German Regionalliga West round-up: Dortmund II win tight game to maintain seven-point lead

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Tigges shows class to give BVB the win

Borussia Dortmund II maintained their nine-point lead at the top of the German Regionalliga West with a tight 1-0 win against fourth-placed side Fortuna Köln.

Steffen Tigges scored the only goal of the game in the 50th minute to net his 18th league goal of the season and secure a crucial win for the Black and Yellows.

First half

The first half was mostly dominated by the hosts. Tigges threatened with a header from a Dominik Wanner’s cross that went just past the post.

Their biggest chance came minutes later on the counter attack. Alaa Bakir won the ball back and fed Richmond Tachie, who cut inside and had a shot saved. The rebound fell to Tigges but his two attempts were blocked.


Second half

Fortuna Koln started to threaten at the beginning of the second half. Their best chance came when the ball fell kindly for Mike Owusu at the back post, but his shot was well saved by Luca Unbehaun.

BVB broke the deadlock with a stunning goal in the 50th minute. Bakir picked the ball up just outside the area and drifted past three defenders before pulling the ball back for Tigges.

The striker turned in the box, held off a couple of defenders and showed all his composure and strength to find the bottom corner.

Aday Ercan replaced Tigges a few minutes later and had a chance to double the lead but blazed over.

The visitors pushed for an equaliser and went close with a header from Jannik Löhden. Dortmund held on to win their third successive game.


What it means

Enrico Maaßen’s side have now taken 30 points from 12 games in 2021 and have taken pole position in the Regionalliga West division.

They face in-form side Preussen Munster on Wednesday in a huge game between the two sides with the best records in 2021. Preussen Muenster have risen to third in the table after a 13-game unbeaten run. Fortuna Köln remain fourth.


RW Essen back on track

Elsewhere, RW Essen hammered Schalke II 5-0 to potentially reignite their title ambitions after an indifferent run of form.

It was the second home game in a row that they have scored at least four, but it was their first win in three league games.

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CeeDee Lamb has (sort of) already won the best catch competition for the 2022 #NFL season.

His 27-yard grab from Week 11, when the #Cowboys took on the #Vikings, had just a 7.4% completion chance – the lowest of the season.

#ProBowlGames
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/the-most-incredible-plays-of-the-2022-nfl-season/

Average completion rate of Tyler Huntley, Trevor Lawrence and Derek Carr: 𝟲𝟰.𝟳% 🏈

Average completion rate of Geno Smith, Kirk Cousins and Jared Goff: 𝟲𝟲.𝟵% 🏈

Which team are you taking for the passing precision game?

#ProBowlGames | #ProBowl

2

Of the six QBs taking part in the #ProBowlGames, Geno Smith was the only one to finish the season with a higher completion percentage than expected (4.4% over xComp). 🎯

According to @NextGenStats, that’s the second-highest overperformance of 2022. 🔥

#Seahawks | #ProBowl

𝙈𝙑𝙋 𝙛𝙖𝙫𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙚 🏆

🔺 5250 Passing yards
🔺 41-12 TD-INT
🔺 67.1% Completion rate
🔺 67.2% xCompletion rate
🔺 2.89 Time to throw (s)
🔺 105.2 Passer rating

Will the #Chiefs QB be picking up the award this time next week?

#NFLHonors | #ChiefsKingdom

🔜 𝙁𝙞𝙧𝙨𝙩 𝙥𝙞𝙩𝙘𝙝, #SerieDelCaribe2023

The eyes of the #Beisbol world turn to Caracas as the Carribean Series gets underway today. First up, #Agricultores (🇨🇺) take on #WildcatsKJ74 (🇨🇼).

⚾️ @jesusalfredoSP has covered all you need to know:
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/serie-del-caribe-preview-leones-del-caracas-book-final-spot/

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