Undoubtedly one of the talents of the generation, Marco Reus has had his career marred by injuries. The German superstar, who started his career in the German Bundesliga with Gladbach, went on to become Borussia Dortmund’s record signing in the summer of 2012 and since then has achieved superstar status at the Signal Iduna Park.
He missed the 2014 World Cup through injury, despite being in wonderful form and is loved by fans everywhere. We take a look at the Top 5 goals by Marco Reus.
5. Germany vs Sweden, 2018 FIFA World Cup
Holders Germany were not really finding their feet and required to find at least two goals on a night when Marco Reus was paired with Thomas Muller and Timo Werner in attack.
The Swedes got an early goal to put the pressure of the World Champions but it was Reus’ strike late into the game which made sure the Germans stayed in the game. Having played very few matches in a German shirt, this one tops the list of most important goals.
4. Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid, 2015-16 UEFA Champions League
On a crazy night at the Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund needed two goals to keep their hopes in the Champions League alive and were facing the biggest opposition of all, Real Madrid.
The occasion was marked by two goals from Marco Reus, the first one the pick of the lot, with the striker rounding the goal keeper with a nice touch and then smashing it in to make scores 1-0 for the home side.
3. Werder Bremen v Borussia Dortmund, 2013-14 Bundesliga
Another Marco Reus free kick, another Marco Reus goal. The German wonderkid at that time made the most of a free kick 30 yards out as he scored with a stunning strike that stunned the home fans.
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The goal came at a time when Dortmund were not being able to play their signature style of counter-attacking and pressing football, the one that Klopp inspired them to play throughout his stay at the helm of the club.
2. Borussia Dortmund v Galatasaray, 2014-15 UEFA Champions League
This one came from open play in the Champions League group stage match between BVB and Turkish champions Galatsaray.
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With the visitors backline backpeddling, Reus picked his moment and scored from a clean hit with his right foot from 30 yards out. The goal gave Dortmund their lead in a dominating 3-0 display by the German giants.
1. Borussia Dortmund v Borussia Monchengladbach, 2017-18 Bundesliga
This was special. Really special. Lining up against current coach Lucian Favre, currently in charge of Dortmund itself, Reus’ boss, the German scored a solo effort where he took the ball from a winger from almost the halfway line, sped past two defenders and made it 1-0 with a sublime finish past the Gladbach goalkeeper.
The goal was an unique display of counterattacking play, something that Jurgen Klopp’s sides specializes in.