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Dortmund M. Hummels (45)
Frankfurt N. Schulz (11), A. Silva (87)

Michael Zorc criticizes Dortmund's recent performances

By Rune Gjerulff

Michael Zorc doesn't mince his words on Dortmund's current form.

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Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has criticized the club's recent performances after Saturday's 1-2 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt.

"We could have made an important step towards qualifying for the Champions League. We messed that up because we weren't good enough," Zorc told WAZ and added:

"If we don't deliver the performances that we expect, that the players expect of themselves and that you have to expect in a game like this, it's disappointing.

"The performances we are currently putting in do not give you the feeling that we will win every game until the end of the season.

"The performances of most of our players are clearly below our own standards and our demands. Too little is being done."

Dortmund sit fifth, seven points behind fourth-placed Frankfurt with seven games left to play this season.

35Marwin Hitz
23Emre Can
16Manuel Akanji
15Mats Hummels
14Nico Schulz ↩80
6Thomas Delaney
10Thorgan Hazard ↩63
22Jude Bellingham ↩56
13Raphaël Guerreiro
11Marco Reus (C) ↩80
9Erling Håland
1Roman Bürki
36Ansgar Knauff ↪63
2Mateu Morey
26Łukasz Piszczek
8Mahmoud Dahoud ↪56
19Julian Brandt
20Reinier ↪80
24Thomas Meunier
32Giovanni Reyna ↪80
1Kevin Trapp
35Lucas Melo
3Stefan Ilsanker
2Evan N'Dicka
25Erik Durm ↩74
8Djibril Sow
17Sebastian Rode (C) ↩88
10Filip Kostić
32Amin Younes ↩46
33André Silva ↩89
9Luka Jović
23Marcus Schubert
40Elias Jona Bördner
30Jetro Willems
7Ajdin Hrustic
11Steven Zuber ↪89
15Daichi Kamada ↪46
22Timothy Chandler ↪74
27Aymen Barkok ↪88

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