Norwegian striker, Erling Braut Haaland bagged four goals on Saturday evening to inspire Borussia Dortmund to a 5-2 comeback win against Hertha Berlin in the German Bundesliga.
The Black and Yellow outfit visited the Olympiastadion today to honour a date on Matchday 8 of the 2020/2021 German top-flight league season.
Though the side excelled in the first half, a strike from Matheus Cunha [his first of a brace] in the 33rd minute meant that Hertha Berlin went into the break with a narrow lead.
Two minutes after recess, Erling Braut Haaland who had earlier in the day been named the 2020 Golden Boy scored with a tap in to bring Borussia Dortmund level.
A few minutes later, the Norwegian forward added his second on the day with an assist from Julian Brandt before going on to complete his hat-trick in the 62nd minute with an outstanding solo effort.
With Raphael Guerreiro getting in on the scoring in the 70th minute to give Dortmund a 4-1 lead, Erling Braut Haaland will return with another goal [his fourth] to wrap up a perfect day at the office.
Having lasted 85 minutes in Dortmund’s win over Hertha Berlin today, the 2020 Golden Boy award winner merited an enviable rating of 10 from Modernghana Sports partners SofaScore.
With today’s hat-trick, Erling Braut Haaland now has 8 hat-tricks in his professional career and becomes the first Norwegian player to get a SofaScore rating of 10 in a Bundesliga match.