Analytics: Borussia Dortmund win over Bayer Leverkusen despite going behind in early stages

The pendulum swung back and forth in the game between Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund at BayArena in the Bundesliga. The home side Leverkusen were ahead by 2-1 but Dortmund seized the momentum and came back to win 4-3.

Bayer Leverkusen started the match well and took the lead early when Florian Wirtz found the net after 9 minutes, with an assist by Paulinho, making it 0-1.

Borussia Dortmund equalised to make it 1-1, as Erling Håland scored, with an assist by Thomas Meunier, in the 37th minute.

Straight after the break, Patrik Schick made his mark and gave Bayer Leverkusen the lead again.

In the 49th minute, Julian Brandt netted, with an assist by Erling Håland, to equalise for Borussia Dortmund.

Bayer Leverkusen took the lead just six minutes later as Moussa Diaby scored. But Bayer Leverkusen ran out of steam.

Raphael Guerreiro equalised for Borussia Dortmund in the 71st minute.

Erling Håland again scored the decider in the 77th minute. The team had then turned the match around, what brought the final score to 3-4.

Bayer Leverkusen have seven points while Borussia Dortmund have nine after four rounds of fixtures.

The last outing between the teams ended in a 1-3 home win for Borussia Dortmund in May 2021.

Bayer Leverkusen are unbeaten at home, after one game.

Bayer Leverkusen have scored 12 goals. They have scored seven goals at home. They’ve conceded 6 goals in total.

Borussia Dortmund have scored 13 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 13 goals. They’ve conceded 9 goals in total.

Bayer Leverkusen have opened the score in 1 of their 3 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.

In the next games in the Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen will play VfB Stuttgart (away) on 18 September 2021, Mainz (home) on 24 September 2021 and Arminia Bielefeld (away) on 01 October 2021. Borussia Dortmund play Union Berlin (home) on 18 September 2021, Mönchengladbach (away) on 24 September 2021 and Augsburg (home) on 01 October 2021.