Dortmund coach compares club’s goal to road runner

Karim Adeyemi earned comparisons to the cartoon character Road Runner on Wednesday, after the speedy Borussia Dortmund for­ward left Chelsea’s Enzo Fernan­dez in the dust to score a brilliant solo goal in their 1-0 Champions League win.

 Adeyemi broke from inside his own half and sprinted more than 60 metres before slotting home to give Dortmund a win in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

“MeepMeep! And then he goes,” Dortmund coach, EdinTer­zic, told BT Sport when asked to describe the 21-year-old’s goal.

 “This is the quality of Karim.

“It was a corner kick and we defended it quite well. It was a dangerous situation, but then when you see his acceleration… His first touch was there to accel­erate the game.

“If you are quick like this then it is going to be very tough for every defence. It was a great goal and very important as it was the winning goal.”

Dortmund, who are on a seven-match winning streak in all competitions, travel to London for the return leg on March 7. —Reuters

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