Paderborn - Dortmund

Germany: Bundesliga
Paderborn U. Hünemeier (Pen. 72)
Benteler-Arena1-6
Dortmund T. Hazard (54), J. Sancho (57), J. Sancho (74), A. Hakimi (85), M. Schmelzer (89), J. Sancho (90)
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Axel Witsel hails hat-trick hero Jadon Sancho as 'one of the best of his generation'

By Rune Gjerulff

Axel Witsel praised Jadon Sancho after the youngster scored his first ever senior hat-trick in Borussia Dortmund's 6-1 victory over Paderborn.

Jadon Sancho.
Jadon Sancho.Photo: Marco Verch, CC BY-SA 2.0

Axel Witsel has hailed teammate Jadon Sancho as 'one of the best of his generation' after the 20-year-old scored a hat-trick in the second half of Sunday's 6-1 win over Paderborn.


"I think he's one of the best of his generation. He still has a lot to improve, to progress, because he is really young," Witsel told Bundesliga.com after the game and added:

"But I'm sure in his position, as a winger, he will be one of the best."

With his hat-trick today, Sancho took his goal tally to 20 in all competitions this season.


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