St. Pauli 2-1 Borussia Dortmund
St. Pauli shocked Everyone as they beat Dortmund in the Round of 16 of DFB -Pokal.
DFB-Pokal holders Dortmund conceded twice in the first half before Erling Haaland pulled back a 58th-minute penalty but they could not find an equalizer in the last-16 clash.
This defeat means for the first time since 2006-07, neither Borussia Dortmund nor Bayern Munich will be in the DFB-Pokal quarter-finals.
Dortmund had come into the DFB-Pokal game fresh from beating SC Freiburg 5-1 in the Bundesliga on Friday, as well as coming from behind to win 3-2 over Eintracht Frankfurt.
Etienne Amenyido (FC St. Pauli Hamburg) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Marcel Hartel.
Own Goal by Axel Witsel, Borussia Dortmund. FC St. Pauli Hamburg 2, Borussia Dortmund 0.
Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) converts the penalty with a left-footed shot to the bottom right corner.
Borussia Dortmund head coach Marco Rose admits he is “angry” after his side spurned a golden opportunity to win a title after crashing out of the DFB-Pokal 2-1 to St Pauli on Tuesday.
Rose admitted it was a major missed opportunity.
Marco Rose told Sky:
“I’m just angry. The cup is a chance for a title and we’re generally in good shape,”
“Then we just give the game away in the first 10 minutes.”
“The fact that you then get into problems with the ground”
“And the strong opponent under the conditions is inexplicable and cannot be excused.”
“It’s a pity and a bit stupid of us that after a top performance against Freiburg.”
“And the game we played in Frankfurt, we didn’t do it again,”
“Unfortunately, we are again confirming a few things that have been held up to us in the last few weeks, months and years. It’s just our fault.”
“The end pisses me off because it was a chance for a title and we’re just giving the game away.”
So, what’s next for Dortmund and St.Pauli?
Borussia will be facing Hoffenheim, Meanwhile, St.Pauli will be facing Hamburg.
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