German Bundesliga

Dortmund vs Cologne 2023-24 German Bundesliga

  • 88': Donyell Malen
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Dortmund's Malen scores last-gasp winner over Cologne in season opener

Donyell Malen drilled in an 88th minute winner to hand Borussia Dortmund, last season's runner-up, a nervous 1-0 victory over visiting Cologne in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday.

Match Commentary

  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Borussia Dortmund 0, 1. FC Köln 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Borussia Dortmund 0, 1. FC Köln 0.
  • 52': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Sargis Adamyan replaces Davie Selke because of an injury.
  • 59': Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Felix Nmecha replaces Emre Can.
  • 59': Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Youssoufa Moukoko replaces Sébastien Haller.
  • 66': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Mathias Olesen replaces Florian Kainz.
  • 66': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Max Finkgrafe replaces Luca Waldschmidt.
  • 69': Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Karim Adeyemi replaces Marco Reus.
  • 83': Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Marius Wolf replaces Ramy Bensebaïni.
  • 84': Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Thorgan Hazard replaces Julian Ryerson.
  • 88': Goal! Borussia Dortmund 1, 1. FC Köln 0. Donyell Malen (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Felix Nmecha following a corner.
  • 90'+1': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Luca Kilian replaces Rasmus Carstensen.
  • 90'+1': Donyell Malen (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Game Information

Competition: German Bundesliga

Venue: SIGNAL IDUNA PARK
Location: Dortmund, Germany
Attendance: 81,365

German Bundesliga Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+42 Bayer Leverkusen 22 58 0
+36 Bayern Munich 22 50 4
+23 VfB Stuttgart 22 46 6
+17 Borussia Dortmund 22 41 3
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Statistics

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11 Fouls 13
0 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
3 Corner Kicks 6
1 Saves 4
33.4 Possession 66.6
11 SHOTS 13
4 ON GOAL 2
0.4 On Target % 0.2
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
263 Accurate Passes 618
339 Passes 702
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.9
4 Accurate Crosses 6
20 Crosses 18
0.2 Cross % 0.3
34 Long Balls 52
15 Accurate Long Balls 37
0.4 Long Balls % 0.7
2 Blocked Shots 5
14 Effective Tackles 8
20 Tackles 11
0.7 Tackle % 0.7
12 Interceptions 10
22 Effective Clearances 14
22 Clearances 14

Line-Ups

DOR Borussia Dortmund (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 Gregor Kobel (GK)
15 Mats Hummels
25 Niklas Süle
5 Ramy Bensebaini
26 Julian Ryerson
11 Marco Reus
23 Emre Can
20 Marcel Sabitzer
9 Sébastien Haller
19 Julian Brandt
21 Donyell Malen

KOE FC Cologne (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 Marvin Schwäbe (GK)
24 Julian Chabot
4 Timo Hübers
17 Leart Paqarada
2 Benno Schmitz
11 Florian Kainz
6 Eric Martel
7 Dejan Ljubicic
27 Davie Selke
9 Luca Waldschmidt
18 Rasmus Carstensen

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