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Augsburg give Dortmund late fright

Published: Friday 29 August 2014, 22.49CET
Borussia Dortmund gained their first points of the Bundesliga season with a 3-2 victory at FC Augsburg, but they were given a scare by a home side who refused to lie down.
Augsburg give Dortmund late fright
Adrián Ramos celebrates with Marco Reus after scoring Dortmund's third goal ©Getty Images
Published: Friday 29 August 2014, 22.49CET

Augsburg give Dortmund late fright

Borussia Dortmund gained their first points of the Bundesliga season with a 3-2 victory at FC Augsburg, but they were given a scare by a home side who refused to lie down.

Headlines
• Borussia Dortmund stand firm for a 3-2 win against FC Augsburg despite a late rally by the hosts.
• Goals in the last eight minutes from substitutes Raúl Bobadilla and Tim Matavž give Dortmund, who had led 3-0, a scare.
• Marco Reus calmly finishes off a one-two with Kevin Grosskreutz for the opener before delivering a corner that is headed in by Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
• Adrián Ramos's goal on his Bundesliga debut for Dortmund proves decisive in Bavaria.
• Augsburg have lost their first two games of the season, while Dortmund are off the mark following defeat by Bayer 04 Leverkusen last week.

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Results

German Bundesliga 2014/15

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Last updated: 29/08/2014 22:28 CET

29/08/2014

AugsburgAugsburg2-3DortmundDortmund

Bobadilla 82, Matavž 89

Reus 11, Papastathopoulos 14, Ramos 78

Venue: Augsburg

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