14 Apr Borussia Dortmund news: Record-setter Jadon Sancho expecting for Bayern Munich slip-up
The adolescent helped his side return to the peak of the Bundesliga on Saturday, netting a brace against Mainz
Jadon Sancho will be expecting to visit Bayern Munich slide up on Sunday following the adolescent led Borussia Dortmund into a huge 2-1 win over Mainz on Saturday.
Sancho scored two goals in Signal Iduna Park, becoming the youngest player to record 11 strikes at the Bundesliga.
The triumph helped Dortmund get last last weekend’s catastrophic 5-0 defeat to Bayern in the Allianz Arena, an outcome that crippled their name challenge.
However Sancho assisted Dortmund return two points clear on top, though Bayern do have a match in hand over their rivals.
That match will come away to Fortuna Düsseldorf on Sunday, together with Sancho saying he’ll be eagerly anticipating the game.
“We are pleased to be back on peak of the desk and today we have only got to wait for tomorrow’s outcome,” Sancho informed bundesliga.com.
“They are equally great teams and I am certainly going to see it. Dusseldorf are a really hard side to play so we will wait and see what happens.”
The England international was happy to see his side grip on a two-goal direct on Saturday, although it was a nervy ending after Mainz seized an 83rd-minute wish to halve the deficit.
“The first half has been quite good and we’ve got the two goals,” Sancho said. “From the second half we had to maintain the exact same personality as we did at the first.
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“All of us will need to function on that through the week in training and reveal far better personality. I felt as though we had been pushing the drama much when we had the ball. In these situations we must stay relaxed and calm.
“I do not think that it’s a matter of maturity,” he explained. “It is excitement. As soon as we get the ball we only need to score goals and make the fans proud. We will need to operate on that.”
Dortmund are back in action next Sunday when they confront Freiburg in the Schwarzwald-Stadion.