17-11-2017 – VFB STUTTGART 2-1 BORUSSIA DORTMUND
5′ CHADRAC AKOLO 1-0
45′ MAXIMILIAN PHILIPP 1-1
51′ JOSIP BREKALO 2-1
Commentary STUTTGART 2-1 BORUSSIA DORTMUND
90+4′ Nothing more will happen in this game as the referee blows for full time.
90+3′ Mario Gotze (Dortmund) does well to dispossess the attacker with a slide tackle, but the referee blows his whistle for a foul.
90′ We will have 3 min. of added time.
90′ Josip Brekalo (VfB Stuttgart) launches the ball from the resulting corner, but one of the defenders is first to the ball and deals with the threat.
88′ Frank Willenborg shows a yellow card to Dennis Aogo (VfB Stuttgart) for a tough tackle.
85′ Josip Brekalo (VfB Stuttgart) receives a precise pass and is given time inside the box to send a low strike towards the middle of the goal. Roman Burki guesses his intention and denies him with a fine save.
85′ Hannes Wolf has decided to make a change. Dennis Aogo (VfB Stuttgart) replaces Berkay Ozcan.
83′ Andre Schurrle goes off the pitch and Raphael Guerreiro (Dortmund) comes on.
83′ Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates. The ball is easily cleared out of danger.
82′ Jeremy Toljan (Dortmund) whips the ball in, but it fails to reach any of his teammates as the opposition’s defence averts the threat. Dortmund force a corner. They send men into the box.
81′ Marcel Schmelzer (Dortmund) sends a teasing cross into the area, but Ron-Robert Zieler intercepts the ball.
80′ Takuma Asano (VfB Stuttgart) receives a precise pass on the edge of the box and has an effort on goal. Unfortunately for him, his strike flies inches high over the bar.
76′ The linesman raises his flag. Takuma Asano (VfB Stuttgart) is adjudged offside.
73′ Andre Schurrle (Dortmund) receives a short pass inside a congested penalty area and takes a first-time shot. The effort heads towards the middle of the goal but Ron-Robert Zieler blocks the shot with his legs.
73′ Benjamin Pavard (VfB Stuttgart) wastes a great chance from the resulting corner. He times his header superbly when he leaps high to meet a precise cross, but can’t aim better than into the middle of the goal, straight into the arms of the goalkeeper.
73′ The referee awards a corner and Josip Brekalo (VfB Stuttgart) goes over to take it.
72′ Andreas Beck (VfB Stuttgart) produces a quality cross into the box, but the opposition’s defence intercepts the ball and spanks it away. The ball is out of play. A goal-scoring opportunity from a corner for VfB Stuttgart.
72′ A goal, which was scored by Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund), was disallowed due to offside.
71′ Berkay Ozcan (VfB Stuttgart) comes close to scoring. He peels away from his marker and gets on the end of a cross from Takuma Asano, but he hits a shot just over the crossbar.
67′ The resulting corner from Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) is cleared by the defence.
67′ Dan-Axel Zagadou (Dortmund) latches onto a cross into the box from the wing and gets in a header. It went well towards the goal, but it was blocked by one of the defenders. Dortmund have a corner.
66′ Andreas Beck (VfB Stuttgart) carelessly slides into the feet of his opponent and he’ll be lucky to avoid punishment. Frank Willenborg blows for the foul but keeps his cards in his pocket on this occasion.
65′ Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) launches a powerful cross from the corner into the box, but the ball is intercepted by the defender.
65′ Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away. The referee blows his whistle, Dortmund are awarded a corner kick.
64′ Takuma Asano (VfB Stuttgart) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
63′ The substitution has been made. Mahmoud Dahoud (Dortmund) has replaced Shinji Kagawa.
62′ Takuma Asano (VfB Stuttgart) starts his run too early and the referee blows for offside.
62′ Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him.
58′ Nothing comes of the resulting corner from Josip Brekalo (VfB Stuttgart). The defence is alert and manages to cut it out.
58′ Josip Brekalo (VfB Stuttgart) sends a lofted cross into the box which is headed clear. The ball is out of play. VfB Stuttgart will have a chance to score from a corner.
58′ Another attempt to send the ball beyond the defence by Emiliano Insua (VfB Stuttgart) is thwarted and cleared to safety.
57′ Emiliano Insua (VfB Stuttgart) knocks his opponent down with an over-the-top tackle.
53′ Frank Willenborg shows the yellow card to Timo Baumgartl (VfB Stuttgart) for a heavy challenge.
51′ Josip Brekalo (VfB Stuttgart) finishes his beautiful individual effort with a superb strike from inside the box. Roman Burki is just a bystander as the ball flies into bottom right corner. The score is 2:1.
48′ VfB Stuttgart take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with nice clearance by the defence.
48′ Holger Badstuber (VfB Stuttgart) flights in the cross, but the defender is alert and clears to safety. The linesman makes the right call and VfB Stuttgart will have a corner.
46′ Half-time substitution. Chadrac Akolo (VfB Stuttgart) will not participate anymore and Josip Brekalo is coming on.
