Both teams challenged each other head-on in an often uninspiring affair, until individual mistakes kicked in to spark up the atmosphere of a game played behind closed doors.
RasenBallsport Leipzig continued their fantastic form, producing a classic display against 1. FC Köln to take them just a point from leading the league. They broke down Köln’s 4-1-4-1 low block in impressive fashion, displaying a variety of passing sequences and transitions to give them access to the final third time and time again. Tactical […]
Dortmund were uninspiring for most of the first hour of the game as their usual setup seemed unsuited to break through 1. FC Köln’s pressing. At sixty minutes though, Favre brought on Julian Brandt and Achraf Hakimi, and switched the formation, which helped Dortmund’s possession game. They eventually came back to win, with the substitutes […]