Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund beats Eintracht Frankfurt after recovering from a 2-0 deficit

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FRANKFURT AM MAIN. Borussia Dortmund had a amazing comeback against Eintracht Frankfurt.

FRANKFURT AM MAIN. Borussia Dortmund had a astounding comeback against Eintracht Frankfurt. Borussia Dortmund was vastly superior ball possession (64%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Deutsche Bank Park (Frankfurt am Main) stadium in Frankfurt am Main on Saturday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Robert Schröder who was helped by Jan Clemens Neitzel and René Rohde. The 4th official was Christian Dingert. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 2.7 degrees Celsius or 36.86 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 83%.​

Match Statistics

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

Borussia Dortmund was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Borussia Dortmund won the match.​

Eintracht Frankfurt shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Borussia Dortmund shot 19 times, 7 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

Eintracht Frankfurt received 3 yellow cards (M. Hinteregger, T. Chandler and R. Borre). On the other side, Borussia Dortmund received 1 yellow card (E. Haaland).

After this contest, Eintracht Frankfurt will stay with 27 points like FC Union Berlin to move up in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Borussia Dortmund will have 34 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 15'
    15'

    R. Borre

    Martin Hinteregger - Eintracht Frankfurt - won a free kick in attack. Fouled by Emre Can - Borussia Dortmund Goal! Eintracht Frankfurt 1, Borussia Dortmund 0. Rafael Borré - Eintracht Frankfurt - shot with right foot from the centre of the box to the right corner. Assist - Filip Kostic with a cross .
  • 24'
    24'

    R. Borre

    Goal! Eintracht Frankfurt 2, Borussia Dortmund 0. Rafael Borré - Eintracht Frankfurt - shot with right foot from the centre of the box to the left corner.
  • 65'
    65'

    T. Hazard

    J. Brandt

  • 66'
    66'

    K. Jakic

    S. Rode

  • 66'
    66'

    S. Lammers

    J. Lindstrom

  • 71'
    71'

    T. Hazard

    E. Haaland

    Goal! Eintracht Frankfurt 2, Borussia Dortmund 1. Thorgan Hazard - Borussia Dortmund - shot with right foot from the centre of the box to the right corner. Assist - Erling Haaland.
  • 79'
    79'

    M. Hasebe

    D. Kamada

  • 87'
    87'

    J. Bellingham

    Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund - receive yellow card. Goal! Eintracht Frankfurt 2, Borussia Dortmund 2. Jude Bellingham - Borussia Dortmund - shot with the head from few metres to the left corner. Assist - Thomas Meunier with a cross. Martin Hinteregger - Eintracht Frankfurt - receive yellow card.
  • 87'
    87'

    E. Haaland

    Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund - receive yellow card. Goal! Eintracht Frankfurt 2, Borussia Dortmund 2. Jude Bellingham - Borussia Dortmund - shot with the head from few metres to the left corner. Assist - Thomas Meunier with a cross. Martin Hinteregger - Eintracht Frankfurt - receive yellow card.
  • 87'
    87'

    M. Hinteregger

    Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund - receive yellow card. Goal! Eintracht Frankfurt 2, Borussia Dortmund 2. Jude Bellingham - Borussia Dortmund - shot with the head from few metres to the left corner. Assist - Thomas Meunier with a cross. Martin Hinteregger - Eintracht Frankfurt - receive yellow card.
  • 88'
    88'

    T. Chandler

    Timothy Chandler - Eintracht Frankfurt - receive yellow card for a foul. Thorgan Hazard - Borussia Dortmund - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Timothy Chandler - Eintracht Frankfurt Missed chance. Ajdin Hrustic - Eintracht Frankfurt - shot with left foot from outside the box is very close to the goal.
  • 89'
    89'

    M. Dahoud

    Goal! Eintracht Frankfurt 2, Borussia Dortmund 3. Mahmoud Dahoud - Borussia Dortmund - shot with right foot from outside the box to the right corner. Offside - Eintracht Frankfurt. Kevin Trapp with a pass, however Rafael Borré is in offside.
  • 90'
    90'

    G. Paciencia

    A. Hrustic

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Witsel

    M. Reus

  • 90'
    90'

    R. Borre

    Substitution - Borussia Dortmund. Axel Witsel for Marco Reus. Substitution - Eintracht Frankfurt. Gonçalo Paciência for Ajdin Hrustic. Marco Reus - Borussia Dortmund - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Obite Evan Ndicka - Eintracht Frankfurt Corner - Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Makoto Hasebe. Rafael Borré - Eintracht Frankfurt - receive yellow card for a foul. Fouled by Rafael Borré - Eintracht Frankfurt Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund - won a free kick on the left wing. Second Half ended - Eintracht Frankfurt 2, Borussia Dortmund 3. Thorgan Hazard - Borussia Dortmund - receive yellow card. Corner - Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Makoto Hasebe.
  • 90'
    90'

    T. Hazard

    Substitution - Borussia Dortmund. Axel Witsel for Marco Reus. Substitution - Eintracht Frankfurt. Gonçalo Paciência for Ajdin Hrustic. Marco Reus - Borussia Dortmund - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Obite Evan Ndicka - Eintracht Frankfurt Corner - Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Makoto Hasebe. Rafael Borré - Eintracht Frankfurt - receive yellow card for a foul. Fouled by Rafael Borré - Eintracht Frankfurt Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund - won a free kick on the left wing. Second Half ended - Eintracht Frankfurt 2, Borussia Dortmund 3. Thorgan Hazard - Borussia Dortmund - receive yellow card. Corner - Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Makoto Hasebe.

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, Eintracht Frankfurt will play away against FC Augsburg on the 16th of January with a 7-6 head to head in favor of FC Augsburg (6 draws).

Borussia Dortmund will host SC Freiburg on the 14th of January with a 17-3 head to head stats in favor of Borussia Dortmund (3 draws).

Eintracht Frankfurt: Formation and Lineups

Eintracht Frankfurt started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Oliver Glasner chose to play with the following team: Kevin Trapp (6.9), Tuta (6.1), Martin Hinteregger (7.4), Evan Ndicka (6.3), Timothy Chandler (6.6), Sebastian Rode (7.0), Ajdin Hrustić (6.4), Filip Kostić (8.0), Jesper Lindstrøm (6.7), Daichi Kamada (6.7) and Rafael Santos Borré (8.2).

Substitutes

Eintracht Frankfurt made 4 changes: S. Rode for K. Jakic (66′), J. Lindstrom for S. Lammers (66′), D. Kamada for M. Hasebe (79′) and A. Hrustic for G. Paciencia (90′).

Top player: Rafael Santos Borré

The player who no doubt impressed Eintracht Frankfurt the most was Rafael Santos Borré.

His rating is (8.2) with 2 goals, 21 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 17.

Borussia Dortmund: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Marco Rose played with: Gregor Kobel (6.9), Thomas Meunier (7.1), Emre Can (6.7), Mats Hummels (7.1), Raphaël Guerreiro (7.3), Julian Brandt (6.9), Mahmoud Dahoud (8.3), Jude Bellingham (7.2), Donyell Malen (7.2), Erling Braut Haaland (7.5) and Marco Reus (7.1).

Substitutes

Borussia Dortmund made 2 changes: J. Brandt for T. Hazard (65′) and M. Reus for A. Witsel (90′).

Top player: Mahmoud Dahoud

Probably the most impressive player in Borussia Dortmund was Mahmoud Dahoud.

His rating is (8.3) with 1 goal, 67 passes (79% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

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