Goals and Highlights: Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Schalke 04 in 2020 Bundesliga
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90' | Full Time: Dortmund 4-0 Schalke

In a game dominated by Dortmund, they win with authority and keep their title hopes alive.

86' | Dortmund Substitution

Schmelzer and Gotze come in instead of Guerreiro and Dahoud.

86' | Schalke Substitution

Kenny leaves his place for Becker.

85'

Matondo receives a yellow card after a sliding tackle on Hakimi.

82'

Another clear chance for Dortmund, but the last pass is just a bit too long for Haaland!

78' | Dortmund Substitution

Hazard leaves his place on the pitch for Sancho.

76' | Schalke Substitution

Caliguri is replaced by Miranda.

75'

Sane heads the ball just over the bar!

74' | Schalke Substitution

Schopf replaces Serdar.

71'

Now Pizcek is carded after a sliding tackle in which he touches the ball with his hand.

67' | Dortmund Substition

Balerdi comes in instead of Delaney.

Guerreiro made it 4-0

 

The 3-0 from Hazard

 

62' | Dortmund GOOOOOOOAL!

Haaland now assists Guerreiro who makes his second goal of the match.

He makes a superb finish with the outside of his left foot!

60'

Schalke now play in Dortmund's half, but they lack creativity.

56'

Bürki dives to make an easy save to a shot from outside the box.

52'

Delaney sees a yellow card after contacting a rival with his arm.

50'

Schalke try to get some offense in, but the Dortmund backline works well to stop the away team from creating scoring chances.

47' | Dortmund GOOOOOOOAL!

Hazard makes it 3-0!

On the counter-attack, Haaland causes a 2 on 1 situation in favor of Brandt and Hazard.

Brandt with his third assist of the match.

46'

Serdar tries a shot to the far post, but Bürki is well-positioned to stop his attempt.

45' | Second Half Begins

We're underway with the last 45 minutes of this match.

45' | Schalke 04 Substitutions

Burgstaller and Matondo replace Todibo and Raman.

Guerreiro made it 2-0 with this great goal

Half Time | BVB 2-0 Schalke 04

At the break, Dortmund is in the lead by two and with high hopes of fighting for the title.

44' | Dortmund GOOOOOOOAL!

Rafa Guerreiro scores!

The Portuguese man makes a great run down the left. Brandt sees him and assists him with a precise through ball so he can finish with his left foot.

41'

Dahoud gets a rebound outside the box and hits a powerful volley, but a defender gets his head in the way and it'll be corner kick again.

40'

Hakimi gets the ball inside the box and tries going for goal, but Nastasic gets in the way and sends it to corner kick.

37'

Todibo seems to be injured after two plays in which he has had to hyper-extend his right leg.

35'

Hakimi makes a good run down the right wing a sends a low cross, but the attempt from Hazard is wide.

Here's the 1-0 from Haaland

 

28' | Dortmund GOOOOOOOAL!

A tremendous cross from Brandt to Haaland who finishes it calmly.

Dortmund is now winning the derby!

26'

Caliguri finds a rebound inside the box and shoots. Bürki uses his leg to stop the shot!

24'

Cross to the far post. Haaland uses his chest to control the ball and takes a quick shot using his left.

The ball hits the side netting and a good chance is wasted.

22'

Strong foul on Hazar just outside the box.

Hakimi takes the free-kick but the wall jumps at the right time to deflect the ball and stop the danger.

16'

This derby sees footballers from both sides slightly slower than usual as they're just getting their football rhythm back.

11'

Borussia Dortmund has gained control of the match, but is yet to create any real danger chances.

7'

Hazard takes a shot that ends up well above the bar.

6'

Free kick for Schalke just outside the box. Caliguri goes for goal, but the wall does well to stop the shot.

4'

Schuber dives at Haaland's feet to get a ball from him and stops the first scoring chance of the game.

2'

First few minutes of the match with Dortmund trying to establish long possessions.

Schalke pressures high and does not allow the home team to leave its own half.

0' | Kick-Off

The match between Dortmund and Schalke 04 is underway!

Change in the starting XI for Dortmund!

Gio Reyna was injured during the warm-up. Hazard will replace the youngster in the starting XI for Dortmund.

Schalke's men have finished their warm-ups and we're set for the start of the match.

We're just 15 minutes away from the start of the match.

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The teams are already at the stadium and wear facemasks to ensure risks are minimized.

This is one of five Bundesliga matches that will take place simultaneously today. Leipzig vs Freiburg, Dusseldorf vs Paderborn, Hoffenheim vs Herth and Augsburg vs Wolfsburg are also about to start.

Marco Reus , Dan-Axel Zagadou,  Axel Witsel, Emre Can and Nico Schulz are all unavailable for Dortmund due to injury.

In Jadon Sancho's absence, Gio Reyna makes his first Bundesliga start for Dortmund.

The 17-year-old is non-other than the son of USMNT legend Claudio Reyna.

Schalke: Starting XI

Schubert; Nastasic, Todibo, Oczipka, Kenny; McKennie, Serdar, Harit, Caligiuri; Sané, Raman.

Dortmund: Starting XI

Bürki;  Akanji, Hummels, Piszczek, Guerreiro, Hakimi; Delaney, Dahoud, Reyna, Brandt; Haaland.

The outside of the stadium looks totally empty with only security and stewards making sure that all the safety precautions are being enforced.

Despite not having any fans for today's match, the Westfalenstadion looks as beautiful as ever.

 

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Schalke: Expected XI

Schubert; Nastasic, Todibo, Oczipka, Kenny; McKennie, Serdar, Harit, Caligiuri; Burgstaller, Raman.

BVB: Expected XI

Bürki;  Akanji, Hummels, Piszczek, Guerreiro, Hakimi; Delane, Brandt, Reyna, Hazard; Haaland.

By FIFA and the International Board, the Bundesliga teams will be allowed to do up to five substitutions in the remainder of games of this season.

The five substitutions must be done in -at most- three windows to stop the match as least as possible.

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Schalke to get better form

The Miners get to this match with a series of negative results. They've not won since mid-January and have accumulated  3 defeats y 4 draws, which has left them out of European contention.

They had a pair of 5-0 losses against Bayern München and RB Leipzig. Can they make their return in the 'Revierderby'?

Dortmund wants to win the title

Before the break, BVB were knocked out from the UEFA Champions League by PSG after failing to keep the 2-1 advantage.

However, in the league, they have a winning streak of four games and are also just 4 points behind Bayern in the title chase.

Soccer after the pandemic

In compliance with sanitary measures taken by the German government, the match will be played behind closed doors to avoid the possible spread of COVID-19.

Players on the bench will have to be at least 4 feet away from each other and will wear masks.

There will be a total of 300 people allowed into the stadium and all types of physical contact outside the pitch must be avoided.

Kick-off time

The Dortmund vs Schalke match will be played at the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany. The kick-off is scheduled at 9:30 pm ET.

 

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