• Aubameyang scores two to takes his tally to the season to four.
  • Substitute Castro inspirational in the second half.
  • Only sour note for BVB was an early injury to defender Bartra.

Borussia Dortmund continued their astonishing run of scoring form, hitting five goals away to VfL Wolfsburg to record their third Bundesliga win of the season.

VfL Wolfsburg 1-5 Borussia Dortmund

Goals: 0-1 Guerreiro (4'), 0-2 Aubameyang (16'), 1-2 Didavi (53'), 1-3 Dembele (58'), 1-4 Aubameyang (62'), 1-5 Piszczek (73')

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Having put six goals past SV Darmstadt 98 on Saturday, Dortmund carried on where they left off and took the lead almost straight away at the Volkswagen Arena. Raphael Guerreiro collected Marc Bartra's excellent through ball to tuck away the opener in the fourth minute, before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang outfoxed Philipp Wollscheid on the edge of the area before curling home. The hosts had a couple of chances before the break, but wasteful finishing prevented them getting a foothold in the game.

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Daniel Didavi managed to do just that within minutes of the restart, poking in at the near post from Paul Seguin's pass. However, BVB soon knocked the wind out of their sails again, with half-time substitute Gonzalo Castro teeing up both Ousmane Dembele and Aubameyang to kill the game of as a contest. Lukasz Piszczek added further gloss to the scoreline, heading in his first Bundesliga goal since 3 May 2014 to give Dortmund yet another thumping win.

Raphael Guerreiro (l.) wheels away after putting Dortmund ahead in the fourth minute. © imago / Huebner

Man of the Match

Castro's introduction at the break changed the course of the game. Wolfsburg had been in the ascendency leading up to half-time and early in the second period, but the midfielder's vision, composure and passing ability ensured the visitors went home with the points. 

Talking Point

Is there a better attack anywhere in Europe at present? Dortmund have now scored 17 goals in their last three competitive outings and look like finding the net almost every time they go forward.

Match Facts

  • Julian Draxler turned 23 today.
  • Jakub Blaszczykowski captained Wolfsburg against his former club, having switched between the two during the summer.
  • Guerreiro's goal was the first Wolfsburg have conceded this season.
  • Aubameyang has scored seven times in his last six competitive games against the Wolves.


Wolfsburg: Casteels – Vieirinha (Caligiuri 63'), Bruma, Wollscheid, Rodriguez – Arnold (Seguin 46'), Gerhardt – Blaszczykowski (c), Draxler, Henrique (Didavi 46') – Gomez

Coach: Dieter Hecking

Dortmund: Bürki – Piszczek, Sokratis, Bartra (Ginter 12'), Schmelzer (c) – Weigl – Pulisic (Castro 46'), Götze (Rode 69'), Guerreiro, Dembele - Aubameyang

Coach: Thomas Tuchel