Dortmund and their affair with 2-2 continue – Borussia Dortmund draw with SC Freiburg took place when SC Freiburg hosted Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 7. Dortmund coming on the back of away victory at Prague thanks to a brace by Hakimi, almost seemed to do no good for them as they didn’t look confident through the entire 90 minutes and exposed the problems that have been known for quite a while now.
Borussia Dortmund draw against SC Freiburg
Lucien Favre didn’t start Jadon Sancho and instead opted for the in-form full-back to play as a winger, yes! Hakimi. Axel Witsel opened the scoring goal of the game with a splendid volley off a Thorgan Hazard corner. The goal came at the right time for Dortmund as Freiburg had good spells of football where they looked dangerous and if Freiburg had taken the lead, it would have been very difficult for Dortmund to make a comeback.
Borussia Dortmund draw against SC Freiburg – After securing the lead, Dortmund looked disinterested to seal the game and it seemed clear that Freiburg will be able to score sooner rather than later. Brandt should have doubled the visitors’ advantage as he received a brilliant ball from Mario Götze with just Alexander Schwolow to beat. He headed the ball over the bar. Luca Waldschmidt, the upcoming striker in Germany troubled Roman Buerki on several occasions and finally got his goal as he finished off a brilliant move down the right.
Borussia Dortmund draw against SC Freiburg – With the scores level, Favre immediately brought on Jadon in place of Brandt who was having an awful day by his high standards. Hakimi’s reminiscent of a goal against Prague, dribbling past the defense and shot the ball which after deflection went inside the goal, restoring the lead for Dortmund once again.
Borussia Dortmund draw against SC Freiburg – There was to be another late twist which Dortmund fans could see coming, as Freiburg’s Vincenzo Grifo’s teasing cross in the 90th minute was carelessly put into his net by Manuel Akanji giving the hosts a deserved point and sealing a third successive 2-2 draw for Dortmund. Dortmund could have and should have walked out with three points, but deserved to be punished as they are too dependent on individual performances than playing as a team.
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