• H. Mkhitaryan 48’
  • P. Aubameyang 55’
  • S. Kagawa 80’
Attendance 80,667


    • KICK OFF
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      I am Alex Moretto and I would like to thank you all for joining me here today. Good bye!
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      FULL TIME: DORTMUND 3-0 PADERBORN. After a less than convincing first half, the hosts spring to life in the second with three goals to pick up a vital three points. It was a flash in the pan of the team that graced the pitch at the Signal Iduna Park just a short year ago, leaving the home fans with
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      HALF TIME: DORTMUND 0-0 PADERBORN. Missed opportunities have been the storyline for the hosts, though Kruse has impressed in goal. The visitors sense a real opportunity to capitalize on the fragile state of their opponents, however, which has made, and should continue to make for, a far from straigh
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      Alban Meha, Marvin Ducksch, Jens Wemmer and Thomas Bertels remain out of contention for the visitors, prompting coach Andre Breitenreiter to name an unchanged starting XI following their impressive 2-1 victory over European candidates Augsburg last weekend.
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      Jurgen Klopp has a lengthy injury list to accommodate, with Nuri Sahin, Oliver Kirch, Marco Reus, Lukasz Piszczek, Sebastian Kehl and Neven Subotic forced out of the match. The absence of Subotic paves the way for Erik Durm to return to the starting line-up at right-back, allowing Sokratis Papastath
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      PADERBORN SUBS: Rupp, Ziegler, Kutschke, Strohdiek, Vucinovic, Bruckner, Luck.
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      BORUSSIA DORTMUND SUBS: Immobile, Jojic, Ramos, Langerak, Kampl, Narey, Dudziak.
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      PADERBORN (4-4-2): Kruse; Heinloth, Rafa, Hunemeier, Hartherz; Koc, Vrancic, Bakalorz, Ouali; Lakic, Kachunga.
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      BORUSSIA DORTMUND (4-2-3-1): Weidenfeller; Durm, Sokratis, Hummels, Schmelzer; Gundogan, Ginter; Blaszczykowski, Kagawa, Mkhitaryan; Aubameyang.
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      Paderborn enjoyed a wonderful start to life in the Bundesliga, and though they’ve fallen upon harder times, they can look back on the illustrious beginning with fondness – it is, after all, the reason they're teetering above the drop at the moment. They currently sit third from the bottom, which put
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      Borussia Dortmund are essentially playing for pride at this point in the season – and there is plenty of it to be restored at the Signal Iduna Park. They’re out of the Champions League and barring a miracle, they will not be playing European football next season. It has been announced that this is t
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      Hello football fans around the world and welcome to Germany! The Signal Iduna Park is our venue today, as Borussia Dortmund aim for a respectable end to Jurgen Klopp's last season in charge, against a Paderborn side desperately fighting to avoid the drop. I am Alex Moretto and I will be your in-game
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      Off we go then! Dortmund in yellow and black, Paderborn in all white.
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      Both sides enjoy a brief spell in attack with their first period of possession, but there is very little put forth to trouble the back lines. The atmosphere inside the stadium is absolutely superb, however, despite the fact that the hosts have very little to play for.
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      FIRST CHANCE DORTMUND! It comes from nothing, too. Dortmund pass it around patiently in attack and Matthias Ginter says enough is enough, driving a spectacular dipping shot at goal, but Lukas Kruse is able to dive across to his right and just keep it out at the near post.
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      M. Hummels receives a yellow card.
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      Wonderful running by Suleyman Koc! The winger shifts and turns his way through the heart of midfield with real pace. He manages to nudge the ball past Mats Hummels, and the defender takes him out to prevent a passage through on goal. He picks up a yellow card for the challenge, the first of the matc
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      STAT ATTACK: Borussia Dortmund have 13 defeats and a negative two goal differential entering the weekend. The last time they posted double digit defeats and a goal differential below zero in a Bundesliga season was in 2007-08, when they finished in 13th place with 14 losses and a minus-12 differenti
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      INCHES WIDE! Paderborn manage to partially clear the threat following a Dortmund corner, but Durm gets onto the end of it and lofts the ball back into the area where Sokratis is waiting. The centre-half has a tough task to get pace behind his header, but does so admirably, though it sails agonizingl
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      NEARLY THE OPENER! The hosts are pressing and the opening goal seems imminent. Dortmund pass it around in attack, but struggle to find a way through. Gundogan runs onto a loose ball and beats Vrancic before driving a left-footed shot just a fraction wide of the far post. Kruse was beaten there!
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      THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN SPECIAL! Marcel Schmelzer makes a foray into attack and finds a good pocket of space on the left to receive a pass. He shows incredible technique to entertainingly dribble past Koc and Heinloth on his way into the area, but Rafa comes across to break up the chance just before he
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      Paderborn are having no success whatsoever in midfield. The visitors are still getting the ball into attack the odd time, but it's via the flanks. They aren't having trouble finding space on the wings with Dortmund committing men forward, but difference in technical ability between these two teams i
