The German club Borussia Dortmund smashed Turkish side Galatasaray 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League Group D match at Istanbul’s Turk Telekom Arena Wednesday night.
Dortmund had made a flying start to the game. In the sixth minute, the visitors scored on a breakaway. The team's German star Marco Reus made a decisive pass to Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who found the net easily, bringing the score to 1-0.
In the 18th minute, Aubameyang doubled the score. Dortmund's Polish right back Lukasz Piszczek crossed the ball from the right, Aubameyang finished in the area without trapping it, 2-0.
In the 31st minute, Aubameyang missed a great chance in the area, Gabonese forward's close range shot had hit the woodwork.
Four minutes to go, Marco Reus made a classy long range lob outside the area and Galatasaray goalkeeper Fernando Muslera was unable to save it, 3-0.
In the 45th minute, Dortmund's Armenian attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan made a long range effort, but Muslera deflected the ball.
The second half was played at a lower tempo in general, however, Dortmund's Colombian striker Adrian Ramos, getting assisted by Turkish central midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, made it four in the box just seven minutes to go, 4-0.
Borussia Dortmund now lead the Group D with nine points.
Meanwhile, in another match of the group, England's Arsenal toppled the Belgian side Anderlecht 2-1 with late winners scored by English left-back Kieran Gibbs and German wing forward Lukas Podolski in Brussels.
Results of the night are:
Olympiakos 1-0 Juventus
Atletico Madrid 5-0 Malmo
Ludogorets 1-0 Basel
Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid
Monaco 0-0 Benfica
Galatasaray 0-4 Borussia Dortmund
Anderlecht 1-2 Arsenal
Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Zenit