Youssoufa Moukoko became the youngest ever scorer in the Bundesliga
Youssoufa Moukoko, Borussia Dortmund's teenage striker, scored the game-winning goal against Schalke in the 79th minute.
1-0 thanks to a goal fromYoussoufa Moukoko
, who set a record for the youngest player to score in a Bundesliga Revierderby.
The brilliant youngster, who has only been alive for 17 years and 301 days, scored the game-winning goal on Saturday at
Signal Iduna Park
, putting Borussia Dortmund atop the league.
The Black and Yellow's overpowering efforts were not in vain thanks to his essential intervention in the 79th minute. Due to Bayern Munich's unexpected loss to Augsburg, Edin Terzic's team now sits atop the table. However, early-season pacesetters Union Berlin and Freiburg still have games to play this weekend.
With the win, Dortmund extended their streak against Schalke to four games (they had previously won eight in a row against them between 1964 and 1967).
But victory came with a price, as Dortmund's captain
was injured in the first half, which might be a major setback for Dortmund and Germany ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
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