Jadon Sancho was pointing to the sky following his goal that helped Borussia Dortmund to win the game with a 2-1 victory over the biggest rival of the club, Schalke. Thereafter, came tears.
The classy finish by Sancho had kept Dortmund 9 points clear of Bundesliga while defending Bayern Munich, the champions that helped them to maintain the space and moved onto the second with a 3-0 win over Nuremberg who was promoted in their Bavarian derby of Munich. However, Sancho’s thought had been somewhere else.
Lucien Favre said that it has been difficult for Sancho. He had only come back from London the previous night. However, he really wanted to train and play.
Sancho has been able to seal the unbeaten visitors’ 11th win from about fourteen games with a great finish in seventy-fourth minute and restore the lead of Dortmund after it had been equalized by Daniel Caligiuri with the penalty shot. Thomas Delaney had been successful in providing Dortmund with an early lead.
The players of Dortmund celebrated with gusto before the traveling support. It was the first win by the club in three years in Derby. Delaney turned out to be the 16th scorer in the league during this season. This was a record at Bundesliga when the free kick by Marco Reu’s past Ralf Faehrmann in Schalke goal.