German Bundesliga
B Dortmund0Augsburg1

Borussia Dortmund 0-1 FC Augsburg

Borussia Dortmund's Roman Weidenfeller
Borussia Dortmund's Roman Weidenfeller climbed a fence to talk to fans

Borussia Dortmund's players went over to their vocal fans at the final whistle after defeat by 10-man Augsburg kept the side rooted to the bottom of the German Bundesliga.

The 2011 and 2012 champions, and last season's runners-up, suffered their 11th league loss in front of 80,000 spectators at the Westfalenstadion.

Roman Weidenfeller and Mats Hummels were seen conversing with spectators.

Raul Bobadilla scored the only goal of the game in the 50th minute.

Augsburg's Christoph Janker was sent off midway through the second half for bringing down Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp said: "We can be accused of anything tonight and it is all justified. Battling also means having the courage to take the right decision. We were missing that tonight."

Hummels said: "If one is in this position after 19 games then it would be unacceptable not to have understanding for the fans' reactions."

Dortmund have 16 points from 19 games, although Jurgen Klopp's men are only two points from safety.

They remain in the Champions League, with a knockout-round match against Juventus coming up on 24 February, but the team make-up is very different to the one that finished runners-up in Europe's premier club competition in the 2012-13 season.

The club have sold key players since winning consecutive league titles, with striker Robert Lewandowski and midfielder Mario Gotze going to arch-rivals Bayern Munich.

And for periods of the season so far, they have been without the likes of World Cup-winning defender Hummels, Marco Reus, Jakub Blaszczykowski, Ilkay Gundogan and Nuri Sahin.

Despite their predicament, Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke recently said there was no reason to doubt coach Klopp.

Elsewhere, Hamburg eased their relegation troubles with a 3-0 win over Paderborn, ending a 398-minute league goal drought.

A penalty awarded after just eight seconds - the fastest since timings were introduced in the 2004-05 season - was converted by Rafael van der Vaart to give the northern German side the lead.

Marcell Jansen and Zoltan Schieber scored the other two in a victory that moved Hamburg to 13th spot on 20 points.

Augsburg's Raul Bobadilla
Augsburg's Raul Bobadilla struck the only goal in the second half
Ilkay Gundogan
Ilkay Gundogan was one of several players Dortmund players disconsolate at the final whistle
Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller
Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller took it upon himself to go over to the fans first
Mats Hummels
He was joined by team-mate and Germany World Cup-winner Mats Hummels
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp (centre)
Klopp's Dortmund have won once in eight Bundesliga matches

Line-ups

B Dortmund

  • 1Weidenfeller
  • 19GroßkreutzSubstituted forSuboticat 60'minutes
  • 25Papastathopoulos
  • 15Hummels
  • 29Schmelzer
  • 8Gündogan
  • 18Sahin
  • 17Aubameyang
  • 11ReusSubstituted forMkhitaryanat 72'minutes
  • 23KamplSubstituted forKagawaat 72'minutes
  • 9Immobile

Substitutes

  • 4Subotic
  • 7Kagawa
  • 10Mkhitaryan
  • 20Ramos
  • 21Kirch
  • 28Ginter
  • 33Alomerovic

Augsburg

  • 1Manninger
  • 2Verhaegh
  • 16JankerBooked at 64mins
  • 5Klavan
  • 8Feulner
  • 19Höjbjerg
  • 10Baier
  • 25BobadillaSubstituted forDjurdjicat 84'minutes
  • 7Altintop
  • 13WernerBooked at 23minsSubstituted forCaiubyat 62'minutes
  • 22Ji Dong-wonSubstituted forKohrat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Parker
  • 21Kohr
  • 30Caiuby
  • 32Framberger
  • 34Djurdjic
  • 37Gelios
  • 39Uhde
Referee:
Marco Fritz
Attendance:
80,667

Match Stats

Home TeamB DortmundAway TeamAugsburg
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home15
Away8
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away1
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Borussia Dortmund 0, FC Augsburg 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Borussia Dortmund 0, FC Augsburg 1.

Attempt saved. Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Henrikh Mkhitaryan with a cross.

Shinji Kagawa (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nikola Djurdjic (FC Augsburg).

Attempt saved. Ciro Immobile (Borussia Dortmund) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Attempt missed. Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Alexander Manninger.

Attempt saved. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Shinji Kagawa.

Nuri Sahin (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Caiuby (FC Augsburg).

Offside, FC Augsburg. Halil Altintop tries a through ball, but Caiuby is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Augsburg. Nikola Djurdjic replaces Raul Bobadilla.

Attempt saved. Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg (FC Augsburg) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Borussia Dortmund).

Halil Altintop (FC Augsburg) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Caiuby (FC Augsburg).

Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Raul Bobadilla (FC Augsburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shinji Kagawa (Borussia Dortmund).

Foul by Raul Bobadilla (FC Augsburg).

Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Caiuby (FC Augsburg) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund).

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Henrikh Mkhitaryan replaces Marco Reus.

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Shinji Kagawa replaces Kevin Kampl.

Attempt saved. Ilkay Gündogan (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Markus Feulner.

Attempt blocked. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Marco Reus.

Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Neven Subotic tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.

Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Nuri Sahin tries a through ball, but Marco Reus is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Augsburg. Dominik Kohr replaces Dong-Won Ji.

Attempt missed. Nuri Sahin (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Dismissal

Christoph Janker (FC Augsburg) is shown the red card.

Foul by Christoph Janker (FC Augsburg).

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, FC Augsburg. Caiuby replaces Tobias Werner.

Halil Altintop (FC Augsburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund).

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