Borussia Dortmund loses to Bayern Munich 4-0 in the Allianz Arena.
For Matchday 11 of the Bundesliga, confident Borussia Dortmund travels to Bavaria to play in crisis Bayern Munich. The Black and Yellows arrive in Munich with high hopes, especially after a very promising week. In fact, they defeated unbeatable Wolfsburg and came back from 2 goals deficit against Inter Milan in the Champions League.
In contrast, Bayern Munich just let go of their manager Nico Kovac last weekend after a 1-5 loss in Frankfurt. Moreover, they play short of their 2 main center backs Niklas Sule and Lucas Hernandez due to injury. Therefore, Borussia Dortmund were favorites, on paper. However, it didn’t go the visitors’ way, who deserved to lose given a weak performance.
Poor Performance by Favorites Borussia Dortmund
During this game, Lucien Favre’s men lacked confidence and looked scared. It took Lewandowski 17 minutes to prove that he really loves scoring against his former club. Raphael Guerreiro replaced Sancho in the 36th minute. Borussia Dortmund did enough to resist a second goal despite Bayern looking very dangerous through the first half.
In the second half, Thomas Muller’s friends came back with the intention to finish Dortmund. And that’s exactly what happened. Serge Gnabry didn’t wait to increase the gap with the 2nd goal 2 minutes after the start. Lucien Favre decided to include Marco Reus and Paco Alcacer in the 61st minute because Borussia Dortmund players didn’t seem to get in the game. However, apart from Reus picking up a yellow card in the 63rd minute and Alcacer missing a real goal opportunity, Bayern imposed their rhythm. Therefore, they dominated the rest of the game, with a goal by Robert Lewandowski and an own goal by Mats Hummels. The game finished 4-0. Borussia Dortmund drops to the 5th position and might drop to the 9th by the end of the matchday.
From the 2005 Borussia Dortmund, till the title winning squad in 2011 and UEFA Champions League runner up era, Mostafa was always a very passionate Black and Yellow supporter. You would often see him in Coffee shops and Bars on Matchdays. He will be wearing a BVB jersey and sipping on a German beer and most likely swearing at the referee.