Borussia Dortmund had a decisive win over FC Koln in Match Day 25 of Bundesliga with a score of 6:1. R._Guerreiro got the ball rolling for Borussia Dortmund, scoring at the 15th minute (1:0). S._Haller then followed up with another goal at 17 minutes (2:0). M._Reus continued Borussia Dortmund’s momentum, scoring at 32 minutes (3:0) and D._Malen added to the lead with a goal at 36 minutes (4:0). D._Selke attempted to start an unlikely comeback for FC Koln, scoring one back at 42 minutes (4:1), however this was not enough. S._Haller and M._Reus both scored again in the 69th and 70th minutes respectively to bring the match to its final result of 6-1.
Alexander Meyer (rating 7.2)
Marvin Schwäbe (rating 5.5)
A. Modeste (S. Haller, 71)
E. Martel (J. Chabot, 58)
Borussia Dortmund dominated the match in terms of ball possession, with 64% compared to FC Koln’s 36%. The home team made 12 shots on target, with 8 finally hitting the goal. Donyell Malen was the most active for Borussia Dortmund in terms of number of shots taken. FC Koln had 11 shots on target and 5 ended up being goals. Davie Selke had the highest number of hits on goal for FC Koln.
Niklas Süle of Borussia Dortmund had an impressive 98% pass accuracy with 110 total passes. Ellyes Skhiri from FC Koln also achieved a 98% pass accuracy, although he had fewer passes at 54. Raphaël Guerreiro of Borussia Dortmund made 3 key passes while Benno Schmitz of FC Koln made 2. All four players demonstrated great technical ability in their passing, making this match a spectacle to behold for the fans lucky enough to be present!
Borussia Dortmund and FC Koln both had impressive defensive performance this season in terms of interceptions. Borussia Dortmund had 8 interceptions overall, with Marius Wolf leading the pack with 2. FC Koln had even more impressive numbers, with 10 interceptions overall, and Timo Hübers contributing 4 of them. Despite their strong performance in terms of interceptions, Borussia Dortmund was only able to muster 3 total, which Niklas Süle contributed 1 to. On the other hand, FC Koln was unable to produce any interceptions on the season.
Jude Bellingham and Jonas Hector are the clear leaders when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball in their respective teams. Bellingham, who plays for Borussia Dortmund, has a total of 11 fights, while Hector from FC Koln has 8. Both of these players demonstrate an impressive level of competitiveness on the field and strive hard to gain possession of the ball. Their tenacity is certainly something to be admired by other players in their teams.
- M. Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund) at 66 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Borussia Dortmund – WDWWW
- FC Koln – LLDLL
Top 5 Bundesliga scorers:
- Niclas Füllkrug (15, Werder Bremen)
- Vincenzo Grifo (12, SC Freiburg)
- Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)
- Marcus Thuram (12, Borussia Monchengladbach)
- Jamal Musiala (11, Bayern Munich)
- Borussia Dortmund will play with Bayern Munich. April 01 at 16:30 (UTC), on Allianz Arena.
- FC Koln will play with Borussia Monchengladbach. April 02 at 13:30 (UTC), on RheinEnergieStadion.