Dortmund dropped points in a 0-0 draw at Heidenheim

Natalie Portman
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origin 1Dortmund’s Thomas Meunier (L) and Heidenheim’s Jan-Niklas Beste combat for the ball in the course of the German Bundesliga soccer match between 1. FC Heidenheim and Borussia Dortmund at Voith-Arena. Harry Langer/dpa

Borussia Dortmund misplaced essential points in the combat for a Champions League place with a goalless draw towards newly promoted Heidenheim.

This was Dortmund’s first goalless draw in the Bundesliga since October 2019.

The guests endured a lot of stress from Heidenheim and thought they’d the lead in the twenty sixth minute after Donyell Malen acquired a cross from Jamie Bynoe-Gittens earlier than rounding goalkeeper Kevin Müller and firing residence from a tight angle.

But after a video evaluate, the purpose was disallowed as a result of Malen was offside.

After the break there have been solely a few scoring possibilities and in the 79th minute Dortmund had considered one of their greatest possibilities, however Müller saved Nico Schlotterbeck’s shot from outdoors the realm.

Niclas Füllkrug additionally made his bid by launching a harmful rising shot, however Müller was as soon as once more distinctive to disclaim Dortmund a purpose.

Heidenheim might have scored a winner in stoppage time, however Kevin Sessa headed the ball throughout the purpose and simply past the attain of diver Stefan Schimmer.

Dortmund stay fourth, nonetheless 4 points above RB Leipzig, the primary workforce out of the Champions League qualifying zone, whereas Heidenheim are a shock in ninth place.

Saturday’s motion contains Darmstadt-leaders Bayer Leverkusen and champions Bayern Munich-Borussia Mönchengladbach.

origin 1Dortmund’s Niclas Fuellkrug (L) and Heidenheim’s Benedikt Gimber combat for the ball in the course of the German Bundesliga soccer match between 1. FC Heidenheim and Borussia Dortmund at Voith-Arena. Harry Langer/dpa
origin 1Heidenheim’s Lennard Maloney (L) and Dortmund’s Marcel Sabitzer combat for the ball in the course of the German Bundesliga soccer match between 1. FC Heidenheim and Borussia Dortmund at Voith-Arena. Harry Langer/dpa

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