Erling Haaland delighted with four-goal haul, praises record-breaker Youssoufa Moukoko
By Rune Gjerulff
Erling Haaland scored four goals as Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha 5-2 in a game that saw Youssoufa Moukoko become the youngest debutant in the Bundesliga's history. After the game, Haaland had plenty of praise for his 16-year-old teammate.
Erling Haaland stole the show at the Olympiastadion in Berlin on Saturday, scoring four goals as he led Borussia Dortmund to a 5-2 victory over Hertha BSC.
Speaking after the game, Haaland reflected on a few of his goals and hailed Youssoufa Moukoko, who replaced him after 85 minutes to become the youngest ever player to feature in the Bundesliga at the age of 16 years and 1 day.
"The first goal was very good, but so was the second one. Everyone thought it was offside, but it wasn't," said Haaland in a post-match interview.
"I'm really happy for Youssoufa. I'd really like to play with him sometime. I think he's one of the biggest talents in the world right now. He's only 16 years and one day old, and he's playing fantastically. He has a great career ahead of him," he added.