Bayer Leverkusen 3-4 Borussia Dortmund: Erling Haaland scores twice as visitors come THREE from behind before taking thrilling Bundesliga win at BayArena
- Erling Haaland scored the match winning penalty 11 minutes before full time
- It was the Norwegian’s second goal of the match – he also registered an assist
- Leverkusen took the lead three times in the match but ended with zero points
Erling Haaland scored two goals and scored another as Borussia Dortmund repeatedly came from behind before beating Bayer Leverkusen 4-3 in a thrilling Bundesliga game on Saturday.
Florian Wirtz opened the scoring for Leverkusen with a toe poke in the ninth minute, but striker Haaland equalized with a towering header in the 37th before Jude Bellingham ruled out a second from Dortmund for a foul on the run.
Patrik Schick scored in first half stoppage time to put Leverkusen at 2-1 and after the break there would be no break.
Erling Haaland was another Borussia Dortmund hero when he scored twice in a Bundesliga thriller
The Norwegian shoots away the match-winning penalty 11 minutes before the end in the BayArena
Haaland celebrates with teammate Mats Hummels as Dortmund repeatedly fought back
Patrik Schick van Leverkusen was on the scoresheet, but ended up on the losing side
Julian Brandt tied the score again in the 49th minute, deftly controlling Haaland’s pass with his heel before firing the ball into the roof of the net, but within six minutes, Leverkusen was back in the lead with Moussa Diaby’s attack from the net. edge of the area.
Again Dortmund equalized, this time through a superb free kick from Raphael Guerreiro, and they took a 4-3 lead from the penalty spot in the 77th minute when Haaland shot home after Marco Reus was hit in the face by Odilon’s arm. Kossounou.
Elsewhere, VfL Wolfsburg remained at the top of the table with a comfortable 2-0 win over the struggling Greuther Furth, while FC Cologne managed to hold on to a 1-1 draw at Freiburg despite Florian Kainz losing to a second yellow card in the second half. 74th minute.
Mainz scored a goal in each half as they defeated Hoffenheim 2-0, while Union Berlin were held to a scoreless draw at home to Augsburg.
Wolfsburg has a maximum of 12 points after four games, Dortmund second on nine points and Mainz behind them on goal difference. Freiburg is fourth on eight points.