German Bundesliga
Hertha BerlinHertha Berlin1B DortmundBorussia Dortmund0
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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hertha Berlin 1, Borussia Dortmund 0.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by Julian Schieber (Hertha Berlin).

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Hajime Hosogai.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Nico Schulz.

  8. Post update

    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.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by John Anthony Brooks.

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Roy Beerens (Hertha Berlin).

  15. Post update

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

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Nuri Sahin replaces Neven Subotic.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Fabian Lustenberger replaces Ronny.

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

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

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 13th December 2014

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