Borussia Dortmund’s goal-scoring “machine” Erling Braut Haaland scored the winner in added time on Friday to grab a dramatic 3-2 win at residence to Hoffenheim within the Bundesliga.
Hoffenheim equalised twice as targets by Dortmund youngsters Giovanni Reyna and Jude Bellingham had been cancelled out by Christoph Baumgartner, then Munas Dabbur who levelled within the ninetieth minute.
Nonetheless, Haaland made certain of the three factors for Dortmund when he smashed his sixth purpose this season into the online within the 91st minute.
Haaland has now scored 63 targets in 64 video games since becoming a member of Dortmund in January 2020.
“He’s a machine, I haven’t received sufficient phrases to explain him, however he received us the win and that’s what’s necessary,” England midfielder Bellingham instructed DAZN after Haaland’s dramatic winner.
Dortmund received again to profitable methods after final weekend’s shock defeat at Freiburg.
“I feel we performed higher towards Freiburg, however we had our probabilities in the present day and we took them – pleased days,” added Bellingham.
“We conceded two targets, which is a draw back, however we confirmed some character, which we frequently get criticised for.”
The match received off to a frenetic begin at Sign Iduna Park as Baumgartner was booked after simply 9 seconds for elbowing Axel Witsel within the face.
With Mats Hummels sidelined by damage, Witsel, usually a defensive midfielder, was enjoying out of place as a makeshift centre-back.
Hoffenheim striker Andrej Kramaric hit the submit with a header after solely three minutes however the hazard was cleared.
Dortmund broke the impasse 4 minutes after the break when Bellingham flicked the ball in direction of Reyna, who smashed his shot previous Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann.
Reyna, who solely turns 19 in November, made amends having blown a transparent first-half likelihood when his weak shot was saved by Baumann after a one-on-one scenario.
On the different finish, Dortmund goalkeeper Gregor Kobel denied Kramaric simply earlier than Baumgartner equalised by firing into the far nook.
Bellingham restored Dortmund’s lead with 20 minutes left when he managed the ball together with his thigh and fired residence off his left foot earlier than being changed quickly after with a leg knock.
It appeared Hoffenheim had secured a degree when Dabbur silenced the Dortmund crowd with an equaliser on 90 minutes earlier than Haaland struck within the dramatic remaining moments.