Jude Bellingham's historic goal wasn't enough for Borussia Dortmund against Manchester City and former BVB star Erling Haaland. - © /
Jude Bellingham's historic goal wasn't enough for Borussia Dortmund against Manchester City and former BVB star Erling Haaland. - © /
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Manchester City vs. Borussia Dortmund: UEFA Champions League CONFIRMED teams, match stats and LIVE blog!

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Manchester City's Erling Haaland came back to haunt old club Borussia Dortmund with a late winner, after John Stones had cancelled out Jude Bellingham's opener.

As it happened

2 - 1

(0 - 0)

Man City
FINAL
Dortmund
Champions League
Matchday 2
Matchday 2 Etihad Stadium, Manchester
90'
+ 3

NO FURTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Dortmund will feel deflated by the result but they posed City many problems during the second half. They defended extremely well for the entire game and were only undone by two moments of brilliance from the Premier League champions. Elements to build on for this weekend's Revierderby.
Full-time
90'
+ 2

Yellow card

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Phil Foden
90'
+ 2

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Thomas Meunier
Thomas Meunier
90'
+ 1

Substitution

sub
Kalvin Philips
sub
Erling Haaland
89'

TWO CHANGES IN ATTACK

Dortmund are throwing in their two young strikers Youssoufa Moukoko and Karim Adeyemi to try and salvage a point.
88'

Substitution

sub
Youssoufa Moukoko
Youssoufa Moukoko
sub
Salih Özcan
Salih Özcan
88'

Substitution

sub
Karim Adeyemi
Karim Adeyemi
sub
Marco Reus
Marco Reus
87'

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Salih Özcan
Salih Özcan
84'

WHO ELSE?

The pass is sublime and the finish is excellent. Erling Haaland has pounced for City and scored against his old club.
84'

Erling Haaland

GOAL!

2 : 1
Erling Haaland
79'

STONES FROM RANGE

John Stones doesn't score many goals but he sends a shot from way out at Meyer's net. The goalkeeper can't react in time with the shot hit at pace. 1-1 and a pity for Dortmund.
79'

John Stones

GOAL!

1 : 1
John Stones
79'

DEFENSIVE SUB FROM BVB

Modeste has worked hard this evening but he was always going to be limited for chances to test the City backline. Schlotterbeck enters the action to give the visitors some fresh legs at the back.
78'

Substitution

sub
Nico Schlotterbeck
Nico Schlotterbeck
sub
Anthony Modeste
Anthony Modeste
72'

SUPER JUDE

Jude Bellingham netted his fourth Champions League goal tonight, which is the most ever by an English teenager in the competition. Tonight is also his 18th appearance in the Champions League, also a new record by an Englishman under the age of 20.
66'

HAALAND CLOSE

De Bruyne sneaks it through to Haaland but the former BVB man sends his effort wide at an acute angle. City are turning up the heat a little.
63'

CHANGES AT BOTH ENDS

Dortmund have brought in Malen for Reyna. City make three changes as they seek a way back into the game.
61'

Substitution

sub
Donyell Malen
Donyell Malen
sub
Giovanni Reyna
Giovanni Reyna
59'

Substitution

sub
Phil Foden
sub
Jack Grealish
58'

Substitution

sub
Nathan Ake
sub
Joshua Wilson-Esbrand
58'

Substitution

sub
Bernardo Silva
sub
Ilkay Gundogan
56'

IT'S BEEN COMING!

Dortmund have piled much more pressure on City in the second half. Reus picks up the ball and crosses into the box for Jude Bellingham to head in. He just loves scoring against City!
56'

Jude Bellingham

GOAL!

0 : 1
Jude Bellingham
54'

Yellow card

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Rodri
51'

WHAT A CHANCE FOR REUS

Beautiful skill from Reus to progress from Özcan's clever pass. He times his runs well and rounds the defender superbly but sends his curling effort around the post and out for a goal kick. Big chance for BVB.
49'

MEYER AGAIN!

