(Borussia Dortmund 4-2 Union Berlin) Erling Braut Haaland (21) was once again crucial for Dortmund and now equals Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga top scorer match.
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After leading 3-0, Borussia Dortmund allowed Union Berlin to return to play in the second half. Ten minutes before the end, the guests were down to 3-2, but then Erling Braut Haaland woke up.
The Norwegian struggled for the ball after a long play and saw that Union Berlin goalkeeper Andreas Luthe was far away and sent a balloon into the corner.
– A phenomenal new achievement from Braut, says V Sports expert commentator Lars Tjærnås.
– It’s a magical Erling Braut Haaland moment again, says commentator E vivos Bisgaard Sundet.
– It’s a fabulous goal. It’s such a high class above that goal that it makes you jealous, says former national team player Kjetil Rekdal in the studio broadcast on V Sport 1.
In total, there were two goals in the match for Haaland. The first came after a header from five meters after the half disputed the first part.
As against Bayer Leverkusen last weekend, it was right-back Thomas Meunier who hit the post and on the field, the Norwegian ran well free. The goal is the second in his head this season, which means that he has already done better than in previous seasons with Dortmund.
In the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons, Haaland scored a header during the season, while already having two headed goals.
– It has been requested, and now it has also started dialing there, says Rekdal.
Haaland has had a brilliant start to the season for both the club and the national team. With Sunday’s goal, he is with seven goals and four assists in five Bundesliga games, and is right up there with Robert Lewandowski on the top scorers list.
In all tournaments, Haaland has as many as eleven goals in the season for Dortmund, in addition to five goals in three games during the national team’s break in early September.
In total since the transfer to Borussia Dortmund, Haaland has scored 68 goals in 67 games, of which 47 of the goals come from 48 games in the Bundesliga.
– It’s almost a utopia. We just have to be incredibly happy that he’s Norwegian, says Rekdal during the break about Haaland’s stats.
Haaland’s goal sent Dortmund manager Marco Rose slinging a kiss onto the pitch, but the most beautiful goal of the game was possibly Raphaël Guerreiro.
The Portuguese put Dortmund ahead ten minutes into the first half with an excellent shot from 15 meters, a goal that Kjetil Rekdal called “a dream goal” at half-time.
In the second half, Dortmund appeared to have punctured the game when Marvin Friedrich tripped the ball into his own net in the 52nd minute, but the Berlin guests did not give up. Julian Ryerson came close to scoring several times and his header in the 55th minute was stopped by Dortmund goalkeeper Gregor Kobel. On the return, substitute Kevin Behren was fouled and after the intervention of the VAR, the guests had the opportunity from the penalty spot.
He was taken care of by Max Kruse and reduced for the capital team, and ten minutes before the end, Andreas Voglsammer reduced when he stabbed in a corner kick. However, he came in hopeful, as two minutes later Erling Braut Haaland pitched the 4-2 in a pleasant manner.