Götze: Dortmund’s finishing not good enough

Borussia Dortmund forward Mario Götze lamented the Dortmund’s lack of killer instinct in front of goal on Wednesday as they drew 1-1 with APOEL Nicosia.

The Champions League Group H clash ended in disappointing fashion for the hosts as they saw their chances of progressing to the knockout stage all but disappear.

Götze believes it was their failure to finish their chances that cost them dearly at the end of the game.

He said, according to ESPN: “We have to be ice cold in front of goal and double the lead before the break. We were pushing for a second goal, even after we conceded the equaliser but instead of scoring, we rattled the crossbar.

“The momentum just isn’t with us at the moment, which I think is the problem. The crucial moments of the games are going against us.

“Two points after four games is not what he had imagined. Drawing 1-1 at home against Nicosia is not good when looking at our situation in the Champions League.

“We are maybe lacking confidence in front of goal a bit. We know that things can return quickly after you score a couple but, again, two points in four games is not meeting our ambition.”

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