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Lucien Favre on Dortmund's loss to FC Köln: 'We lost our patience'

By Rune Gjerulff

Lucien Favre.
Lucien Favre.

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre explains what went wrong for his team in Saturday's surprising 1-2 loss to FC Köln in the Bundesliga.

"Köln were very organised. Their approach was to sit back, they played well. We lost our patience a little bit and sometimes rushed it," Favre said after the game, according to the club's website.

"We should've played with more tempo, passed the ball with more tempo. And we were lacking the correct movement. We had too few clear-cut goalscoring chances. We were expecting a difficult game – and that was the case. Conceding the two goals from corner-kicks is a tough one to take. They flicked on the ball towards the back post twice. We lost, and the result is the only thing that counts."

Dortmund
(4-2-3-1)
1Roman Bürki
24Thomas Meunier ↩61
16Manuel Akanji
15Mats Hummels
30Felix Passlack ↩68
28Axel Witsel
23Emre Can
19Julian Brandt ↩67
11Marco Reus (C)
7Jadon Sancho
9Erling Håland
Bench
35Marwin Hitz
18Youssoufa Moukoko ↪67
2Mateu Morey
26Łukasz Piszczek
6Thomas Delaney
8Mahmoud Dahoud
10Thorgan Hazard ↪61
22Jude Bellingham
32Giovanni Reyna ↪68
FC Köln
(5-3-2)
1Timo Horn (C)
31Marius Wolf
26Sava-Arangel Cestic
33Sebastiaan Bornauw
5Rafael Czichos ↩66
8Ismail Jakobs
21Salih Özcan
28Ellyes Skhiri
20Elvis Rexhbecaj ↩74
29Jan Thielmann ↩90
18Ondrej Duda
Bench
16Ron-Robert Zieler
7Toluwalase Arokodare
27Anthony Modeste
2Benno Schmitz
3Noah Katterbach
19Kingsley Ehizibue ↪90
23Jannes-Kilian Horn ↪66
15Dimitris Limnios
24Dominick Drexler ↪74

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