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Dortmund keep out PSG

Published: Thursday 4 November 2010, 22.52CET
Paris Saint-Germain FC 0-0 Borussia Dortmund
Dortmund kept PSG at bay to prevent the home side qualifying from Group J with two games to spare though they are still three points adrift.
by Ian Holyman
from Parc des Princes

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Match statistics

PSGDortmund

Goals scored0
 
0
Attempts on target5
 
5
Attempts off target6
 
10
Corners6
 
6
Offsides5
 
1
Fouls committed10
 
13
Yellow cards4
 
1
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 4 November 2010, 22.52CET

Dortmund keep out PSG

Paris Saint-Germain FC 0-0 Borussia Dortmund
Dortmund kept PSG at bay to prevent the home side qualifying from Group J with two games to spare though they are still three points adrift.

Borussia Dortmund denied Paris Saint-Germain FC the chance to seal their place in the UEFA Europa League round of 32.

PSG knew victory would guarantee them one of the top two places in Group J, but though they extended their unbeaten European home record to 12 matches, it would prove a frustrating night. They lost their Group J lead to Sevilla FC but are still three points clear of Dortmund.

With many inside the Parc des Princes sporting Dortmund colours, the Bundesliga leaders enjoyed a warm reception, but PSG were clearly in no mood to be quite as welcoming. Mevlüt Erdinç could have put PSG ahead, but header over having got in front of Łukasz Piszczek to reach Ceará's cross.

Dortmund threatened sporadically with Kevin Grosskreutz's timid shot after Mario Götze's nimble footwork had thrown the home side off balance symptomatic of an unusually subdued first-half showing. Nenê's fleet of foot afforded PSG the greater thrust, and another incisive burst from the Brazilian supplied Erdinç, who missed the target.

Erdinç has struggled for goals this season, and though his first touch on Mathieu Bodmer's lobbed pass was sure, the vital element of luck again deserted him as the rapidly advancing Roman Weidenfeller blocked. At the other end Lucas Barrios dragged a shot across goal from the edge of the box and Dortmund were again indebted to Weidenfeller as he once more came out on top in a face-to-face encounter with Erdinç.

As PSG tired, Dortmund seized the initiative. Apoula Édel's sharp reflexes allowed him to tip over a ferocious Shinji Kagawa drive, and after Grosskreutz had seen a shot deflected agonisingly wide, the Cameroonian goalkeeper denied both Kagawa and Robert Lewandowski in a frantic finale. PSG's 1-1 draw at Dortmund means a win against Sevilla on 2 December would take them through.

Last updated: 27/11/12 8.22CET

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Lineups

paris

Paris

dortmund

Dortmund

30
ApoulaÉdel Apoula (GK)
1
WeidenfellerRoman Weidenfeller (GK) (C)
2
CearáCeará
4
SubotićNeven Subotić
3
SakhoMamadou Sakho (C)
8
Nuri ŞahinNuri Şahin
5
TiénéSiaka Tiéné
15
HummelsMats Hummels
6
CamaraZoumana Camara
18
BarriosLucas Barrios
Yellow Card68
Substitution68
8
LuyindulaPéguy Luyindula
Yellow Card22
19
GrosskreutzKevin Grosskreutz
10
SessegnonStéphane Sessegnon
22
BenderSven Bender
11
Mevlüt ErdinçMevlüt Erdinç
Substitution75
23
KagawaShinji Kagawa
12
BodmerMathieu Bodmer
Yellow Card58
Substitution81
26
PiszczekŁukasz Piszczek
Substitution46
19
NenêNenê
Substitution66
29
SchmelzerMarcel Schmelzer
23
ClémentJérémy Clément
Yellow Card43
31
GötzeMario Götze
Substitution87

Substitutes

1
CoupetGrégory Coupet (GK)
20
LangerakMitchell Langerak (GK)
4
MakeleleClaude Makelele
7
R. LewandowskiRobert Lewandowski
Substitution68
7
GiulyLudovic Giuly
14
FeulnerMarkus Feulner
Substitution87
9
HoarauGuillaume Hoarau
Substitution81
16
BłaszczykowskiJakub Błaszczykowski
Substitution46
20
ChantômeClément Chantôme
Substitution75
Yellow Card84
17
DedêDedê
22
ArmandSylvain Armand
27
Felipe SantanaFelipe Santana
26
JalletChristophe Jallet
Substitution66
32
Da SilvaAntônio da Silva

Coach

Antoine Kombouaré (FRA) Jürgen Klopp (GER)

Referee

Pavel Královec (CZE)

Assistant referees

Miroslav Zlamal (CZE), Martin Wilczek (CZE)

Fourth official

Libor Kovařik (CZE)

Additional assistant referees

Radek Matějek (CZE), Radek Příhoda (CZE)

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