Erling Haaland becomes 1st Bundesliga player with 5 goals in 2 matches

Erling Haaland becomes 1st Bundesliga player with 5 goals in 2 matches

- Erling Haaland scored a brace in Dortmund's spanking of Cologne in a Bundesliga match

- The 19-year-old came on as a supersub to score two goals and his fifth in two matches so far

- The Norwegian international is now the first player in the history of the German league to score five goals in two matches as a substitute

Erling Haaland continued his impressive start to life in the Bundesliga as he scored a brace in Dortmund's 5-1 win over Cologne.

The Norwegian striker last time out scored a 20 minute hat trick after coming on as a substitute against Augsburg.

And the 20-year-old goal-machine repeated the same feat as a substitute but this time managed two goals during their Friday clash at the Signa Ignua Park.

The 19-year-old has now made history as the first Dortmund player to score five goals in his first two games for the club - with all of them coming in 57 minutes of action in the Bundesliga.

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Raphael Guerreiro opened the scoring in the first minute and Marco Reus doubled their advantage. But the referee awarded the goal following a VAR review after the goal was initially ruled out for an offside.

England star Jadon Sancho made it 3-0, but Mark Uth pulled one back with a superb volley from a tight angle, before Haaland swasnon hand to score from a rebound in the 77th minute.

Then in the 87th minute, the ex-Salzburg star had his second goal after receiving a defence-splitting pass, he then beat the goalkeeper Timo Horn and turned the ball in from a narrow angle.

Haaland was heavily linked to joining Manchester United inn the January window having previously played under United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Molde in their native Norway.

But Dortmund got in the way of the Red Devils and paid £18million and now the German side a now reaping heavily on the rewards.

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United are still out in the market to sign a striker after Marcus Rashford was ruled out for several weeks owing to injury problems.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Victor Moses has finally completed his long speculated loan move to Inter Milan after days of speculation.

The former Nigerian international had completed his medical a few days ago but the Nerazzurri were yet to make his signing official.

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