German Bundesliga
B DortmundBorussia Dortmund6StuttgartVfB Stuttgart1

Borussia Dortmund 6-1 Stuttgart

Robert Lewandowski scores

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund came from behind to hammer Stuttgart and go top of the Bundesliga table.

Karim Haggui headed the visitors into the lead but Sokratis Papastathopoulos scored an equaliser with a header.

Marco Reus fired them ahead and set up Lewandowski's opener with a backheel.

Lewandowski scored a second from Henrikh Mkhitaryan's ball and tapped home for his hat-trick before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sealed the rout.

Poland striker Lewandowski assisted Aubameyang's chip and even tried to head the ball in for a fourth but it had already crossed the line.

The 25-year-old, who has said he will leave Dortmund next year when his contract expires, has now scored 12 goals in 14 games this season.

They are two points clear of Bayern Munich, who visit Hoffenheim on Saturday, while Stuttgart drop to ninth in the table.

Dortmund host Arsenal in the Champions League on Wednesday and were able to bring off Reus and Mkhitaryan in the second half with the game already won.

Line-ups

B Dortmund

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Weidenfeller
  • 19Großkreutz
  • 29SchmelzerSubstituted forDurmat 71'minutes
  • 18Sahin
  • 25PapastathopoulosBooked at 53mins
  • 15Hummels
  • 16Blaszczykowski
  • 6Bender
  • 9Lewandowski
  • 10MkhitaryanSubstituted forSchieberat 76'minutes
  • 11ReusSubstituted forAubameyangat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Subotic
  • 7Hofmann
  • 17Aubameyang
  • 20Langerak
  • 21Kirch
  • 23Schieber
  • 37Durm

Stuttgart

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Ulreich
  • 2G Sakai
  • 15Boka
  • 20Gentner
  • 5Haggui
  • 3Schwaab
  • 8LeitnerSubstituted forTraoréat 85'minutes
  • 4Kvist
  • 9IbisevicSubstituted forAbdellaoueat 68'minutes
  • 44Maxim
  • 19WernerSubstituted forHarnikat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Niedermeier
  • 7Harnik
  • 16Traoré
  • 22Kirschbaum
  • 23Sararer
  • 25Abdellaoue
  • 34Rausch
Referee:
Florian Meyer
Attendance:
80,645

Match Stats

Home TeamB DortmundAway TeamStuttgart
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home17
Away3
Shots on Target
Home10
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away1
Fouls
Home15
Away4

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Borussia Dortmund 6, VfB Stuttgart 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Borussia Dortmund 6, VfB Stuttgart 1.

  3. Post update

    Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Robert Lewandowski tries a through ball, but Julian Schieber is caught offside.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, VfB Stuttgart. Ibrahima Traoré replaces Moritz Leitner.

  5. Post update

    Erik Durm (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Moritz Leitner (VfB Stuttgart).

  7. Post update

    Julian Schieber (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Karim Haggui (VfB Stuttgart).

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Borussia Dortmund 6, VfB Stuttgart 1. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski with a cross following a fast break.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Julian Schieber.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alexandru Maxim (VfB Stuttgart) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Arthur Boka.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Julian Schieber replaces Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Daniel Schwaab.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, VfB Stuttgart. Martin Harnik replaces Timo Werner.

  15. Goal!

    Goal! Borussia Dortmund 5, VfB Stuttgart 1. Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jakub Blaszczykowski (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Erik Durm replaces Marcel Schmelzer.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, VfB Stuttgart. Mohammed Abdellaoue replaces Vedad Ibisevic.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Jakub Blaszczykowski.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Nuri Sahin (Borussia Dortmund).

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