Sevilla have Netherlands striker Luuk de Jong to thank for the lifeline given to them ahead of their Champions League round of 16 second leg meeting with Borussia Dortmund in Germany. With the scoreline at 3-1, Netherlands player Luukde Jong came off the bench to pull one back for his team as Borussia Dortmund were only able to leave Seville in Spain with a 3-2 win at the end of proceedings in the first leg of their last 16 tie. Netherlands international Luuk de Jong had to settle for a place on the bench for the Borussia Dortmund game on Wednesday.
Hosts Sevilla had made a bright start as early as the seventh minute through Spanish international winger Susobut they were unable to hold on to that lead. Mahmoud Dahoud started the fightback for Borussia Dortmund on 19 minutes before the impressive ErlingHaaland found the back of the net eight minutes later to give his team the lead for the first time in the game. Norwegian international ErlingHaalandproved to be a thorn in the flesh of Sevilla throughout the entire game and he was responsible for the third Borussia Dortmund goal just before the break. ErlingHaaland took his tally to eight goals in just five Champions League games with his brace in the first half. Borussia Dortmund started the second half with a 3-1 lead and that was how the scorelinewas until the final six minutes when Netherlands attacker Luuk de Jong scored a second goal for Sevilla to give the Spanish team a lifeline ahead of the second leg at the SignaIduna Park in Dortmund in the next three weeks.