Matchday 10 of the Bundesliga is underway. Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund is one of the strongest fixtures this week. Hertha Berlin managed to hold Borussia Dortmund last week. Although the German giants played an away game at Wolfsburg, they secured three important points. With Marco Reus appearing again in the score board, Borussia Dortmund continue to thrive under Lucien Favre.
Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund – BVB’s Line Up
Borussia Dortmund started with goalkeeper Roman Burki. In the defense, Dan Axel Zagadou filled the center back position alongside Manuel Akanji. Achraf Hakimi played the usual right back role while Raphael Guerreiro replaced Marcel Schmelzer on the left side. Witsel and Delaney were in charge of the midfield. Sancho and Bruun Larsen exchanged roles as wings. Therefore, Marco Reus appeared as the playmaker behind Spaniard striker Paco Alcacer.
Borussia Dortmund are a Balanced team
Lucien Favre’s coaching proved very efficient. On the one hand, Borussia Dortmund’s attack was very fast. On the other hand, players started defending as soon as they lost the ball. Marco Reus and co are showing a great sense of maturity this season, and Wolfsburg’s game is no exception.
A great goalkeeper makes his team feel confident. Roman Burki is undoubtedly on top of his form this season. Therefore, Borussia Dortmund’s defenders have can get involved on the attacking build-up. Another key player is Axel Witsel who rules the midfield on every occasion, allowing quick transitions and fast ball recovery.
World-Class Attacking Powerhouse
It’s no doubt that Borussia Dortmund’s attack is one of the best in Europe. Marco Reus’s leadership inspired every quick counter and attacking build-up during the game. Thus, this system allows young talent in the likes of Sancho and Bruun Larsen to thrive. It’s also important to note the versatile roles that these two players brought to the offensive structure of Borussia Dortmund. Moreover, Wolfsburg defenders focused on marking Paco Alcacer, which other teammates to move freely outside of the penalty area.
Verdict… Another win for Borussia Dortmund
With all these ingredients, Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund was a thriller. The visitors managed to secure 3 important points. The Black and Yellows scored 1 goal thanks to Marco Reus’s header in the 27th minute. Not only did they remain in top of the table but they increased the gap. Lucien Favre holds the record for the best start for a BVB coach ever.
Borussia Dortmund can focus now on more important fixtures. They will play against Atlético Madrid on Tuesday. Afterwards, Borussia Dortmund will host Arch-rivals Bayern Munich on Saturday. Until then, the fans have faith in the team to win some silverware this season.