Champions League: Sporting CP tops Borussia Dortmund 3-1

LISBOA. Sporting CP beats Borussia Dortmund 3-1.

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LISBOA. Sporting CP beats Borussia Dortmund 3-1. Sporting CP was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with Pedro Goncalves (30′), Pedro Goncalves (39′) and P. Porro (81′). Borussia Dortmund reduced the distance with a goal (90′ + 3′) by D. Malen, but there was not much to do for them. Borussia Dortmund was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (66%).​

Pedro Goncalves missed a penalty (81′) for Sporting CP.​

The match was held at the Estádio José Alvalade Stadium in Lisboa on Wednesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was with the help of Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez and Roberto Alonso Fernández. The 4th official was César Soto Grado. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.8 degrees Celsius or 55.09 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 71%.​

Match Statistics

Borussia Dortmund was in firm control of the ball 66% while Sporting CP was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Borussia Dortmund was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. Anyhow, Sporting CP found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Sporting CP shot 9 times, 6 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, Borussia Dortmund shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Sporting CP received 3 yellow cards (J. Palhinha, S. Coates and A. Adan). On the other side, Borussia Dortmund received 2 yellow cards (D. Zagadou and M. Rose).

Also, Borussia Dortmund didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after E. Can (Borussia Dortmund) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (75′).

After this match, Sporting CP will have 6 points like Borussia Dortmund to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Borussia Dortmund will stay with 6 points like Sporting CP to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 30'
    30'

    Pedro Goncalves

  • 39'
    39'

    Pedro Goncalves

  • 46'
    46'

    E. Can

    N. Schulz

  • 55'
    55'

    J. Palhinha

  • 57'
    57'

    S. Coates

  • 66'
    66'

    M. Dahoud

    A. Witsel

  • 66'
    66'

    D. Zagadou

    Reinier

  • 66'
    66'

    S. Tigges

    M. Pongracic

  • 67'
    67'

    R. Esgaio

    M. Reis

  • 67'
    67'

    N. Santos

    P. Sarabia

  • 74'
    74'

    Paulinho

  • 74'
    74'

    Matheus

  • 74'
    74'

    P. Porro

  • 74'
    74'

    M. Reus

  • 74'
    74'

    D. Zagadou

  • 74'
    74'

    E. Can

  • 79'
    79'

    M. Rose

  • 81'
    81'

    Pedro Goncalves

  • 81'
    81'

    P. Porro

    Pedro Goncalves

  • 82'
    82'

    T. Tomas

    Paulinho

  • 88'
    88'

    F. Nazinho

    Pedro Goncalves

  • 88'
    88'

    M. Ugarte

    P. Porro

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Malen

    M. Reus

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Adan

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Sporting CP will play away with Ajax on the 7th of December with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Ajax (0 draws).

Borussia Dortmund will host Beşiktaş on the 7th of December with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Borussia Dortmund (0 draws).

Sporting CP: Formation and Lineups

Sporting CP started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Ruben Filipe Marques Amorim chose to play with the following team: Antonio Adán (6.8), Gonçalo Inácio (7.9), Sebastián Coates (7.2), Zouhair Feddal (7.0), Pedro Porro (7.1), João Palhinha (6.4), Matheus Nunes (7.3), Matheus Reis (7.0), Pedro Gonçalves (8.3), Pablo Sarabia (6.5) and Paulinho (6.7).

Substitutes

Sporting CP made 5 changes: M. Reis for R. Esgaio (68′), P. Sarabia for N. Santos (67′), Paulinho for T. Tomas (82′), Pedro Goncalves for F. Nazinho (88′) and P. Porro for M. Ugarte (88′).

Top player: Pedro Gonçalves

Probably the most impressive player in Sporting CP was Pedro Gonçalves.

His rating is (8.3) with 2 goals, 15 passes (53% accurate) and 1 key pass. He performed 1 cross.

Borussia Dortmund: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Marco Rose played with: Gregor Kobel (6.4), Thomas Meunier (6.1), Manuel Akanji (7.0), Marin Pongračić (6.4), Raphaël Guerreiro, Nico Schulz (5.6), Jude Bellingham (7.3), Axel Witsel (7.1), Marco Reus (7.0), Reinier (7.0) and Julian Brandt (7.2), Donyell Malen (6.5).

Substitutes

Borussia Dortmund made 4 changes: N. Schulz for E. Can (46′), A. Witsel for M. Dahoud (67′), M. Pongracic for S. Tigges (67′) and Reinier for D. Zagadou (67′).

Top player: Jude Bellingham

The player who no doubt impressed Borussia Dortmund the most was Jude Bellingham.

His rating is (7.3) with 52 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 15. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League

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