Dortmund 2-2 Hertha Berlin: Jadon Sancho bags Bundesliga brace but leaders drop points after Salomon Kalou equals feat with late penalty
- Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund drew 2-2 against Hertha Berlin at home
- Jadon Sancho netted twice and now has four goals in three games for Dortmund
- But it was not enough to earn a win because Salomon Kalou also bagged a brace
- Former Chelsea man Kalou equalised with a penalty in stoppage time for Hertha
Jadon Sancho continued his hot streak of form in front of goal by bagging a brace for Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
Salomon Kalou scored twice, including a stoppage-time penalty, to earn Hertha Berlin a last-gasp 2-2 draw at Bundesliga leaders Dortmund.
The Ivorian had already cancelled out the first of teenager Sancho’s two goals, in the 27th minute, with a strike just before the break.
Jadon Sancho netted twice for Dortmund in Saturday’s 2-2 Bundesliga draw with Hertha Berlin
Sancho scored for the third straight game when he gave Dortmund the lead in the first half
He scored his first double as a professional to make it 2-1 to Dortmund at the Westfalenstadion
Kalou then equalised again with a late spot kick to snatch a point after England international Sancho’s second, just past the hour.
Eighteen-year-old Sancho, the league’s top provider with six assists this term, scored a double for the first time in his career but a foul on Davie Selke earned Hertha a late penalty, which Kalou converted coolly.
The result ends Dortmund’s four-game winning streak in the Bundesliga and sees them drop their first points at home this season.
They are still top, with 21 points, two ahead of champions Bayern Munich, who beat Mainz 2-1. Hertha are fifth on 16.
Dortmund were denied a win by two goals from Salomon Kalou (left), seen hugging Pal Dardai
Striker Kalou converted a stoppage-time penalty to peg Dortmund back and earn a 2-2 draw