German Bundesliga
Hertha Berlin1B Dortmund0

Hertha Berlin 1-0 Borussia Dortmund

Jurgen Klopp

Borussia Dortmund dropped back into the relegation play-off place after losing to fellow strugglers Hertha Berlin.

Julian Schieber, who left Dortmund for Berlin in the summer, scored the only goal as the hosts overtook last season's runners-up in the table.

Jurgen Klopp's side, who have won only four of 15 Bundesliga matches this season, admitted before the game that "we're in a relegation battle; we've accepted the situation the way it is".

Despite their domestic struggles, they qualified for the Champions League last 16 as group winners ahead of Arsenal.

Julian Schieber scores
Julian Schieber spent two years with Dortmund before his summer move
Borussia Dortmund fans
Borussia brought about 15,000 fans to Berlin's Olympic Stadium, 300 miles from Dortmund

Line-ups

Hertha Berlin

  • 1KraftBooked at 87mins
  • 2Pekarík
  • 13Hegeler
  • 25BrooksBooked at 72mins
  • 26Schulz
  • 18Niemeyer
  • 27Beerens
  • 12Furtado de AraújoSubstituted forLustenbergerat 82'minutes
  • 3SkjelbredSubstituted forHosogaiat 70'minutes
  • 10Ben-HatiraSubstituted forvan den Berghat 70'minutes
  • 16Schieber

Substitutes

  • 5Heitinga
  • 7Hosogai
  • 8Ndjeng
  • 11Kalou
  • 22Jarstein
  • 23van den Bergh
  • 28Lustenberger

B Dortmund

  • 22Langerak
  • 26PiszczekBooked at 53mins
  • 4SuboticSubstituted forSahinat 83'minutes
  • 15Hummels
  • 29Schmelzer
  • 6Bender
  • 5KehlSubstituted forRamosat 45'minutes
  • 17Aubameyang
  • 8Gündogan
  • 10MkhitaryanSubstituted forBlaszczykowskiat 35'minutes
  • 9Immobile

Substitutes

  • 1Weidenfeller
  • 7Kagawa
  • 16Blaszczykowski
  • 18Sahin
  • 20Ramos
  • 28Ginter
  • 37Durm
Referee:
Günter Perl
Attendance:
75,254

Match Stats

Home TeamHertha BerlinAway TeamB Dortmund
Possession
Home29%
Away71%
Shots
Home5
Away18
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away9
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Hertha Berlin 1, Borussia Dortmund 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hertha Berlin 1, Borussia Dortmund 0.

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

Foul by Julian Schieber (Hertha Berlin).

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

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Hajime Hosogai.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Nico Schulz.

Attempt missed. Ciro Immobile (Borussia Dortmund) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Attempt blocked. Adrián Ramos (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan with a cross.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by John Anthony Brooks.

Attempt blocked. Jakub Blaszczykowski (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ciro Immobile (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nuri Sahin.

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

Foul by Roy Beerens (Hertha Berlin).

Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Ilkay Gündogan tries a through ball, but Adrián Ramos is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Nuri Sahin replaces Neven Subotic.

Substitution

Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Fabian Lustenberger replaces Ronny.

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

Attempt saved. Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Adrián Ramos.

Offside, Hertha Berlin. Thomas Kraft tries a through ball, but Ronny is caught offside.

Corner, Hertha Berlin. Conceded by Neven Subotic.

Attempt missed. Neven Subotic (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Marcel Schmelzer with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Nico Schulz.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Thomas Kraft.

Attempt saved. Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Marcel Schmelzer with a cross.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Peter Niemeyer.

Attempt blocked. Ilkay Gündogan (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

John Anthony Brooks (Hertha Berlin) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ciro Immobile (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Anthony Brooks (Hertha Berlin).

Substitution

Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Hajime Hosogai replaces Per Skjelbred.

Substitution

Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Johannes van den Bergh replaces Änis Ben-Hatira.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Per Skjelbred (Hertha Berlin) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Ciro Immobile (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sven Bender with a through ball.

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

Foul by Peter Niemeyer (Hertha Berlin).

Attempt missed. Änis Ben-Hatira (Hertha Berlin) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ronny with a through ball.

Foul by Adrián Ramos (Borussia Dortmund).

Jens Hegeler (Hertha Berlin) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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