Another night of records
Having scored twice in the last-16 first leg in Seville as Dortmund ran out 3-2 winners, Haaland was back among the goals on Tuesday.
He opened the scoring 35 minutes into the first half, extending his run in front of goal to six consecutive Champions League games. At 20 years and 231 days of age, he is the youngest player to achieve such a feat in Europe’s premier club tournament.
Better was to come for the Norway international, however. In the second half he extended Dortmund’s aggregate lead to 5-2 with a penalty and set a new benchmark with his 20th Champions League goal.
Tottenham’s Harry Kane was the previous owner of the record, reaching the figure in a comparatively sluggish 24 games.
He is also Norway’s top scorer in the Champions League, overtaking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who netted 19 times in the competition.
Third time lucky
Haaland’s second, though, was not without incident. In fact, the 20-year-old had three opportunities to net before finally getting back on the score sheet.
First, he steam-rollered his way to goal before shooting past Bono, only to see referee Cuneyt Cakir bring review the action for suspected foul play.
It was deemed that Haaland had committed an infraction on Fernando on the way to goal, but VAR brought play back even further to spot a previous push on the forward by Jules Kounde.
He took the penalty himself and saw Bono save both his first effort and the rebound, although the goalkeeper’s joy was short-lived as Cakir ordered a retake as he had strayed off his line.
Haaland was in no mood to give Sevilla another reprieve and converted his kick to finally claim the record – also earning a yellow card for his troubles due to squabbling with Kounde in the aftermath of the initial passage of play.