Barely had anything to do, but receives high marks for his wonderful save in 37th minute, when he somehow managed to stop Pekhart's lob.
Like Subotic, the defender looked a bit clumsy, which is completely natural following his long spell on the treatment table. Nurnberg created their best chance of the first half down his wing as he struggled to deal with Chandler. Improved after the break, but offered virtually nothing in attack.
Stable showing by the Germany international as he was never caught out of position. Won 15 duels, and showed decent delivery from the back.
Was a disrupting influence in defence as he more often than not failed to communicate properly with Hummels. Was given a hard time by Eigler, and gifted substitute Weissmeier a clear-cut chance, which the youngster wasted.
A superb performance by the right-back, who once again affirmed his class with a magnificent showing. A key component in Dortmund's attack as evidenced by the opener, and a rock at the back.
A sub-par performance from the ex-Nurnberg man, who looked short of ideas against his former club. His tackling in particular was poor, and his final ball was sloppy at times.
Had a poor first half, but gradually started to improve as the game progressed. Scored a bit lucky, but nice goal, and cooperated well with Lewandowski.
The youngster was once again the one and only king of the centre of the pitch as he tirelessly chased the ball and pressured the opposition. Covered the astonishing distance of 13,48 km.
Had a very quiet first half, but did his job after the break as he provided the assist for Lewandowski's opener. Looked tired and was substituted with eight minutes to the final whistle.
The Japanese international struggled to make an impact upfront and was substituted after the break. Not a game to remember.
The striker delivered a great performance as he lead Dortmund's attack with aplomb. Showed superb positioning, and was excellent in possession. His clever running caused plenty of trouble for Nurnberg's defence, and while he may not be one of the best finishers around, he did show he can put the ball in the net with a fine goal.
The youngster can hardly be blamed for any of the goals as he was let down by his team-mates on both occasions. Controlled his area well, and was confident in the air.
Offered fairly little in attack as his shooting let him down horribly at times. He was sloppy in defence in the second half as evidenced by the fact that both the goal, and the situation in which Perisic hit the post, came from a mistake on his flank.
Had a good first half, but began to struggle once Gotze and Piszczek started to improve. Had a poor time against substitute Kuba as well, and was unlucky to deflect a Grosskreutz shot into the net for the second goal of the match.
Tower of power in the air, but struggled on the ground. Given a torrid time by Lewandowski, and failed to intervene for the second goal as well. All in all, a poor showing.
Made a few very good runs down the right as Schmelzer struggled to impose himself on the flank in the first. Some completely clueless decisions in defence ruined his performance in this match as he looked lost whenever Dortmund attack down his wing.
Had a decent first half down the right together with Chandler, but completely faded away after the break and was substituted shortly after.
Outplayed in the centre of the pitch as Dortmund left nothing to chance in this game. Sloppy passing by the midfielder, who occasionally failed to help adequately in defence.
Had a decent game in the centre of the pitch, covering a lot of ground and was always willing to lend a hand in defence. His passing was nothing special, but his tackling was very good.
The ex-Dortmund man failed to impress, struggling with his tackling, and mostly chased shadows. His passing was also sub-par, and his work-rate was very low. Not even one of his trademark thunderous shots in this match.
The youngster failed to continue his scoring streak in this match as he was given very little service and was well marked by Hummels most of the time. Pulled off a good save by Weidenfeller just before half time, but generally struggled up front.
Started the game well, but faded away as the game progress. Had one good chance in the 12th minute, but failed to put it away.
- 20 M. Langerak
- 27 Felipe Santana
- 8 Antônio da Silva
A short cameo for the captain.
Looked a bit rusty, but delivered a good performance, supplying the cross for Perisic's header which hit the post.
Hit the post with a brilliant header, and impressed with his technique and incisive running.
- 10 Mohamed Zidan
- 30 A. Stephan
- 21 M. Plattenhardt
- 6 D. Maroh
- 16 J. Judt
Missed a great chance to earn a point for his team in the 78th minute as he failed to find the target from eight yards out.
An improvement over Feulner, but offered nothing special in his cameo.
Failed to impress as he looked short of ideas after coming on.