Summary

  • Dembele plays another 45 minutes as Dortmund win second friendly.
  • Ramos scores opening goal, from Aubameyang assist.
  • Pieper heads in a second for Thomas Tuchel's men.

Borussia Dortmund stepped up their preparations for the new season by putting another 90 minutes into their legs with a 2-0 win at Wuppertaler SV.

Adrian Ramos (l.) is congratulated by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (r.) after scoring the opening goal for Borussia Dortmund in a 2-0 friendly win over Wuppertaler SV

Adrian Ramos scored the opening goal with head coach Thomas Tuchel taking another look at summer recruit Ousmane Dembele, who once again impressed as he went close on numerous occasions to a second goal in a black and yellow shirt, having opened his account just three minutes into his debut on Friday.

The former Rennes forward set the wheels in motion for the first Dortmund goal midway through the first half, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ultimately providing the assist for Colombian international Ramos.

Local lad Amos Pieper (l.) added Dortmund's second late on.

A near-post header from Amos Pieper in the closing stages of the game gave the 5,349 spectators at the Stadion am Zoo even more cheer as Tuchel fielded many youngsters in the second half, with his side for the second 45 minutes having an average age of 19.09 years.

Dortmund now have four days to prepare for their next test, which comes against FC St. Pauli during the Westphalians' Austrian summer training camp.