Henrikh Mkhitaryan became the hero of his first derby, writes Championat of Russia.
The website reflected on Armenian national football squad and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s performance during his club’s German Bundesliga derby against FC Schalke 04 of Gelsenkirchen city.
“The [Dortmund] newcomer was not showing a good game in several matches, and many had begun thinking that Borussia had not made an incorrect acquisition.
“[But] Mkhitaryan scored a very crucial goal against Arsenal in London [at Dortmund’s Champions League group match], and he showed such a performance in Gelsenkirchen that the [Dortmund] fans are [now] ready to carry him on their hands,” Championat writes.
To note, the 24-year-old Armenian international provided two assist and his team, Borussia Dortmund, defeated Schalke 04 by a score of 3-1 in the Bundesliga derby.