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      The hosts have had their chances, but the lack of creativity being offered up by Mkhitaryan and Kagawa is concerning. These are two players who had big things expected of them coming into the season, but haven't lived up to the billing. The Armenian was superb just a year ago, but his inconsistencie
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      STAT ATTACK: Paderborn have picked up just eight points from their 11 league games since the winter break (W2, D2, L7). Only Hannover (five) have managed fewer over that span.
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      Schmelzer has become a bit of a fixture in attack, acting as winger, which has forced Mkhitaryan to drift inside and offer support to Kagawa. The positive intent of the hosts hasn't made the difference thus far, however, as they continue to struggle to break down this usually leaky Paderborn defence
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      SO WASTEFUL! Following a Paderborn free kick, won by another encouraging run from Koc, Dortmund clear and break quickly on the counter. Durm streaks forward on the right, covering a ton of ground on his way into the area. He squares it up for Blaszczykowski in the centre, but the attacker can't cont
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      APPEALS FOR A PENALTY DENIED! Lakic delivers a good one-touch pass to play in Bakalorz. The midfielder tries to split Sokratis and Schmelzer, but ends up toppled over after a slight push from the left-back. He sells it very well, and seems to have a decent case, but the referee immediately waves awa
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      Paderborn have really grown into this game and you can see their confidence building. They are taking on defenders and sending men forward in attack as they search for the breakthrough. It's been far too tame from Dortmund through the opening half-hour. Where is their killer instinct? Where is the p
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      STAT ATTACK: Paderborn have yet to score in the opening 15 minutes of their league matches this season. The average time of their first goal scored is the 53rd minute, the latest of any team in the top flight.
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      STUNNING DELIVERY! Finally Dortmund come up with a bit of imagination in attack, and it's Gundogan who provides it. The midfielder skips towards the top of the area and chips a brilliant ball through for Aubameyang. The striker brings it down with a good first touch, but Hunemeier is able to drift a
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      EXTRAORDINARY SAVE! Aubameyang gets on the end of yet another move, this time the build-up play comes from a much deeper position. Kagawa sends the striker through, and Kruse rushes off his line to challenge. Aubameyang tries to chip a shot past the keeper, who manages to get his arms up while falli
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      SURELY IT'S COMING! Dortmund are pushing to find a breakthrough before the interval and are coming awfully close! Gundogan sends another good ball into the area to pick out Mkhitaryan. The attacker chests it down and tries a half-volley, but perhaps summarizing the form he's in, he scuffs it horribl
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      Hummels has to be careful here! Sokratis makes a good challenge on Kachunga, and the duo get stuck in a heated battle for possession. Hummels arrives and does well to win the ball, but the referee calls a foul. He's not at all impressed with the decision and what he thinks is play acting from the Pa
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      STAT ATTACK: Borussia Dortmund have lost 13 Bundesliga matches this season, the same number as Paderborn. Only the bottom two teams (Stuttgart and Hamburg) have suffered more defeats.
    • 43'
      Time is running down on the first half and again Paderborn have weathered the storm. The pressure on their goal is relieved and they are trying to make a late push of their own, though Dortmund continue to stand firm in defence.
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      That is the end of the first half at the Signal Iduna Park!
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      Off we go again!
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      G H. Mkhitaryan Assist P. Aubameyang
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      The assist came from P. Aubameyang.
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      DORTMUND HAVE FINALLY BROKEN THE DEADLOCK! It's a lovely move forward from the hosts, with Aubameyang doing well to drift to the right and support Blaszczykowski. The striker takes a pass and delivers a delicious ball into the centre, where Mkhitaryan meets it to head home just inside the near post!
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      STAT ATTACK: Paderborn battled back from a 2-0 (Aubameyang, Reus) half-time deficit in the reverse fixture this season to earn a valuable point with a pair of goals in the final 30 minutes of the match.
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      That goal has done a lot of good for Dortmund's confidence! The hosts are really on the front foot now as they try and double their lead. They have leaked goals all season, so a second would do them a world of good in making for a more comfortable route to victory.
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      G P. Aubameyang Assist P. Aubameyang
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      M. Ginter gave the assist.
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      AND THERE'S THE SECOND! It was certainly coming! What a spectacular start to the second half for Dortmund! Paderborn fail to clear the threat following an errant cross, and Ginter does very well to slide into a challenge and send the ball through for Aubameyang. The striker is left unmarked and fini
    • 57'
      SI L. Rupp SO P. Aubameyang
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      I. Ouali is done for the day. L. Rupp is his replacement.
