Borussia Dortmund picked up the first win of their UEFA Champions League campaign on Matchday 2 and continued their impressive home form on both the domestic and international stage. Here are the match facts.
Superior: The statistics for shots (12-4), shots on target (6-0), corners (8-1) and possession (65%) said it all really. Only when it came to distance covered were the teams close, with only 193 metres between them (BVB 113.3 km).
Pass wizards: None of the other 31 teams have played as many passes as Borussia Dortmund did today in a Champions League game this season. Of the 872 passes played, 775 reached a team mate – another competition high.
Home streak: BVB have won their last four home games in the UEFA Champions League (2-1 vs. PSG, 2-1 vs. Slavia Prague, 3-2 vs. Inter Milan) and have lost only one of their last nine matches at Signal Iduna Park (W6 D2 L1).
Clean sheet: The Black & Yellows kept their fourth clean sheet in as many home games in all competitions this term: 3-0 vs. Gladbach, 4-0 vs. Freiburg, 3-0 vs. Schalke, 2-0 vs. Zenit St. Petersburg.
From the spot: Jadon Sancho converted his first penalty kick in European competition. He had previously scored from the spot for BVB against Duisburg in the cup.
Goal-getter: Erling Haaland scored his 12th goal in 10 Champions League appearances. For BVB, he now has four goals in four games in the competition. (br)