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Borussia Dortmund got their misfiring Champions League campaign into gear on Wednesday as they beat Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 thanks to goals from Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland.

Dortmund were looking to bounce back from last week’s 3-1 loss at Lazio but struggled to break down Zenit’s organised defence until Vyacheslav Karavaev gave away a penalty, which was converted by Sancho.

Haaland then added a second on the counter attack in stoppage time for his 12th goal in 10 career Champions League games.

Haaland was set free behind the Zenit defence by a header from 17-year-old Jude Bellingham and struck a shot between goalkeeper Mikhail Kerzhakov’s legs.

Dortmund have now won three of its last four games without conceding a goal, with the defeat to Lazio the exception. That recent form has helped stabilize the team after a 3-2 German Super Cup loss to Bayern Munich and a Bundesliga defeat to

Dortmund are now third in Group F on three points. Meanwhile, Zenit occupy last place in the group after losing its opening game to Brugge. They are already closing in on extending their five-year run without qualifying for the knockout stages.

Haaland scored his 12th Champions League goal

Also in Group F…

Club Brugge and Lazio are both ahead of Dortmund on four points after sharing a 1-1 draw.

Hans Vanaken’s spot-kick cancelled out Joaquin Correa’s opener for the visitors.

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