Jude Bellingham earned the primary purple card of his senior profession, however Erling Haaland did the enterprise once more because the striker scored twice in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-Zero win over top-four rivals Wolfsburg.
With Champions League qualification a precedence for the Ruhr-based facet, Haaland’s second strike took him to 25 for the season – making him the primary participant within the membership’s historical past to attain twice in ten league video games in a single season.
But it was not all optimistic for BVB, as their younger English starlet Bellingham noticed purple within the 59th minute after selecting up a second yellow.
The 17-year-old England worldwide was booked for the second time within the recreation for a slipshod sort out on Wolfsburg’s Kevin Mbabu within the second-half, having been initially booked shortly after Haaland’s opening objective within the 12th minute.
It was the primary sending-off of Bellingham’s profession and he’ll now be banned for Dortmund’s subsequent recreation – a monster showdown with second-placed RB Leipzig.
Dortmund are one level off the top-four within the Bundesligaand two factors behind third-placed Wolfsburg, with simply three video games remaining this season.
In-demand Haaland’s double additionally noticed the 20-year-old break Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s membership report of away objectives scored in a single season for BVB, with the Norwegian star now on 16.
Bellingham’s first profession purple card additionally got here on a day he was described as ‘untouchable’ by switch insiders, amid hyperlinks with a shocking transfer to the Premier League.
The teenager, who joined Dortmund from hometown membership Birmingham City final summer time for round £25million, has loved a shocking and fast rise to the first-team in Germany and has earned reward for his performances on the highest stage within the Champions League this season.
Based on stories from Eurosport, Chelsea are among the many prime golf equipment monitoring Bellingham’s progress at Dortmund amid rumours the Bundesliga membership would already demand a staggering £100m for the 17-year-old.
Nevertheless, switch guru Fabrizio Romano revealed on Saturday that BVB take into account the younger English midfielder as ‘untouchable’ and is certainly staying put this summer time.