Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang recorded a hat trick as Borussia Dortmund won 3-1 at Qabala in the Europa League on Thursday.
The hosts had some early opportunities to take the lead as Dodo saw an attempt cleared off the line.
Aubameyang opened the scoring in the 31st minute with a curling strike from 20 yards out.
The 26-year-old doubled his tally seven minutes later when he was played through on goal and chipped keeper Dmitry Bezotosnyi.
He completed his hat trick in the second half when Bezotosnyi could...
BAKU, Azerbaijan -- Authorities in Azerbaijan said on Tuesday that one of the country's leading players, Javid Huseynov, is among six people arrested in connection with the death of a journalist who criticised him.
Rasim Aliyev died in hospital on Sunday, a day after receiving a severe beating. According to Azerbaijani media, Aliyev said he had been attacked after going to meet a man who had introduced himself by telephone as Huseynov's cousin and offered to discuss Aliyev's criticism of the player.
An Azerbaijani journalist has died after being attacked following Facebook comments about the captain of Qabala FK, Javid Huseynov.
Rasim Aliyev, who worked for the ann.az news website, died of his injuries on Sunday morning in a Baku hospital, having been severely beaten on Saturday evening.
Huseynov's cousin Elshan Ismailov, 21, who represents the AZAL Baku reserve team and was a former under-19 international, turned himself over to police according to local media. The BBC, however,...