BERLIN — Marco Reus believes have placed’pressure’ on title rivals after returning into the top of league using a 3-2 win at Hertha Berlin.

Thomas Delaney and Dan-Axel Zagadou watched another two goals for Dortmund, who twice came from behind and fired 25 shots at Hertha’s goal.

“It was only incredibly important to acquire here. We’ve put some tension on Bayern. Even though I really actually don’t think that they’ll give it away,” Reus told me after this match. “We have demonstrated a good mentality today.”

Having just kept two clean sheets in the next half of the season, Roman Burki was at fault for Kalou’s tap after just 4 minutes.

“We just don’t shield that well. Not today,” Reus explained. “All of us will need to work about it. However, you can see that we’ve got the mindset moving ahead. Those three-match weeks had been more exhausting, and we are now able to give attention to .

“The most important thing today was that people returned twice and in the end gained it. We’ve shown our backbone! We scored late goals from the first half of this growing season and it’s really amazing to see it’s now coming backagain. However, I really actually don’t desire it weekly .”

After Karim Rekik deflected Delaney’s shooter for Dortmund to pull amount, the prior attacker then converted a penalty at hands Hertha a deserved 2-1 lead at half-time. This season, the 33-year-old scored four of his five championships goals contrary to the Favre team.

In an outstanding second half, BVB defender Zagadou increased greater than anyone else after Jadon Sancho’s corner for its 47th second equaliser. Some 45 minutes later, club captain Reus procured important three points for his team.

“This was a crazy match. For the ences. For everyone else,” manager Lucien Favre said on the postmatch news conference. “Hertha were better in the first halfof the They’re clever. They blocked our centrebacks and we made changes at half-time. It was different. Hertha were very, very excellent.

“The late objective is quite good because of our confidence. We hed to win this by all ways.”

Dortmund pushed for its goal to keep them in the name race, however they were either not able to find the ball Rune Jarstein or hit on the magician like Delaney just minutes from time.

“We just could not find the ball across the line,” Reus said, until Sancho put up him two minutes into added time.

Praising Dortmund’s fans, with some 10,000 travelling the 500 kilometres to ’s funding, Reus said:”It felt like a home match. This only gives us a lot of confidence. Those last weeks had beenn’t so easy at all because we just did not play that well.”

With just eight matches made , Dortmund are 3 points ahead of . However, the reigning champions have the superior goal difference and may return to the top with a win in their game against FSV Mainz 05 on Sunday day.


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