Niclas Füllkrug pleased with Borussia Dortmund’s fighting spirit in win over Hoffenheim

Niclas Füllkrug (Photo by DANIEL ROLAND/AFP via Getty Images)
Niclas Füllkrug (Photo by DANIEL ROLAND/AFP via Getty Images) /

Niclas Füllkrug was delighted with Borussia Dortmund’s fighting spirit and will to get the three points as they earned a hard fought 3-1 win over Hoffenheim.

Borussia Dortmund made it three wins in a row in the Bundesliga on Friday evening, with goals from Niclas Füllkrug, Marco Reus and Julian Ryerson helping them earn a 3-1 win over Hoffenheim. The Black and Yellows had to work hard and dig deep to claim the three points. But they just about got the job done.

Grinding out results has been the theme of Borussia Dortmund’s season so far. And Niclas Füllkrug praised his team’s fighting spirit and determination after the game. The striker, who scored his first goal for his new club, added that overcoming tough obstacles like this can put the team on the road to success.

"“It was a bit of an obstacle for us, which we overcame. It was not quite the best in terms of our performance. But we scored three goals even though we were outnumbered for a long time. The fighting spirit and the will to win were there. It is also a positive thing that we are on top and still have room for improvement.”“In the end, we won 3-1 in Hoffenheim, which is not an easy away game. These are the type of results that can put you on the road to success.”"

Borussia Dortmund will hope that the momentum from their three-game winning streak in the Bundesliga can carry over to their upcoming matches.

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Edin Terzic’s side have a number of tough assignments coming up, including matches against AC Milan, Union Berlin and Newcastle United. And they will certainly need to be at their very best in those games if they want to maintain this run of results.