Erling Haaland Delivers the Perfect BVB Debut

Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund Debut

Borussia Dortmund come back from a 2-0 deficit to win 3-5 in Augsburg. After returning from the training camp in Spain, the black and yellow travel to Augsburg to get the second half of the Bundesliga started. With newcomers Erling Haaland and Gio Reyna, BVB fans are confident the team is back in the competition for the Bundesliga. Despite some critical mistakes during the game, Borussia Dortmund managed to secure an important win.

 

During the first half, Borussia Dortmund players weren’t able to find their rhythm. Augsburg showed a compact formation by not allowing Reus, Sancho and Hazard to connect. Therefore, the BVB defense felt the weight of the game for most of the first half. As a result, Florian Niederlechner scored for the home team in the 34th minute. Without a response from Lucien Favre‘s men. the first half ends 1-0.

 

With the start of the second half, Augsburg’s Marco Richter didn’t allow Borussia Dortmund players to breathe by scoring the 2nd goal from a long-range shot. With a moment of genius, Julian Brandt responds 2 minutes later to reduce the gap. However, Florian Niederlechner comes back in the 55th minute to increase the difference by 2 goals. As a result, Lucien Favre introduces Erling Haaland in the 56th minute in the hopes of a response. The Norwegian youngster manages to score his first Bundesliga goal after 2 minutes of playtime. After that, it all went south for the home team as Jadon Sancho scored the equalizer and Haaland achieved a debut hat-trick. The game ended 3-5 with Borussia Dortmund securing 3 crucial points.

 

 

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