Dortmund 1-0 Hoffenheim: Die Borussen net 3 in comfortable home win

Dortmund vs Hoffenheim
Photo Credit: AP

Borussia Dortmund beat Hoffenheim with a 1-0 victory on Friday at the Signal Iduna Park. Both Dortmund and Hoffenheim arrived on the back of wins. Dortmund were looking to pick up points, following a 1-0 victory against Hertha while Hoffenheim were coming from consecutive wins against Augsburg and Bayer Leverkusen. Dortmund are now in 1st place on the table and have 12 points while Hoffenheim sit in 5th with 9 points after 5 matches.

Dortmund started the first half well, when Marco Reus gave them the lead on the 16 minute mark. They then managed to see out the first half 1-0. The second half ended with little further action at either end and goalless.

Substitutions for Dortmund included Thorgan Hazard, Niklas Sule, Giovanni Reyna and Youssoufa Moukoko for Jamie Bynoe-Gittens, Marius Wolf, Julian Brandt and Marco Reus, respectively. Hoffenheim brought on Sebastian Rudy, Pavel Kaderabek, Muhammed Damar, Munas Dabbur and Jacob Bruun Larsen, to replace Dennis Geiger, Robert Skov, Christoph Baumgartner, Grischa Promel and Georginio Rutter.

There were bookings for Marco Reus, Jude Bellingham and Mats Hummels from Dortmund. For Hoffenheim, Robert Skov, Kevin Vogt, Ozan Kabak and Andrej Kramaric saw yellow.

Dortmund will next play RB Leipzig away, with Hoffenheim facing Mainz at home.

Technical card:
Borussia Dortmund:Gregor Kobel, Thomas Meunier, Mats Hummels, Nico Schlotterbeck, Marius Wolf (Niklas Sule, min.83), Jamie Bynoe-Gittens (Thorgan Hazard, min.44), Marco Reus (Youssoufa Moukoko, min.90), Salih Ozcan, Jude Bellingham, Julian Brandt (Giovanni Reyna, min.83) and Anthony Modeste
Hoffenheim:Oliver Baumann, Kevin Vogt, Kevin Akpoguma, Ozan Kabak, Robert Skov (Pavel Kaderabek, min.46), Grischa Promel (Munas Dabbur, min.71), Dennis Geiger (Sebastian Rudy, min.46), Christoph Baumgartner (Muhammed Damar, min.46), Angelino, Georginio Rutter (Jacob Bruun Larsen, min.86) and Andrej Kramaric
Stadium:the Signal Iduna Park
Goals:Marco Reus (1-0, min. 16)