German Bundesliga
B MgladbachBorussia Mönchengladbach0B DortmundBorussia Dortmund2

Jadon Sancho: Borussia Dortmund will fight for title again

Jadon Sancho (second from right)
Jadon Sancho (second from right) produced a brilliant finish to give Dportmund the lead

Jadon Sancho said Borussia Dortmund will try again to win the Bundesliga after Bayern Munich pipped them to the crown following a thrilling title race.

Dortmund needed to beat Borussia Monchengladbach on the final day of the season and hoped Bayern would lose at home to Eintracht Frankfurt.

Sancho scored in a 2-0 win over Monchengladbach but Bayern secured a 5-1 win to retain their German title.

"Next season our target is to win, not come second," the England winger said.

Dortmund had led the league by nine points in December but were overtaken last month with a 5-0 defeat at Bayern. A run of one win in five games in February and the start of March, and the 6 April thrashing at the Allianz Arena, possibly cost them the title.

Sancho, 19, was integral to Dortmund's challenge this season - scoring 13 goals and providing 14 assists from 35 appearances for coach Lucien Favre's side.

"I'm really happy with how I played this season," he added.

"I wasn't playing that much at the start of the season but was in the team more often later on. It's all about hard work."

Sancho grabbed his 13th of the season inside Borussia Park with a firm volley from Marco Reus' cross. The ball appeared to go out of play before Reus delivered, but after a VAR review the goal was allowed to stand.

Reus himself added the second when he finished off a sweeping move from close range.

Line-ups

B Mgladbach

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Sommer
  • 15Beyer
  • 28Ginter
  • 30Elvedi
  • 17Wendt
  • 8Zakaria
  • 6KramerBooked at 15minsSubstituted forStroblat 63'minutes
  • 23Hofmann
  • 16TraoréSubstituted forPléaat 66'minutes
  • 18Drmic
  • 10T HazardSubstituted forHerrmannat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Lang
  • 5Strobl
  • 7Herrmann
  • 14Pléa
  • 21Sippel
  • 24Jantschke
  • 27Cuisance

B Dortmund

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Bürki
  • 26Piszczek
  • 33Weigl
  • 16Akanji
  • 13Guerreiro
  • 28Witsel
  • 6DelaneyBooked at 32mins
  • 7SanchoSubstituted forDahoudat 87'minutes
  • 11ReusSubstituted forSchmelzerat 83'minutes
  • 22Pulisic
  • 10GötzeSubstituted forAlcácerat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Zagadou
  • 9Alcácer
  • 19Dahoud
  • 29Schmelzer
  • 34Bruun Larsen
  • 35Hitz
  • 36Toprak
Referee:
Manuel Gräfe
Attendance:
54,022

Match Stats

Home TeamB MgladbachAway TeamB Dortmund
Possession
Home30%
Away70%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home0
Away3
Corners
Home2
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Borussia Mönchengladbach 0, Borussia Dortmund 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Borussia Mönchengladbach 0, Borussia Dortmund 2.

  3. Post update

    Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Alassane Pléa (Borussia Mönchengladbach).

  5. Post update

    Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jonas Hofmann (Borussia Mönchengladbach).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Mahmoud Dahoud replaces Jadon Sancho.

  8. Post update

    Lukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Alassane Pléa (Borussia Mönchengladbach).

  10. Post update

    Offside, Borussia Mönchengladbach. Jonas Hofmann tries a through ball, but Nico Elvedi is caught offside.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Thomas Delaney (Borussia Dortmund).

  12. Post update

    Jonas Hofmann (Borussia Mönchengladbach) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Marcel Schmelzer replaces Marco Reus.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Marco Reus.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Thomas Delaney (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Christian Pulisic.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nico Elvedi (Borussia Mönchengladbach) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Tobias Strobl with a headed pass following a set piece situation.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Lukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund).

  18. Post update

    Alassane Pléa (Borussia Mönchengladbach) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Mönchengladbach. Patrick Herrmann replaces Thorgan Hazard.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Paco Alcácer replaces Mario Götze.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 18th May 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich34246488325678
2B Dortmund34237481443776
3RB Leipzig34199663293466
4B Leverkusen341841269521758
5B Mgladbach341671155421355
6Wolfsburg341671162501255
7Frankfurt341591060481254
8Werder Bremen34141195849953
9Hoffenheim341312970521851
10Düsseldorf34135164965-1644
11Hertha Berlin341110134957-843
12Mainz34127154657-1143
13Freiburg34812144661-1536
14Schalke3489173755-1833
15Augsburg3488185171-2032
16Stuttgart3477203270-3828
17Hannover3456233171-4021
18Nuremberg34310212668-4219
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