It was a rare goalless evening for the Gabonese striker as Borussia Dortmund were shocked by Tottenham losing 3-1 at Wembley in a Champions League opening game which wasn't without controversy.
Aubameyang found the net - and in fantastic fashion at that - shortly after his side went 2-1 down. Unfortunately for him and his team-mates, his well-timed run and sleek half-volley past helpless Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was wrongly ruled offside with the match in the balance.
Speaking after the game, former Tottenham manager Hoddle had nothing but praise for the striker, who scored 40 goals in all competitions for Dortmund last season, as he insisted the 28-year-old would be perfect for the Premier League.
'He's got Premier League written all over him this fella,' Hoddle said on BT Sport. 'He's hung out there and pulled away square on, he's onside, and it's not even difficult.
'But look at this for a finish, it's top quality. Spurs get up the other end and score a third goal, and that's football for you.'
The striker found himself unmarked at the back post and struck a half-volley past Hugo Lloris
But the 28-year-old was wrongly offside and his equalising goal should