Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund – Manchester City
Erling Haaland led his Manchester City team to snatch a fatal victory over his former team, Borussia Dortmund, over Al Tayer, 2-1, in the second round of the European Champions League for Group F.
Goalscorer: Jude Bellingham for Dortmund, John Stones and Erling Haaland for City.
City topped the group standings with 6 points, while Dortmund remained second with 3 points.
In the same group, Seville and Copenhagen did not take advantage of the result, and their meeting ended in a goalless draw.
Manchester City coach Josep Guardiola pushed Manuel Akanji and Erling Haaland against their former team.
While Anthony Modesti led the attack of the German guest, behind him was Marco Reus and Giovanni Reina.
A full first half did not witness any opportunities achieved by the two teams, in light of the great possession of City, which reached 65%, but without danger.
On the other hand, Borussia Dortmund knew how to close all ports to its opponent.
In the second half, Marco Reus almost scored a wonderful goal after a wonderful dribble from the left and an arc shot that passed near the post in the 52nd minute.
After 4 minutes, Royce sent a cross that Judd Bellingham put into the net with a header.
He became the youngest English young player to score 4 goals in the Champions League, which he scored in 18 matches.
Reus became the first player since the 2003-04 season to contribute to a goal for 5 consecutive games with Borussia Dortmund.
Halland almost scored with a shot, but it passed next to the post.
In the 80th minute, John Stones hit a powerful missile ball that hit the net after mistaking the goalkeeper.
It was Stones’ first goal in the Champions League since 2017 against Napoli, and his first goal from outside the penalty area with Manchester City.
After 4 minutes, Joao Cancelo sent a cross with his outer foot, Haaland deposited it with the heel on the bird in the net, scoring a second goal for his team and without celebrating against his former team.
Haaland has scored in all Manchester City matches this season:
🆚 West Ham – score (2)
🆚 Bournemouth – Made (1)
🆚 Newcastle – record (1)
🆚 Crystal Palace – score (3)
🆚 Nottingham – score (3)
🆚 Aston Villa – record (1)
🆚 Seville – record (2)
🆚 Dortmund – record (1)
🔝 14 scoring contributions! pic.twitter.com/V11XsnZtWR
– FilGoal (FilGoal) September 14, 2022
Haaland became The youngest player in the history of the Champions League to score with and against the same team in the tournament (Borussia Dortmund), surpassing Alvaro Morata with and against Real Madrid (22 years and 194 days)..
A win led City to victory with a goal that became familiar from Haaland.