Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Braut Haaland units a new record by scoring his fifteenth Champions League goal in 12 matches, changing into the quickest player in history to take action.
Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland has develop into the quickest player in history to score 15 goals within the Champions League.
The Norwegian – recently named the 2020 Golden Boy – bagged a brace in Dortmund’s 3-0 win over Membership Brugge on Tuesday night, with Jadon Sancho also discovering the back of the net on the night time.
Whereas that signifies that Haaland has scored in each Champions League game for Lucien Favre‘s side this season, the 20-year-old has damaged yet one more record because the quickest player to hit the 15-goal mark in Europe’s elite competition – doing so in just 12 matches.
As well as, the former Pink Bull Salzburg attacker has now chalked up more goals within the Champions League than footballing legends similar to Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane, as well as present world-renowned strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Roberto Firmino.
The record for the fewest matches to achieve 15 goals within the Champions League was beforehand held by Roberto Soldado and Ruud van Nistelrooy, who each took 19 games to hit that focus on.
Haaland’s brace against Brugge takes him as much as 17 goals for the season in all competitions, with the Dortmund man already in double figures within the 2020-21 Bundesliga campaign.