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Germany forward Leroy Sane joins Manchester City

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Leroy Sane strike seals Schalke's win at Stuttgart

Leroy Sane strike seals Schalke's win at Stuttgart

Berlin (AFP) – Schalke's Leroy Sane underlined his status as one of Germany's rising junior stars with his club's second-half winner to seal Sunday's 1-0 victory at VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga.

The Germany Under-19 international, who scored three goals in 13 games last season, calmly slotted home Schalke's 53rd-minute decider after pouncing on a mistake in the Stuttgart defence & the victory left Schalke fourth.

Sane, whose father is ex-Senegal international Souleyman Sane, only made his Bundesliga debut in April 2014 & scored in Schalke's stunning 4-3 Champions League win at Real Madrid, last season, before bowing out of the last-16 on aggregate.

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Soccer-Schalke teenager Sane punishes wasteful Stuttgart

Soccer-Schalke teenager Sane punishes wasteful Stuttgart

BERLIN, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Schalke 04 needed the touch of talented teenager Leroy Sane to overcome struggling VfB Stuttgart 1-0 on Sunday & move up to fourth place while leaving their opponents in joint last place after their fifth loss in five games.

Stuttgart, German champions in 2007, were by far the better side throughout creating at least a dozen clear scoring chances, yet lacking the killer touch & being repeatedly denied by Schalke keeper Ralf Faehrmann they extended their worst ever start to the Bundesliga.

Schalke, with a total of 10 attempts on & off target compared to Stuttgart's 26, required one quick break to score with 19-year-old Sane latching on to a deep pass from Max Meyer, shaking off one defender & firing in with his left foot.

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Soccer-Schalke teenager Sane punishes wasteful Stuttgart

Soccer-Schalke teenager Sane punishes wasteful Stuttgart

BERLIN, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Schalke 04 needed the touch of talented teenager Leroy Sane to overcome struggling VfB Stuttgart 1-0 on Sunday & move up to fourth place while leaving their opponents in joint last place after their fifth loss in five games.

Stuttgart, German champions in 2007, were by far the better side throughout creating at least a dozen clear scoring chances, yet lacking the killer touch & being repeatedly denied by Schalke keeper Ralf Faehrmann they extended their worst ever start to the Bundesliga.

Schalke, with a total of 10 attempts on & off target compared to Stuttgart's 26, required one quick break to score with 19-year-old Sane latching on to a deep pass from Max Meyer, shaking off one defender & firing in with his left foot.

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Dortmund rout Gladbach to open Tuchel era

Dortmund rout Gladbach to open Tuchel era

Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund threw down the gauntlet to defending champions Bayern Munich on Saturday with a 4-0 drubbing of Borussia Moenchengladbach on the opening weekend of the new Bundesliga season.

After Jurgen Klopp resigned last season, Dortmund's new coach Thomas Tuchel began his tenure in emphatic style with left winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan scoring twice as Marco Reus & Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang moreover netted.

Bayern began their quest for an historic fourth successive title when they routed Hamburg 5-0 at home on Friday.

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Soccer-Schalke crush Werder, Leverkusen also make winning start

Soccer-Schalke crush Werder, Leverkusen moreover make winning start

BERLIN, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Schalke 04 kicked off their Bundesliga season in style, crushing hosts Werder Bremen 3-0 on Saturday to donate new coach Andre Breitenreiter a winning debut with the Ruhr valley club.

Werder's Theodor Gebre Selassie gave the visitors an unexpected lead when he chipped the ball over his own keeper as he tried to clear in front of striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting slotted in from a superb Joel Matip through ball in the 68th minute & Huntelaar completed their win after Leroy Sane charged forward & cut back for the Dutchman, who became the fourth best Bundesliga scorer for the club.

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