Erling Haaland scores 1st goal Bundesliga goal after COVID-19 break

Erling Haaland scores 1st goal Bundesliga goal after COVID-19 break

- Erling Haaland opened the scoring in Dortmund's win over Schalke 04 after the COVID-19 break

- The Norwegian became the first player to score a goal in the Bundesliga as they returned to action

- Dortmund defeated city rivals Schalke 04 4-0 at the empty Signa Iguna Park stadium

Erling Haaland has continued his goalscoring form since he joined Dortmund and the global pandemic did not seem to slow down the Norwegian striker.

The 19-year-old picked up from he left off as he became the first player to score in the Bundesliga after the coronavirus break which lasted for over two months.

Haaland opened the scoring in Dortmund's 4-0 spanking of city rivals Schalke 04 in an empty Signa Iguna Park.

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A lovely pass from Thorgan Hazard from the right found the teenager inside the box as he hit it first time to make it 1-0 to the home side.

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The goal-celebration from Dortmund players were funny as they maintained social-distancing without hugging each other.

Right on the stroke of half-time, Julian Brandt provided the second for Raphael Guerreiro to make it 2-0 to the Yellow Canaries.

Four minutes after the restart Hazard finally got his name on the scoresheet as he scored from another Brandt's assist to make it 3-0.

Guerreiro completed his brace to wrap up the scoring as he finished from a Halaand's assist to earn a 4-0 win for his side.

Lucien Favre's side are still in contention for their first Bundesliga title in since 2002 as they moved within a point from leaders Bayern Munich who a game at hand.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Bundesliga 2 restarted in the most dramatic of fashions on Saturday, May 16, 2020, after there was a goal and a red card in the first four minutes one of the first games.

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The game involved Bundesliga 2 sides Erzgebirge Aue and Sandhausen, who treated fans at home to some typical football drama.

No sooner had the game began than Sandhusen's Dennis Diekmeier received his marching orders for a professional foul on an opponent.

The resulting penalty was converted by Dimitrij Nazarov who gave Erzgebirge Aue a deserved 1-0 lead.

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