Dortmund lost heavily to rookie Bundesliga

Dortmund lost heavily to rookie Bundesliga

Dortmund just conceded 5 goals in a home match in the Bundesliga. In the 11th round of the Bundesliga, Dortmund welcomed Stuttgart at Signal Iduna Park’s home field. Stuttgart is a famous football team in Germany. But he just returned to the Bundesliga from this season 2020/21.

Stuttgart’s impressive form this season is maintained at Dortmund. The visitors continuously made it difficult for Dortmund. In the 25th minute, Emre Can fouled the Stuttgart striker in the penalty area, causing the home team to receive a penalty.

On the penalty spot, midfielder Wamangituka made no mistake to open the score for Stuttgart. Dortmund had an equalizer in the 39th minute after the brilliant situation of young player Giovanni Reyna. However, that is the best that the home team can do against Stuttgart goal in this match.

Dortmund held the ball a lot but played ineffectively. The home team has 12 shots towards the opponent’s goal. Meanwhile, Stuttgart is always dangerous in attacking situations. They have 18 shots towards the opponent.

Stuttgart’s sharpness was shown in the second half. In less than 10 minutes, from 53 to 63 minutes, the visitors scored 3 consecutive goals.

On the training bench, coach Lucien Favre was disappointed after the quick defeat. However, Dortmund’s changes have not been effective. The Ruhr team still plays stalemate. In the first minute of injury time, Nicolas Gonzalez scored to set the score 5-1 for Stuttgart.

This is the first time since 2009 that Dortmund have conceded 5 goals in a home match in the Bundesliga. With this defeat, Dortmund let the team temporarily lead the table, Leipzig left 5 points away from the Bundesliga rankings after 11 rounds.

The Swiss strategist also confirmed that striker Erling Haaland will be sidelined for the rest of the year due to injury. Mats Hummels also had problems after finishing the match against Lazio. President Michael Zorc hopes the veteran midfielder will not join Dortmund’s growing list of injuries.