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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund striker dropped for missing meeting

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the second top scorer in the Bundesliga this season, behind Robert Lewandowski

Borussia Dortmund have left Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang out of their squad for the second time this season for "disciplinary reasons".

The Gabon striker, who has scored 21 goals in 23 games this season, was dropped for Sunday's 0-0 draw with Wolfsburg - the first since the winter break - after missing a team meeting.

He also missed a game against Stuttgart in November for ill-discipline.

In 2016, he was dropped for an unauthorised trip to Milan.

Head coach Peter Stoger told Sky: "He hinted briefly that he had forgotten the appointment, but the meeting was announced everywhere and several times.

"But anyone who knows me is aware that I am not vindictive. He can be back in action next week."

Dortmund's starting line-up included Jadon Sancho, making his first league start since his £10m summer move from Manchester City.

The England Under-19 winger hit the post in the second half.

Line-ups

B Dortmund

  • 38Bürki
  • 26Piszczek
  • 25Papastathopoulos
  • 36Toprak
  • 15Toljan
  • 23Kagawa
  • 33Weigl
  • 10GötzeSubstituted forDahoudat 56'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 9YarmolenkoSubstituted forSahinat 78'minutes
  • 14IsakSubstituted forSchürrleat 68'minutes
  • 7Sancho

Substitutes

  • 1Weidenfeller
  • 2Zagadou
  • 8Sahin
  • 19Dahoud
  • 21Schürrle
  • 27Castro
  • 37Durm

Wolfsburg

  • 1Casteels
  • 3Verhaegh
  • 29Tisserand
  • 17Uduokhai
  • 2de Asevedo Furtado
  • 23GuilavoguiBooked at 87mins
  • 27Arnold
  • 21Brekalo
  • 11DidaviSubstituted forSteffenat 64'minutes
  • 10Malli
  • 14Origi

Substitutes

  • 8Steffen
  • 9Dimata
  • 13Gerhardt
  • 18Osimhen
  • 20Grün
  • 24Jung
  • 31Knoche
Referee:
Tobias Stieler
Attendance:
80,600

Match Stats

Home TeamB DortmundAway TeamWolfsburg
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home18
Away10
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Borussia Dortmund 0, VfL Wolfsburg 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Borussia Dortmund 0, VfL Wolfsburg 0.

Ömer Toprak (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Divock Origi (VfL Wolfsburg).

Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg).

Booking

Josuha Guilavogui (VfL Wolfsburg) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund).

Josuha Guilavogui (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Nuri Sahin (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right. Assisted by Julian Weigl.

Attempt missed. Josip Brekalo (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Renato Steffen following a fast break.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by William.

Corner, VfL Wolfsburg. Conceded by Jeremy Toljan.

Corner, Borussia Dortmund. Conceded by Paul Verhaegh.

Attempt blocked. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sokratis with a cross.

Attempt saved. Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Sokratis (Borussia Dortmund).

Divock Origi (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. André Schürrle (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Nuri Sahin following a set piece situation.

Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Paul Verhaegh (VfL Wolfsburg).

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. Nuri Sahin replaces Andriy Yarmolenko.

Corner, VfL Wolfsburg. Conceded by Roman Bürki.

Attempt saved. William (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Josuha Guilavogui.

Foul by Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund).

Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, VfL Wolfsburg. Conceded by Sokratis.

Foul by Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund).

Yunus Malli (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Shinji Kagawa.

Attempt missed. Josip Brekalo (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Yunus Malli.

Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcel Tisserand (VfL Wolfsburg).

Foul by Julian Weigl (Borussia Dortmund).

Divock Origi (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Borussia Dortmund. André Schürrle replaces Alexander Isak.

Attempt missed. Andriy Yarmolenko (Borussia Dortmund) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mahmoud Dahoud following a fast break.

Corner, VfL Wolfsburg. Conceded by Lukasz Piszczek.

Attempt missed. Renato Steffen (VfL Wolfsburg) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Divock Origi with a cross.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 14th January 2018

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich18142240122844
2RB Leipzig189453026431
3Schalke188642924530
4B Dortmund1885539241529
5B Leverkusen187743526928
6B Mgladbach188462830-228
7Hoffenheim187652823527
7Augsburg187652823527
9Frankfurt187652119227
10Hannover187562728-126
11Hertha Berlin186662626024
12Wolfsburg1831142121020
13Stuttgart1862101421-720
14Freiburg184861832-1420
15Mainz184592131-1017
16Werder Bremen183781421-716
17Hamburg1843111526-1115
18Köln1823131233-219
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