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Sevilla FC vs. Borussia Dortmund – Football Match Report – February 17, 2021 – ESPN


Erling Haaland scored twice as Borussia Dortmund overcame an early deficit to beat Sevilla, 3-2, in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday.

Sevilla went immediately in front after just seven minute when Suso’s shot from the top of the box after some fine footwork took a wicked deflection off a Dortmund defender and beat Marwin Hitz in net.

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Dortmund needed only 12 minutes to hit back and it came in sensational fashion, through Mahmoud Dahoud who unleashed an unstoppable shot from distance after picking up a pass from Haaland near the top of the box.

Haaland collected his first just before the half-hour mark — the Norway international combining with Jadon Sancho before stretching and beating Sevilla keeper Bono to the England man’s cushioned chip.

Haaland made it 3-1 in the 43rd minute when, from a counter-attack, he rolled a Marco Reus pass across Bono and into a gaping net with his first touch.

Luuk de Jong gave Sevilla a lifeline five minutes from time with a side-footed finish of a Oscar Rodriguez free kick after ghosting free at the back post.

The return leg in Dortmund will be played on March 9.



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