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Erling Haaland Scores The First Goal Of The Bundesliga Return

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Erling Haaland Scores The First Goal Of The Bundesliga Return

Erling Haaland picked up where he left off by scoring the first Bundesliga goal of the return, as Borussia Dortmund went ahead against Schalke.

It's been a breakout season for Haaland and his scoring barely slowed down at all as he moved from Red Bull Salzburg to Dortmund in January.

Football has been on pause since March but clearly that hasn't halted the momentum if the Norwegian striker as he was the first scorer in the Bundesliga after it returned on Saturday afternoon.

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Haaland celebrated his 10th goal in Bundesliga, in just nine games, by pointing to the stands, though there was no fans there to see the game, and then making sure he social distanced from his teammates, something the Schalke defenders were already guilty of.

Ahead of kick off the big news was Lucian Favre's side kicking off without Mario Gotze or Jadon Sancho, with both men starting on the bench.

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Before half time Dortmund made it 2-0 as Raphaël Guerreiro added the second just as the first half was wrapping up.

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As usual Dortmund are chasing Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, who are going for their eighth tile in-a-row, and before kick off Favre's team were four points behind their rivals.

The table toppers get their season back underway on Sunday afternoon when they travel to the capital to face Union Berlin.

Topics: German Football, Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund, Germany, Bundesliga

Ryan Sidle
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