Borussia Dortmund are sensational this season. The German giants are playing their best game so far. Their 4-0 win against Atletico Madrid at home is the highlight of their outstanding performance. However, travelling to Madrid for the away game against one of the best defenses in Europe wasn’t successful. Diego Simeone’s Men looked for a revenge and found it. Atletico Madrid stop Borussia Dortmund unbeaten run in all competitions.
Borussia Dortmund Line up
Lucien Favre started this game with the usual line up. Except for Toprak who replaces Zagadou for the Center Back position. Usually with this configuration, Borussia Dortmund are very lethal. Tonight was the exception to this rule. Although Delaney and Witsel were in charge of the distribution, they couldn’t push the team forward.
Diego Simeone Strategy
The defensive oriented manager of Atletico Madrid stopped Borussia Dortmund’s danger throughout the game. In fact, the Argentinian manager deployed a smart strategy. Atletico Madrid played in such a manner that disrupts the oppositions flow. Therefore, the Madrid team players made lots of aggressive fouls to halt the likes of Jadon Sancho and Christian Pulisic from getting the ball. Every time Atletico Madrid stop Borussia Dortmund’s attack, it seemed like the German giants had a very tough time to rebuild.
Saul and Griezmann on the scoring sheet
Atletico Madrid’s first goal came from a very chaotic situation in the middle of the penalty area. While Antoine Griezmann’s late effort secured the win for the second team in Madrid.
Borussia Dortmund must stand up again
The black and yellow might have lost a game but they must stand up quickly. As Der Klassiker approaches, Borussia Dortmund must recover quickly to provide a great performance and win the game on Saturday. The fixture against Bayern Munich will play a huge role in the road to winning this season’s Bundesliga. So even if Atletico Madrid stop Borussia Dortmund’s amazing run this season, Bayern Munich must not.