Dortmund's hopes of keeping Haaland dealt blow after Frankfurt loss

Borussia Dortmund’s hopes of keeping Erling Haaland dealt severe blow after home defeat by Eintracht Frankfurt leaves them seven points adrift of Champions League spots

  • Borussia Dortmund were unable to pull closer to the Champions League places
  • Edin Terzic’s have team lost out against fellow contenders Eintracht Frankfurt 
  • The result dealt another blow to hopes of keeping Erling Haaland this summer 
  • Haaland came close on several occasions but was unable to net the winning goal
  • Andre Silva dealt the damage after 87 minutes to leave the hosts floundering 

Borussia Dortmund hopes of keeping Erling Haaland were dealt another blow after a painful home defeat by Eintracht Frankfurt left them adrift of the top four spots.  

A late winner from the in-form Andre Silva dashed Dortmund’s Champions League dream, with Edin Terzic’s stuttering ranks now seven points behind their opponents.

Dortmund notably struggled to deliver once again as speculation over Haaland grows – although Mats Hummels’ leveller looked to have secured them a point. 

More to follow. 

A stuttering Borussia Dortmund fell to a defeat against top four challengers Eintracht Frankfurt

Mats Hummels (centre) netted the leveller but hosts Dortmund conceded a last-gasp winner

Andre Silva steered an effort beyond Marwin Hitz from close range to leave Dortmund stunned

Borussia Dortmund: Hitz, Akanji, Can, Hummels, Schulz (Reinier 80), Delaney, Guerreiro, Bellingham (Dahoud 56), Reus (Reyna 80), Hazard (Knauff 63), Haaland

Subs not used: Burki, Morey, Brandt, Meunier, Piszczek

Goals: Hummels 44 

Manager: Edin Terzic

Eintracht Frankfurt: Trapp, Ilsanker, Tuta, N’Dicka, Durm (Chandler 74), Sow, Rode, Kostic, Silva, Younes (Kamada 46), Jovic

Subs not used: Hrustic, Zuber, Schubert, Barkok, Willems, Bordner

Goals: Schulz (OG) 11, Silva 87

Booked: Kostic, Sow, Rode

Manager: Adi Hutter  

Erling Haaland may have edged closer to the exit door after Dortmund lost yet more ground

Hummels tucked home from close range after Emre Can had diverted the ball in his direction

Frankfurt edged into the lead early on when Nico Schulz inadvertently nodded in an own goal

The visitors celebrated the bizarre goal and pulled seven points clear of Dortmund in fourth

Stefan Ilsanker looked to have nodded Frankfurt ahead but his header was quickly ruled out

Haaland looked to squeeze beyond Kevin Trapp but once again failed to hit the back of the net

Edin Terzic tried to rally his team on the touchline but Dortmund remain adrift of the top four

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