By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lars Ricken inspired Borussia Dortmund to their first victory of the season.Lars Ricken inspired Borussia Dortmund to their first victory of the season.
Cologne made the trip to the Westfalen Stadion looking to heap more misery on Dortmund, but they were undone by a brace of goals from Ricken.
Ricken netted his first on 25 minutes and made the game safe with a second on 73.
Matthias Scherz netted in injury time for Cologne, but they could not prevent Borussia from claiming the win and the result is sure to raise morale in Dortmund.
Hertha Berlin proved too strong for Wolfsburg, with late goals from Arne Friedrich, Marko Pantelic and Gilberto securing the three points.