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Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League Dream in Peril: Shock 3-0 Defeat to Mainz Raises Questions Ahead of Final Clash with Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund’s dream of winning the Champions League is under threat as FSV Mainz defeated Dortmund 3-0 in the Bundesliga group stage match.

Dortmund surprises fans, faces Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League final at Wembley

Dortmund have kept the football fans in shock as they are going to play the final of the 2023-24 Champions League which will be played on June 2 at the Wembley Stadium in London in which they are going to face the 14-time champions Real Madrid but Earlier, they were in danger of defeat as they had to face a 3-0 defeat against the team ranked 15th in the points table in the Bundesliga.

Dortmund has surprised everyone with its playing performance, whether it is the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League or the quarter final, it has played well at every level, defeating Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) 2-0 in both the rounds in the semi-finals. Dortmund played their last Champions League final in 2013 against FC Bayern at Wembley stadium, in which Dortmund lost 2–1.

Borussia Dortmund’s Upset Loss to Mainz Raises Doubts Ahead of Champions League Final Against Dominant Real Madrid

A similar danger is visible this time too because losing to a team like Mainz raises many questions on them because they have made it to the finals by defeating a big team like PSG. On the other hand, there is Real Madrid, which in its giant form is defeating all the teams and is on the verge of winning the 15th Champions League title.

Borussia Dortmund team is in fifth place in the Bundesliga points table with 60 points in 33 matches, while Mainz is in 15th place in the points table with 32 points in 33 matches. Although no Dortmund player had failed to score a goal in Saturday’s match, Mainz’s Leandro Barreiro gave Mainz the lead by scoring a goal in the 12th minute of the opening match.

However, it did not take much time to score the second and third goals because Lee Jae-sung scored in the 19th and 23rd minutes and raised many questions on Dortmund’s defenders. Dortmund’s defenders looked helpless against Mainz’s strikers.

Borussia Dortmund Eyes Strong Comeback Against Darmstadt

Borussia Dortmund will certainly want to come back strongly against Darmstadt in Saturday’s clash ahead of the Champions League final. To recover from the disappointing performance, Dortmund need to work harder on their defensive players.

Dortmund head coach Terzic has announced some changes in the playing XI for the upcoming match, which is necessary for the team if they want to compete with a team like Real Madrid.

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