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Leroy Sane Forces Match To Stop After Knocking Opponent Off His Feet With A Rocket Strike

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Leroy Sane Forces Match To Stop After Knocking Opponent Off His Feet With A Rocket Strike

Leroy Sane's powerful rocket of a strike connected with Matthias Ginter and sent the player crashing to the floor during Bayern Munich's 3-2 defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach.

Monchengladbach welcomed the defending German champions to Borussia-Park for their Bundesliga clash on Friday.

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Sane, who left Manchester City in 2020 to complete a sensational move to Bayern, forced the match to stop in the second half as his side trailed 3-2.

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The 24-year-old German winger received the ball and decided to try his luck from 35 yards out.

However, Sane's powerful long-range shot was intercepted by Ginter's head, who immediately fell back into the box before the referee blew for his whistle.

Both Bayern and Monchengladbach players checked on the 26-year-old German centre-back as the referee called for assistance.

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Ginter received treatment and remained on the pitch as Monchengladbach sealed a big victory over Bayern in the Bundesliga.

Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring for Bayern in the 20th minute from the spot-kick before Leon Goretzka added in his side's second minutes later.

However, Marco Rose's men responded through Jonas Hofmann, who scored a first-half brace to stun Bayern.

Florian Neuhaus extended Monchengladbach's lead early into the second half and ensured that his side walked away with all three points.

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Bayern are currently top of the Bundesliga and are two points clear of RB Leipzig, though Julian Nagelsmann's side have a match in hand.

Hans-Dieter Flick's men will return to action next Wednesday in their German Cup clash against Holstein Kiel at the Holstein-Stadion.

Featured Image Credit: SuperSoccer TV

Topics: Bayern Munich, Borussia Monchengladbach, Leroy Sane, Bundesliga

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