Dortmund’s Norwegian ahead Erling Braut Haaland celebrates after scoring throughout the German first division Bundesliga soccer match Werder Bremen vs BVB Borussia Dortmund, in Bremen, northern Germany on February 22, 2020.
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Erling Braut Haaland scored his 40th purpose of the season as the teenager continued his phenomenal scoring streak in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-Zero win at Werder Bremen on Saturday.
The 19-year-old flicked residence a second-half cross to attain his 12th purpose in eight video games for Dortmund as Lucien Favre’s aspect moved second within the Bundesliga, 4 factors behind leaders Bayern Munich.
Haaland, who scored twice in Tuesday’s Champions League final 16, first-leg win over Paris Saint-Germain, additionally netted 28 objectives for Salzburg earlier than becoming a member of Dortmund for 20 million euros ($22 million) in December.
Dortmund floor out victory after exhibiting some early nerves in Bremen the place they crashed to a Three-2 German Cup defeat earlier this month.
Centre-back Dan-Axel Zagadou gave the guests the lead by volleying residence a Jadon Sancho nook on 52 minutes.
Haaland doubled the benefit by drilling Achraf Hakimi’s sq. ball into the nook on 66 minutes to attain his ninth Bundesliga purpose.
After 5 straight league defeats, Bremen stay 17th and 5 factors from security.
They suffered one other blow within the relegation battle as Fortuna Duesseldorf, who’re a spot above them, loved a 2-Zero win at Freiburg.
Dortmund climbed above RB Leipzig on purpose distinction.
Julian Nagelsmann’s Leipzig can transfer again to inside one level of Bayern, who beat backside aspect Paderborn Three-2 on Friday, after they go to Schalke in a while Saturday.
Fourth-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach slipped six factors behind Bayern, albeit with a sport in hand, as Lucas Ribeiro’s injury-time strike snatched Hoffenheim a 1-1 draw at Borussia Park.
Matthias Ginter had powered in an early opener for Gladbach, however the hosts had been made to pay after Alassane Plea noticed a 75th-minute penalty saved by Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann.
Regardless of forking out 77 million euros ($83 million) on transfers in January, Hertha Berlin’s poor kind continued in a 5-Zero thrashing at residence to Cologne.
Hertha had been introduced crashing again right down to earth after Alexander Nouri gained his first sport in cost following Jurgen Klinsmann’s shock resignation final weekend at Paderborn.
The house aspect defended woefully and had been 2-Zero down inside 22 minutes as Jhon Cordoba scored an early double.
The Colombian striker exploited a four-on-two state of affairs for his first purpose and simply escaped his marker to go within the second.
Midfielder Florian Kanz added two objectives of his personal earlier than Mark Uth curled residence a free-kick 20 minutes from time as Hertha capitulated.