Gabon's Aubameyang scores late as Dortmund beats Ingolstadt in Bundesliga

AP , Sunday 23 Aug 2015

Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, right, celebrates with teammate Jonas Hofmann after scoring his side's fourth goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Ingolstadt 04 and Borussia Dortmund in Ingolstadt, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (Photo: AP)

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored Sunday as Borussia Dortmund defeated Ingolstadt and claimed its second successive 4-0 win in the Bundesliga.

After dominating the first half and squandering several chances, Dortmund finally made the breakthrough through Matthias Ginter in the 55th minute. The defender took Henrikh Mkhitaryan's cross and left a defender sprawling with his first touch before scoring inside the far post with his next.

Marco Reus made it 2-0 with a penalty five minutes later after Moritz Hartmann had fouled Marcel Schmelzer.

"We played well for 90 minutes, but we were annoyed at halftime that we missed so many chances," Schmelzer said.

Kagawa scored in the 84th after fine work from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the right. Aubameyang eluded two Ingolstadt defenders, passed the ball to Jonas Hofmann, who saw Kagawa and let the Japan star do the rest, creating space before rolling the ball inside the right post.

Ginter crossed for Aubameyang to complete the scoring in injury time.

"It was an experience for my guys and I'm proud of them because they played a good game for long periods," said Ingolstadt coach Ralph Hasenhuettl, whose side beat Mainz on its Bundesliga debut last weekend.

Dortmund defeated Borussia Moenchengladbach, which was hosting Mainz later, 4-0 in its opening game.

After two games played, Dortmund topped the table on goal difference from Bayern Munich.

"It's a very pretty picture," said Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel when shown the table. "It can stay like that."

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