Ahead of Wednesday’s match between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City, Jude Bellingham has acknowledged he is unclear on how to stop Erling Haaland specifically. Man City vs Dortmund will be among an exciting match.
Although Man City has some of the very strong players especially Haaland being one of them. Even Marco Reus, the captain of the Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund also stated his fear on how to stop him.
Man City vs Dortmund: Why is Erling Haaland difficult to stop?
Haaland joined Pep Guardiola’s team after leaving the Bundesliga team this past summer. He has already scored 12 goals in only eight games across all competitions this season.
Bellingham, who used to play with the Norway international at Signal Iduna Park, acknowledged that, while slowing down City’s pace individually can be challenging, doing so will be essential to Dortmund’s success on Wednesday in an the game.
Last week, Dortmund defeated Copenhagen 3-0 to get their UCL season off to a winning start. However, their inconsistent play once again cost them as Edin Terzic’s team was destroyed 3-0 by RB Leipzig over the weekend.
Haaland will be facing his previous club for the first time since leaving in the summer. As they take on a City team who eliminated them from the competition in the quarterfinals in 2020/21.