Borussia Dortmund, who had just signed German striker Niclas Fullkrug and brought him on late in the match, looked set to have a comfortable night after taking the lead in the 7th minute thanks to Julian Brandt’s strike. 8 minutes later, Emre Can doubled the gap with a penalty.
However, the home team also missed a series of chances from Donyell Malen and Karim Adeyemi among others.
Eren Dinkci then stunned Dortmund by beating goalkeeper Gregor Kobel with a superb left-footed volley, breathing new life into the match. The pressure they created continued to pay off in the 81st minute, Heidenheim was awarded a penalty, Tim Kleindienst successfully took it.
Dortmund’s substitute Felix Nmecha hit the crossbar in stoppage time, finally Heidenheim still won the first point of the season with a 2-2 result..
Dortmund, who missed out on last season’s Bundesliga championship on the final matchday, had a difficult start with just 5 points after 3 rounds.
Thanh Vu | 04:25 September 2, 2023