Dortmund demolish Wolfsburg 5-1 to top Bundesliga

Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:50pm EDT
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund crushed VfL Wolfsburg 5-1 away on Tuesday, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring twice, to top the Bundesliga ahead of champions Bayern Munich on goal difference.

Dortmund, who have scored 11 goals in two league games plus six in their Champions League win over Legia Warsaw for a total of 17 in seven days, are level on nine points with Bayern and third-placed Hertha Berlin, who the champions host on Wednesday.

"That's a lot of goals," Aubameyang told reporters, "We played a good game and we are satisfied. Early in the second half we struggled a bit but did it well.

"If we continue like that then no one can stop us," added the Gabon international, who has scored four goals in Dortmund's four league games this season.

Dortmund set a frantic early pace and scored when Raphael Guerreiro fired in from a tight angle after four minutes.

They made it 2-0 in the 17th with Portugal international Guerreiro, in stellar form, flicking the ball on for Aubameyang, who charged through and curled a shot past keeper Koen Casteels.

Wolfsburg briefly threatened early in the second half but Roman Buerki denied them by stopping Mario Gomez's effort and then palming away a powerful Ricardo Rodriguez free kick.

GOLDEN CHANCE   Continued...