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Nuremberg 0-0 Borussia Dortmund: Fans halt match by throwing tennis balls on pitch

The match was halted twice as fans threw black tennis balls on the pitch
The first-half was halted twice as fans threw black tennis balls on the pitch

Borussia Dortmund's match at the Bundesliga's bottom side Nuremberg was halted twice as fans threw black tennis balls onto the pitch, as the league leaders dropped points in a 0-0 draw.

The fans were protesting the Monday night kick-off which will be abolished for the 2021-22 season.

It was Dortmund's fifth consecutive game without a win in all competitions.

They lead second-placed Bayern Munich by three points, after the champions beat Augsburg 3-2 on Friday night.

Nuremberg keeper Christian Mathenia frustrated Dortmund, denying Mario Gotze three times in 60 seconds - and once again after the break,

It is the first time Dortmund failed to score in back-to-back games in one season since March 2015.

Line-ups

Nuremberg

  • 26MatheniaBooked at 88mins
  • 22Valentini
  • 28Mühl
  • 4Almeida Santos
  • 23Leibold
  • 31Petrák
  • 14KuboSubstituted forPalaciosat 85'minutes
  • 17LöwenSubstituted forBauerat 77'minutes
  • 18Behrens
  • 27Costa Pereira
  • 11ZrelákSubstituted forIshakat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Bredlow
  • 8Bauer
  • 9Ishak
  • 10Kerk
  • 20Jäger
  • 21Palacios
  • 29Erras

B Dortmund

  • 1Bürki
  • 27Wolf
  • 33Weigl
  • 2Zagadou
  • 4Diallo
  • 6DelaneySubstituted forBruun Larsenat 80'minutes
  • 28WitselBooked at 89mins
  • 7Sancho
  • 20PhilippSubstituted forAlcácerat 63'minutes
  • 13Guerreiro
  • 10Götze

Substitutes

  • 5Hakimi
  • 9Alcácer
  • 19Dahoud
  • 29Schmelzer
  • 34Bruun Larsen
  • 35Hitz
  • 36Toprak
Referee:
Harm Osmers
Attendance:
50,000

Match Stats

Home TeamNurembergAway TeamB Dortmund
Possession
Home28%
Away72%
Shots
Home7
Away17
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away11
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, 1. FC Nürnberg 0, Borussia Dortmund 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, 1. FC Nürnberg 0, Borussia Dortmund 0.

Attempt missed. Dan-Axel Zagadou (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Raphael Guerreiro with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Enrico Valentini.

Attempt blocked. Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Axel Witsel.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Hanno Behrens.

Attempt missed. Ewerton (1. FC Nürnberg) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Enrico Valentini with a cross following a set piece situation.

Booking

Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund).

Mikael Ishak (1. FC Nürnberg) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Christian Mathenia (1. FC Nürnberg) is shown the yellow card.

Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Jadon Sancho tries a through ball, but Paco Alcácer is caught offside.

Offside, 1. FC Nürnberg. Ondrej Petrák tries a through ball, but Federico Palacios is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Paco Alcácer (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Julian Weigl.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Nürnberg. Federico Palacios replaces Yuya Kubo.

Foul by Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund).

Mikael Ishak (1. FC Nürnberg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Jacob Bruun Larsen replaces Thomas Delaney.

Julian Weigl (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mikael Ishak (1. FC Nürnberg).

Attempt blocked. Paco Alcácer (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mario Götze.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Nürnberg. Robert Bauer replaces Eduard Löwen.

Attempt missed. Paco Alcácer (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Marius Wolf with a cross.

Foul by Marius Wolf (Borussia Dortmund).

Tim Leibold (1. FC Nürnberg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Nürnberg. Mikael Ishak replaces Adam Zrelák.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Yuya Kubo.

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Paco Alcácer replaces Maximilian Philipp.

Attempt missed. Mario Götze (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Maximilian Philipp.

Marius Wolf (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Yuya Kubo (1. FC Nürnberg).

Attempt missed. Lukas Mühl (1. FC Nürnberg) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Enrico Valentini with a cross following a corner.

Corner, 1. FC Nürnberg. Conceded by Abdou Diallo.

Foul by Abdou Diallo (Borussia Dortmund).

Matheus Pereira (1. FC Nürnberg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Marius Wolf (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Yuya Kubo (1. FC Nürnberg).

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Enrico Valentini.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Christian Mathenia.

Attempt saved. Mario Götze (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jadon Sancho.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1B Dortmund22156154233151
2Bayern Munich22153450262448
3B Mgladbach22134542222043
4RB Leipzig22125541192241
5B Leverkusen2211383932736
6Wolfsburg2210573530535
7Frankfurt2297641281334
8Hoffenheim2289544321233
9Hertha Berlin228863532332
10Werder Bremen228773733431
11Mainz227692336-1327
12Düsseldorf2274112541-1625
13Freiburg225982937-824
14Schalke2265112532-723
15Augsburg2246123140-918
16Stuttgart2243151850-3215
17Hannover2235142047-2714
18Nuremberg2227131746-2913
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