De Bruyne sends in a cross but Meyer dives expertly to catch the ball before Haaland can pounce. Super goalkeeping.
46'

KEEP UP THE NOISE

City might be rolling with it, but Dortmund's wonder wall have been singing loud and proud during the first half. Can they keep this noise up?
Kick-off!
45'

END OF THE OPENING 45'

City have kept the ball for much of the half and have looked the more menacing of the two teams. Dortmund have maintained a level of defensive assuredness with Meyer largely untested. Özcan's chance was the closest either side came to scoring but so far 0-0 seems a fair half-time score.
Half-time
45'

NOISY TRAVELLING SUPPORT

Those that have made the journey to Manchester are making much more noise than their quiet hosts at the Etihad.
44'

MEYER UNTESTED

Solid half from the Dortmund 'keeper, making only his third start for the club tonight. He's been largely untested by City's attack but when he's been called to action - he's delivered.
33'

DORTMUND BREAKAWAY

Meunier skates down the right hand side and drags a low pass to the edge of the box - expecting a teammate to collect. But the loose ball ends up back in City's possession.
31'

CORNER TO DORTMUND

It's only taken 31 minutes, but Dortmund have a corner at the Etihad. Reyna sends the ball sky high and over everyone to jeers of the crowd after aiming at Hummels at the back post.
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DUELS FROM DEEP

The English midfielder is playing a slightly deeper role than usual so far tonight for obvious reasons but is showcasing a masterclass of maturity in midfield.
26'

CITY PRESSING FOR AN OPENER

Dortmund are struggling to get out of their own half. City's well-drilled pressing gives Cancelo another chance to shoot but he sends his long-range effort over the bar.
20'

A HAPPY OPENING 20

It's been busy for the visitors, there's no denying that. Dortmund have had to spend large portions of the game deep inside their own half but have smoothly defended any serious attacking threats.
16'

CLOSE!

Özcan hits a lovely curling effort for Dortmund's first real test at Ederson. The Brazilian Goalkeeper makes a good save but it was a nice breakaway by the visitors.
14'

SUPERB DEFENDING

Modeste miscontrols the ball to allow the hosts to pounce. The dangerous cross from City is well headed away by Hummels with Haaland lurking.
9'

DORTMUND GROWING INTO THE GAME

A nice move from Bellingham who puts in Reus on the right. He zips past the City defenders before aiming a cross at Modeste but it's cut out before the Frenchman can make a lunge at the header.

MO'S IN.

Mo Dahoud here watching the action in recovery mode. Hope that shoulder is on the mend!
3'

SAFE HANDS AGAIN FROM MEYER

This time it's Mahrez who cuts in from the right to take a shot at Dortmund's net, but again Meyer catches the ball with no trouble.
1'

PEP BALL

City keep the ball for much of the first minute before Cancelo shoots into the hands of Alexander Meyer in the Dortmund net. It's a big occasion for the 31-year-old goalkeeper tonight.

TIME TO GO!

Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund is underway!

GAME CHANGER

Giovanni Reyna was introduced to the action early during Dortmund's win over Copenhagen. The US international produced two assists for his teammates in the 3-0 win and is rewarded tonight with a start against City - the team that his father Claudio played for between 2003 to 2007.

JUDE'S LAW

This is Jude Bellingham's 99th appearance for Borussia Dortmund. It remains difficult to comprehend that he is still only 19 years of age.

HAALAND TIME

Erling Haaland scored 62 Bundesliga goals for Borussia Dortmund over the course of his two-and-a-half year spell. Twelve goals in eight appearances for new club Manchester City speaks volumes to the elite level status that he has built during his time at BVB.

MORE ON THOSE TEAMS

Dortmund make three changes to the side that lost 3-0 to Leipzig at the weekend in the Bundesliga. Brandt, Wolf and Schlotterbeck drop to the bench with Reyna, Can and Hummels coming into the side. City meanwhile have former Dortmund boys Gundogan, Akanji and Haaland all in their first eleven tonight while ex-Bielefeld goalkeeper Ortega is amongst the substitutes.

