Dortmund dropped points in a 0-0 draw at Heidenheim

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origin 1Dortmund’s Ian Maatsen (L) and Heidenheim’s Omar Traore struggle 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 necessary points in the struggle 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.

“With the efficiency we confirmed right this moment we did not deserve greater than this level,” Dortmund coach Edin Terzic instructed broadcaster DAZN.

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

But after a video evaluation, 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 one among their finest possibilities, however Müller saved Nico Schlotterbeck’s shot from exterior the realm.

Niclas Füllkrug additionally had his try in the eighty fifth, unleashing a harmful rising shot, however Müller was as soon as once more distinctive to disclaim Dortmund a purpose.

Heidenheim may 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.

“Obviously it wasn’t enough, obviously we wanted to take the three points,” Füllkrug instructed DAZN.

However, he added that it’s regular to lose points and that the workforce should not overreact, particularly after profitable the earlier three matches.

“After profitable three video games towards equally powerful opponents, it occurs. We transfer on and subsequent week we’ve to get the three points once more,” stated the striker.

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.

“We will gladly take this level. They (Dortmund) had their finest probability with the Füllkrug in the eighty fifth, I feel that claims a lot concerning the workforce, concerning the workforce’s efficiency. And not solely did we defend, however we additionally created possibilities,” Ha Heidenheim coach Frank Schmidt instructed DAZN.

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

origin 1Heidenheim’s Jan-Niklas Beste (L) and Dortmund’s Niklas Suele struggle 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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