VirtueStriker Erling Haaland made a double, including a super product, helping Dortmund beat host Schalke 4-0 in the Bundesliga 22 round on the evening of February 20.
Goals: Sancho 42, Haaland 45, 79, Guerreiro 60
In the 45th minute, from the ball of Jadon Sancho, Haaland leaned his left foot volley to a far corner at a distance of about 11 meters and in the posture of his back to the goal. The ball hit the ground and went dangerous, so goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann could not fly as much as he could to push the ball out. The goal came just three minutes after Sancho opened the scoring in Gelsenkirchen.
In this match, Haaland also scored another goal to set the score 4-0, and also came from Sancho’s spark. The 20-year-old England midfielder made a gesture and poked the slot for Jude Bellingham to cross down to the right. Bellingham stretched horizontally and sank to the second column. There, Haaland cut defender Schalke’s tail and easily cushioned the ball in the empty net. He scored his 30th in 32 Bundesliga games.
Not only Haaland shines, Sancho also leaves a mark. In the 42nd minute, defender Mateu Morey stole the ball to Sancho’s feet. Leading a beat, Sancho stretched decisively to the near high corner. He became the youngest player to score 35 goals in the Bundesliga. This record of Sancho may soon be broken by Haaland himself.
The shine of the couple Sancho and Haaland helped Dortmund end a three-match losing streak on away field. They also made a nice score 0-4 against the club of the same city Schalke 04. The host continued to sink at the bottom of the table with nine points, and Dortmund rekindled their hopes of returning to the top four, with a gap of six points from the third team. from Eintracht Frankfurt.
In the 23rd round, Dortmund hosted Arminia Bielefeld on Saturday February 27, followed by a series of three difficult matches in three arenas, beating Monchengladbach in the National Cup, Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga and Sevilla in the Champions League.
List of competition
Schalke: Fährmann (Langer 32 ‘) – Becker, Thiaw, Oczipka, Kolasinac – Boujellab (Schöpf 46’), Bentaleb – William (Mascarell 46 ‘), Serdar, Harit – Hoppe (Raman 66’)
Subs not in use: Mendyl, Bentaleb, Mercan, Bozdogan
Dortmund: Hitz – Morey (Meunier 83 ‘), Can, Hummels, Guerreiro – Dahoud (Reyna 80’), Delaney (Moukoko 83 ‘), Brandt (Bellingham 61’) – Reus (Reinier 80 ‘), Haaland, Sancho
Subs not in use: Unbehaun, Schulz, Tigges, Passlack