Erling Haaland hits hat-trick in 23 minutes to rescue Dortmund on debut

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Borussia Dortmund’s new signing Erling Haaland scored a sensational hat-trick in 23 minutes on his debut to help his team come from two goals down and beat Augsburg 5-3 on Saturday as the Bundesliga resumed after the winter break. The Norwegian teenager Haaland, who joined weeks ago from RB Salzburg for a reported €20m, scored his first goal with a low drive in the 59th minute, three minutes after coming on, to cut the deficit to 3-2.

Augsburg had led through a brace from Florian Niederlechner and a goal from Marco Richter. Jadon Sancho levelled for the visitors before Haaland then tapped in Dortmund’s fourth in the 70th to put them ahead.

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