Borussia Dortmund’s three game winning streak in the German league was brought to a halt as Augsburg snatched an unlikely looking point at the Westfalenstadion. The draw means that Dortmund now only have a one point cushion over third placed Schalke, with sixth placed Leipzig only three points behind Peter Bosz’s side.
Only 54.300 fans turned up at the Westfalenstadion instead of the 81.000 that normally turn up, with nearly one third of the fans staying away on Monday night.
Dortmund took the lead in the 15th minute through a lightning counter attack. Raphael Framberger’s cross into the BVB box was headed away by Marcel Schmelzer and fifteen seconds later, the ball was into the back of the Augsburg net. The scrambling Hinteregger tried his best to prevent Andre Schurrle’s cross from reaching Michy Batshuayi, but his weak sliding clearance meant the ball fell perfectly into the path of the incoming Marco Reus, who made no mistake from close range. Continue reading BVB 1:1 Augsburg 2018- Low attendance at Dortmund game as FCA take home point