Favre reacts to Dortmund debuts for Haaland, U.S. prospect Reyna
Borussia Dortmund supporters couldn’t help but gush about the hat trick debut for teenage striker Erling Braut Haaland.
Their manager was sure to talk about both of his teen debutants.
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The second was American 17-year-old Giovanni Reyna, who was promoted to the first team this week and came off the bench to make his Bundesliga debut in Saturday’s 5-3 win over Augsburg.Here’s one of Favre’s answers when asked about Haaland, via Fussball.news:
“We also played with Gio Reyna. It was very good. The first time he plays here at 17, that’s good. A 17-year-old, a 19-year-old, I think that’s good.”
“(Haaland) immediately showed his strength, the runs down. He moves well between the lines. It gives us another way to play forward.”
Haaland’s 20-minute hat trick has been well detailed by Joe Prince-Wright here.
Reyna entered for Thorgan Hazard in the 72nd minute, getting 13 touches and completing 7-of-9 passes. He completed his lone dribble attempt and won his only duel while failing to put his only shot attempt on target.