Stuttgart emerged from this exciting game slightly ahead in terms of xG (1.65-1.34). Dortmund, meanwhile, registered more shots at goal (18-13) and had two players score their first goals. Here are the match facts.
Teenage scorers: In Ansgar Knauff (19), Jude Bellingham (17), Youssoufa Moukoko (16), Giovanni Reyna (18) and Reinier (19), the Black & Yellows have five goalscorers in their squad under 20 years of age – the most in the division!
Team effort: Bellingham and Knauff are already BVB’s 17th and 18th scorers of the season – also a league high!
Double first: Ansgar Knauff scored his first goal with his first shot in the Bundesliga.
Reward: Jude Bellingham found the net in his 24th Bundesliga game. It was the 17-year-old’s fourth shot of the match; no other player had as many shots.
Level with Zorc: Marco Reus netted his 131st Bundesliga goal and is now level with Michael Zorc in 23rd place in the Bundesliga’s all-time top scorer charts.
Shooting boots: Reus has now scored in two consecutive competitive games for the first time since the start of February 2020 – in Manchester on Tuesday and in Stuttgart today.
Happy hunting ground: Borussia Dortmund have won on six of their last seven Bundesliga visits to the Swabian side and have more away wins against VfB Stuttgart than any other club (15).
Scoring streak: The Black & Yellows have scored in each of their last 26 Bundesliga matches. Forty-three of their 58 goals this season have come in the second half (74%).
Top speed: Erling Haaland clocked a speed of 36.04 km/h – a league record this season.