- Werder Bremen throws in a crazy Cup, matches the BVB in the second round.
- In extra time, Bremen comes back twice.
- In Elfmeterkrimi comes the good moments of goalkeeper Pavlenka.
Borussia Dortmund is known for its style in the discovery of young football players: Jadon Sancho, Achraf Hakimi and Abdou Diallo are just three of the gems that BVB has dribbled to the top of the Bundesliga. The fact that Eric Oelschlägel was not mentioned so far is due to the fact that the 23-year-old goalkeeper had never been involved in the Dortmund Bundesliga team before. Until Tuesday night.
Ironically, the young goalkeeper of the fourth betting BVB regional league team was in the fight against Werder Bremen, from where he moved to Dortmund this summer, the very first in the public eye, because with Roman Bürki and Marwin Hitz both goalkeepers influenza failed.
And the case started badly. Oelschlägel's debut at the highest level lasted only 252 seconds, which hit in the 5th minute Milot Rashica shot to the Bremen 1-0 lead in his goal. Then, the game was still quite turbulent and led to wild progress and hits by Marco Reus (1: 1, 45.), Christian Pulisic (2: 1, 105), Claudio Pizarro (2: 2, 108) Achraf Hakimi (3: 2, 113) and Martin Harnik (3: 3, 119) in a penalty shot that Bremen won 4-2 because goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka had two penalties – Paco Alcácer and Maximilian Philipp. Several times Oelschlägel had saved his Dortmund before with parades in the penalty shootout competition.
His former Dutch Dutch defeat suffered the club in 2009 – against Bremen. Since then, Borussia had only nine home games of 45 cup games within 10 years, and this odds have little to do with Dortmund having to play five of those 45 cup games as a final in Berlin. They would like to go to Berlin again this year.
When their coach Lucien Favre announced before the cup fight against Werder that they wanted to rotate, Bremen got a shock and thought the leaders might not be able to take them really seriously. But then you know perfectionist Favre badly. Besides Oelschlägel he has not taken new players from the second team into the start eleven, but Ömer Toprak, Christian Pulisic and Mario Götze. But they didn't look good in the first few minutes along with the rest of the table leader. However, Werder Bremen played extremely aggressive and courageous. The night before in Bremen, the glamorous celebration of the club's 120th anniversary had taken place, and it was seen that the players wanted to honor this first day of the 121st club year.