Dortmund coach Peter Stoeger, returning to Cologne only 61 days after his sacking, gave the 20-year-old Belgium global his first start and the player paid him back when he scored in the 35th minute for the lead.
He could have finished with a hat-trick having put the ball in the net just before the break, but the video assistant referee (VAR) spotted he was offside.
As the race for the Champions League spots is a tight one in the Bundesliga, Dortmund was desperate for the win, and Batshuayi showed he can be an adequate replacement for Aubameyang even though he has to prove his ability in the long run.
Bayern face Mainz away on Saturday, holding a 16-point lead in the Bundesliga, and the Poland striker is on fire with 18 goals in 19 league games.
"He brings a lot from what we need".
However, Batshuayi's goals failed to disguise an erratic team performance as Dortmund's rocky defence twice allowed struggling Cologne to equalise.
Dortmund needed a goal-scorer and after weeks on Chelsea's bench, behind first-choice striker Alvaro Morata, Batshuayi has a starting berth and that will help his bid for a place in the Belgium squad at the World Cup.
As such, when the Blues announced the arrival of Olivier Giroud at the club from London rivals Arsenal on transfer deadline day this week, it was widely expected that Batshuayi would be moving on, at least temporarily.
We are under no illusions that he actually spoke German but if you were in fact wondering what he said, his interview translates to: "I am very, very happy to be at Borussia Dortmund!". He has that goal instinct and a great goal-scoring record.
The storm will hit Minneapolis with snow on Saturday, but skies should clear by Sunday, when the city will host the Super Bowl. The safety measures were adapted after Mayor DeBlasio dropped Charlotte - a female groundhog standing in as Chuck - in 2014.
Nintendo has announced that its beloved video game franchise " Mario Kart " is headed to a new gaming platform: smartphones. The other two titles are Fire Emblem Heroes and the recently released Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp .
If the sun was bright on this day, the clergyman would hand out more candles, as they thought the winter would be longer. No cable provider is necessary, but the Groundhog Day website recommends a strong internet connection.
The U.N. says more than 270,000 people have been displaced in Idlib because of the government onslaught since December 15. In August 2016, five Russian soldiers were killed after their helicopter was shot down by rebel groups in Idlib.
According to the message, 74 terrorists have been eliminated today and Operation Olive Branch is being successfully carried out. On Friday, at least two people were reportedly killed and 19 injured in attacks on Turkish towns near the border with Syria.
Two months ago, in a similar incident, a group of boys allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl inside a movie theater in Uttar Pradesh. Taking the cognizance of the complaint filed by the girl, the Hyderabad police have arrested the accused.
It invests in secured and unsecured senior debt, subordinated debt, junior subordinated debt, preferred stock, and common stock. It is negative, as 66 investors sold GM shares while 322 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 242 raised stakes.
Apple had a net margin of 21.13% and a return on equity of 37.84%. "The smartphone industry overall is maturing". Private Vista LLC acquired a new position in Apple in the second quarter valued at approximately $122,000.
While that's all sounding good, the company actually took a massive $9.9 billion hit from a tax charge on foreign earnings . The tool was very well accepted with over 10,000 customers signing up to try it in a matter of weeks.
Uma Thurman explains her anger at Harvey Weinstein
The actress said the incident left her in a neck brace and put her professional relationship with Tarantino on shaky ground. Thurman says when she expressed fear about driving a possibly faulty auto in Tarantino's " Kill Bill: Vol. 1" he insisted.
HBO wins bidding war for JJ Abrams sci-fi drama series
Sources previously revealed that the story surrounds a worldwide fight against a significant, and possibly, supernatural force. The title is a French world which means a half-world, so it seems like we're dealing with a Narnia kind of situation here.
2 injured in Los Angeles school shooting
The middle school is located on the Belmont High School campus and has about 365 students in grades six through eight. The school has about 365 students in grades 6 to 8 and nearly all are Hispanic and many are from low-income families.