Watch Borussia Dortmund’s Emre Can Score Ridiculous Goal From Midfield in DFB Pokal Win

Watch Borussia Dortmund’s Emre Can Score Ridiculous Goal From Midfield in DFB Pokal Win

  • Emre Can scored an outrageous volley from the halfway line in Borussia Dortmund’s DFB Pokal victory on February 8
  • Goals from Marco Reus and Can ensured the Bundesliga side earned a scrappy 2-1 win against VfL Bochum in the competition
  • Dortmund now joins top guns Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig who have already sealed their spots in the quarter-final round

Emre Can sure knows how to score stunners.

The German midfielder added another remarkable strike to his collection, as Borussia Dortmund defeated VfL Bochum in the DFB Pokal on Wednesday night.

Can scored an outrageous volley from the halfway line to put Dortmund 1-0 up against the home side, in what will be considered one of the best goals in the competition this season.

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Emre Can wheels off in celebration after netting Borussia Dortmund's opening goal against Vfl Bochum. Photo by DeFodi Images.
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The 29-year-old midfielder took advantage of Bochum goalkeeper, Manuel Riemann's bad clearance near the halfway line, before hitting a volley from 50 yards that bounced a few times before dropping into the empty net.

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Can's attempt was cancelled out by a Kevin Stoger penalty just after the hour mark, and Dortmund needed Marco Reus to come up with the game-winning goal at 70 minutes.

Dortmund could face Bayern Munich

Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund could face Bundesliga rivals, Bayern Munich or RB Leipzig in the DFB Pokal quarter-finals when the draws are conducted, Goal reports.

Other teams also through to the German Cup quarter-finals include Stuttgart, Nurnberg, Union Berlin, Eintracht Frankfurt and Freiburg.

Only Bayern Munich (20) and Werder Bremen (six) have won the DFB Cup more often than Dortmund (five). Their most recent title came in 2021 under Edin Terzic.

Dortmund eager to sell Can

Sports Brief also reported on Can possibly being sold by his club, with the German side are ready to sell the former Liverpool man due to his 'irritating behaviour'.

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The midfielder is said to regularly lecture his teammates and was also guilty of interrupting former manager, Marco Rose during a team talk during last season.

Dortmund's Sporting Director, Sebastian Kehl and coach, Edin Terzić are both said to be tired of the player and frustrated by his tendency to annoy others.