Dortmund Are Firing on All Cylinders Already

Published on 7-Aug-2015 by srijan213

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Dortmund Are Firing on All Cylinders Already

After hitting an all-time low before fighting to a seventh-place finish last season -- VfB Stüttgart should be so lucky -- Borussia Dortmund are back with a bang.

Die Borussen’s Europa League match against Austria's Wolfbergers AC left little doubt that they're back.

A 5-0 result can be rather compelling evidence.

Dortmund play compelling football and have the Bundesliga's best stadium. But they don’t splash around waves of dosh on players, choosing instead to grow their own. It sorta fits with their roots as a club:

Brazilian megastar Didi called it the beautiful game, and Pelé popularized the term. Against Wolfsbergrer, Dortmund provided yet another confirmation of it:

That's a true football fan's goal.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang potted the next one for those yellow fellows:

Looked like a Jordan Spieth wedge shot.

Then, this happened:

Dustin Johnson knows the feeling.

Dortmund’s third was an absolute howitzer from Henrikh Mkhitaryan:

Only Neo could've stopped that shot.

For an encore nine minutes later, Mkhitaryan produced this gem:

And that's why you play on.

Whatever it was with the Armenian midfielders and nine-minute intervals last night, it was working: