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Marco Reus leads Dortmund to DFB Cup Round 16.

Marco Reus

Marco Reus guides Borussia Dortmund into DFB Cup Round of 16 with a decisive goal against Hoffenheim.

Borussia Dortmund 1-0 Hoffenheim:

  • Key Moment: Marco Reus netted the lone goal in the 43rd minute with an assist from Jamie Bynoe-Gittens.
  • Eventful Ending: Ozan Kabak received a red card in the 90th+3 minute.

In a tense encounter, Borussia Dortmund survived an early scare when Gregor Kobel made a vital save in the opening moments. Dortmund’s persistence paid off as Marco Reus capitalized on Jamie Bynoe-Gittens’ setup to score the opening goal just before halftime.

Dortmund pushed for a second goal after the break, and Hoffenheim had their moments but couldn’t find the net. Substitute Donyell Malen missed a couple of promising chances, and Ozan Kabak was sent off. Dortmund maintained their unbeaten domestic record ahead of the upcoming clash with Bayern Munich.

Key Match Stats:

  • Marco Reus scored his 21st DFB Cup goal.
  • Edin Terzić, the Dortmund coach, has lost only one of 11 DFB Cup games.
  • Dortmund’s last DFB Cup win was in 2020/21.
  • Dortmund has progressed in 13 of their last 14 DFB Cup home fixtures.
  • Dortmund has won their last six competitive meetings with Hoffenheim.
  • Hoffenheim has won just one of their last 10 DFB Cup ties against fellow Bundesliga clubs.

Team Lineups:


  • Captain: Gregor Kobel
  • Notable Players: Marco Reus, Jamie Bynoe-Gittens, Youssoufa Moukoko


  • Captain: Oliver Baumann
  • Notable Players: Ihlas Bebou, Maximilian Beier

Borussia Dortmund secured their spot in the DFB Cup Round of 16 with this victory over Hoffenheim.

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By- Sahiba Suri

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