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As the competition in the UEFA Champions League’s Group F thrives, it is more and more unclear which two clubs will go further in the knockout stage. In the fourth round of the group stage of the tournament, Borussia Dortmund welcomed Inter Milan in what was beforehand portrayed as the battle for the number two spot behind Barcelona, since the Catalans were on the top of the ladder in preparation for this game week.

The Italians approached this rather odd duel with a dedication to go home with all the three points, and were on a good path to do so after the first half. But the hosts didn’t surrender and they managed to overturn the situation into their favour and to gain revenge on their opponents, after losing to them in their last fixture, by winning it 3-2 at the Signal Iduna Park.

This tactical analysis will show you how the home team succeeded in beating their rivals, even though they were in a two-goal deficit at half-time and how their tactics brought them closer to the round of 16.


UEFA Champions League 2019/20: Borussia Dortmund vs Inter Milan - tactical analysis tactics
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Lucien Favre set up his team in the 4-2-3-1 formation with a few modifications to the eleven he started in the first matchup of those teams. He went back to using their prefered formation and changed the back three that played in Italy into a back four, with Axel Witsel and Julian Weigl as the support for them in the midfield line.

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