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Wolfsburg 2-1 Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp

Borussia Dortmund suffered their second defeat in four days after Wolfsburg came from behind to secure victory.

After losing to Arsenal in the Champions League on Wednesday, Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp had hoped for a positive response on Saturday.

They took the lead through Marco Reus's first-half free-kick.

But Ricardo Rodrigues replied when his set-piece got the better of goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller, before Ivica Olic's long-range strike sealed victory.

Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski had two penalty calls denied in injury-time, leading to Klopp having a heated exchange with officials after the match.

The away side suffered a further blow as defender Neven Subotic went off at half-time with a knee injury.

The win was Wolfsburg's fourth in succession, while defeat for Dortmund means they trail Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich by four points.

Line-ups

Wolfsburg

  • 1Benaglio
  • 2OchsBooked at 45mins
  • 34Rodriguez
  • 6Medojevic
  • 25Naldo
  • 31Knoche
  • 7CaligiuriBooked at 9minsSubstituted forSchäferat 86'minutes
  • 22Dias
  • 11OlicSubstituted forDostat 80'minutes
  • 27ArnoldSubstituted forPolakat 90+1'minutes
  • 9Perisic

Substitutes

  • 4Schäfer
  • 5Klose
  • 12Dost
  • 20Grün
  • 29Polak
  • 30Kutschke
  • 32Evseev

B Dortmund

  • 1Weidenfeller
  • 19Großkreutz
  • 29Schmelzer
  • 18Sahin
  • 4SuboticSubstituted forPapastathopoulosat 45'minutes
  • 15HummelsBooked at 24mins
  • 17AubameyangSubstituted forHofmannat 77'minutes
  • 6BenderBooked at 12minsSubstituted forDuckschat 77'minutes
  • 9Lewandowski
  • 10MkhitaryanBooked at 81mins
  • 11ReusBooked at 84mins

Substitutes

  • 5Kehl
  • 7Hofmann
  • 20Langerak
  • 23Schieber
  • 25Papastathopoulos
  • 34Ducksch
  • 37Durm
Referee:
Dr. Jochen Drees
Attendance:
30,000

Match Stats

Home TeamWolfsburgAway TeamB Dortmund
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home10
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home14
Away19

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, VfL Wolfsburg 2, Borussia Dortmund 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, VfL Wolfsburg 2, Borussia Dortmund 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ivan Perisic (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jan Polak following a fast break.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Naldo.

  5. Post update

    Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Naldo (VfL Wolfsburg).

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Marvin Ducksch.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, VfL Wolfsburg. Jan Polak replaces Maximilian Arnold.

  9. Post update

    Hand ball by Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund).

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Foul by Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg).

  12. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Großkreutz (Borussia Dortmund).

  13. Post update

    Marcel Schäfer (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Luiz Gustavo (VfL Wolfsburg).

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Patrick Ochs.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, VfL Wolfsburg. Marcel Schäfer replaces Daniel Caligiuri.

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

    Foul by Daniel Caligiuri (VfL Wolfsburg).

  20. Booking

    Naldo (VfL Wolfsburg) is shown the yellow card.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich1210202772032
2B Dortmund1291232112128
3B Leverkusen1291227141328
4B Mgladbach1271428161222
5Wolfsburg127051814421
6Schalke126242323020
7Hertha Berlin125342016418
8Werder Bremen124351320-715
9Hannover124261419-514
10Stuttgart113442120113
11Hoffenheim123452828013
12Mainz114161623-713
13Augsburg124171323-1013
14Hamburg123362629-312
15Frankfurt112451420-610
16Freiburg111551221-98
17Eintracht Braunschweig12228823-158
18Nuremberg120751225-137
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