BORUSSIA DORTMUND STARTING XI

Meyer - Meunier, Süle, Hummels, Guerreiro - Özcan, Can, Bellingham - Reus (C), Modeste, Reyna

BORUSSIA DORTMUND SUBS

Unbehaun, Schlotterbeck, Hazard, Wolf, Moukoko, Brandt, Malen, Adeyemi, Passlack, Rothe, Coulibaly

MANCHESTER CITY STARTING XI

Ederson - Stones, Akanji, Ake, Cancelo - Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Gundogan (C) - Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish

MANCHESTER CITY SUBS

Ortega, Carson, Dias, Philips, Alvarez, Silva, Gomez, Foden, Palmer, Lewis, Wilson-Esbrand

CAN BVB MAKE IT TWO WINS FROM TWO IN THE UCL?

It's a tall order against the Premier League champions, but Dortmund have started the competition well. They beat Danish champions Copenhagen 3-0 at Signal Iduna Park, with goals from Marco Reus, Raphael Guerreiro and Jude Bellingham securing a comfortable victory.

WELCOME!

Borussia Dortmund are back in UEFA Champions League action tonight against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Latest

Dortmund got their European campaign under way in style with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Copenhagen in front of 81,000 at Signal Iduna Park on Matchday 1. Bellingham rounded off the scoring that day to give Gio Reyna his second assist of the evening after coming on for the injured Thorgan Hazard in the first half. Captain Marco Reus had earlier made it 1-0 as he so often does to set the wheels in motion for Borussia’s sixth win of the season – and fifth to nil – from eight fixtures. First-choice goalkeeper Gregor Kobel is still out with a muscular issue, so Alexander Meyer will continue after a clean sheet on his Champions League debut. Mats Hummels is preferred to  Nico Schlotterbeck in the centre of defence, while Emre Can and Reyna start.

Haaland enjoyed a blistering two-and-a-half seasons at Dortmund, scoring at almost a goal a game to smash numerous club and Bundesliga records. In little shock to Bundesliga observers, he’s continued that sort of form following his summer move to Manchester, including a brace as they began their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 win at Sevilla. He’s been joined at the Etihad Stadium by some familiar faces in ex-BVB defenders Manuel Akanji and Sergio Gomez, as well as goalkeeper Stefan Ortega from Arminia Bielefeld. Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gündogan are also Bundesliga made and start for former Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola. City have had a week to recover from their last game in Spain after all football was cancelled in England over the weekend following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Watch: All 62 Haaland goals in the Bundesliga

Match stats

  • Bellingham has three Champions League goals (all for Dortmund), which is the joint-most by an English teenager in the competition (level with Wayne Rooney, Theo Walcott, Jadon Sancho and Phil Foden).
  • Reyna set up two of the three goals against Copenhagen, becoming the first American since 2010/11 to register two assists in a Champions League game.
  • Reus is Dortmund’s record scorer in the Champions League with 22 goals, including two in four against City.
  • Dortmund won 1-0 and drew 1-1 in the only previous group meetings with City back in 2012/13.
  • BVB went on to reach the final that year for the first time since winning the Champions League in 1997. City finished runners-up in their maiden European Cup final in 2021.
  • Haaland scored 62 goals in 67 Bundesliga games for BVB, and 86 from 89 in all competitions. His return in the Champions League was 15 in 13 games.

CONFIRMED teams

City: Ederson – Stones, Akanji, Ake, Cancelo – Gündogan, Rodri, De Bruyne (c) – Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish
Subs: Ortega, Carson, Ruben Dias, Phillips, Alvarez, Bernardo Silva, Sergio Gomez, Foden, Palmer, Lewis, Wilson-Esbrand
Out: Mendy (not included)
Coach:
Pep Guardiola

Dortmund: Meyer – Meunier, Süle, Hummels, Guerreiro - Can, Özcan, Bellingham - Reus (c), Modeste, Reyna
Subs:
Unbehauen, Schlotterbeck, Hazard, Wolf, Moukoko, Brandt, Malen, Adeyemi, Passlack, Rothe, Coulibaly
Out:
Bynoe-Gittens (shoulder), Dahoud (shoulder), Haller (testicular cancer), Kobel (muscular), Morey (knee)
Coach:
Edin Terzic