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Bundesliga

Aubameyang sets goal ambition

Dortmund - He's the man who purportedly once clocked a faster time over 30 metres than athletics legend Usain Bolt, but now it is the goals of Borussia Dortmund speedster Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang that are doing all the talking.

20-goal mark on the radar

The Gabon international netted the seventh brace of his Bundesliga career in BVB's topsy-turvy 4-2 win away to Hannover 96 on Matchday 4 and is currently second only to FC Bayern München's Thomas Müller at the top of the leading scorers charts.

"Without getting ahead of myself, I'd really like to score at least 20 goals in the Bundesliga this season," Aubameyang said at the start of the 2015/16 campaign, having followed up his debut season 13-goal haul with a career-best 16 Bundesliga strikes last term. "At least!"

Already with five goals in four league games, however, the 26-year-old is on course to meet his lofty target. More importantly, it is abundantly clear that he is deriving immense pleasure from playing football under the tactically astute Thomas Tuchel. Saturday's audacious Antonin Panenka-inspired penalty - his second spot-kick of the afternoon at the HDI-Arena - attests to that.

At home in Dortmund

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