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We did it: Leroy Sane

GELSENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 20: Leroy Sane of Manchester City scores the 2nd goal for his team by penalty kick during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between FC Schalke 04 and Manchester City at Veltins-Arena on February 20, 2019 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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The Manchester City footballer scorer the equalizer to lead his team to a victory int he UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg.

Leroy Sane scored the second goal for Manchester City tonight, as his team was down 2-1 against Schalke in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.

And this led teammate Raheem Sterling to score the winning goal at the last minute of the match.

“We knew it would be a tough game here like it always is in the Champions League,” said Sane to the team’s official website.

“In the end, we did it. We scored three goals away from home and that was the most important thing, to score goals away. Now, we’ll see what happens in the return.”

“We were well aware of how difficult this would be. When Pep [Guardiola] prepared the game, he already said we have to be careful,” he added.

“Schalke are a really tough team and it is a tough atmosphere and a tough stadium to come to.”

“The Schalke fans are really loud and good; they push the team. We knew it would be tough,” he explained.

“But we never give up. We always want to keep going, keep fighting. We know what kind of quality we have in the team.”

“We know we will get chances. We have to wait for our chances and score goals and we did that today. It was not our best game, but we won and scored three away goals,” Sane concluded.

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