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Borussia Dortmund draws with PSV Eindhoven

Borussia Dortmund draws with PSV Eindhoven

In the first leg of the Champions League round of 16, PSV Eindhoven and Borussia Dortmund tied 1-1. Malen took the lead for Borussia Dortmund in the first half, then PSV Eindhoven equalized in the second half.

The game begins with a shocking moment for BVB. Shortly before kick-off, starting goalkeeper Gregor Kopil was absent due to muscle problems. Alexander Mayer replaces him.

Malen, of all people, puts Dortmund ahead

The home team from Eindhoven starts the match strong. However, it is the BVB team that takes the lead. After winning the ball, Borussia switched well. Marcel Sabitzer hands the ball to Donyell Malen on the edge of the penalty area. His powerful shot was deflected and hit the goal. The Dutchman refrains from celebrating against his former club, and Dortmund leads (25).

The match is shaping up to be an entertaining and tough game with PSV Eindhoven getting stronger as it goes on, but BVB enters the first half with a 1-0 lead.

Eindhoven equalizes from a controversial penalty kick

The Dutch came out of the locker room strong and were awarded a penalty kick after 55 minutes. Hummels is the first to shoot the ball into the box, and Lozano drops over his leg. After a short examination, referee Jovanovic adhered to his decision. A controversial situation exploited by Luuk de Jong to make the score 1-1 (56).

PSV Eindhoven is the better team after the goal, Borussia Dortmund can live better with a draw and maintain the tie as time goes on. Sabitzer plays in BVB. The return match will be held on March 13 in Dortmund.

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