Christian Pulisic had a strong outing for Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, but it wasn’t enough to keep Dortmund from being eliminated from the DFB Pokal.
Pulisic scored the second goal in Dortmund’s 4-2 shootout defeat at Signal Iduna Park. The 20-year-old showed great skill in the 105th minute to give Dortmund a 2-1 lead that didn’t last very long.
After a great solo run, Pulisic worked a give-and go with Paco Alcacer and nutmegged Jiri Pavlenka for his fourth goal in all competitions this season, and first since October 31st of 2018.
Despite a quick equalizer from Claudio Pizarro, Dortmund went back in front through Achraf Hakimi’s finish.
Bremen fought back a third time and eventually knocked out Dortmund in the penalty shootout.
Josh Sargent was not on the bench for Bremen after featuring several times this season in Bundesliga play.
Dortmund returns to Bundesliga action on Saturday against Hoffenheim.