Borussia Dortmund overcomes SpVgg Greuther Fürth 3-1

FüRTH. Borussia Dortmund defeats SpVgg Greuther Fürth 3-1.

Borussia Dortmund overcomes SpVgg Greuther Fürth 3-1

FüRTH. Borussia Dortmund conquers SpVgg Greuther Fürth 3-1. Borussia Dortmund took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer stadium in Fürth on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Christian Dingert who was helped by Benedikt Kempkes and Mike Pickel. The 4th official was Michael Bacher. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 20.6 degrees Celsius or 69.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 39%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 42 Ball Possession 58
  • 10 Total 9
  • 4 On Target 4
  • 6 Off Target 5
  • 0 Shots blocked 1
  • 83 Attack 108
  • 26 Dangerous attack 22
  • 68 Ball safe​ 73
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 2
  • 2 Off Sides 4
  • 15 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Borussia Dortmund had a strong ball possession 58% while SpVgg Greuther Fürth was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

SpVgg Greuther Fürth had a more offensive attitude with 26 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, Borussia Dortmund was able to find the solution to win this match.​

SpVgg Greuther Fürth shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Borussia Dortmund shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.


SpVgg Greuther Fürth received 1 yellow card (T. Tillman). Regarding the opposition, Borussia Dortmund received 1 yellow card (M. Akanji).

Match Timeline

J. Brandt(goal)
T. Tillman- Yellow
F. Passlack- sub ->M. Wolf
N. Schulz- sub ->R. Guerreiro
J. Ngankam(goal)B. Hrgota
J. Green- sub ->T. Raschl
M. Bauer- sub ->S. Asta
J. Brandt(goal)N. Schulz
F. Passlack(goal)M. Reus
P. Seguin- sub ->T. Tillman
M. Akanji- Yellow
J. Bellingham(var)
Y. Moukoko- sub ->E. Haaland
D. Abiama- sub ->J. Ngankam
J. Dudziak- sub ->M. Christiansen
I. Pherai- sub ->M. Reus


After this contest, SpVgg Greuther Fürth will stay with 18 points to sit in the 18th place. On the other side, Borussia Dortmund will have 66 points to sit in the 2nd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Bundesliga, SpVgg Greuther Fürth will play away against FC Augsburg on the 14th of May with a 4-4 head to head.

Borussia Dortmund will host Hertha BSC on the 14th of May with a 15-7 head to head in favor of Borussia Dortmund (10 draws).

SpVgg Greuther Fürth – Formation

SpVgg Greuther Fürth started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager Stefan Leitl decided to play with the following team: .


SpVgg Greuther Fürth made 5 changes: T. Raschl for J. Green (71′), S. Asta for M. Bauer (71′), T. Tillman for P. Seguin (78′), J. Ngankam for D. Abiama (87′) and M. Christiansen for J. Dudziak (87′).

Borussia Dortmund – Formation

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

Marco Rose played with: .


Borussia Dortmund made 4 changes: M. Wolf for F. Passlack (68′), R. Guerreiro for N. Schulz (68′), E. Haaland for Y. Moukoko (86′) and M. Reus for I. Pherai (90′).

Results of the day

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