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Borussia Dortmund BVB goes underneath

“We didn’t want to have a ball, they wanted every ball” – Terzic’s anger after summer season soccer

Champions League finalist Borussia Dortmund as soon as once more rested quite a few regulars within the Bundesliga. However, when Mainz is a relegation candidate, the thought ends in debacle. Coach Edin Terzic is served accordingly.

EIt was a B eleven like final week, however this time not solely the setup but additionally the angle was considerably totally different. Seven days after the 5-1 win in opposition to Augsburg, the utterly modified Dortmund staff misplaced 0-3 (0-3) at Mainz 05. The targets got here within the first 22 minutes.

“We had the team set up in a similar way to last week. Only this time our role was that we were always late. It’s difficult,” mentioned Edin Terzic after the 90 minutes with the relegation candidate, which had lengthy been a debacle. Four days after reaching the ultimate of the Champions League, Dortmund's coach gave ten reservists the possibility. Only Nico Schlotterbeck was on the pitch at kick-off, as he was on Tuesday within the 1-0 win in Paris.

“When you see how much Mainz fought for every space, for every meter… We didn't want to have the ball, they wanted every one. A very bitter evening for us. “I’m not happy with myself either,” mentioned Terzic, and his gamers didn’t even attempt to sugarcoat the devastating defeat within the relegation battle. “Mainz were always one step faster. We did the exact opposite of what we did last week. “So the 3-0 win at the break was okay,” mentioned Marco Reus.

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The Mainz victory meant 1. FC Union slipped to sixteenth place within the desk, which led to relegation video games with the third staff within the second division on the finish of the season. The Berliners misplaced to 1. FC Köln in stoppage time. “We took the result from Cologne positively because we now had direct relegation in our own hands,” mentioned Jonathan Burkhardt from Mainz, reporting extra motivation for his staff.

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The causes for Dortmund's many personnel modifications have been the identical because the weekend earlier than, as Terzic defined once more: “We had a lot of trust in the players and need freshness, both physically and emotionally.” At halftime he introduced in Julian Brandt and Ian Maatsen and Jadon Sancho, three new gamers. However, not a lot modified anymore.

Dortmund's ultimate opponents confirmed on Saturday night the way it can work with a B staff. Real Madrid accomplished its necessary league job in opposition to FC Granada and gained 4-0 (2-0) three days after the semi-final drama in opposition to FC Bayern Munich in opposition to the second-to-last staff within the desk. The targets for the Royals have been scored by defender Fran Garcia (thirty eighth minute), high expertise Arda Güler (forty fifth + 2) and Brahim Diaz (forty ninth/58th).

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Of the beginning eleven for the sport in opposition to Munich, Real coach Carlo Ancelotti solely referred to as up German worldwide Antonio Rüdiger again into the beginning line-up in Granada. Toni Kroos solely got here into the sport within the seventieth minute. Nevertheless, the staff from Madrid, who have been already champions, gave the house staff no likelihood and achieved their twenty eighth win of this league season with nice effectivity. On June 1st, Real will face Dortmund within the premier class ultimate in London.

“It was also important for us to stay in the rhythm and gain self-confidence. That’s a shame,” mentioned Reus. Terzic added: “We wanted to use the three weeks to make them the best of our lives. We failed to do that today.”