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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund steals a 2-1 win against VfB Stuttgart 2-1

DORTMUND. Borussia Dortmund prevailed over VfB Stuttgart to win 2-1. A goal from M. Reus was decisive in the 85min.

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DORTMUND. Borussia Dortmund overcame VfB Stuttgart to win 2-1. A goal from M. Reus was decisive in the 85min. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Borussia Dortmund to strike first with a goal of D. Malen at the 56′. Then it was a goal in the 63′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, M. Reus gave the win to Borussia Dortmund in the 85′ minute with a goal. Borussia Dortmund was vastly superior ball possession (64%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Signal-Iduna-Park Stadium in Dortmund on Saturday and this began at 2:30 pm local time. In the presence of 57,900 spectators.​ The referee was Harm Osmers with the assistance of Robert Kempter and Aarne Aarnink. The 4th official was Jan Clemens Neitzel. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.1 degrees Celsius or 48.4 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.​

Match Statistics

Borussia Dortmund was in firm control of the ball 64% while VfB Stuttgart was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Borussia Dortmund was more aggressive with 73 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Borussia Dortmund won the match.

Borussia Dortmund shot 21 times, 5 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, VfB Stuttgart shot 13 times, 4 on target, 8 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Borussia Dortmund. On the other side, VfB Stuttgart received 2 yellow cards (T. Coulibaly and W. Anton).

After playing this match, Borussia Dortmund will have 24 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, VfB Stuttgart will stay with 10 points to stay in the 16th place.

Match Events

  • 36'

    T. Coulibaly

  • 48'

    W. Anton

  • 56'

    D. Malen

  • 63'

    R. Massimo

  • 64'

    E. Can

    R. Guerreiro

  • 68'

    A. Tibidi

    R. Massimo

  • 68'

    N. Nartey

    A. Karazor

  • 70'

    D. Didavi

    P. Forster

  • 75'

    S. Tigges

    J. Brandt

  • 85'

    M. Reus

  • 87'

    H. Al Ghaddioui

    T. Coulibaly

  • 89'

    A. Knauff

    D. Malen

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, Borussia Dortmund will play away with VfL Wolfsburg on the 27th of November with a 20-6 head to head in favor of Borussia Dortmund (6 draws).

VfB Stuttgart will host FSV Mainz 05 on the 26th of November with a 9-9 head to head stats.

Borussia Dortmund: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Marco Rose chose to play with the following team: Gregor Kobel (6.8), Thomas Meunier (6.8), Manuel Akanji (7.2), Mats Hummels (6.8), Raphaël Guerreiro (7.4), Axel Witsel (7.1), Jude Bellingham (7.5), Marco Reus (7.7), Julian Brandt (7.3), Thorgan Hazard (6.4) and Donyell Malen (7.2).


Borussia Dortmund made 3 changes: R. Guerreiro for E. Can (64′), J. Brandt for S. Tigges (75′) and D. Malen for A. Knauff (89′).

Top player: Marco Reus

Probably the most impressive player in Borussia Dortmund was Marco Reus.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 38 passes (89% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 9.

VfB Stuttgart: Formation and Lineups

VfB Stuttgart started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

On the opposite side, Pellegrino Matarazzo played with: Florian Müller (6.2), Konstantinos Mavropanos (7.1), Waldemar Anton (6.5), Hiroki Ito (7.1), Atakan Karazor (7.3), Roberto Massimo (7.1), Wataru Endo (6.6), Orel Mangala (6.5), Borna Sosa (7.4), Tanguy Coulibaly (6.6) and Philipp Förster (6.5).


VfB Stuttgart made 4 changes: R. Massimo for A. Tibidi (68′), A. Karazor for N. Nartey (68′), P. Forster for D. Didavi (70′) and T. Coulibaly for H. Al Ghaddioui (87′).

Top player: Borna Sosa

Probably the most impressive player in VfB Stuttgart was Borna Sosa.

His rating is (7.4) with 39 passes (79% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 6. He performed 4 crosses.

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