Strong Dortmund II beat Fürth’s Under-23s 2-0


A strong Borussia Dortmund II side beat Fürth’s second-string side 2-0 at Stadion Rote Erde this afternoon in front of 244 fans, and the senior management.

With the BVB first team not having a fixture this weekend due to the international break, First Team Manager Gray Surman gave U23 Manager David Wagner the thumbs up to play any first team player that hadn’t been called-up.


Full-back Taye Taiwo gave Dortmund II the lead on 34 minutes when he volleyed home Eric Durm’s flick from man-of-the-match Andreas Beck‘s long throw.


When Durm was brought down in the box by Kevin Kraus, Taye Taiwo stepped-up to take the penalty but hit the bar.


Ilkay Gündogan fired a low shot home from the edge of the box shortly after the hour mark to seal a deserved victory.