German Bundesliga
B DortmundBorussia Dortmund3SchalkeFC Schalke 040

Borussia Dortmund 3-0 FC Schalke 04

Borussia Dortmund players Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus celebrate their team's first goal against Schalke
Borussia Dortmund have won their last four Bundesliga games

Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus celebrated their team's first goal against Schalke by producing Batman and Robin masks.

Dortmund dominated the Ruhr derby but had to wait until the 78th minute for Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's breakthrough goal.

That prompted Aubameyang to pull out Batman headgear while Reus celebrated by donning a Robin mask.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan added the second goal before Reus secured victory.

Borussia Dortmund players Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus celebrate their team's first goal against Schalke
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates his breakthrough goal with Marco Reus, watched by a crowd of 79,500

"If you didn't know who Batman and Robin were before, you do now," joked Aubameyang afterwards.

It was Dortmund's fourth straight Bundesliga win and lifted Jurgen Klopp's side, who started February bottom of the league, into 10th spot.

"Four weeks ago we were standing here talking about the relegation battle," said Reus.

"We'll take this one game at a time. At the moment things look good but we have tough games ahead and there is still a long way to go."

In contrast, Roberto Di Matteo's Schalke, who could have climbed up to third with victory, are without a win in three league games and stay fifth in the table.

Elsewhere in the Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen took advantage of Schalke's defeat to move fourth as Simon Rolfes got the only goal of the game against Freiburg.

And former Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou scored with just two minutes remaining as Hertha Berlin beat sixth-placed Augsburg 1-0 to move out of the relegation zone.

Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (left) celebrate their team's first goal against Schalke
Dortmund scored three goals in eight minutes towards the end of the game
Dortmund's Marco Reus celebrates after his team score gainst Schalke
Dortmund started February bottom of the table but finish the month in 10th spot
Borussia Dortmund players Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus celebrate their team's first goal against Schalke
Borussia Dortmund's next Bundesliga game is away to Hamburger SV on 7 March

Line-ups

B Dortmund

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Weidenfeller
  • 21Kirch
  • 4Subotic
  • 15Hummels
  • 29SchmelzerBooked at 76mins
  • 18SahinSubstituted forKehlat 87'minutes
  • 8GündoganSubstituted forBenderat 83'minutes
  • 10Mkhitaryan
  • 7KagawaSubstituted forBlaszczykowskiat 76'minutes
  • 11Reus
  • 17AubameyangBooked at 78mins

Substitutes

  • 5Kehl
  • 6Bender
  • 9Immobile
  • 16Blaszczykowski
  • 22Langerak
  • 28Ginter
  • 40Dudziak

Schalke

Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 40Wellenreuther
  • 4HöwedesBooked at 44mins
  • 33Neustädter
  • 31Nastasic
  • 22Uchida
  • 12HögerBooked at 75mins
  • 15Aogo
  • 23Fuchs
  • 13Choupo-Moting
  • 9BoatengSubstituted forBarnettaat 64'minutes
  • 25Huntelaar

Substitutes

  • 7Meyer
  • 18Sam
  • 24Ayhan
  • 27Barnetta
  • 28Wetklo
  • 35Sobottka
  • 36Platte
Referee:
Felix Zwayer
Attendance:
79,500

Match Stats

Home TeamB DortmundAway TeamSchalke
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home31
Away3
Shots on Target
Home13
Away0
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Borussia Dortmund 3, FC Schalke 04 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Borussia Dortmund 3, FC Schalke 04 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jakub Blaszczykowski (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Sebastian Kehl replaces Nuri Sahin.

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Borussia Dortmund 3, FC Schalke 04 0. Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jakub Blaszczykowski (Borussia Dortmund).

  7. Post update

    Tranquillo Barnetta (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Offside, Borussia Dortmund. Nuri Sahin tries a through ball, but Marco Reus is caught offside.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Sven Bender replaces Ilkay Gündogan.

  10. Post update

    Hand ball by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (FC Schalke 04).

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Borussia Dortmund 2, FC Schalke 04 0. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ilkay Gündogan following a fast break.

  12. Booking

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Borussia Dortmund 1, FC Schalke 04 0. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Jakub Blaszczykowski replaces Shinji Kagawa.

  15. Booking

    Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund).

  17. Post update

    Tranquillo Barnetta (FC Schalke 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is saved in the top left corner.

  19. Booking

    Marco Höger (FC Schalke 04) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  20. Post update

    Shinji Kagawa (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 28th February 2015

  • B DortmundBorussia Dortmund3SchalkeFC Schalke 040
  • B LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen1FreiburgSC Freiburg0
  • HannoverHannover 961StuttgartVfB Stuttgart1
  • Hertha BerlinHertha Berlin1AugsburgFC Augsburg0
  • Hoffenheim1899 Hoffenheim2MainzMainz 050
  • FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt2HamburgHamburg SV1

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