The English international becomes the youngest player to score in consecutive Champions League appearances
Borussia Dortmund Jude Bellingham breaks Klyian Mbappe Champions League record after scoring in Dortmund’s 2-1 victory over Besiktas.
The Englishman has surpassed Kylian Mbappe to become the youngest player to score in two successive Champions League games. In a crunch tie against the Turkish giant, Bellingham scored once and setup Erling Halaand as the Bundesliga side earned a vital win.
His opener for Dortmund was enough to move him ahead of Mbappe, becoming the competitions youngest player to score in two consecutive matches.
Bellingham most recent Champions League outing was in last season, when Dortmund hosted Man City in the quarter final stage. The midfielder opened the scoring for Dortmund, before the Premier League side stormed back to clinch a 4-2 aggregate victory.
The strike against Besiktas has made the teenager overtake the France international. At age 18 years, 78 days, he has surpassed record holder Mbappe who did with with Monaco at age 18 years, 85 days in 2017.
Again, he has also become the youngest Englishman to score an away goal in the UEFA Champions League, a record that was previously held by Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold (19 years, 10 days in October 2017 vs Maribor).
The Bundesliga giant returns into action this weekend, when they play against Union Berlin. Another domestic tie with Monchengladbach will follow before they play again with Sporting in the Champions League on September, 28.