Biggest loss in the Champions League – VG

Biggest loss in the Champions League - VG

(Ajax-Borussia Dortmund 4-0) Erling Braut Haaland had to go scoreless when he faced Ajax Borussia Dortmund in Amsterdam.



Since the League Cup became the Champions League title in 1992, Borussia Dortmund have lost three goals five times (including Rosenborg’s 3-0 away win in the fall of 1999), but never before have the big German side lost four goals in the Champions League. . League – Before Tuesday, I played away against Ajax.

– Ajax tour player and Welder Borussia Dortmund, commentator on TV2 Simin Stamsø Muller said when Sebastian Haller scored Ajax’s fourth goal 20 minutes before the end.

Combined with a 0-4 loss to Sochaux in the 2003 UEFA Cup and a 0-4 loss to Manchester United in the 1964 Fairs Cup, this is the club’s biggest loss in a European club championship. It’s also a relegation for Erling Braut Haaland’s biggest loss to Dortmund, along with the 0-4 loss in the Bundesliga to Hoffenheim in June 2020.

Herget: Sebastian Haller is the top scorer in the Champions League, scoring two goals and one goal on Tuesday night.

Thus, it was a poor rehearsal on Dutch soil for Erling Braut Haaland, who in four weeks is likely to go to the Netherlands to play Norway’s fateful World Cup qualifier, on a team possibly made up of several Ajax players. The flight then goes to Feyenoord Stadium, de Cuyib, in Rotterdam.

Ajax got many chances and made the most of them. The first target was my fault. Anyway, we had many good chances with Erling. From our point of view, the match was very open and Ajax was the best team tonight, Dortmund captain Marco Reus told Amazon.

Erling Braut Haaland had scored in 13 of 17 Champions League matches ahead of Tuesday’s game against Ajax. One match against Liverpool, one match against Paris Saint-Germain and two matches against Manchester City were the only ones in which he did not score, with Manchester City being the only team the Norwegian did not score against.

Away against Ajax, a new team was added to that list, despite the fact that it had a number of great chances. In extra time in the first half, he got Dortmund’s only chance in the round, but a shot from 12 meters was saved by Ajax goalkeeper Rimko Pasfer.

Thus, it was Ajax who entered the first half with a difference of two goals.

The first goal came already ten minutes later. Dusan Tadic hit a powerful free kick inside the penalty area and in front of goal Marco Reus hit the ball into his own net.

A quarter of an hour later, Daley Blind woke up in good shape. Sebastian Haller left the Champions League top scorer against Blind, who hit the net from 18 metres, across the post. The host team was closer to 3-0 than Dortmund which was a downsizing before the break.

Haaland got another great opportunity at the start of the second half. The Norwegian played free in the back room after only two minutes of the half and hit a semi-air ball with his right foot. Sefer ended up from a middle distance but maintained an excellent save when he shot the ball across the crossbar and out of it.

This was undoubtedly Ajax’s night, and just before the hour was up, Anthony broke through the game when he hit the ball into the far corner from ten metres. Ajax haven’t given up yet, and after two goalscoring passes, it was Haller who put the ball in the net after a Daley Blind serve 20 minutes from time, a few minutes after Haaland misused his third big chance of the day. .

In the second match in Group C, Sporting won 4-1 away from Besiktas. Ajax leads the group with nine points after three matches, while Dortmund has six points, Sporting three points, and Besiktas zero points.

In the Champions League, Real Madrid defeated Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0. In the same group, Inter won 3-1 at home against Sherif Tiraspol, but after three matches, Sherif leads the group, in a mutual settlement against Real Madrid.

Salah won Liverpool’s away game against Atletico Madrid, and the English made an excellent start with three victories. Worse yet for Milan, who lost the second group match away to Porto, who stands with zero points after three matches.

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