sport news Dortmund 1-1 APOEL: Pressure on Peter Bosz increases

are facing a fight to stay in Europe after Christmas, let alone the Champions League, after being held to a shock draw at home to APOEL Nicosia.

Dortmund looked like they were sailing to an easy three points when Raphael Guerreiro scored the opener, but Mickael Pote equalised with the visitors' only shot on target.

The result leaves Dortmund with only two points from four games - the same as APOEL - and heaps pressure on manager Peter Bosz. 

Raphael Guerreiro lifted ball into net just before the half hour to give Dortmund the lead

Raphael Guerreiro lifted ball into net just before the half hour to give Dortmund the lead

APOEL set up ultra defensively with a flat back five, but were breached by a classy team move

APOEL set up ultra defensively with a flat back five, but were breached by a classy team move

Mickael Pote equalised seven minutes after half time in Germany with a great turn and finish

Mickael Pote equalised seven minutes after half time in Germany with a great turn and finish

GAME FACTS AND MATCH ZONE

Dortmund (4-3-3): Burki; Bartra, Omer Toprak, Papastathopoulos, Guerreiro (Schmelzer 72); Gotze, Weigl, Kagawa; Pulisic, , Philipp (Yarmolenko 65)

Unused subs: Weidenfeller, Castro, Sahin, Isak, Schurrle

Goal: Guerreiro 29 

APOEL (5-3-2): Perez; Vouros, Rueda, Merkis, Carlao, Alexandrou (Sallai 46); Vinicius, Morais, Zahid; Pote (de Camargo 74), Aloneftis

Unused subs: Gudino, Efrem, Antoniou, Farias, Makris

Goal: Pote 52

Bookings: Carlao 72, Vouros 90, Perez 90+4

Following an extensive team move involving 20 passes, Dortmund took the lead through Raphael Guerreiro. For more stats and facts, check out our exclusive MATCH ZONE service by clicking here.

Following an extensive team move involving 20 passes, Dortmund took the lead through Raphael Guerreiro. For more stats and facts, check out our exclusive MATCH ZONE service by clicking here.

 

Dortmund had all the possession throughout the first 45 minutes, and almost took the lead early doors when centre back Omer Toprak had a header cleared off the line. 

APOEL were set up ultra defensively with a flat back five, but they were soon breached by a classy team move. 

A 20-pass sequence culminated in a cheeky flick through to left back Guerreiro, who charged into the area and lifted the ball into the net

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