Comment: Wake up, BVB!


Two dampers in one week. Borussia Dortmund must quickly get the nerves under control, writes Stefan Nestler. Otherwise, the dream of the championship bursts.

And then there were five. The points from Borussia Dortmund to FC Bayern is again melted a piece and the from the point of view of the BVB completely unnecessary. 3:0 led Dortmund against 1899 Hoffenheim, the victory seemed to be in dry cloths. But then the black and yellow in the final quarter of an hour, conceding three goals. Instead of three points only, a counter landed on the account. That wasn’t Mature, but at the end of an immature performance.

Such dropouts like the 3:3 against Hoffenheim cannot afford the BVB actually, he wants to be the Bayern at a distance and masters. The Munich expressed their gratitude for the unexpected template that won against FC Schalke safely 3:1 and condensed so that the gap to Dortmund.

Strong Start

Okay, playmaker Marco Reus was missing again injured. And the BVB coach Lucien Favre was only able to coach from afar, because he should not hold himself due to his bad cold, on the advice of the club doctors of his players remote to infect them. Not ideal conditions for a duel against a before the kick-off has been greatly underestimated opponent. But, as such, the hope Heimer proved first of all by no means: they acted without Plan and passion.

Stefan Nestler, DW sports

Quite different is the Dortmunder, which, driven by the strong British Jadon Sancho, the re-convincing Belgians Axel Witsel and a shiny set up Mario Götze, Hoffenheim defence, time after Time, dizzy played and led quite right after an hour or so with three goals.

Victory lost

So explain, why the BVB lost the thread, suddenly indecisive and erratic, had and made sure that the actually already beaten opponent Hoffenheim sensed again in the morning air, and at the end with a draw after the home was allowed to drive. Not for nothing, Sebastian Kehl, head of the BVB-license game language Department, afterwards, initially, of a “defeat”, because felt it was a. Dortmunder got no draw, but lost a victory. After the K. o. in the DFB Cup first knockout round against Werder Bremen, BVB failed for the second Time within four days to the own nerves. The should get the Dortmund quickly in the handle. Otherwise the Bavarians to get in your usual cool way of the five points. And then there was the one with the title dream. Wake up, BVB!