Dortmund win in Seville: Haaland was the figure of the game

Germans were at a disadvantage but the Norwegian scorer, top scorer of the Champions, tried to consummate the turnaround and extend the advantage against the Spaniards

Borussia Dortmund defeated Sevilla 3-2 this Wednesday in the first leg of the Champions League eighth round, in which the Andalusians took the lead through Suso on seven minutes.

The German response came in the first half and with the Norwegian Erling Haaland showing, once again, the goalscoring credentials and best scorer of the millionaire race (eight goals), when he scored an encore, on 27 and 43 minutes, afterward Mahmoud Dahoud tied the game at 19.

Although they continue to be favorites to move on, Dortmund, which had Portuguese Raphaël Guerreiro among the starters, still allowed Sevilla to harbor hopes “of a turnaround in Germany (March 9), based on the goal of Dutchman Luuk de Jong, at 84 minutes.

The remaining four first-leg matches for the “round of 16” will take place next week. On February 23, the Lazio-Bayern Munich and Atlético de Madrid-Chelsea matches will be played, and the next day Atalanta-Real Madrid and Borussia Monchengladbach-Manchester City will be played.

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