Borussia Dortmund debutant Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang claims hat-trick

The Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted a great pass from Robert Lewandowski on 79 minutes, with his other goals coming in the 24th and 66th minutes, to wrap up his hat-trick before the Poland striker converted a penalty in the dying stages.

updated: August 10, 2013 23:32 IST
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Berlin: New-signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit a hat-trick as Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund kicked off their Bundesliga season with an emphatic 4-0 win at Augsburg on Saturday.

With defending champions Bayern Munich, under new coach Pep Guardiola, having already enjoyed a 3-1 win at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Friday, 24-year-old Gabon forward Aubameyang showed why Dortmund paid French Cup winners St Etienne 13 million euros (US$17.3m) for him.

"Aubameyang was used to great effect," said Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp.

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