Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : August 24th 2015 Contents BERLIN---Japan midfielder Shinji
Kagawa scored yesterday as
Borussia Dortmund defeated
Ingolstadt and claimed its second
successive 4-0 win in the Bun-
desliga, while Borussia
Moenchengladbach slumped to its
After dominating the first half
and squandering several chances,
Dortmund finally made the break-
through through Matthias Ginter
in the 55th minute. The defender
took Henrikh Mkhitaryan s cross
and left a defender sprawling with
his first touch before scoring inside
the far post with his next.
Marco Reus made it 2-0 with a
penalty five minutes later after
Moritz Hartmann had fouled Mar-
"We played well for 90 minutes,
but we were annoyed at halftime
that we missed so many chances,"
Kagawa scored in the 84th after
fine work from Pierre-Emerick
Aubameyang on the right. Aubameyang
eluded two Ingolstadt defenders, passed
the ball to Jonas Hofmann, who saw
Kagawa and let the Japan star do the rest,
creating space before rolling the ball inside
the right post.
Ginter crossed for Aubameyang to com-
plete the scoring in injury time.
"It was an experience for my guys and
I m proud of them because they played
a good game for long periods," said Ingol-
stadt coach Ralph Hasenhuettl, whose
side beat Mainz on its Bundesliga debut
Later, Mainz won 2-1 at Moenchenglad-
bach, which was bottom of the table after
Mainz hit the post through Yunus Malli
and the crossbar through Fabian Frei
before Spanish midfielder Jairo opened
the scoring in the 42nd.
Patrick Herrmann equalised in the 54th,
taking Lars Stindl s pass and hammering
the ball inside the far post, but the home
side was made to rue missed chances
when Christian Clemens slotted the win-
ner in the 79th.
"We were much better in the second
half, but we missed a lot of chances and
that was very costly. We conceded the
winning goal out of nothing," Gladbach
coach Lucien Favre said. "It didn t go for
us today. We didn t use our goal chances.
A 1-1 draw would have been OK."
Moenchengladbach lost 4-0 to Dort-
mund in its opening game.
After two games played, Dortmund
topped the table on goal difference from
"It s a very pretty picture," said Dort-
mund coach Thomas Tuchel when shown
the table. "It can stay like that." (AP)
MILAN---Udinese stunned Juventus by winning
1-0 in Turin yesterday as the Italian champions
bid for a record-equaling fifth successive league
title started with its first loss in 48 Serie A home
Juventus dominated but was unable to finish
any of their many chances and Udinese made the
host team pay when Cyril Thereau scored 12 min-
utes from time with one of his side s few oppor-
The Bianconeri s last league defeat at the Juven-
tus Stadium was on Jan. 6, 2013, against Samp-
It was Stefano Colantuono s first match in charge
of Udinese---although his 200th as coach in the
Juventus won the domestic double of the Italian
league and cup last season, and also got to the
Champions League final. But it lost three of its
star players in the offseason, with Andrea Pirlo,
Arturo Vidal and Carlos Tevez leaving.
It has signed top names such as Mario Mandzu-
kic, Paulo Dybala, Sami Khedira and Simone Zaza
Khedira was out injured, along with Alvaro
Morata, Claudio Marchisio and Kwadwo Asamoah
but Mandzukic was fit to start, while Dybala came
off the bench in the second half.
Udinese defender Ali Adnan became the first
Iraqi to play in Serie A.
Juventus had already picked up its first piece of
silverware this season, beating Lazio 2-0 in the
Italian Super Cup, and the players paraded the
trophy before kickoff.
Juventus started brightly and Udinese struggled
to get out of its half, with the hosts enjoying 11
shots in the first half to just one effort by their
Promising young talent Kingsley Coman was at
the heart of many of Juve s attacks. He almost set
up a goal just before the hour, with a smart turn
on the byline before cutting the ball back to Simone
Padoin, whose effort was straight at Udinese goal-
keeper Orestis Karnezis.
It was Udinese which broke the deadlock in the
78th minute with its first shot on target. Panagiotis
Kone put in a tantalising cross from the right flank
and Thereau escaped his marker to volley in low
at the far post.
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Lille and Bordeaux are still in search of their
first win of the season after an entertaining 0-
0 draw, which saw the woodwork hit four times
Lille was first to be denied when Baptiste
Guillaume s low effort crashed off the base of
the far post in the 37th minute.
Renato Civelli also headed a corner onto the
crossbar in the 65th and Bordeaux goalkeeper
Jerome Prior pulled off a fantastic stop to turn
another Civelli header onto the bar.
Enzo Crivelli went closest for Bordeaux on
the hour with a powerful header which hit the
far right post.
Lille and Bordeaux both have two points after
Saint-Etienne moved to four points after
snatching a 1-0 win at Lorient, which played
almost the entire match with 10 men.
Lorient goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte was
sent off after just 42 seconds for bringing down
Nolan Roux just outside the area, when the
Saint-Etienne striker was clean through on
Substitute goalkeeper Florent Chaigneau,
who replaced Lorient forward Didier Bouanga,
did well to put Pierre-Yves Polomat s free kick
out for a corner.
Chaigneau kept Saint-Etienne at bay with
several fine saves and it appeared as if Lorient
would draw a third successive match, but
Romain Hamouma fired home Neal Maupay s
cross three minutes from time.
Hamouma has had a hand in all three of
Saint-Etienne s goals this season---scoring two
and setting up the other.
Saint-Etienne thought it had taken the lead
in the second half when Moustapha Bayal Sall
headed home Hamouma s corner but the goal
was disallowed for a foul by Sall.
opener to Udinese
Udinese's Cyril Thereau
celebrates after scoring
during a Serie A soccer match
between Juventus and
Udinese at the Juventus
stadium, in Turin, Italy,
yesterday. Udinese stunned
Juventus by winning 1-0.
PHOTO: ALESSANDRO DI MARCO
Lille held to
Kagawa scores as Dortmund
Caption: Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa, centre, celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during
the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Ingolstadt 04 and Borussia Dortmund in
Ingolstadt, Germany, yesterday. AP PHOTO
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