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      The Signal Iduna Park is full of energy once again! It's a tough pill to swallow for Paderborn, and is of course very detrimental to their hopes of survival, but Dortmund have looked like the team of old in the first 10 minutes of this second half.
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      SUPERB SAVE! It's all Dortmund here! A clever string of one-touch passes sees Mkhitaryan send Blaszczykowski through, but his shot from in close is tipped over the bar by Kruse!
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      VITAL BLOCK! Schmelzer makes another lovely run into attack and breaks into the area, before squaring it up for Ginter just inside the top of the box. The midfielder takes a shot first time, but Vrancic slides in to deflect it over the bar! How have Dortmund not scored again?
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      STAT ATTACK: Paderborn have scored 20 goals in the second half of their matches this season in the Bundesliga, compared to just five in the first half. They have scored 10 of those in the last 15 minutes of their matches.
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      GOOD CHANCE TO PULL ONE BACK! Koc has been by far the liveliest player in attack for the visitors and he's at it again here. This latest venture forward sees him beat two men out on the left before playing a tremendous ball in for Lakic, but the striker is out-muscled by Sokratis who manages to inte
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      Dortmund have slowed a bit since the ridiculous tempo in which they started the second half with, but they are picking their spots well to attack. With Paderborn forced to commit a few more men forward, there is plenty more space for Klopp's side to exploit.
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      OFFSIDE! Blaszczykowski does very well to get on the end of a pass and sidestep the challenge of Hartherz, before sending a superb ball across the face of goal for Aubameyang. The striker arrives and turns it into the empty net, but just mistimed his run as the flag goes up.
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      SI M. Vucinovic SO P. Aubameyang
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      The visitors make their second change of the match, bringing striker Marc Vucinovic on in place of Srdan Lakic. The substitute doesn't pose much of a target in the centre, but is far more agile, which should help create a few more openings in attack.
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      STAT ATTACK: Borussia Dortmund have picked up just two points from three matches this season against newcomers Koln and Paderborn. They have never finished a Bundesliga season without a victory over a newly promoted team.
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      SI K. Kampl SO P. Aubameyang
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      J. Błaszczykowski is replaced with K. Kampl.
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      Dortmund make their first change of the match now, and it's a popular move with the fans as Kevin Kampl comes on to try and get in on the fun. The Slovenian winger, who only arrived in January, comes on to replace Jakub Blaszczykowski.
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      The tempo has slowed drastically as we approach the final 10 minutes. Dortmund are playing keep away at the moment, moving the ball around at the back, refusing to relinquish possession.
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      G S. Kagawa Assist P. Aubameyang
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      H. Mkhitaryan provided the assist.
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      THREE GOALS, THREE POINTS FOR DORTMUND! Kagawa makes a good run forward to get on the end of a through ball from Mkhitaryan, before escaping a challenge and slotting it past Kruse at the far post just seconds after having a goal called back for an offside!
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      SI J. Dudziak SO P. Aubameyang
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      SI P. Ziegler SO P. Aubameyang
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      P. Ziegler enters play, replacing U. Hünemeier.
    • 82'
      With the result settled, Dortmund make their second change of the match. Jeremy Dudziak comes on to replace Marcel Schmelzer at left-back, with the 19-year-old making just his third appearance of the season.
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      It's a final change now from Dortmund, who are simply trying to run the final minutes off the clock as the fans sing away the final 10 minutes. Ciro Immobile is the last substitute to be introduced, replacing Aubameyang who comes off to a thunderous applause.
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      SI C. Immobile SO P. Aubameyang
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      C. Immobile comes on for P. Aubameyang.
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      STAT ATTACK: Paderborn have been held scoreless in nine of their 11 league games in 2015. They scored just three goals in those matches, by far the fewest of any Bundesliga side over that span. Hamburg were second-worst with seven, one of just two other teams failing to hit double digits.
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      A collision in midfield forces the medical staff to come out to attend to Bakalorz. The stoppage doesn't prevent these home fans from singing away, however, as they keep their slip European hopes alive!
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    Line Up




    Lucien Favre
    Steffen Baumgart



    Possession 0% 0%
    Effective Chances 0 0
    Shots on Target 0 0
    Turnovers 0 0


    Passes 0 0
    Passing Accuracy 0% 0%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 0% 0%
    Crosses 0 0
    Crossing accuracy 0% 0%


    Shots 0 0
    Shots outside the box 0 0
    Shots inside the box 0 0
    Shooting accuracy 0% 0%


    Tackles 0 0
    Effective Tackles 0% 0%
    Blocked Shots 0 0
    Clearances 0 0
    Saves 0 0


    Fouls Conceded 14 6
    Yellow Cards 1 0
    Red Cards 0 0
    Offsides 0 0

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