Champions League – Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Sevilla: With a double from Erling Haaland and Youssef En-Nesyri, Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla drew 2-2 in Germany.
The second leg for the Eighth Final, between Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla, was played at Signal Iduna Park .
In the first leg, the Germans had achieved a great result, achieving a 3 to 2 as visitors at Sánchez Pizjuán. While Dortmund dominated that match, today’s was the opposite.
During the first half, the visitors were the ones who took the initiative at all times, without letting their rival play.
Those led by Julen Lopetegui had control of the ball and the course of the first half. With Lucas Ocampos and Marcos Acuña on the left wing, Sevilla was constantly approaching the rival goal.
The only thing that the Spanish team lacked was more inspiration when defining the occasions. Inspiration that Borussia Dortmund did have, at the feet of Marco Reus and Haaland.
In an advanced pressure from the German team, the ball was left by captain Reus on the side of the area and he assisted his teammate Erling Haaland , who only had to push it to score the first at 35 ‘minutes.
Already with the result in favor, Borussia came out in the second half to liquidate the story, pressing high and very aggressively, they did not let their opponent get into the game.
In this context Jules Koundé committed a penalty on Haaland, so that the Bavarians widen the difference.
At 53 ′ minutes the Norwegian striker would execute it, but he would be saved by goalkeeper Yassine Bounou, although the VAR would immediately cause the action to be repeated, after he was ahead at the time of saving. Once again, Haaland would execute the maximum penalty and put the 2-0 at 54 ‘.
Faced with the extreme situation, Lopetegui decided to introduce “Papu” Gómez and Luuk De Jong. The latter generated a penalty that would be executed by the attacker En-Nesyri , who shortened distances to 68 ′.
The final minutes would have one more emotion that would put everyone on their feet in Germany. In a corner executed by Jesús Navas, Youssef En-Nesyri would rise higher than all and make it 2-2 in the 96th minute.
Excited, Sevilla would make a final sprint looking for the equality of the would, but could not find it with only one minute left to play.
Finally, Borussia Dortmund advanced to the next phase and await their rival in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals .