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.
Meanwhile, Sakho has accused West Ham of selling its black players "one by one", suggesting that is the reason he wanted to leave. As reported by The Mail , Henry sent an email to at least two agents asking them not to recommend African players.
Democrats who have read the document say Republicans have cherry-picked facts to create a misleading and unsafe narrative. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rightly recused himself from that task because of his involvement in the 2016 campaign.
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.
Sohelia Jolodarzadeh, a member of Iran's parliament, said the protests are due to the government's "wrong approach". According to a human rights lawyer who took up her case, she was finally released from detention last weekend.
During the weeks-long period, authorities emphasize safety on the road and aboard planes, trains and ferries. The van was carrying reportedly gas canisters and burst into flames after hitting the fence.
She said: "I'm very pleased with the people-to-people links we have been able to build on in education and in culture too". Asked if she wanted to be leader in the next election in 2022, May repeated what she had said at the start of the trip .
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.
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.
The company also extended support for Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions 1607, 1703 and 1709 by another six months. Nearly two years later Microsoft only managed to bring Windows 10 to 600 million active devices .
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.
Wells Fargo Ordered By Fed to Restrict Asset Growth
Vontobel Asset Management Inc sold 651,596 shares as the company's stock declined 8.66% while stock markets rallied. Piper Jaffray downgraded the shares of WFC in report on Friday, April 15 to "Underweight" rating.
MORE WINTER: Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow on Groundhog Day
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.