Borussia Dortmund saw their Champions League run end in Paris, as PSG were able to overcome their 2-1 first leg loss to seal their passage to the quarterfinals.
Now with Borussia Dortmund’s season coming down to the league alone, the Black and Yellows have to look at what went wrong with the team selection and tactics in this game before going into the final stretch of the league season.
Despite the loss, the game can be a silver lining if the right conclusions are drawn and a serious title challenge can be launched.
Lucian Favre’s side struggled to create anything in between Juan Bernat’s goal to put them behind 2-0 and Brandt’s arrival onto the pitch.
With PSG on the cusp of advancing, they played with two lines of four behind the ball almost all the time. Dortmund tried moving the ball from sideline to sideline to stretch them out as there was no space in the box, but the man to do that was not on the field. Continue reading