Borussia Dortmund vs FC Augsburg: Dortmund beats Augsburg 4-3, in a thriller

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Borussia Dortmund vs FC Augsburg: Dortmund beats Augsburg 4-3, in a thriller Bundesliga European Leagues News

  • Borussia Dortmund beats FC Augsburg 4-3 in a thrilling encounter.
  • Paco Alcocer scored a hattrick (62′, 80′ and 90+5′) and Mario Goetze scored the third goal for Dortmund at 84′.
  • Finnbogason (22′), Max (71′) and Gregoritsch (87′) scored for FC Augsburg.
  • Borussia Dortmund is at the top of the league table as an unbeaten team.

Borussia Dortmund had a roller coaster ride against FC Augsburg today, since they continued their journey under Lucien Favre this year with another 4-3 win against FC Augsburg.

The Dark and Yellows have preserved their place at the top of the Bundesliga table thanks to spectacular hat-trick by Paco Alcácer and a fairytale comeback by Mario Götze. Alfred Finnbogason from Iceland initiated the goal tally and was only scorer in the first half.

Paco Alcacer came from the bench to score a hat trick, including a goal from a free kick from 30 yards in additional time, to provide Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund a stunning 4-3 win over Augsburg on Saturday.

A see-saw match produced four goals in the last 10 minutes as Borussia hit straight back from 2-1 down to lead 3-2, defiant Augsburg equalised and Alcacer, who is on loan from Barcelona, grabbed the winner.

Philipp Max volleyed Augsburg back in front before Alcacer levelled back in the 80th minute, getting away from his marker to latch on to some free kick and score with a shot on the turn.

Substitute Mario Gotze, playing with his first league match of the year, put Dortmund ahead for the first minutes after being introduced in the match.

Michael Gregoritsch led Augsburg, level in the corner in the 87th minute but the drama was still not over.

Augsburg replacement Sergio Cordova clumsily gave off a free kick, when he made a challenge and Alcacer curled his shot round the wall at the fifth minute of stoppage time.Dortmund stay the Bundesliga’s only unbeaten team after seven matches.

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