Studiant Storys to BVB vs. Rangers FC

Amazing parallels on paper, a goalkeeper in the foreign penalty area and two names, which shaped the encounter between Borussia Dortmund and the Rangers from Glasgow more than 20 years ago. In short: the upcoming Europa League lot of BVB keeps some incredible stories ready.

On Thursday (from 18:45 clock at RTL + and in the Borussia Dortmund live ticker), the BVB against the Rangers wants to lay the foundation for the move to the second round of the Europa League. Exactly this undertaking, the black and yellow sought more than 22 years ago – and of course, the opponents also said Rangers FC.

Review, December 1999: Two weeks after the 0: 2 In Ibrox, Borussia Dortmund has to deliver Dortmund in the second leg of the third European League Round. And it goes well, Victor Ikpeba nods to lead after half an hour.

The Nigerian striker is alienated until then (and also afterwards) in the BVB Dress. Against the Rangers he shoots one of his only four goals for the black yellow. Much of his most important.

Nevertheless, the BVB runs the time of it. It is only 1: 0, Dortmund would have left. Keeper Jens Lehmann moves forward and for the first time, but not last in the focus.

Gio Reyna on defeat to Gio van Bronckhorst's Rangers

BVB-Keeper Lehmann: first template, then Matchwinner

The goalkeeper wants to punch a header to the gate, but rather passes the ball. Nevertheless, the ball flippers from his pillar to Fredi Bobic, which dusts easily as a trained center tower. 2: 0, extension! Later penetration shooting.

Lehmann holds three Glasgow’s penalties in a row, the BVB bays for hits of Bobic, Alfred Nijhuis and Sergej Barbarz the eighth final ticket. The actually amazing constellation can be found on a Scottish side.

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Two of the three misses are Claudio Reyna and Giovanni van Bronckhorst. One father, the other namesake of today’s BVB star Giovanni Reyna. Not enough: Van Bronckhorst stands on Thursday evening as Glasgow coach on the side line.

“I am very, very well friend with the Reyna family, I know Gio since the day he was born,” said the Dutch in advance of the game: “This will be a special moment when we face each other.”

Achieving a crisis of BVB attacker (Reinier, for example) a goal, the circle is likely to close in full.


Whistle, dream gate, fan

The week could have been truly better for real fans. The frightening weak idea of ​​the 0: 1 in Paris caused a plenty of displeasure – even within the team. No wonder the Blancos in the home game against Deportivo Alaves were on reparation. Only Kroos slipped out of the first eleven from the eighth-finish first leg, he replaced Fede Valverde.

But what the Spanish leader then offered in the first section, remembered the 90 uninspired minutes of Paris. After a bad mistake of Casemiro in his own penalty area, real was lucky, not to be back after 26 minutes.

With a new momentum, the Blancos came out of the cabin, but the next individual mistake would almost have taken care of for the 0: 1 from real view. Assiso played an evacuated, catastrophic return pass, the Pere Pons took place in front of Courtois, but the offensively played the ball from four meters at the orphaned gate (61.).

This was followed by significantly acknowledgeable whistles, which ASENSIO obviously took heart. No 120 seconds later, the Spanish national player swelled the ball half law in front of the penalty area in the left angle (63.). Then he admitted the real fans not to pie their own team. Instead, he encouraged her to cheer the team even more – and kissed the club logo on the jersey.

The node is solved: Benzema finds Vinicius Junior

Now Real had everything under control and approached several times the preliminary second goal. On presentation of Vinicius Junior, Benzema met only the left post (77.). Conversely, it worked better: The Blancos combined fantastic in and around the penalty area, marriage Benzema served the ball on the silver tray for Vinicius Junior (80th). This achieved the 2-0 – his 13th goal this season. But Benzema should also get his hit on Joker Rodrygo after Foul, by a penalty, the Frenchman made cool the 3: 0 final score (90. + 1).

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Through the 17th win in the 25th league game Real is now seven points in front of Seville, which must master the away game at Espanyol on Sunday (14 o’clock, live! At penalty) to keep the connection to the top.