomer Alcacer for the first time. The shot, however, failed initially. Haller equal with his third goal of the season. (DATA CENTER: The scorers of the Bundesliga)
But the Borussia had the right answer in the best phase of the game. After a nice preparation by substitute Jadon Sancho, Wolf met his former club. Almost before the end, Alcacer made everything clear from the edge of the penalty area.
The Dortmunders denied the meeting in a special sweater with the message "BORUSSIA CONNECTS". The club wanted to send a signal against racism and exclusion.
That is why BVB plays without a shirt sponsor
Scorer: Haller on top