Borussia Dortmund 2-0-1, Club Brugge 1-1-1
11/24/20 3 pm
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Borussia Dortmund is welcoming Club Brugge to Signal Iduna Park in round 4 in the UEFA Champions League.
Borussia is playing good soccer this season, and alongside their standardly good offense, their defense has improved a lot, which was something Borussia was missing over the years. In their last 6 games, Borussia has 5 wins and 1 loss, which was against Bayern in Bundesliga. In their last Bundesliga game, Borussia was playing against Hertha on the road, and they have had 60% of ball possession, 8 shots on goal, 3 corner kicks, 4 big chances created, and a solid 88% of the correct passes. After losing 1-0 at halftime, Borussia has scored 5 goals in the second half, and they have won this game 2-5. In the Champions League, Borussia is at the top of their group with 6 points 6 scored goals, and 3 conceded goals. Haaland has scored 4 goals for Borussia in the Champions League, while Sancho and Hazard have each added 1 goal. Schmelzer is the only injured player for Borussia Dortmund at this time. Borussia Dortmund has conceded goals only in the first game of the season in the Champions League, and since then their defense has been on point, and their offense was firing on all cylinders. Way to go Borussia Dortmund.
Brugge is one of the best teams in Belgium, but they have just gotten back into good form. After 4 games without a win, Brugge is now on a 2-game winning streak. Club Brugge is in 3rd place in the Champions League with 4 points, 3 scored goals, and 5 conceded goals, and they have a good chance of qualifying for the Europa League, or even past the group stage in the Champions League. Club Brugge has scored 4 goals in their last 2 games while conceding 1 goal. In their last Champions League game, Club Brugge was playing against Borussia at home, and they were decent with 46% of ball possession, 4 shots on goal, 3 corner kicks, 2 big chances created, and 85% of the correct passes. Despite having a decent game, Brugge wasn’t able to stop Borussia’s offense, and they ended up losing this game 0-3. In the Belgium First Division A, Brugge is at the top with 26 points, 29 scored goals, and only 11 conceded goals, but Genk and Beerschot are only 1 point away from them. De Ketelaere, Dennis, and Vanaken have each scored 1 goal for Brugge in the Champions League, while Vormer added 1 assist. Mitrovic, Ricca, and Sobol are all injured, and they will miss this game. I think Brugge is a solid team, but the Europa League is their reality, and that’s where is see them.
Borussia has never beaten Club Brugge at home, but they are playing remarkable soccer at the moment on both ends, and they need a win here to stay at the top of their group.