Dortmund vs PSG Player Ratings

Borussia Dortmund vs Paris Saint-Germain Player Ratings as Niclas Fullkrug brings Dortmund lead on aggregate prior to the second leg

Borussia Dortmund vs Paris Saint-Germain Summary

Borussia Dortmund capitalised on the advantage of playing home first in the Champions League semi final against Paris Saint-Germain. Playing in front of the infamous ‘Yellow Wall’ Die Borussen beat the French side one goal to nil after Niclas Fullkrug scored the only goal of the game. 

Dortmund’s defensive force worked hard to absorb the explosiveness of PSG’s attacking front with Ousmane Dembele and Kylian Mbappe starting the game. Despite being outplayed in terms of ball possession, the home side managed to keep the lead until the final whistle. Let us look at the Borussia Dortmund vs Paris Saint-Germain Player Ratings.

Borussia Dortmund Player Ratings

Goalkeeper and Defence

Gregor Kobel (7.3/10)
The Swiss goalkeeper made PSG’s forwards frustrated with his saves, stopping the likes of Mbappe, Dembele, and Barcola.

Julian Ryerson (6.8/10)
Guarding the right-hand side of Dortmund’s defensive area well, preventing PSG from entering the box

Mats Hummels (7.3/10)
His CV didn’t lies with three clearances and six ground duels won, leading Dortmund’s defensive force composedly.

Nico Schlotterbeck (7.4/10)
His eagle’s eye vision found Niclas Fullkrug and sent the latter a perfect long-pass to take Dortmund lead in the first half.

Ian Maatsen (7.6/10)
Decent partnership with Kobel and Emre Can to cover the area, muffling PSG attacking attempts throughout the game.


Marcel Sabitzer – (6.2/10)
Defending and attacking really well, gave Donnarumma a busy day at the office with his shots attempts.

Emre Can – (6.6/10)
The captain covered the area with 45 touches, anchoring the midfield with a decent composure to make the lead stood until the final whistle.


Jadon Sancho – (8.2/10)
Dortmund’s best player tonight, giving PSG a real threat for their defense with successful 12 dribbles despite not scoring to extend the home side lead.

Julian Brandt – (7.4/10)
Alongside Sancho, the German national played a pivotal role for Dortmund’s attacking scheme in the game. Winning duels, sending three key passes, and delivered shots to test Donnarumma the whole match.

Karim Adeyemi – (6.5/10)
His speed was something to keep PSG busy at Signal Iduna Park, matching up Achraf Hakimi’s pace on the flank side.

Niclas Fullkrug – (7.1/10)
What sets him apart from the rest of Dortmund team was his goal in the first half. Smooth control and prolific finish to give his side an advantage on aggregate.


Marco Reus (6.7/10)
Coming on in the second half to replace Karim Adeyemi and played for 12 minutes of the game.

Marius Wolf (6.5/10)
Playing for eight minutes in Dortmund’s right flank, no significant contribution from the German.

Felix Nmecha (6.5/10)
Replacing Julian Brandt purely for strategic reason in the second half, appearing for eight minutes and made one touch throughout the game

Youssoufa Moukoko – N.A
No significant contribution from the Dortmund’s all-time youngest goal scorer.

Paris Saint-Germain Player Ratings

Goalkeeper and Defence

Gianluigi Donnarumma (6.8/10)
He has one job to do; keeping the goal net from conceding which he failed to accomplish. However, the Italian made three saves throughout the game.

Nuno Mendes (6.9/10)

Lucas Hernandez (6.4/10)

Marquinhos (7.6/10)

Achraf Hakimi (7.5/10)
The Moroccan was reliable on the right-hand side of PSG’s flank, winning the duel six time and sent three key passes.


Vitinha (8/10)
Typically Vitinha performance with his midfield area coverage, giving a tough tasks for Dortmund’s attacking side.

Fabian Ruiz (6.5/10)
Tough performance from the Spanish as he picked up a yellow for fouling Ian Maatsen.

Warren Zaire-Emery (7.5/10)
Threatened Dortmund’s defensive line with his attempts, frustrating Ian Maatsen who eventually fouled him


Bradley Barcola – (6.6/10)
Left frustrated with his attempts were blocked by the Dortmund’s defensive force.

Ousmane Dembele – (6.8/10)
Failed to replicate his performance against Barcelona so far, caught off guard multiple times in the final third area.

Kylian Mbappe – (7.7/10)
Played a central role in PSG’s attacking plan in the game. However, the 2018 World Cup winner found tough challenges from the host


Lucas Beraldo (7.1/10)
Made a quite impressive performance after replacing Lucas Hernandez, dealing well with Dortmund’s attacking plan.

Randal Kolo-Muani (6.5/10)
Expected to be an alternative attacking option for PSG but failed to fulfil the task. Dortmund’s big men in the back seem to intimidate the young player.

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