- Borussia Dortmund beat Köln 5-1 to move third in Bundesliga
- Raphael Guerreiro struck in first minute, Marco Reus and Jadon Sancho extend the lead
- With Haaland double, he has five goals in just 60 minutes in Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund beat Koln 5-1 at Signal Iduna Park, to move at third place in Bundesliga table. Erling Braut Haaland continued his spectacular show with two more Borussia Dortmund goals to make into the record book as the first player to score five goals in his first two Bundesliga games in Bundesliga. The Norwegian teenager took less than an hour to reach that feat.
Haaland came as a substitute against Koln in the 65th minute to score twice, having scored a hat-trick in the last match, against FC Augsburg on his debut as a 56th-minute replacement. His first goal on Friday was an opportunistic display as he scored from a rebound, with his second an excellent shot from a sharp angle after moving past the goalkeeper.
Haaland had scored 28 goals from 22 games in the first half of the season for Red Bull Salzburg, including eight of them from six Champions League matches. His superlative performance earned a £17m move to Borussia Dortmund. He scored 33 goals this season for both clubs has scored in every 46 minutes – and one every 12 minutes in Germany. Haaland had been on pitch for 59 minutes for Borussia Dortment to score five goals. His goal scoring journey at Signal Iduna Park, began today against Koln.
Dortmund vs Köln – Goals
Before Haaland’s arrival against Koln , England winger Jadon Sancho set up the opener for Raphael Guerreiro within minute of match start, and netted his side’s third. Captain Reus tapped in Dortmund second goal from a longball by Hummels.
Jadon Sancho, at 19 years and 305 days, became the youngest player to score 24 Bundesliga goals.
Dortmund captain Marco Reus praised the youngstar, “It’s simply wonderful – five goals, two games, there are worse starts,” The big question is that with 5 goals after two substitute appearances, has he earned his place in starting eleven for next match against Union Berlin!
Dortmund boss Lucien Favre is protective about his new signee and said, “He didn’t train in December due to injury. Therefore we have to be careful with him. He’s not ready to play from the start. We have a plan for him.”
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