Borussia Dortmund scored thrice within the second half, twice with Erling Haaland and as soon as with Jadon Sancho, to beat hosts RB Leipzig 3-1 on Saturday and shut the hole to the highest spots within the Bundesliga.
After a toothless first half Dortmund improved after the break, taking the lead when Halaand charged down the wing and Marco Reus flicked his cross on together with his again heel for Sancho to hearth in.
Erling Halaand’s two Bundesliga appearances vs. RB Leipzig:
Against no BL facet has he netted extra targets. pic.twitter.com/aGjwF2OgN2
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) January 9, 2021
The England worldwide has now scored for the second consecutive sport after failing to discover the again of the web within the first 13 league matches of the marketing campaign.
The guests got here shut to a second purpose within the 65th however Haaland’s highly effective shot was tipped onto the crossbar by keeper Peter Gulacsi.
Leipzig, who had stored a clear sheet of their earlier 4 league video games, responded with an opportunity of their very own two minutes later as Dani Olmo hit the submit together with his shot.
But Haaland received onto the rating sheet, heading in a Sancho cross at the far submit after launching the transfer himself within the 72nd minute.
The Norway worldwide grabbed a second purpose six minutes from the tip when he was despatched by means of by Reus to spherical Gulacsi earlier than Leipzig scored within the 90th with Alexander Sorloth.
Dortmund are fourth within the standings on 28 factors, 5 off leaders Bayern Munich, who misplaced 3-2 at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Friday. Leipzig, who suffered their first house lack of the season, are in second place on 31.