Borussia Dortmund vs. Legia Warsaw provided goals on goals on goals: the wild numbers behind Tuesday night's 12-goal thriller 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/7naHGgIrZy
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Borussia Dortmund record held in a UEFA Champions League match for most goals scored in a single night was the authentic rain of goals that the supporters of the Special Ones Football Clubs enjoyed most as they will remember it for good. Instead of that uncommon group stage clash, the Black and Yellows suffered last night a torrential rain during the second half of their 4-1 win over Serie A side Udinese.
The Borussia of Dortmund and the Legia of Warsaw remains as the historical record of most goals in a UEFA Champions League match, as both teams reached twelve goals in total to top the 8-3 result ocurred in 2003 involving AS Monaco and Deportivo Coruna sides.
This Borussia Dortmund record in the UEFA Champions League led by a rain of goals resulted in the party in which two teams annotated more goals than any other team in history. The Borussers set the unprecedented rythm of a madness high-scoring match winning by eight goals to four, surpassing the previous record mentioned, and scoring as many goals as AS Monaco did in the current second craziest night in UEFA Champions League history.
Moreover, the Borussia Dortmund record achieved by inflicting on Legia Warsaw’s net eight times that November night came from a ridiculous first 32 minutes of the match, with the two squads scoring seven goals and also taking into account that the first net was made in the minute eleven.
Legia Warsaw advanced first under a goal of Prijovic, whereas Ousmane Dembele -the man of the match in the end- was the one who helped Borussia Dortmund with three assists. Shijo Kagawa equaled the match in the seventeen and put the two to one on the scoreboard with two almost followed goals, in which the French wing collaborated as well.
Besides, actual Borussia Dortmund captain Marcos Reus was back after his six months serious injury, in a night that would be sensational for him as he contributed with a spectacular hat-trick. Earlier in the match, Nuri Sahin took advantage of a shot of Reus to bring it in despite Legia’s Prijiovic shortened the deficit in the minute 24. Dembele and Reus went back to punish the opponent under a Kagawa’s lob.
It was in the second half when Borussia Dortmund record became true as the Special One Football Club consumated the historical thrash against Legia Warsaw, as the madness seemed to not have an end once Reus made the sixth goal in minute 52. Five minutes later, Kucharzil would score the third goal Warsaw, while Felix Passlack made the seventh for the Black and Yellows after a tremendous fast break play.
Nikolic sailed the counter for the visitors and during injury time Marcos Reus would make the historical goal that becomes Borussia Dortmund Legia Warsaw clash as the UEFA Champions League match in which most goals have been converted in the maximum European competition.
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Borussia Dortmund 8-4 Legia Warszawa pic.twitter.com/qtl9h4AlJA
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