Dortmund fails second place to strengthen

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Borussia Dortmund has only one point left to the home game against FC Augsburg: 1-1.

Marco Reus frustrated by the 1-1 FC Augsburg.

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The team of coach Peter Stöger runs through the draw but one point on rival Schalke 04 in the battle for second place in the Bundesliga. Dortmund stands second on 41 points, Schalke has 40 points. Leader Bayern Munich on 60 points.

Giant open score

Borussia came after more than a quarter of an hour the lead through Marco Reus. The attacker, who since his severe knee injury for the third time again from the beginning played a part, shot after a quick changeover the 1-0.

After resting on the home team the initiative to Augsburg and Borussia expensive. The Austrian Kevin Danso headed home a hard touch from a corner. A late final assault from England, had not the desired result.

Dortmund had in the game without the massive support of the so-called ‘Gelbe Wand’ in the Signal Iduna Park. In protest against Monday night as day, had several thousands of Borussia fans, the race boycotted. The Südtribune, which normally seats more than 24 thousand fans showed a lot of empty spots. A week earlier, had the fans of Eintracht Frankfurt even though their dismay, appear to have contests on Monday night.

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