Borussia Dortmund tops FC Augsburg 4-3. HIGHLIGHTS

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

Borussia Dortmund tops FC Augsburg 4-3. HIGHLIGHTS

DORTMUND. Borussia Dortmund had a close win over FC Augsburg. Borussia Dortmund was decisively better in terms of ball possession (68%) and that was among the 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. In front of 81,365 spectators.​ The referee was Frank Willenborg who was helped by Guido Kleve and Aarne Aarnink. The 4th official was Martin Thomsen. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold at 1 degrees Celsius or 33.82 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 86%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 68 Ball Possession 32
Shots
  • 28 Total 13
  • 10 On Target 4
  • 18 Off Target 9
  • 8 Shots blocked 2
  • 111 Attack 89
  • 64 Dangerous attack 24
  • 92 Ball safe​ 64
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 3
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 6 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

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

Attitude and shots

Borussia Dortmund had a more offensive attitude with 64 dangerous attacks and 28 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Borussia Dortmund won the match​.

Borussia Dortmund shot 28 times, 10 on target, 18 off target. Regarding the opposition, FC Augsburg shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

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

Match Timeline

12'
Irvin Cardona- sub ->Rubén Vargas
Jude Bellingham(goal)Karim Adeyemi 
29'
40'
Arne Maier(goal)D. Beljo
Nico Schlotterbeck(goal)
42'
45'
Ermedin Demirović(goal)Arne Engels
45'
Mads Pedersen- Yellow
54'
Irvin Cardona- Yellow
Sébastien Haller- sub ->Youssoufa Moukoko
62'
66'
Fredrik Jensen- sub ->I. Cardona
69'
Fredrik Jensen- Yellow
Jamie Bynoe-Gittens- sub ->D. Malen
70'
Giovanni Reyna- sub ->Karim Adeyemi 
70'
Jamie Bynoe-Gittens(goal)Jamie Bynoe-Gittens
75'
76'
David Čolina(goal)
76'
David Čolina- sub ->Elvis Rexhbecaj
76'
Julian Baumgartlinger- sub ->A. Maier
76'
Kelvin Yeboah- sub ->D. Beljo
Giovanni Reyna(goal)
78'
Jude Bellingham- Yellow
84'
Niklas Süle- sub ->Julian Brandt
90'
90'
Arne Engels- Yellow

Standings

After playing this match, Borussia Dortmund will have 28 points to hold in the 7th place. On the opposite side, FC Augsburg will stay with 15 points to sit in the 16th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund will play away against TSG Hoffenheim on the 25th of February with a 13-7 head to head record in favor of Borussia Dortmund (11 draws).

FC Augsburg will host TSG Hoffenheim on the 17th of February with a 16-5 head to head record in favor of TSG Hoffenheim (6 draws).

Borussia Dortmund – Formation

Borussia Dortmund
G
Gregor Kobel 1.Switzerland
5.8
D
Mats Hummels 15.Germany
6.5
D
Raphaël Guerreiro 13.Portugal
6.5
D
Julian Ryerson 26.Norway
6.1
D
Nico Schlotterbeck 4.Germany
8.0
Goals42'
M
Julian Brandt 19.Germany
8.4
90'
M
Salih Özcan 6.Turkey
6.2
M
Jude Bellingham 22.England
7.8
84' Goals29'
M
Donyell Malen 21.Netherlands
6.3
70'
M
Karim Adeyemi 27.Germany
6.5
70'
F
Youssoufa Moukoko 18.Germany
6.2
62'
Substitutes
G
Alexander Meyer 33.Germany
D
Niklas Süle 25.Germany
90'
M
Thorgan Hazard 10.Belgium
M
Marius Wolf 17.Germany
M
6.5
70' Goals78'
M
Mahmoud Dahoud 8.Germany
F
Anthony Modeste 20.France
F
Sébastien Haller 9.Côte d'Ivoire
6.5
62'
F
Jamie Bynoe-Gittens 43.England
7.5
70' Goals75'

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

The manager Edin Terzic decided 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).

The home team had on the bench: Thorgan Hazard, Marius Wolf, Anthony Modeste, Niklas Süle, Alexander Meyer, Giovanni Reyna (6.5), Sébastien Haller (6.5), Mahmoud Dahoud and Jamie Bynoe-Gittens (7.5).

Substitutions

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

Best player: Julian Brandt​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for 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

FC Augsburg
G
Rafał Gikiewicz 1.Poland
6.0
D
Jeffrey Gouweleeuw 6.Netherlands
6.4
D
Mads Pedersen 3.Denmark
5.8
45'
D
Felix Uduokhai 19.Germany
6.4
D
Robert Gumny 2.Poland
6.6
M
Elvis Rexhbecaj 13.Germany
7.0
76'
M
Arne Maier 10.Germany
7.7
76' Goals40'
M
Ruben Vargas 16.Switzerland
7.0
12'
M
Arne Engels 27.Belgium
7.0
90'
F
Ermedin Demirović 9.Bosnia and Herzegovina
8.0
Goals45'
F
Drena Dijon 7.Croatia
6.5
76'
Substitutes
G
Tomáš Koubek 40.Czech Republic
D
Maximilian Bauer 23.Germany
D
David Čolina 38.Croatia
7.3
76' Goals76'
M
7.1
76'
M
Daniel Caligiuri 20.Italy
M
Fredrik Jensen 24.Finland
6.2
66' 69'
M
Niklas Dorsch 30.Germany
F
Irvin Cardona 48.France
6.5
12' 54'
F
Kelvin Yeboah 45.Italy
6.7
76'

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

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).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Julian Baumgartlinger (7.1), Maximilian Bauer, Daniel Caligiuri, Irvin Cardona (6.5), Kelvin Yeboah (6.7), Fredrik Jensen (6.2), David Čolina (7.3), Tomáš Koubek and Niklas Dorsch.

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

Substitutions

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

Best player: Ermedin Demirović​

The player that probably impressed the most for FC Augsburg 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.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.​