Dortmund forward Youssufa Mugoko admits it seemed like a dream come true in scoring the winner in their latest win over Schalke.
Borussia Dormund opened the home to a 1-0 victory over Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga derby on Saturday. Mund temporarily held the top of the table before Union Berlin and Freiburg entered the field.
After the ufabet game, the 17-year-old forward, who came on as a second-half substitute and scored the winning goal in the 79th minute, said what happened was no different from a childhood dream. After leading the team to victory over the arch rival successfully.
“The defender pushed up a bit. So there is more space behind the legs than before. Then I looked and saw the fans in the southern stands going crazy,” Mugoko said with a smile on his face.
“This is what you dreamed of as a child. It’s been a good experience. It’s also good for me to be on the field as a substitute. at certain times of the season I will be playing in the starting line again. But I didn’t put pressure on myself.”
Having already missed the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016 through injury, the 33-year-old’s participation at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar could now also be in doubt. Still, both Terzic and sporting director Sebastian Kehl refrained from offering a precise diagnosis until Reus has undergone further checks.
Meanwhile, derby hero Moukoko dedicated his goal to his stricken teammate, saying: “When he’s on the pitch we all have more belief. He’s our captain, so I hope and pray that he’s alright.”