Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund overcomes FC Augsburg 4-3

DORTMUND. Borussia Dortmund had a close win over FC Augsburg.

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DORTMUND. Borussia Dortmund had a narrow win over FC Augsburg. Borussia Dortmund was vastly superior ball possession (68%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Signal-Iduna-Park stadium in Dortmund on Sunday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Frank Willenborg who had the assistance of Guido Kleve and Aarne Aarnink. The 4th official was Martin Thomsen. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 1 degrees Celsius or 33.82 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 86%.​

Match Statistics

Borussia Dortmund was in firm control of the ball 68% while FC Augsburg was struggling with a 32% ball possession.

Borussia Dortmund was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 28 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Borussia Dortmund won the match.

Borussia Dortmund shot 28 times, 10 on target, 18 off target. On the opposite side, FC Augsburg shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

Borussia Dortmund received 1 yellow card (Jude Bellingham). On the opposite side, FC Augsburg received 4 yellow cards (Mads Pedersen, I. Cardona, Fredrik Jensen and Arne Engels).

After this match, Borussia Dortmund will have 25 points to stay in the 7th place. Talking about the opposition, FC Augsburg will stay with 15 points like VfB Stuttgart to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 12'
    12'

    I. Cardona

    Rubén Vargas

  • 29'
    29'

    Jude Bellingham

    Karim Adeyemi 

  • 40'
    40'

    A. Maier

    D. Beljo

  • 42'
    42'

    Nico Schlotterbeck

  • 45'
    45'

    Ermedin Demirovic

    Arne Engels

  • 45'
    45'

    Mads Pedersen

  • 54'
    54'

    I. Cardona

  • 62'
    62'

    Sébastien Haller 

    Youssoufa Moukoko

  • 66'
    66'

    Fredrik Jensen

    I. Cardona

  • 69'
    69'

    Fredrik Jensen

  • 70'
    70'

    Jamie Bynoe-Gittens

    D. Malen

  • 70'
    70'

    Giovanni Reyna

    Karim Adeyemi 

  • 75'
    75'

    Jamie Bynoe-Gittens

    Jamie Bynoe-Gittens

  • 76'
    76'

    D. Čolina

  • 76'
    76'

    D. Čolina

    Elvis Rexhbecaj

  • 76'
    76'

    Julian Baumgartlinger

    A. Maier

  • 76'
    76'

    Kelvin Yeboah

    D. Beljo

  • 78'
    78'

    Giovanni Reyna

  • 84'
    84'

    Jude Bellingham

  • 90'
    90'

    Niklas Süle

    Julian Brandt

  • 90'
    90'

    Arne Engels

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, Borussia Dortmund will play away against FSV Mainz 05 on the 25th of January with a 18-5 head to head in favor of Borussia Dortmund (7 draws).

FC Augsburg will host Borussia Mönchengladbach on the 25th of January with a 7-7 head to head record.

Borussia Dortmund: Formation and Lineups

Borussia Dortmund started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Edin Terzic chose to play with the following team: Gregor Kobel (5.8), Julian Ryerson (6.1), Mats Hummels (6.5), Nico Schlotterbeck (8.0), Raphaël Guerreiro (6.5), Jude Bellingham (7.8), Salih Özcan (6.2), Karim Adeyemi (6.5), Julian Brandt (8.4), Donyell Malen (6.3) and Youssoufa Moukoko (6.2).

Substitutes

Borussia Dortmund made 4 changes: Youssoufa Moukoko for Sébastien Haller  (62′), Karim Adeyemi  for Giovanni Reyna (70′), D. Malen for Jamie Bynoe-Gittens (70′) and Julian Brandt for Niklas Süle (90′).

Top player: Julian Brandt

Probably the most impressive player in Borussia Dortmund was Julian Brandt even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.4) with 38 passes (81% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 2. He performed 8 crosses.

FC Augsburg: Formation and Lineups

FC Augsburg started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Enrico Maaßen played with: Rafał Gikiewicz (6.0), Robert Gumny (6.6), Jeffrey Gouweleeuw (6.4), Felix Uduokhai (6.4), Mads Pedersen (5.8), Arne Maier (7.7), Arne Engels (7.0), Elvis Rexhbeçaj (7.0), Ruben Vargas (7.0), Dion Drena Beljo (6.5) and Ermedin Demirović (8.0).

FC Augsburg could not rely on the presence of Fredrik Jensen (injured).

Substitutes

FC Augsburg made 5 changes: Rubén Vargas for I. Cardona (12′), I. Cardona for Fredrik Jensen (66′), A. Maier for Julian Baumgartlinger (76′), Elvis Rexhbecaj for D. Čolina (76′) and D. Beljo for Kelvin Yeboah (76′).

Top player: Ermedin Demirović

The player who no doubt impressed FC Augsburg the most was Ermedin Demirović.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 18 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 11. He hit the woodwork once times.

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