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Reus questions key decisions after bitter defeat to Bayern

By Rune Gjerulff

Marco Reus felt he should have had a penalty in Borussia Dortmund's 2-3 defeat to Bayern München. At the same time, he thought the penalty that led to Bayern's winner was "harsh".

Marco Reus.
Marco Reus.Photo: Steffen Prößdorf, CC BY-SA 4.0

Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus felt vital decisions went against his team as they fell to a 2-3 defeat at home against Bayern München tonight.


While the score was 2-2 in the second half, Dortmund called for a penalty after a challenge from Lucas Hernandez saw Reus go down in the box, but their appeals were waved away by referee Felix Zwayer.

Much to the frustration of the home side, Zwayer wasn't even called over by VAR to see the incident again.

After seeing the replay, Reus was asked if he felt it was a penalty.

"Oh my God. Oh yes," he told Sky.

"I didn't think it was that clear during the game, but seeing it now, he definitely has to look at it again."


To make things worse for Dortmund, Bayern ended up winning the game after a controversial penalty call as Mats Hummels was adjudged to have handled the ball after a VAR review.

"I think it's harsh, I must say," said Reus after taking a look at the incident.

"Mats really tries to go for the ball with his head, and of course he needs his body to do that."


Dortmund
(4-1-3-2)
1Gregor Kobel
24Thomas Meunier
16Manuel Akanji
15Mats Hummels
13Raphaël Guerreiro ↪82
23Emre Can
19Julian Brandt ↪69
8Mahmoud Dahoud ↪60
22Jude Bellingham
9Erling Haaland ↪82
11Marco Reus (C)
Bench
35Marwin Hitz
21Donyell Malen ↩60
27Steffen Tigges ↩82
5Dan-Axel Zagadou
14Nico Schulz ↩82
34Marin Pongracic
20Reinier
28Axel Witsel
39Marius Wolf ↩69
FC Bayern
(4-2-3-1)
1Manuel Neuer (C)
5Benjamin Pavard
2Dayotchanculle Upamecano
21Lucas Hernández ↪74
19Alphonso Davies
8Leon Goretzka ↪65
24Corentin Tolisso
11Kingsley Coman ↪88
25Thomas Müller
10Leroy Sané ↪65
9Robert Lewandowski
Bench
36Christian Früchtl
7Serge Gnabry ↩65
40Malik Tillman
3Omar Richards
4Niklas Süle ↩74
23Tanguy Nianzou ↩88
22Marc Roca
42Jamal Musiala ↩65

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