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Dortmund beat Albacete 3-1 in a friendly
Albacete 1 – Borussia Dortmund 3 (Friendly, January 8, 2013) Marco Reus fired Dortmund ahead in the 27th minute with a neat one-on-one finish, and four minutes later the Germans were 2-up when Albacete’s Mikel Santamaria flicked a corner into his own net. The Spaniards scored a consolation in the second half before young Hungarian Balint Bajner scored a stunner tonet his first ever goal for Dortmund.
- Updated: January 8, 2013