Sevilla and Borussia Dortmund played out an end-to-end encounter. The Spaniards recorded more possession (55%) and even registered more shots on goal than BVB (19 shots), who fared slightly better in terms of challenges won (52%). The match facts.
Thriller: The spectators witnessed 39 shots. With 20 shots, the losers had even more attempts at goal than the winners BVB, who registered 19 shots.
Run ended: Having only managed to win on one of their previous 16 away visits to Spain – a 1-0 victory at Atlético Madrid in 1996 thanks to a Stefan Reuter goal – the Black & Yellows have now won two away games in a row. Both have been against Sevilla, first in the 2020/21 last 16 and now in the group stages.
Successful on the road: Eight of the last 19 European away games have ended in victory.
Leader: Jude Bellingham, the youngest captain in BVB's history, again wore the armband for the club's 283rd European game. The Englishman is 19 years, three months and six days old.
Goal threat: Midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, scored his fifth goal in 19 Champions League appearances. He also assisted the goal scored by Raphael Guerreiro, for whom it was a 10th goal in 39 European appearances.
In the thick of it: Alex Meyer saved five of the six shots at his goal. (br)