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February 16, 2013 12:30 PM EST
Signal-Iduna-Park — Dortmund
Referee:‬ F. Brych‎
Attendance:‬ 80500‎
 
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Player Ratings: Borussia Dortmund 3-0 Eintracht Frankfurt

Goal.com rates the talent on show as Marco Reus' hat-trick steered the champions past Armin Veh's top-four hopefuls.

By Enis Koylu

  • Roman Weidenfeller
    7
    1
    3.00

    Roman Weidenfeller

    Dealt well enough was crosses, but most of Frankfurt's chances were fired wide. The veteran keeper had a very quiet afternoon, all things told.

  • Neven Subotic
    9
    4
    3.50

    Neven Subotic

    Slotted back into defense as though he had never been injured. Defended well, and hit the bar with a volley after Frankfurt struggled to clear a corner.

  • Mats Hummels
    12
    3
    4.00

    Mats Hummels

    Put in an absolutely fantastic performance at the heart of defense. Set up the second goal with a lovely through ball, and was a rock at the back as Frankfurt searched for a route back into the match.

  • Lukasz Piszczek
    19
    1
    3.50

    Lukasz Piszczek

    Got up and down the right well enough, but did not really exert his influence on the game. When BVB went down to 10, he curtailed his attacking instincts.

  • Marcel Schmelzer
    5
    3
    3.00

    Marcel Schmelzer

    Made a couple of good blocks at the back, and was neat and tidy enough without shining as much as the likes of Hummels.

  • Sven Bender
    6
    1
    3.50

    Sven Bender

    Set up a chance for Reus with a fantastic interception within minutes, and was generally busy in midfield, helping his side control the game, despite being a man down.

  • Ilkay Gündogan
    13
    1
    4.00

    Ilkay Gündogan

    His presence in midfield was certainly missed last week. The Germany international ran the show in midfield, and his stamina came when BVB were reduced to 10 men.

  • Mario Götze
    16
    3
    4.00

    Mario Götze

    May not have got his name on the scoresheet, but was certainly one of the stars of the show, setting up the first goal with a lovely flick, and the third with a fantastic show of strength and class.

  • Marco Reus
    33
    4
    5.00

    Marco Reus

    Certainly his best performance in a Dortmund shirt to far. Missed an early chance to put his side ahead, but made up for it brilliantly with two goals in 90 seconds. Added a third after the break, and his direct running and cunning passing was always a threat.

  • Jakub Blaszczykowski
    18
    1
    3.50

    Jakub Blaszczykowski

    Not as impressive as his fellow attackers on the day. Could have had a couple of goals to his name, but skied two good chances, and was replaced on 65 minutes.

  • Julian Schieber
    7
    8
    1.50

    Julian Schieber

    His sending off may have been slightly harsh, but there can be no masking the fact that he did nothing to enhance his chances of a regular starting spot. If Lewandowski does leave, BVB will have to go into the market.

Substitutions

  • Moritz Leitner
    2
    3

    Moritz Leitner

    Given 10 minutes at the end, but barely touched the ball.

  • Nuri Sahin
    9
    2

    Nuri Sahin

    Brought on seconds before full time.

  • Kevin Großkreutz
    4
    3
    3.00

    Kevin Großkreutz

    Came on for Kuba after 65 minutes, and was neat and tidy enough without truly shining.

  • Kevin Trapp
    1
    0
    3.00

    Kevin Trapp

    Made a couple of decent saves to deny Reus and Gotze, but his side were outclassed and he could have done little to stop any of the goals.

  • Carlos Zambrano
    0
    1
    2.50

    Carlos Zambrano

    Struggled to deal with Reus and Gotze's movement and passing throughout. Will be glad to see the back of this game.

  • Bastian Oczipka
    1
    1
    3.00

    Bastian Oczipka

    Did a decent job of keeping Kuba quiet throughout, but perhaps did not do enough for Frankfurt going forward.

  • Anderson
    1
    1
    2.00

    Anderson

    Made a great block to deny a certain goal from Subotic, but should have done far better with the first goal, losing track of Reus completely, and seemed off the pace all night.

  • Sebastian Jung
    0
    1
    2.50

    Sebastian Jung

    One of his side's better players. Got down the right well, and his crossing set up a couple of chances. Almost netted a late consolation with a ferocious effort, too.

  • Takashi Inui
    0
    1
    2.50

    Takashi Inui

    The Japanese winger can feel just as aggrieved as Schieber to be sent off, but had a poor game throughout. Sent an effort from a decent position high and wide.

  • Alexander Meier
    1
    1
    2.00

    Alexander Meier

    One of the stars of Frankfurt's extraordinary season, he did little to trouble Dortmund. Almost completely anonymous throughout.

  • Stefan Aigner
    0
    1
    1.50

    Stefan Aigner

    Should have really done more to threaten BVB down the wings, but cut an anonymous figure throughout.

  • Sebastian Rode
    0
    1
    2.50

    Sebastian Rode

    Linked heavily with a move to Signal Iduna Park in January, his only noteworthy contribution was missing a good chance. Overrun in midfield by Bender and Gundogan.

  • Pirmin Schwegler
    0
    1
    3.00

    Pirmin Schwegler

    Worked very hard in the center of the park, hassling and chasing Gundogan and Bender, but BVB was ultimately better.

  • Srdjan Lakic
    0
    1
    3.00

    Srdjan Lakic

    Worked hard throughout, but missed two chances to get his side back into the lead, including a second-half volley which he should have buried.

Substitutions

  • Stefano Celozzi
    0
    1

    Stefano Celozzi

    Barely had a sniff of the ball during his 10-minute cameo.

  • Karim Matmour
    0
    1

    Karim Matmour

    His influence was not felt during his 12 minutes on the pitch.

  • Olivier Occean
    0
    1
    2.00

    Olivier Occean

    Tried his best to assert himself after coming off the bench, but could not put his physicality to good use.

Results
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski
Striker
Borussia Dortmund
18 4
Mario Mandzukic Mario Mandzukic
Striker
FC Bayern München
18 0
Adrian Ramos Adrian Ramos
Striker
Hertha BSC
16 3
Josip Drmic Josip Drmic
Striker
FC Nürnberg
16 2
Marco Reus Marco Reus
Midfielder
Borussia Dortmund
15 5