Borussia Dortmund’s hopes of keeping Erling Haaland dealt severe blow after home defeat by Eintracht Frankfurt leaves them seven points adrift of Champions League spots
- Borussia Dortmund were unable to pull closer to the Champions League places
- Edin Terzic’s have team lost out against fellow contenders Eintracht Frankfurt
- The result dealt another blow to hopes of keeping Erling Haaland this summer
- Haaland came close on several occasions but was unable to net the winning goal
- Andre Silva dealt the damage after 87 minutes to leave the hosts floundering
Borussia Dortmund hopes of keeping Erling Haaland were dealt another blow after a painful home defeat by Eintracht Frankfurt left them adrift of the top four spots.
A late winner from the in-form Andre Silva dashed Dortmund’s Champions League dream, with Edin Terzic’s stuttering ranks now seven points behind their opponents.
Dortmund notably struggled to deliver once again as speculation over Haaland grows – although Mats Hummels’ leveller looked to have secured them a point.
More to follow.
A stuttering Borussia Dortmund fell to a defeat against top four challengers Eintracht Frankfurt
Mats Hummels (centre) netted the leveller but hosts Dortmund conceded a last-gasp winner
Andre Silva steered an effort beyond Marwin Hitz from close range to leave Dortmund stunned
Borussia Dortmund: Hitz, Akanji, Can, Hummels, Schulz (Reinier 80), Delaney, Guerreiro, Bellingham (Dahoud 56), Reus (Reyna 80), Hazard (Knauff 63), Haaland
Subs not used: Burki, Morey, Brandt, Meunier, Piszczek
Goals: Hummels 44
Manager: Edin Terzic
Eintracht Frankfurt: Trapp, Ilsanker, Tuta, N’Dicka, Durm (Chandler 74), Sow, Rode, Kostic, Silva, Younes (Kamada 46), Jovic
Subs not used: Hrustic, Zuber, Schubert, Barkok, Willems, Bordner
Goals: Schulz (OG) 11, Silva 87
Booked: Kostic, Sow, Rode
Manager: Adi Hutter
Erling Haaland may have edged closer to the exit door after Dortmund lost yet more ground
Hummels tucked home from close range after Emre Can had diverted the ball in his direction
Frankfurt edged into the lead early on when Nico Schulz inadvertently nodded in an own goal
The visitors celebrated the bizarre goal and pulled seven points clear of Dortmund in fourth
Stefan Ilsanker looked to have nodded Frankfurt ahead but his header was quickly ruled out
Haaland looked to squeeze beyond Kevin Trapp but once again failed to hit the back of the net
Edin Terzic tried to rally his team on the touchline but Dortmund remain adrift of the top four
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