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Wolfsburg 1-3 Borussia Dotmund: Erling Braut Haaland becomes youngest player to net 50 Bundesliga goals

Erling Braut Haaland scores for Dortmund
Haaland has scored 14 goals in 11 appearances in all competitions this season

Erling Braut Haaland scored in a winning return for Borussia Dortmund at Wolfsburg to become the youngest player to reach 50 German Bundesliga goals.

The Norwegian, aged 21 years and 129 days, struck a late volley after coming on for his 50th Bundesliga appearance.

Wout Weghorst had given Wolfsburg the lead before an Emre Can penalty and Donyell Malen effort turned the game.

Dortmund briefly went top, but Bayern Munich beat Arminia Bielefeld 1-0 to go back above them.

Leroy Sane's well-struck effort from outside the box helped Bayern Munich break a 44-year record. They have scored 102 Bundesliga goals in 2021, beating Cologne's record of 101 in 1977.

Haaland's goal for Dortmund was his 10th in just seven games of a season interrupted by a hip flexor muscle injury that had sidelined him since mid-October.

It was a positive end to a week that saw Dortmund crash out of the Champions League on Wednesday with a 3-1 loss to Sporting Lisbon.

With their sixth win in the last seven league matches, Dortmund moved up to 30 points, one below champions Bayern.



Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 12Pervan
  • 4LacroixBooked at 32mins
  • 23GuilavoguiSubstituted forPhilippat 90+1'minutes
  • 25Brooks
  • 20BakuSubstituted forMbabuat 74'minutes
  • 27ArnoldBooked at 42mins
  • 8Vranckx
  • 15RoussillonSubstituted forRosa Silvaat 61'minutes
  • 28LukebakioBooked at 25mins
  • 10NmechaBooked at 37minsSubstituted forWaldschmidtat 61'minutes
  • 9Weghorst


  • 3Bornauw
  • 5van de Ven
  • 6Rosa Silva
  • 7Waldschmidt
  • 17Philipp
  • 19Mbabu
  • 22Nmecha
  • 30Klinger
  • 31Gerhardt

B Dortmund

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Kobel
  • 24Meunier
  • 16Akanji
  • 15Hummels
  • 14SchulzSubstituted forZagadouat 85'minutes
  • 23CanSubstituted forWitselat 85'minutes
  • 8Dahoud
  • 39WolfBooked at 60minsSubstituted forKnauffat 62'minutes
  • 11Reus
  • 19Brandt
  • 21MalenSubstituted forHaalandat 73'minutes


  • 5Zagadou
  • 9Haaland
  • 20Carvalho
  • 27Tigges
  • 28Witsel
  • 30Passlack
  • 34Pongracic
  • 35Hitz
  • 36Knauff
Sven Jablonski

Match Stats

Home TeamWolfsburgAway TeamB Dortmund
Shots on Target

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, VfL Wolfsburg 1, Borussia Dortmund 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, VfL Wolfsburg 1, Borussia Dortmund 3.

  3. Post update

    Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Julian Brandt tries a through ball, but Marco Reus is caught offside.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Paulo Otávio.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ansgar Knauff (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Mahmoud Dahoud.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, VfL Wolfsburg. Maximilian Philipp replaces Josuha Guilavogui.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund).

  8. Post update

    Dodi Lukébakio (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Paulo Otávio (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Aster Vranckx.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mahmoud Dahoud with a through ball.

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dan-Axel Zagadou (Borussia Dortmund) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Mahmoud Dahoud with a cross.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Axel Witsel replaces Emre Can.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Dan-Axel Zagadou replaces Nico Schulz.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Josuha Guilavogui.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! VfL Wolfsburg 1, Borussia Dortmund 3. Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Julian Brandt with a cross.

  17. Post update

    Corner, VfL Wolfsburg. Conceded by Ansgar Knauff.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dodi Lukébakio (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Wout Weghorst.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dodi Lukébakio (VfL Wolfsburg) header from very close range is just a bit too high. Assisted by Aster Vranckx with a cross following a corner.

  20. Post update

    Corner, VfL Wolfsburg. Conceded by Mats Hummels.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 27th November 2021

  • WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg1B DortmundBorussia Dortmund3
  • Köln1. FC Köln4B MgladbachBorussia Mönchengladbach1
  • Hertha BerlinHertha Berlin1AugsburgFC Augsburg1
  • FürthSpVgg Greuther Fürth3Hoffenheim1899 Hoffenheim6
  • VfL BochumVfL Bochum 18482FreiburgSC Freiburg1
  • Bayern MunichBayern Munich1Arminia BielefeldArminia Bielefeld0

As It Stood

1Bayern Munich13101242132931
2B Dortmund13100333191430
4B Leverkusen126332517821
6Union Berlin125521917220
8RB Leipzig1253423131018
11B Mgladbach135351818018
12VfL Bochum135171220-816
14Hertha Berlin134271327-1414
17Arminia Bielefeld13166919-109
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