Arminia Bielefeld 0-2 Borussia Dortmund: Mats Hummels double keeps BVB level with Bayern Munich at the top of the early Bundesliga table
- Borussia Dortmund eased past lowly Arminia Bielefeld for a Bundesliga away win
- Defender Mats Hummels scored from a Jadon Sancho corner in the 53rd minute
- A strike by Jude Bellingham was chalked off before Hummels headed the second
- The result puts Dortmund level with Bayern on 15 points from the first six games
Centre-back Mats Hummels scored twice as Borussia Dortmund won 2-0 at Arminia Bielefeld to remain top of the Bundesliga alongside Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Hummels was in the right place to fire the opener from a corner by England international Jadon Sancho seven minutes after the break at the Bielefelder Alm.
Former Birmingham midfielder and Manchester United target Jude Bellingham had a strike ruled out for offside ten minutes later.
Defender Mat Hummels scores the opener as Borussia Dortmund go ahead at Arminia Bielefeld
Hummels uses his head to double his side’s advantage in a second-half brace in the Bundesliga
Germany defender Hummels then sealed the win when he headed home a Marco Reus cross with 19 minutes of normal time remaining.
Bayern’s win at Koln means the rivals remain locked on five wins out of six at the top of the Bundesliga table, having both also won in the Champions League in midweek.
Dortmund travel to Club Brugge on Wednesday before hosting Bayern in a titanic early-season clash at the Signal Iduna Park next Saturday evening.
Julian Brandt also went close late on as Dortmund sealed the points to cap a satisfactory week
Dortmund joined Bayern, who won 2-1 at Koln, at the top of the table with five victories from six