German Bundesliga
B DortmundBorussia Dortmund5AugsburgFC Augsburg1

Borussia Dortmund beat Augsburg 5-1 in season opener

Borussia Dortmund came from behind to begin their Bundesliga campaign with a 5-1 win against Augsburg.

The visitors took a shock lead in the first minute when Florian Niederlechner poked in from close range.

However, Paco Alcacer poked home barely two minutes later to bring Dortmund level before England winger Jadon Sancho put the hosts ahead.

Alcacer then got his second before goals from Marco Reus and Julian Brandt completed the scoring late on.

It means Dortmund strike the first blow in the title race, with defending champions Bayern Munich having drawn their season opener 2-2 with Hertha Berlin on Friday.

Line-ups

B Dortmund

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 35Hitz
  • 26PiszczekSubstituted forHakimiat 68'minutes
  • 16Akanji
  • 15Hummels
  • 14Schulz
  • 33Weigl
  • 28Witsel
  • 7Sancho
  • 11ReusSubstituted forGötzeat 78'minutes
  • 23T HazardSubstituted forBrandtat 68'minutes
  • 9Alcácer

Substitutes

  • 2Zagadou
  • 5Hakimi
  • 6Delaney
  • 8Dahoud
  • 10Götze
  • 19Brandt
  • 29Schmelzer
  • 34Bruun Larsen
  • 40Oelschlägel

Augsburg

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 21Koubek
  • 34Teigl
  • 5Suchy
  • 8Khedira
  • 3Pedersen
  • 25Gruezo
  • 10Baier
  • 28HahnSubstituted forRichterat 60'minutes
  • 11GregoritschSubstituted forOxfordat 77'minutes
  • 16VargasSubstituted forJensenat 83'minutes
  • 7Niederlechner

Substitutes

  • 1Luthe
  • 15Stanic
  • 23Richter
  • 24Jensen
  • 36Oxford
  • 37Malone
  • 40Rieder
  • 43Russo
Referee:
Frank Willenborg
Attendance:
81,365

Match Stats

Home TeamB DortmundAway TeamAugsburg
Possession
Home78%
Away22%
Shots
Home22
Away5
Shots on Target
Home10
Away1
Corners
Home10
Away0
Fouls
Home8
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Borussia Dortmund 5, FC Augsburg 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Borussia Dortmund 5, FC Augsburg 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Paco Alcácer.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Mario Götze (Borussia Dortmund).

  6. Post update

    Marco Richter (FC Augsburg) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund) header from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Julian Weigl following a corner.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Mads Pedersen.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Mario Götze (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Jadon Sancho with a cross.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Marek Suchy.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Augsburg. Fredrik Jensen replaces Ruben Vargas.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Borussia Dortmund 5, FC Augsburg 1. Julian Brandt (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Axel Witsel.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Mario Götze replaces Marco Reus.

  14. Post update

    Hand ball by Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Augsburg. Reece Oxford replaces Michael Gregoritsch.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Marco Richter (FC Augsburg) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Achraf Hakimi (Borussia Dortmund).

  18. Post update

    Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Achraf Hakimi (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Axel Witsel.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Daniel Baier.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 17th August 2019

  • B DortmundBorussia Dortmund5AugsburgFC Augsburg1
  • B LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen3PaderbornSC Paderborn 072
  • FreiburgSC Freiburg3MainzMainz 050
  • Werder BremenWerder Bremen1DüsseldorfFortuna Düsseldorf3
  • WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg2Köln1. FC Köln1
  • B MgladbachBorussia Mönchengladbach0SchalkeFC Schalke 040

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1B Dortmund11005143
2Freiburg11003033
3Düsseldorf11003123
4B Leverkusen11003213
5Wolfsburg11002113
6Hertha Berlin10102201
6Bayern Munich10102201
8Schalke10100001
8B Mgladbach10100001
10Hoffenheim00000000
10RB Leipzig00000000
10Frankfurt00000000
10Union Berlin00000000
14Paderborn100123-10
15Köln100112-10
16Werder Bremen100113-20
17Mainz100103-30
18Augsburg100115-40
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