Dortmund: Gregor Kobel, the almost forgotten matchwinner

In the end, Gregor Kobel could even bring himself into the Dortmunder counter game: After a quick player opening of the BVB keeper, Mats Hummels served the launched Marco Reus in the run, the captain completed with his fifth scorer point to 5: 0 against Mönchengladbach.

Clear that Reus was at the center of the ovations and evaluations after this historic evening against his ex club. In the shadow of the 32-year-old stood his keeper, whose performance in the end was not so outstanding, without the game against the Borussia of the Lower Rhine but were completely different.

With his parades against Kouadio Koné (23rd), Jonas Hofmann (30th) and Florian Neuhaus (37th), the Swiss prevented the residue with strong timing, position of position and responsiveness in one-counter-one first, then the compensation and also still The connection hit. He also had luck at the slatted shot of Hofmann (62nd). Before the BVB, in the last 20 minutes with four other hits, exploit the dissolution phrases of the Gladbacher efficiently and mercilessly, Kobel was such a thing as the first matchwinner of the game – and remained for the first time in the Dortmund jersey two league games in a row without opposing.

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“They also had three, four dangerous actions that Greg is superior,” Reus praised in this knowledge: “You’ll need that in such a game.” For with all the enthusiasm about the victory very clearly unusual victory, the game of two long equal crew until the third goal was still on the cant.

“At the end of the day you can do it on it: we have given the game a direction,” was coach Marco Rose. With four hits from the first five chances, it was also a victory of efficiency, the glow came first with the score in the back. “But that’s all the things you can do,” says Rose: “In the beginning it was a scan, a wear fight. Then you have to stop at the crucial moment back and for ahead.” That was the BVB especially in person of Kobel and Reus.

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After the next route of the rolling up and running in its upcoming and departures, all participants would now be happy about a level passage, a bit of constancy. “We are looking forward to the result, but it’s also about development and the next step,” says Rose and probably knows that this result is just three days after the sobering appearance against Glasgow rangers, little over the coming weeks.

A “reaction to the reaction” the coach now demands, on Thursday in Glasgow, there is directly the possibility of compensation. Also there are searched back and front matchwinner.

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