Borussia Dortmund – Schalke 04 LIVE Commentary
BVB: Burki, Akanji, Hummels, Piszczek, Hakimi, Guerreiro, Delaney, Dahoud, Reyna, Brandt, Haaland.
Subs: Hitz, Sancho, Hazard, Schmelzer, Morey, Balerdi, Furich, Gotze, Raschl.
S04: Schubert, McKennie, Nastasic, Serdar, Raman, Caligiuri, Kenny, Todibo, Oczipka, Harit, Sane.
Subs: Nubel, Miranda, Gregoritsch, Matondo, Kutucu, Burgstaller, Schopf, Becker, Mercan.
Dortmund get the ball rolling!
Schalke press Dortmund hard. McKennie steals the ball in the midfield and feeds Raman down the inside left.
Haaland tries to kick-start Dortmund into life with a burst down the inside-right channel.
Caligiuri tries a curler towards the top left, but the free kick straight into the wall.
Hazard runs down the inside right channel and blazes the ball high into the empty stand.
Dortmund dribble it for a while to no great effect.
Haaland rises at the far post and tries to take a shot around Kenny. The ball ‘touches’ Kenny’s hand. Haaland wants a penalty kick.
Hakimi low ball hits into the six-yard box. Schalke had been ripped open.
Guerreiro shot enters the area, but his weak drag is easily blocked by Sane.
Dortmund have enjoyed 57% of possession so far.
The ball breaks to Haaland at the far post but falls into the side netting. Dortmund very close there.
Thorgan Hazard places the ball right onto the foot of Haaland who finishes with ease. (Borussia Dortmund 1-0 Schalke (Haaland 28)
That’s Haaland’s tenth Bundesliga goal of the season.
Schalke are struggling to retain possession.
Guerreiro, slices high and wide left from the edge of the box.
Hakimi’s decided to shoot instead and he’s got Guerreiro and Haaland to his left. The ball pings off away for a corner.
GOAL! Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Schalke (Guerreiro 45)
Schalke have made a double change. Burgstaller replaces injured defender Todibo. Raman makes way for Matondo up front.
GOAL! Borussia Dortmund 3-0 Schalke (Hazard 48)
Delaney is booked for using his elbow in a high 50-50 with Serdar.
GOAL! Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Schalke (Guerreiro 63)
Delaney makes way for 21-year-old Argentinian defender Leo Balerdi.
Schopf replaces Serdar. Piszczek is booked for accidentally handling the ball while slide-tackling.
Caligiuri makes way for Miranda. Teams are permitted to use five subs per match for the rest of the season.
Hazard, makes way for Jadon Sancho.
Jonjo Kenny makes way for Timo Becker
Mahmoud Dahoud is replaced by 2014 World Cup hero Mario Goetze.
FULL TIME: Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Schalke
- E Braut Håland (29’29th minute)
- R Guerreiro (45’45th minute, 63’63rd minute)
- T Hazard (48’48th minute)
Dortmund with an imperious victory in the Revierderby.