S
SEARCH
M
SW
Sunday, July 12
Collect News Data
Sep 17, 2019 at 8pm UK
DortmundBorussia Dortmund
0-0
Barcelona
 
FT
/esi/1339/6_G_1_96662/index.html?art_id=371805&game_id=96662&sport_id=1&ESI

Result: Borussia Dortmund miss penalty in Champions League draw with Barcelona

:Headline: Result: Borussia Dortmund miss penalty in Champions League draw with Barcelona :
Marco Reus misses a second-half penalty as Borussia Dortmund record a goalless draw with Barcelona in Tuesday's Champions League fixture in Germany.

A missed penalty from Marco Reus has helped Barcelona record a goalless draw against Borussia Dortmund in Tuesday's Champions League encounter in Germany.

While Dortmund created the better of the chances at the Westfalenstadion, they failed to take advantage as Marc-Andre ter Stegen kept out Reus's spot kick shortly after the restart.

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde would have been pleased to see Lionel Messi come through half-an-hour unscathed after a calf injury, but the Spanish side will feel like they have gained a point after a below-par performance.

In-form teenager Ansu Fati got plenty of touches of the ball during the opening stages of the game, although both teams struggled to create clear-cut opportunities despite having joy in their respective final thirds.

The first notable chance went the way of Reus, who was denied by a fine stop by Ter Stegen after getting in behind the defence, before Mats Hummels sent a header marginally over the crossbar.

Achraf Hakimi also got in on the act as the right-back fizzed an effort just off target, but Barcelona soon began to build some momentum at the opposite end of the pitch, despite Jordi Alba needing to be substituted through injury.

However, for all of their possession and time on the ball in and around the Dortmund area, the Catalan giants were unable to force goalkeeper Roman Burki into any kind of save.

That soon changed after the restart as the stopper somehow managed to divert Luis Suarez's close-range effort past the post for a corner.

The intervention appeared to be even more important when Dortmund won a penalty after Nelson Semedo was adjudged to have tripped Jadon Sancho on the byline.

The opportunity was squandered, however, as Ter Stegen kept out Reus's shot from 12 yards, brilliantly diving to his left to get a hand to the ball before claiming it at the second time of asking.

The let-off prompted Valverde to introduce Messi into the action, but it was Dortmund who remained in the ascendancy as the game advanced into the final quarter.

Paco Alcacer, formerly of Barcelona, should have perhaps done better with a shot from inside the area, before Julian Brandt struck the crossbar with a well-struck effort.

Barcelona were being pushed further back into their own defensive third, and Ter Stegen needed to react sharply once again in order to keep out Reus's effort which was heading towards the bottom corner.

The visitors had more of the ball in threatening areas during the closing stages, although it would have been harsh on Dortmund had Messi's shot found its way through a pack of defenders in added-on time.

BORUSSIA DORTMUND (4-2-3-1):: Burki; Hakimi, Akanji, Hummels, Guerriero; Witsel, Delaney; Sancho, Reus, T.Hazard (Brandt 73'); Alcacer (Bruun Larsen 87')

BARCELONA (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba (Sergi Roberto 40'); De Jong, Busquets (Rakitic 60'), Arthur; Fati (Messi 59'), Suarez, Griezmann body check tags ::

amp_article_371805 : Collect and Make Data not in DataBase  : 
last updated article - 2019-10-04 06:10:33:
html db last update - 2020-07-12 00:04:49 :

ex - 7200 : read : write cache and make html
Share this article now:
Show comments

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
La Liga Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Madrid35248364214380
2Barcelona36247580364479
3Atletico MadridAtletico361715448262266
4Sevilla351712651341763
5Villarreal351761257451257
6Getafe351411104334953
7Athletic Bilbao361312114132951
8Real Sociedad35156145346751
9Valencia361311124552-750
10Granada35148134542350
11Osasuna361212124251-948
12Levante36127174351-843
13Real Betis361011154756-941
14Real Valladolid36815132940-1139
15EibarEibar36109173651-1539
16Celta Vigo36715143546-1136
17AlavesAlaves3598183253-2135
18Leganes36711182649-2332
19Mallorca3595213759-2232
20Espanyol3659222757-3024
Scroll for more - Tap for full version

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Championship Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leeds UnitedLeeds43259969343584
2West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom432215674413381
3Brentford432391178354378
4Fulham4322101158441476
5Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest4318151055431269
6Cardiff CityCardiff431616116056464
7Swansea CitySwansea431615125550563
8Preston North EndPreston431711155652462
9Millwall431517114946362
10Derby CountyDerby431613145758-161
11Bristol City431710165862-461
12Blackburn RoversBlackburn431612156056460
13Reading431511175448656
14Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds431510185459-555
15Wigan AthleticWigan431412174653-754
16Queens Park RangersQPR43158206070-1053
17Stoke CityStoke43147225666-1049
18Birmingham CityBirmingham431213185269-1749
19Middlesbrough431114184356-1347
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield431211204965-1647
21Charlton AthleticCharlton431210214758-1146
22Hull City43129225775-1845
23Luton TownLuton43128234979-3044
24Barnsley431013204667-2143
Scroll for more - Tap for full version
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
X

We value your privacy

A part of our GDPR compliance we need to ask for your consent. We and our partners use technology such as cookies on Sports Mole to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Click below to consent to the use of this technology on Sports Mole.