The Data: Tough game ended in win for Borussia Dortmund over Bayer Leverkusen
The pendulum swung back and forth in the game between Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund at BayArena in the Bundesliga. The home side Leverkusen were ahead by 2-1 but Dortmund seized the momentum and came back to win 4-3.
Bayer Leverkusen started the match best and took the lead when Florian Wirtz netted after 9 minutes, with an assist by Paulinho, making it 0-1.
Borussia Dortmund equalised to make it 1-1, when Erling Håland scored, with an assist by Thomas Meunier, in the 37th minute.
Straight after the break, Patrik Schick scored and gave Bayer Leverkusen the lead again.
In the 49th minute, Julian Brandt scored, with an assist by Erling Håland, to equalise for Borussia Dortmund.
Moussa Diaby just six minutes later, ensuring Bayer Leverkusen took the lead.
Raphael Guerreiro equalised for Borussia Dortmund in the 71st minute.
Erling Håland again scored the decider in the 77th minute. Håland then completed the team’s come back. The 3-4 goal was the last goal of the game.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 1-3 home win for Borussia Dortmund in May 2021.
Bayer Leverkusen are unbeaten at home, after one game.
Bayer Leverkusen have scored 12 goals. They have scored seven goals at home. They’ve conceded 6 goals in total.
Borussia Dortmund have scored 13 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 13 goals. They’ve conceded 9 goals in total.
Bayer Leverkusen have opened the score in 1 of their 3 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen will play VfB Stuttgart (away) on 18 September 2021, Mainz (home) on 24 September 2021 and Arminia Bielefeld (away) on 01 October 2021. Borussia Dortmund play Union Berlin (home) on 18 September 2021, Mönchengladbach (away) on 24 September 2021 and Augsburg (home) on 01 October 2021.