JAKARTA - Borussia Dortmund performed their best when destroying Freiburg 3-0 in a Bundesliga Germany match at Signal Iduna Park Stadium, Dortmund, Saturday, February 10, 2024 in the morning WIB. Coach Edin Terzic said the performance of his team was the best in 2024.

Donyell Malen's striker successfully scored a brace that immediately silenced Freiburg. Even the visitors did not have the opportunity to develop the game in that match.

They could not break into Dortmund's goal so they remained clean sheet for the last four of the last five matches.

The victory made the competition in the top four even hotter. Dortmund, who is ranked fourth, equaled Stuttgart's VfB points to 40. Only, Dortmund still lost the goal difference so they could not shift Stuttgart, who occupied the third memory.

But Dortmund and Stuttgart are 12 points behind with leaders Bayer Leverkusen.

The league title match appears to have two teams left, Leverkusen and Bayern Munich with 50 points. The big match between the two teams at BayArena, Sunday, February 11, 2024 in the morning, WIB could determine the league champions.

If Dortmund stay in the top four, on the other hand Freiburg is stuck in the middle board. They are ranked seventh with 28 points.

Freiburg is in danger of dropping the rankings as they are only two points ahead of the bottom teams such as Hoffenheim and Werder Bremen.

In that match, Malen became the star of Dortmund's victory. This Dutch national team striker threatened the opponent's goal in the early minutes of the match through a shot across or bycicle kick.

It didn't take long for him to bring Die Borussien ahead when he broke into Freiburg's goal in the 16th minute. The goal was created in collaboration with Niclas Fuellkrug.

Receiving the ball from its tandem, Malen had shown individual action past three Freiburg defenders after releasing a shot into the net.

Only, the hosts had to wait until the end of the first half to increase their lead. Malen scored his second goal in the 45+7 minute.

Again, it was Fuellkrug who provided the assists that were well completed by the 25-year-old striker. Malen has also scored nine goals this season.

The collaboration between Malen and Fuellkrug did make Freiburg's defense a mess. Evidently, it was Fuellkrug who then broke into the opponent's goal in the 87th minute. His header failed to be saved by goalkeeper Noah Atubulu. The gross score became 3-0 and lasted until the end of the match.

Dortmund's impressive victory made coach Edin Terzic feel satisfied. According to him, this is the team's best performance throughout 2024.

"I think this is our best performance in 2024. We have controlled the match from the start. It's just not easy to keep the rhythm of the game in the first half, especially with the interruption of a long enough sign," said Terzic.

"We force Freiburg to defend more. We also focus on defending, especially facing set pieces. What is clear is that we played with high and mature discipline. Unfortunately, we didn't immediately score the third goal," he said.

Meanwhile, Malen did not hesitate to praise his tandem, F\"ellkrug, which made him score a brace. According to Malen, they did help each other to score goals.

"We played well from the start of the match. We also scored goals at the right moment. Fullkrug and I did support each other. He did have quality," said Malen.

In the next match, Dortmund met Wolfsburg before playing the last 16 of the Champions League. They face PSV Endhoven, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 in the morning WIB. In the first match, Dortmund visited the headquarters of the Dutch Eredivisie team.

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