Goals and Highlights: Wolfsburg 0-2 Borussia Dortmund in 2020 Bundesliga
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Full Time | Wolfsburg 0-4 Borussia Dortmund

A highly effective Borussia Dortmund continues in the title hunt with a win over a Wolfsburg side that probably deserved more.

90'+2'

Schlager gets a yellow card after a foul in midfield.

90'+1'

Sancho with a through ball for Haaland who fails to shoot after decent defending from Wolfsburg.

90'

We'll have 4 added minutes to this second half.

The 0-2 from Hakimi

85'

Arnold with a challenge on Hakimi that costs him the yellow card.

85' | Wolfsburg Substitutions

Mehmedi is replaced by Joao Victor.

83' | Dortmund Substitutions

Balerdi and Schmelzer come on instead of Delaney and Guerreiro.

82' | Red card for Wolfsburg

Klaus gets sent off after an ugly challenge on Akanji. VAR assists the ref on this one.

79' | Dortmund Substitution

Hazard is replaced by Reyna.

78' | Dortmund GOOOOOOOAL!

Jadon Sancho takes the ball in midfield and uses his pace to lead a counter-attack.

He passes to Hakimi inside the box and the former Real Madrid man finishes it to the far post to make it 0-2.

75'

Brooks finds a rebound outside the box and looks for the far post.

His attempt is just wide from the target.

74'

Hazard takes down Mbabu and gets a yellow card.

71'

Sancho goes for goal, but his attempt is blocked.

The ball falls to Guerreiro who tries himself, but the ball is sent to a corner kick.

70'

Wolfsburg now in control of the ball and playing in the opponent's half. However, the last pass has lacked precision for them and their chances haven't been clear.

66'

Brooks hits Sancho from behind and sees the yellow card for it.

65' | Dortmund Substitution

Brandt leaves his place on the pitch for Sancho.

64' | Wolfsburg Substitutions

Ginczek and Roussillon are replaced by Brekalo and Klaus.

 

62'

Steffen finds a ball just outside the penalty area and hits a powerful volley.

Bürki has to make a diving save to keep his team in front.

61'

Ginczek is now shown a yellow card by the referee.

55'

Delaney is cautioned after a late challenge on Arnold.

51'

Rainfall starting to make its presence felt at the Volkswagen Arena.

We'll see if this affects the precision of passes from both sides.

47'

Wolfsburg close to equalizing!

Wighurst makes a great play to leave Steffen one-on-one with the keeper.

The shot hits the crossbar and leaves the pitch!

45' | Dortmund Substitution

Emre Can replaces Mats Hummels as centre-back.

45' | Second Half Begins

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

Half Time | Wolfsburg 0-1 Borussia Dortmund

After very hard-fought first half, BVB is in front thanks to a goal from an in-form Raphael Guerreiro.

45'

Two minutes of added time.

Guerreiro with the 0-1 for Dortmund

 

43'

Hazard finds the ball near the edge of the box and goes for goal.

He fails to make good contact with the ball and an important chance goes to waste.

41'

Wolfsburg attempts to play a bit higher up the pitch to get the equalizer, but they're having trouble creating offensive football.

36'

The match is temporarily stopped as Roussillon had to be tended by the medical team.

Everything seems fine with the Wolfsburg man and we continue.

31' | Dortmund GOOOOOOOAL!

Hazard gets inside the box and sends a low cross looking for Haaland.

The Norwegian fails to tap the ball in, but Raphael Guerreiro finds the ball and sends it to the back of the net.

29'

Several mistakes from both sides when trying to move the ball around.

Very few scoring chances in the game.

25'

Mehmedi sends a decent cross looking for Wighurst, but the header ends up being too wide to worry Bürki.

20'

The game continues with Dortmund in control of the ball and Wolfsburg defending well.

16'

Hazard looks for the far post with a left-foot strike. The ball does not curve enough and it goes wide!

15'

Dortmund have gained possession in the last minutes, but are yet to create a clear chance.

