Previous
Real Madrid
Valencia
2
1
FT
Game Details
Espanyol
Barcelona
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Sunderland
AFC Bournemouth
0
1
FT
Game Details
Southampton
Hull City
0
0
FT
Game Details
AS Monaco
Toulouse
3
1
FT
Game Details
Las Palmas
Atletico Madrid
0
3
LIVE HT
Game Details
VfL Wolfsburg
Bayern Munich
0
3
LIVE HT
Game Details
Orlando City SC
Colorado Rapids
7:55 PM UTC
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
Chicago Fire
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
FC Dallas
Portland Timbers
12:00 AM UTC Apr 30, 2017
Game Details
Guadalajara
León
12:06 AM UTC Apr 30, 2017
Game Details
Next
Bayer LeverkusenBayer Leverkusen
Schalke 04Schalke 04
1
4
FT
Game Details
VfL WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
0
3
LIVE HT
Game Details
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
Borussia DortmundBorussia Dortmund
2
3
FT
Game Details

Bellarabi: Quick goal part of our plan

Bayer Leverkusen's record-breaking goalscorer Karim Bellarabi says his quick-fire goal against Borussia Dortmund was nothing out of the ordinary.

The 24-year-old scored the quickest goal in Bundesliga history -- after 9.6 seconds -- in Saturday's 2-0 win at the Westfalenstadion, and he said afterwards that it was all part of the plan.

"We always play the ball directly forward from kick-off,'' he said. "That's what we did again this time, and that is our plan. I'm delighted because of course this is something quite special for me.

"I didn't know (it was the quickest goal) when I was on the field. I only found out about it after the final whistle and I've got to wait for it to sink in. It's a great thing for me, but the most important thing is that we took three points from Dortmund.''

The win was a signal of Leverkusen's intent this season with one of the pre-season favourites having to stomach an early setback which already leaves them three points in the wake of Bayern Munich.

"We knew we were capable of beating Dortmund,'' added Bellarabi on Bundesliga.de. "We imposed our style of play for 90 minutes and that was decisive. We had the right mentality and that's why we deserved to win.''

Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp took the blame for his side's defeat, but not for the early goal.

"I have no explanation for that,'' he said to Sky. "But we were not active enough and we've got to accept that, or I have got to accept it. We've got to be more alert and that's something that I am responsible for.''

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.