Match report: Borussia Dortmund 2-1 PSG

Borussia Dortmund pulled off an important first leg victory at Signal Iduna Park in their Champions League Round of 16 tie against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.

Erling Haaland scored twice either side of Neymar’s equaliser, with all three goals coming in the final 25 minutes of the game.

BVB had been the dominant team and left many fans wondering how they went into half-time with the score only 0-0.

Haaland’s opening goal on 69 minutes was the least Lucien Favre’s side deserved having taken the game to the French champions all evening.

However, the lead didn’t last for long as the ball broke kindly to Neymar at the back post six minutes later for the Brazilian to tap home an equaliser.

Borussia Dortmund got their just dues two minutes later when Erling Haaland scored a stunning second with a first time effort from 20 yards to beat Kaylor Navas in the PSG goal. The Norwegian striker has now scored 12 goals in his first eight appearances in all competitions for the German side.

The second leg takes place at the Parc des Princes in the French capital on Wednesday 11 March.

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