Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Newcastle United (7 Nov, 2023) Game Analysis



an influential Borussia Dortmund Score once in each losing half Newcastle United 2-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday and put themselves in a good position in Group F with two matches remaining.

Germany In the 26th minute forward Niklas Fulkrug drilled home his first goal of the competition from close range and Julian Brandt He added another on the break in the 79th to close out the game and kill Newcastle’s chances of a top-two finish.

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The result was picked up by Dortmund, who were defeated Premier League The club is at the top with seven points in both matches of the group. Newcastle have four.

“It was well deserved with a great team performance,” Dortmund coach Edin Terzic said. “We owe the fans something from Saturday.

“We’ve beaten Newcastle twice now and kept clean sheets twice. Seven points is not enough. It was a good step but more needs to follow.”

Newcastle coach Eddie Howe says his side need to win their remaining matches to have any chance of progressing.

“We have to try to win the last two matches [in Paris and at home to Milan]”Howe said.” We weren’t too far tonight, that’s the takeaway. At our best, even with the players we have, we’re good enough to win here].”

The hosts were full of confidence from the start, with Saturday’s 4-0 home defeat showing no effect. Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich.

The match was briefly disrupted in the second half by fans throwing fake gold bars onto the pitch to protest European governing body UEFA’s planned competition reforms.

Dortmund’s early pressure paid dividends when combined well with Fulkrug Marcel Savitzer And left-footed the ball into the roof of the Newcastle goal to give them a deserved lead.

They went close to another goal with a lightning-quick break when a Sabitzer shot flew over the bar moments later.

Newcastle, the first team to start a Champions League game with eight English players Manchester United Against FC Kosice in 1997, key players were missing with injuries Svenbotman, Alexander Isaac, Harvey Barnes And Elliott Anderson.

But after the break, they came out to fight Anthony Gordon And Miguel Almiron Add speed to their game.

Jolinton Missed their biggest chance in the 56th minute when his pin-point glancing header from Tino Livramento.

Livramento’s performance was one of the few highlights for Howe’s side, with the 20-year-old making an outstanding competitive debut.

Dortmund fell into the game in the 79th minute Karim Adeyemi Brend was found on the break and the Germany midfielder scored their second goal.



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