Bayer 04 Leverkusen picked up their first home win over Borussia Dortmund since May 2007, with Admir Mehmedi and Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez united in joy at helping their side to a 2-0 win at the BayArena on Saturday. bundesliga.com rounds up the reaction...
Roger Schmidt (Leverkusen coach): “I am very proud of what my team did today. We showed unity and sacrifice. We have put in a huge effort these past few weeks and this is the level we want to be performing at in the next few months. We managed to dominate and show our strengths against Dortmund.
Kevin Kampl (Leverkusen midfielder): “That was a win achieved through a lot of heart and passion. I am completely exhausted. That was the most strenuous game of the season so far.”
Matthias Ginter (Dortmund defender): "We knew it would not be easy against Leverkusen. We could not play our game properly."
Thomas Tuchel (Dortmund coach): "We were missing a freshness in mind and body. You can see the team lost some of the substance of recent weeks. At the end of a period that contained a midweek game, this was the worst possible outcome in Leverkusen."