DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Gio Reyna scored twice and Jude Bellingham as soon as as Borussia Dortmund reached the German Cup remaining with a dominant displaying from its younger abilities to beat second-tier Holstein Kiel 5-0 on Saturday.
Dortmund’s win was by no means unsure as all of the targets got here within the first half towards a Kiel staff which had been pushed to the restrict by two quarantines for coronavirus outbreaks this 12 months and a packed schedule.
Reyna put Dortmund in entrance from the sixteenth minute with a shot from the sting of the field off a move from Jadon Sancho.
Reyna made it 2-0 seven minutes later when the midfielder was left with a tap-in after Marco Reus was challenged by the Kiel goalkeeper and Raphael Guerreiro backheeled the free ball towards Reyna.
Marco Reus added a 3rd quickly after off Emre Can’s lobbed move, and Thorgan Hazard made it 4 with a solo run via the middle and low end. Bellingham’s deflected shot for the fifth objective simply earlier than halftime was greeted with extra muted celebrations.
Dortmund was already worrying about accidents as striker Erling Haaland watched from the stands with a muscle drawback. Worse got here when substitute proper again Mateu Morey was taken off on a stretcher within the 72nd after a severe knee damage left him screaming in ache.
Kiel pulled off the shock of the competitors when it eradicated 2020 winner Bayern Munich within the second spherical. The membership hoped for promotion to the Bundesliga however its season was thrown astray in March when your complete staff was put into quarantine after an outbreak of the virus. One other quarantine adopted in April, leaving Kiel with health issues and an unlimited backlog of rescheduled video games.
Dortmund will play Leipzig within the remaining in Berlin on Might 13 in what would be the final sport in cost for each coaches. Dortmund’s Edin Terzic is handing over to Marco Rose for subsequent season when his interim spell in cost ends, whereas Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann is leaving for Bayern.
Dortmund final reached the ultimate when it beat Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 for the title in 2017.
Leipzig is in search of the primary main trophy within the membership’s brief historical past. Its solely earlier look in a remaining was when it misplaced to Bayern 3-0 in 2019.
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