November 22, 2020 9:50:04 am
Erling Haaland scored 4 targets and Youssoufa Moukoko grew to become the youngest participant in Bundesliga historical past as Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha Berlin 5-2 to maneuver second on Saturday.
The buildup had been all about Moukoko, who was eligible for his debut after turning 16 on Friday. But Haaland stole the present on a chilly night time in Berlin earlier than making approach for the teen’s debut within the 85th minute.
“I think he’s the biggest talent in the world right now. 16 years and one day, that’s quite amazing. He has a big career ahead of him,” Haaland mentioned about Moukoko to ESPN. “I’m over 20 years, I’m getting old now. That’s how it is.”
The first half was a hard-fought contest between two groups decided to shut down the opposite’s area. Dortmund dominated possession however struggled to seek out gaps in Hertha’s dedicated protection.
In distinction, Hertha’s Dodi Lukebakio was allowed an excessive amount of room when he surged ahead within the 33rd minute and Matheus Cunha let fly from outdoors the penalty space to interrupt the impasse.
It was a special story after the break. Haaland in a short time equalized when Emre Can despatched a low cross to the far submit for the Norwegian to transform from shut distance.
Hertha was nonetheless recovering when Julian Brandt surged down the left and performed a intelligent ball in to arrange Haaland for his second within the 49th.
Dortmund’s gamers abruptly appeared to seek out loads of area, and the guests’ assaults stored coming.
A careless again move from Marvin Plattenhardt led to Haaland’s third objective within the 62nd. Haaland obtained forward of Omar Alderete and rounded the goalkeeper to finish his hat trick.
Raphaël Guerreiro scored Dortmund’s fourth within the 70th.
Cunha pulled one again with a penalty within the 79th, however Haaland replied a minute later together with his fourth, arrange by the 17-year-old Jude Bellingham.
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Bundesliga chief Bayern Munich fought again to attract with Werder Bremen 1-1 as its nine-game profitable run throughout all competitions ended.
Maximilian Eggestein fired Bremen forward earlier than the break, however the guests had been unable to carry on for what would have been their first victory over Bayern since a 5-2 win in Munich in September 2008.
Leon Goretzka crossed for Kingsley Coman to equalize within the 62nd minute.
Bayern had received its final 19 video games in opposition to Bremen since a 0-Zero attract September 2010, and coach Hansi Flick started with Goretzka, Serge Gnabry and Joshua Kimmich on the bench, whereas the 17-year-old Jamal Musiala made his first begin.
Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, who conceded six targets in Germany’s Nations League defeat to Spain on Tuesday, did effectively to disclaim Josh Sargent and even higher when he adopted as much as thwart Ludwig Augustinsson from the rebound within the 16th.
Sargent held off Martínez’s problem and pulled the ball again for Eggestein to interrupt the impasse simply earlier than halftime.
Milot Rashica missed a great probability to make it 2-Zero after the break, earlier than Bayern lastly responded. Goretzka crossed for Coman to equalize on the close to submit.
Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky is not going to be allowed to neglect his own-goal that noticed Arminia Bielefeld equalize with out having had a shot on objective.
Hradecky slipped as he tried to kick out Daley Sinkgraven’s again move. He solely brushed the ball because it continued into his objective for Bielefeld to equalize early within the second half.
Fortunately for the Finnish goalkeeper, Aleksandar Dragovic scored late as unbeaten Leverkusen prevailed 2-1.
Ten-man Augsburg additionally scored late to attract at Borussia Mönchengladbach 1-1.
Schalke’s membership record winless streak stretched to 24 video games after dropping 2-Zero to Wolfsburg, and Hoffenheim conceded late to attract with Stuttgart 3-3.
Leipzig was held 1-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt and dropped to fourth,