Former West Ham United player Sebastien Haller scored his sixth Champions League goal in three games as Ajax outclassed German side Borussia Dortmund 4-0. Marco Reus’ own goal opened the scoring for the Dutch team before former Manchester United player Daley Blind drove home the second from Haller’s pass.
Sebastien Haller Outshines Haaland in Champions League
Brazilian star player Antony curled in a third for the hosts, also set up the former West Ham striker Haller for the last goal. The Ivory Coast forward who had never played in the Champions League before this season headed in Blind’s cross with 18 minutes left to go.
He is now the second player to score six goals in his first three Champions League matches after Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Braut Haaland, who was then at Red Bull Salzburg. Haaland had three of Dortmund’s four shots on target in this game, with one of them tipped onto the bar by Remko Pasveer.
Ajax is now topping Group C with nine points with Dortmund dropping points for the first time in the Champions League this season. Third-placed Sporting Lisbon won 4-1 at Besiktas in the group’s earlier game.