Bosz blasts Dortmund’s defending: That’s not our game!

first_imgBorussia Dortmund ‘That’s not our game!’ – Bosz blasts Dortmund’s defending in Leipzig loss Matt Dorman Last updated 2 years ago 05:29 10/15/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Borussia Dortmund - cropped Bongarts Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund v RB Leipzig RB Leipzig Bundesliga The BVB boss and RB Leipzig’s Ralph Hasenhuttl were left in contrasting moods after the visitors won a five-goal thriller Borussia Dortmund head coach Peter Bosz slammed the frail defensive display that saw his side suffer a surprise 3-2 defeat to RB Leipzig at Signal Iduna Park.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s brace was not enough to salvage a point for the leaders as their 41-match unbeaten home run in the Bundesliga came to a dramatic end.11/2 for Nicosia and Dortmund to draw Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. Both teams were reduced to 10 men before the hour while penalties were awarded at either end, but Leipzig ultimately held their nerve in a pulsating encounter.Having only given up two goals in their previous seven league outings, Bosz was in no doubt over the cause of the hosts’ downfall.”We played too many backwards balls – that is not our game – and we defended badly,” the Dutchman said after the match.”We had a lot of trouble with Leipzig’s pressing, particularly in the first half.”We tried to change that in the second half but then we went 3-1 behind and the red card happened.”Juventus and Borussia Dortmund had both gone 41 games unbeaten at home. Until today!— Goal (@goal) October 14, 2017 @BVB’s last #Bundesliga home defeat? 04.04.15 – 924 days agoWell played, @RBLeipzig_EN  #BVBRBL— Bundesliga English (@Bundesliga_EN) October 14, 2017Victory moved the visitors to within three points of Bosz’s men, who are now only two clear of champions Bayern Munich.Leipzig boss Ralph Hasenhuttl attributed his team’s barnstorming performance to their “brave” dedication to attack.”I’m very proud of how we performed. We wanted to put on a spectacle,” Hasenhuttl said at his post-match press conference.”We always believed in ourselves and we really put [Dortmund] under pressure. I said before the game it would be back and forth and that is how it worked out.”In the end we deserved the victory.”last_img read more