Bayer Leverkusen have dominated Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund in their own stadium. However, with great morals, a lot of effort and a little luck, the BVB has the Bayer attack, and the Three-point lead on pursuers FC Bayern defended.
“We really had the game in control,” said BVB sporting Director Michael Zorc after the 3:2 (2:1) win his impressions. Dan-Axel Zagadou (30.), Jadon Sancho (38.) and Mario Götze (60.) put the important BVB-success. For the werkself Kevin Volland (37 sentences.) and Jonathan Tah (75.), but to the point it is no longer enough, in spite of the good performance.
returnees: Bayer-Coach Peter Bosz was not crowned with the return to old stamping ground of success. “We were here to win. We didn’t make it. That is why we are disappointed,” said the Dutchman, the BVB from 1. July to 10. December 2017-trained. “It may not have won the better team, but the happier.”
SERIES: Bayer ended with the second League defeat under Bosz a series of last four Wins. The factory club, which is excreted in the DFB-Cup and Europa League places, with 36 points in the race for the Europa League. The qualification for the Champions League, however, is difficult. With a victory, you could have up to four points to the tables-the third Borussia Mönchengladbach. “Everything that is tangible, we want to attack,” said national team player Julian Brandt to the TV-transmitter Sky. The Team have taken with coach Bosz is a good development: “Basically, we are on a good path. We make very much progress. Despite the defeat, the trend is upwards,” said Brandt.
DOMINANCE: Rarely is an opponent in front of more than 81 000 spectators occurred in Dortmund so brave, aggressive, and dominant. Bayer had 67 percent possession of the ball, played twice as many passes (727), such as the BVB (360), should, as a Team, 125 kilometers (Dortmund almost 120) and more often to the opponent’s goal. Alone, the two fight ratio in a 55:45 percent for the area club, which took advantage of its scoring opportunities even more effective.
Borussia Coach Lucien Favre: “in The end we won, but suffered.”
“third parties don’t want to be,” said Dortmund sporting Director Michael Zorc to the title ambitions.
Bayer-coach Peter Bosz: “Even if it was only for six months, we have worked really good here. It’s nice to see them again, but the game was more important for me.”