11'

The game was stopped for a few seconds as Dahoud seemed to be injured.

Dortmund's #8 is ready to continue.

7'

The game begins with a midfield battle. Neither team is able to gain clear control of the match.

3'

The Bundesliga is testing adding stadium ambient noise to the video signal distributed around the world.

This has the intention of helping spectators get immersed into the empty-stadium matches that will be played until the end of the season.

0' | Kick-Off!

We're underway with the match between VFL Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund.

Both teams step onto the pitch and we're ready for the start of the match.

A minute of silence is kept to honor those who have passed away due to COVID-19

Götze to leave BVB

Michael Zorc, BVB's sporting director, has confirmed that the club will not be renewing Gotze's contract.

“We will part ways with Mario Götze this summer. It was a mutual and respectful decision. Mario is a great man.”

 

The pitch at Wolfsburg looks in terrific shape for the start of the match!

We're just 15 minutes from the start of the match!

Don't go anywhere!

Borussia Dortmund is the only Bundesliga team with three players on double figures for goals for the season.

Haaland has 10, the captain Reus has 11, and the rising start Sancho has 14.

 

Dortmund have won their last four matches at Wolfsburg.

The Wolves have never lost five in a row to one rival. Can they stop the BVB's streak?

Who will come out on top?

Wolfsburg are unbeaten in seven Bundesliga matches.

Meanwhile, Dortmund have won eight of nine played in 2020.

 

BVB repeats the winning XI

Emre Can and Jadon Sancho will have to wait on the bench as Lucien Favre has decided that the starters from last week's 4-0 victory will repeat today.

Three changes in Wolfsburg with regards to last week.

Rousillon for Paulo Otavio.

Last week’s winning goal scorer Daniel Ginczek for Brekalo.

Top scorer Wout Weghorst back from suspension for Joao Victor.

Borussia Dortmund: Starting XI

Bürki; Akanji, Hummels, Piszcek, Guerreiro, Hakimi; Dahoud, Delaney, Brandt, Hazard, Haaland.

Wolfsburg: Starting XI

Casteels; Roussillon, Brooks, Pongracic, Mbabu; Schlager, Arnold, Mehmedi, Steffen; Weghorst, Ginczek.

Everything set as the Volkswagen Arena for today's match.

The game will be played to an empty stadium with no more than 300 people being allowed on the premises.

BVB shared this artwork imitating the style of Grand Theft Auto to promote the match in their Twitter account.

The game developed by Rockstar Games has been trending lately as it's been offered for free as part of the efforts to keep people at home during the pandemic.

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Wolfsburg: Team News

Wolfsburg will have changes in its starting XI as their star striker Wout Weghorst will return after serving a one-game suspension. 

Guilavogui and Gerhardt will miss the game as they're still recovering from their respective injuries.

BVB: Team News

Jadon Sancho and Emre Can are both expected to return back to the starting line-up this week. 

 

BVB won't be able to count with Marco Reus, who is still struggling with an injury. 

 

Dortmund: Last Starting XI

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

Wolfsburg: Last Starting XI

Casteels; Otavio, Brekalo, Steffen, Mehmedi, Mbabu; Pongracic, Schlager, Brooks; Arnold, Viktor.

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Borussia Dortmund made a powerful return to the Bundesliga by defeating their rival Schalke 04.

Rafael Guerreiro scored twice and Julian Brandt provided two assists in a game that ended 4-0 and showed off Dortmund's power.

The black-and-yellow side remains in title contention BVB as they're second in the league just 4 points behind Bayern.

 

Wolfsburg achieved a dramatic win last week with a goal on the 91st minute against Augsburg.

Wolfsburg was in control of the game for the larger part of the match, but they were unable to materialize their dominance in the scoreboard until Ginczek made the winner in stoppage time.

Kick-Off Time

The Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund match will be played at the Volkswagen Arena, in Wolfsburg, Germany. The kick-off is scheduled at 9:30 am ET/ 6:30 am ET.

 

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