It was a great chance for Borussia Dortmund to gain a big point against their rivals, who all dropped points during the afternoon. Instead, the black and yellows failed to carry their Champions League momentum into the Bundesliga.
After playing undoubtedly their best game against Arsenal on Tuesday night, Dortmund's Saturday match versus Mainz 05 was undoubtedly their poorest performance, and they deservedly lost 2-0.
- Report: Dortmund disappoint in defeat to Mainz
The headline "Shinji and...
Mainz moved up to third in the Bundesliga on Saturday night with a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund, who were brought crashing back down to earth after their Champions League win over Arsenal.
Shinji Okazaki gave Kasper Hjulmand's men the lead midway through the second half and Ciro Immobile missed a penalty, conceded by Okazaki, before Matthias Ginter put through his own goal to complete Mainz's victory.
Dortmund were a shadow of the side who beat the Gunners so impressively on Tuesday, and their...