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

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

18 Feb 2021: 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.

#UCL: How did the match pan out?

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.

Records: Contrasting records for Dortmund and Sevilla

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.

Haaland: Haaland smashes these Champions League records

Haaland has now scored 10 Champions League goals in seven appearances for Dortmund.

As per BT Sport, this is the quickest a player has ever reached 10 goals for a team in the competitions.

Haaland has 18 UCL goals in 13 appearances. Notably, he is the first player in UCL history to score 18 goals in first 13 games.

Fact: Rare away win in the UCL for Dortmund

As per Opta, Dortmund ended a run of six straight defeats away from home in the knockout stages of the Champions League. This was their first such victory since February 2014 under Jurgen Klopp (4-2 versus Zenit St Petersburg).

Fact: Haaland is flying in the Champions League