The Norway star displayed his pace and power against Bayern Munich, but his final ball was lacking – unlike Robert Lewandowski’s.
Erling Haaland has admitted he must be more clinical in front of goal despite scoring in Borussia Dortmund’s Klassiker defeat to Bayern Munich.
Dortmund went down 3-2 to the Bundesliga champions at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday, with Haaland netting the final goal of the game – his sixth of the season in the league.
But the 20-year-old might have struck long before that late effort in a wasteful display, missing the target with his prior three shots.
“I have to score more goals,” he said. “If we don’t put our chances away at this level, then we won’t win.”
It was Haaland’s decision-making that was as much a problem as his profligacy.
While the Norway international attempted four shots, missing one of his two big chances, he also passed up a host of opportunities by mistiming a run or misplacing a pass. Continue reading