Stats Pack: Despite falling behind in the beginning, Borussia Dortmund win over Bayer Leverkusen

The pendulum swung back and forth in the game between Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund at BayArena in the Bundesliga. The home side Leverkusen were ahead by 2-1 but Dortmund seized the momentum and came back to win 4-3.

Bayer Leverkusen took an early lead when Florian Wirtz scored in the 9th minute, with an assist by Paulinho, making it 0-1.

Borussia Dortmund equalised to make it 1-1, when Erling Håland scored, with an assist by Thomas Meunier, in the 37th minute.

Straight after the break, Patrik Schick made his mark and gave Bayer Leverkusen the lead again.

In the 49th minute, Julian Brandt found the net, with an assist by Erling Håland, to equalise for Borussia Dortmund.

Bayer Leverkusen took the lead just six minutes later as Moussa Diaby scored. However, Bayer Leverkusen were unable to make more of an impression.

Raphael Guerreiro equalised for Borussia Dortmund in the 71st minute.

Erling Håland again scored the decider in the 77th minute. Håland then completed the team’s come back, what brought the final score to 3-4.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 1-3 home win for Borussia Dortmund in May 2021.

Bayer Leverkusen are unbeaten at home, after one game.

Bayer Leverkusen have scored 12 goals. They have scored seven goals at home. They’ve conceded 6 goals in total.

Borussia Dortmund have scored 13 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 13 goals. They’ve conceded 9 goals in total.

Bayer Leverkusen have opened the score in 1 of their 3 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.

After this game in the Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen will take on VfB Stuttgart (away) on 18 September 2021, Mainz (home) on 24 September 2021 and Arminia Bielefeld (away) on 01 October 2021. Borussia Dortmund play Union Berlin (home) on 18 September 2021, Mönchengladbach (away) on 24 September 2021 and Augsburg (home) on 01 October 2021.