46′ The need to improve in the second half has brought about a change. Sokratis (Dortmund) comes off for Dan-Axel Zagadou.
46′ The game restarts for the second half.
45+4′ The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
45+3′ Goal! Maximilian Philipp (Dortmund) fires the rebound into the roof of the net after the ball breaks to him in the box. The score is 1:1.
45+3′ Penalty saved! Andre Schurrle (Dortmund) sends the penalty towards the left hand side of the goal, but Ron-Robert Zieler pulls off a wonderful save to deny him.
45+3′ Andre Schurrle (Dortmund) will take the responsibility and he is already preparing the ball.
45+2′ Benjamin Pavard (VfB Stuttgart) clearly handles the ball, but he is surprised when the referee blows his whistle. PENALTY to Dortmund! Almost the entire opposition team is gathered around the referee and complaining. However, the decision has been made and it’s final.
45+1′ Daniel Ginczek (VfB Stuttgart) is substituted due to injury. Hannes Wolf gives a chance to Takuma Asano.
45′ The fourth official shows 1 min. of added time.
44′ Daniel Ginczek (VfB Stuttgart) has picked up a minor injury, but it looks like he will be able to continue.
43′ The game is interrupted now, Daniel Ginczek (VfB Stuttgart) picks up a knock and the physio has to come on.
42′ A through ball from Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) fails to reach Andre Schurrle as one of the defending players reacts brilliantly to intercept the effort. If the pass had been produced a little bit earlier, Andre Schurrle could have got into a promising position.
42′ Andreas Beck (VfB Stuttgart) gives away a foul for a fierce tackle on an opponent.
39′ Andreas Beck (VfB Stuttgart) makes a slide tackle, but referee Frank Willenborg blows for a foul. Dortmund win a free kick and will be able to apply some pressure on the opposition goal.
35′ Mario Gotze (Dortmund) shakes off the attention of a defender and from mid-range lets fly towards the roof of the net, but Ron-Robert Zieler is well positioned to make a comfortable save.
33′ Frank Willenborg couldn’t ignore the rough tackle by Daniel Ginczek (VfB Stuttgart) and blew his whistle.
32′ Chadrac Akolo (VfB Stuttgart) is flagged for offside.
31′ Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) sends in the corner, but fails to find the head of any of his teammates, allowing the defence to clear.
31′ Jeremy Toljan (Dortmund) sprays a pass out to Shinji Kagawa, but he can’t beat his man to get to the ball. The ball goes out of play. Dortmund are awarded a corner kick.
28′ Mario Gotze (Dortmund) collects a pass on the edge of the box and unleashes a low drive to the middle, but Ron-Robert Zieler makes a save.
26′ Shinji Kagawa (Dortmund) is penalised for a foul. Frank Willenborg had a clear view and blows his whistle. VfB Stuttgart get a free kick.
25′ Mario Gotze (Dortmund) attempted to send a defence-splitting pass into space where Andre Schurrle was lurking. It could have put him one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but one of the defending players somehow manages to avert the threat.
24′ Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) times his run too early and the linesman raises his flag for offside.
21′ A fine lofted pass into the box, sent by Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund), is intercepted by the opposition’s defence.
17′ Emiliano Insua (VfB Stuttgart) is obviously not following the Golden Rule: „Treat others as you want to be treated.“ He makes a bad challenge and leaves Frank Willenborg with no other option than to blow for a foul. Dortmund are awarded a free kick.
15′ Andre Schurrle (Dortmund) is adjudged to have been offside when making his run.
13′ Andre Schurrle (Dortmund) gets to the rebound on the edge of the penalty area and fires a shot towards the bottom right corner, but Ron-Robert Zieler gets a hand to it and keeps it out.
11′ The corner from Berkay Ozcan (VfB Stuttgart) is hurriedly cleared.
11′ Berkay Ozcan (VfB Stuttgart) slides a pass forward, but one of the defenders cuts it out. The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to VfB Stuttgart.
10′ Emiliano Insua (VfB Stuttgart) fails to pick a body out in the box with an over-hit cross to the back post.
9′ Berkay Ozcan (VfB Stuttgart) trips an opponent with a slide tackle. Frank Willenborg stops the game and he could give him a card, but eventually decides on just a warning. A free kick has been awarded to Dortmund.
8′ Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund) receives a slide-rule pass inside the box and has just the keeper to beat. His shot towards the right side of the goal lacks power and Ron-Robert Zieler easily makes the save.
6′ Chadrac Akolo (VfB Stuttgart) is caught offside!
5′ Goal! Chadrac Akolo (VfB Stuttgart) seizes on the loose ball after a huge error from Roman Burki and finds the back of the net from inside the box. 1:0.
3′ CHANCE! Andre Schurrle (Dortmund) fires just wide of the right post from inside the box after running onto a splendid pass from Andriy Yarmolenko.
1′ Today’s match has just started, enjoy the game!
The players are out at last! Dortmund will take the kick-off.
The referee of today’s match will be Frank Willenborg.