- Donyell Malen produced one of the best assists of the season as Borussia Dortmund thrashed Koln on Saturday
- The German giants returned to winning ways in emphatic fashion to claim a dominant 6-1 win over FC Koln
- Dortmund leapfrogged Bayern Munich to the top of the Bundesliga log after the Bavarians lost over the weekend
Donyell Malen stole the show with his sublime assist as Borussia Dortmund produced an emphatic performance to whitewash Koln in the Bundesliga.
Sebastien Haller and Marco Reus both scored a brace in the 6-1 rout but fans were more astonished with the sublime bit of trickery that took many by surprise.
Malen burst forward on the right-hand side and slipped the ball through Julian Chabot's legs before pulling a cross back for Raphael Guerreiro in the middle of the box, who converted to give Dortmund the lead.
The silky skill from the 24-year-old forward left supporters in awe as the Black and Yellow produced one of their biggest performances of the season.
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Watch Malen's sublime Dortmund assist
Malen would add further misery for the Koln team when he netted Dortmund’s fourth goal in what would eventually be a comfortable win for the new Bundesliga leaders.
Dortmund hammer Koln, claim summit
Meanwhile, Dortmund moved to the top of the Bundesliga standings ahead of Bayern Munich after a comfortable 6-1 victory against FC Koln, Fansided reports.
Sebastien Haller, Guerreiro, Reus, and Malen were all on target for the Black and Yellows as they secured one of their biggest wins of the 2022/23 season.
The victory extended Dortmund's unbeaten run in the Bundesliga to ten games, and they now have momentum heading into the international break.
Julian Brandt scores unusual goal
Also in the German league, Sports Brief reported on Julian Brandt scoring against Hoffenheim in a move he would likely not forget.
The German international scored the only goal of the game as Dortmund went to the win and secure top spot on the Bundesliga table.
Brandt netted in the 43rd minute of the game, but his goal was far from conventional and replays would reveal an unusual detail.