Modeste thanks teammates and coach after scoring first goal for Dortmund

Modeste reflects on Dortmund debut
Anyone tuning into the Hertha-Dortmund fixture on Saturday could see that much of the BVB’s offensive match-plan revolved around attempts to get newly acquired striker Anthony Modeste off the mark in his new brace-and-yellow tricot.

After scoring his maiden goal for die Schwarzgelben, Modeste credited his teammates and his coach with their efforts toward assisting him in this regard. 

“The team gave me more services today.,” Modeste remarked afterwards when reflecting on what proved the game-winning-goal, “It took a little while and I know that I’ve been taking some heat lately. Thanks to Edin Terzic for the support.”

The head-coach who showed continued faith in Modeste by starting him in three consecutive league fixtures noted that he obviously wished that the team had scored more goals in his own post-match comments. That notwithstanding, the BVB trainer did think that his team showed an appropriate response after last week. 

“It was definitely important to show an an upped performance after what we furnished in doing last week,” Terzic said, “We succeeded in doing that. I think it was a deserved victory, there were many things that were clearly better.

“We of coursee didn’t manage to put it to bed,” he nevertheless admitted, “As a result, the game was competitive until the very end.”

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