Stoger ‘annoyed’ by Dortmund show

first_imgBorussia Dortmund Stoger ‘annoyed’ by Dortmund’s first half display Ryan Benson 10:13 12/21/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) stoger-cropped Bongarts Borussia Dortmund Bayern München v Borussia Dortmund Bayern München DFB Pokal Borussia Dortmund were eliminated from the DFB-Pokal by Bayern Munich and the coach rued a poor first-half showing. Peter Stoger was left “annoyed” by Borussia Dortmund’s first-half display in the 2-1 DFB-Pokal defeat to Bayern Munich and says it left his side with too much to do to rescue the tie.Dortmund found themselves trailing their hosts 2-0 at half-time thanks to goals from Jerome Boateng and Thomas Muller, with Bayern good value for that lead.It could have been even worse for Dortmund, as Arturo Vidal hit the crossbar early on in a solid opening 45 for the hosts. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Dortmund improved after the break and Shinji Kagawa went close, before Andriy Yarmolenko headed in following a fine assist from the Japan international.The force was with us tonight! #FCBBVB #MiaSanMia pic.twitter.com/6rJNrYmQ2Q— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) December 20, 2017Youngster Alexander Isak had an excellent chance to equalize late go wanting after a poor first touch and Dortmund were ultimately made to pay for starting too slowly.”I felt we were really in the game for the last twenty minutes,” Stoger told reporters.”It does not matter if I’m angry now – I’m more annoyed about how we performed in the first half. That was inactive and not as we would have liked and as we imagined.”I think it would have been exciting if we had gone into extra time, because I felt that we were physically in a good shape.”But if you have to be lucky for a long time that the game was not clearly decided earlier, then you do not need to mourn for a chance to score in the 92nd minute.”last_img

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