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Sport Champions League: Borussia Dortmund tops Neymar, PSG as Erling Haaland scores two more goals

00:25  19 february  2020
00:25  19 february  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Haaland , son of Norwegian former Premier League player Alf Inge Haaland , is a more recent convert to German football but has already bagged himself nine goals in six Dortmund went the other route. Haaland looks to have been an outstanding bargain at a cost of just .6 million while Sancho was

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Erling Haaland picked up right where he left off in the Champions League. The 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund striker — acquired in January for $21.5 million after scoring eight times in six group stage games for Red Bull Salzburg — bagged another two goals on Tuesday to give BVB a 2-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the first match of their home-and-home, total goals round of 16 series in Germany.

Joonas Suotamo holding a football ball: DORTMUND, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 18: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Erling Braut Haaland of Borussia Dortmund celebrates after scoring his teams second goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain at Signal Iduna Park on February 18, 2020 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Ralf Tresse/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)© Provided by Yahoo! Sports DORTMUND, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 18: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Erling Braut Haaland of Borussia Dortmund celebrates after scoring his teams second goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain at Signal Iduna Park on February 18, 2020 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Ralf Tresse/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Brazilian superstar Neymar scored PSG’s lone tally off a pass from Kylian Mbappe two minutes before Haaland’s winner. The second leg will be played in the French capital on March 11.

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ESPN FC's Dan Thomas sits down with Alejandro Moreno, Shaka Hislop, Craig Burley and Gab Marcotti react to Erling Haaland coming off the bench for Borussia Dortmund and scoring two more goals Hislop adds that Haaland has the "understanding and instinct" of a player much older than 19.

Erling Haaland scored twice as Borussia Dortmund beat PSG 2 -1 Westfalenstadion, Champions League - Borussia Dortmund 2 ( Haaland 69, 77) Paris Saint-Germain 1 ( Neymar 75). Borussia Dortmund will take a narrow advantage to the French capital for the second leg of their last 16 tie

Match explodes after a scoreless first half

After an unexpectedly listless (and scoreless) opening 45 minutes from two of the global games most attack-minded teams, the match exploded midway though the second half. Dortmund had come out of the tunnel full of energy following the break, and any defensive caginess from the visitors went out the window after Haaland got the hosts on the scoreboard in the 69th minute:

Neymar gets PSG a potentially vital away goal

Haaland’d strike changed the complexion match. Suddenly forced to chase the game, PSG surged forward with its all-world front three of Neymar, Mbappe and Angel Di Maria. It took the Parisians just six minutes to overwhelm the hosts suspect back line, with Neymar able to turn in his goal into the roof of Roman Burki’s net from close range:

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Dortmund vs PSG , LIVE: Expect goals as Neymar and Jadon Sancho go head to head in first leg of Sportsmail's Nathan Salt will provide live Champions League coverage of BVB vs PSG including score Erling Haaland will make his first Champions League appearance for Borussia Dortmund

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It might not have been enough to salvage a tie in the end, but Neymar’s tally still matters. Because of the away goal rule, it means that a 1-0 triumph in the return at the Parc des Princes would be enough to send PSG manager Thomas Tuchel’s side to the quarterfinals at the against his former team.

Haaland gets the last laugh

A win is a win, tough, and Dortmund will certainly take it. It wasn’t unexpected, however — even after Neymar temporarily silenced the 80,000-plus in attendance at the Westfalenstadion, there was a sense that teenage sensation Haaland wasn’t done. Sure enough, the youngster put the home side up for good with a rocket of a shot from distance just moments after the restart — a goal that was assisted by 17-year-old Giovanni Reyna, who became the youngest American ever to play in Europe’s top club competition when he entered off the bench in the second half:

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