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Champions League, Sevilla 2-3 Borussia Dortmund: Records broken

Erling Braut Haaland scored a brace for Borussia Dortmund as the Bundesliga side overcame Sevilla in their Champions League round of 16 first leg tie.

Dortmund were trailing in the match 1-0 before Mahmoud Dahoud and Haaland helped them go 3-1 up.

Howerver, Luuk de Jong scored late to keep Sevilla alive.

Here we present the records broken.

Sevilla took a lead with Suso’s shot that deflected in off Mats Hummels.

Dahoud leveled before Haaland got two goals in a space of 16 minutes.

Luuk de Jong scored late on to give Sevilla hope in the tie.

Towards the end, there was also a VAR check for a possible foul by Thomas Meunier on De Jong.

However, VAR deemed it legal.

As per Opta, Dortmund clinched their maiden away win against a Spanish side in over 24 years. Their previous victory came in October 1996, when they won 1-0 against Atletico en route to winning the competition that season.

Meanwhile, in what was their 27th home game in the European Cup/Champions League, Sevilla suffered back-to-back home defeats in the competition for the first time.

Source: News Bytes

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