Nov 1, 2014 at 5.30pm UK at ​Allianz Arena
Bayern Munich
DortmundBorussia Dortmund
Lewandowski (72'), Robben (86' pen.)
Alonso (36')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Reus (31')
Piszczek (62'), Subotic (85')

Jurgen Klopp: 'Borussia Dortmund buckled under pressure'

Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski and Dortmund's Polish defender Lukasz Piszczek (front) vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match on November 1, 2014
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Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp claims that Saturday's dramatic defeat to Bayern Munich stemmed from his side being unable to cope with the pressure.

Jurgen Klopp has claimed that nerves played a leading role in Borussia Dortmund's late collapse in the 2-1 defeat away to Bayern Munich on Saturday.

Dortmund looked on course to end a four-game Bundesliga losing streak at the Allianz Arena after Marco Reus fired the visitors into a first-half lead over the champions.

However, Robert Lewandowski bagged a 72nd-minute equaliser against his former club, while Arjen Robben converted a penalty four minutes from time to complete the comeback.

"It was close. It was a good first half and a less good second, in which we buckled to the pressure," manager Klopp told reporters.

"We deserved something for the first half but not for the second. We've invested a lot but got nothing in return, and that's what we have to worry about.

"But many congratulations to Bayern on a deserved win."

Klopp's side stay 16th in the German top flight, having not won in seven outings.

Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller, defender Philipp Lahm, Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben celebrate after Polish striker Robert Lewandowski scored against Dortmund on November 1, 2014
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