Bundesliga

Dortmund impresses without Dembele in Bundesliga-opener

Borussia Dortmund showed it can thrive this season without suspended forward Ousmane Dembele by opening its Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 rout at Wolfsburg on Saturday.

United States international Christian Pulisic scored one goal and set up another.

Dembele remains suspended after missing training when Barcelona made a bid for the player. Dortmund is yet to receive a second offer after turning down a bid reportedly worth 85 million euros ($100 million) with another 20 million ($23.4 million) in add-ons.

"We have a clear position and a clear idea. If this is met, Dembele will be transferred this summer. If not, he'll stay with Dortmund," sporting director...