Borussia Dortmund is thanking its lucky stars that Erling Haaland didn’t leave the club this summer as the Norwegian God did unspeakable things to Frankfurt during a 5-2 victory on Saturday.
Haaland was involved in all five of Dortmund’s goals bagging a brace and having a hat trick of assists.
The 21-year-old set up Marco Reus for the first goal after dribbling the ball down nearly half of and slipping it through to the Dortmund veteran.
Haaland leads the charge as Reus slots it home pic.twitter.com/e2T5YIUBz4
Frankfurt went level courtesy of an own just four minutes later, but it wasn’t anything that Haaland couldn’t handle. He set up Thorgan Hazard in the 32nd minute to retake the lead.
Another assist for Haaland pic.twitter.com/t5NWbOUMbf
Two minutes later Haaland got himself on the scoresheet after stealing the ball off Frankfurt defender Stefan Ilsanker. The rest was classic Erling Haaland.
It's Erling Haaland's world, we're just living in itOne goal, two assists in the first half pic.twitter.com/nFObZc8MAh
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) August 14, 2021
USMNT forward Giovanni Reyna was the next player on Haaland’s giving list as he extended the lead in the 58th minute.
HAALAND HAT TRICK... OF ASSISTS pic.twitter.com/Os6VZhPQsw
The goal was Reyna’s ninth for Dortmund. He wasn’t the only USMNT player to score in his club’s opener as Christian Pulisic also got himself a goal on Saturday.
Haaland capped off his incredible performance with another goal in the 70th minute. If there was a Norse God of goals, it would be Erling Haaland.
TWO GOALS THREE ASSISTS FOR ERLING HAALAND! pic.twitter.com/YWrrTAhv8o— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 14, 2021
Please don’t let PSG get anywhere near this guy.