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Where did Leroy Sane go wrong at Bayern Munich? The former Manchester City player was substituted and substituted today against Bayer Leverkusen.
Bayern visited Leverkusen this afternoon knowing they had to win if they wanted to head to the Bundesliga break at the top, where they would say they belong.
Leverkusen himself sat at the top of the table until the 93rd minute of today’s game, with Robert Lewandowski scoring a dramatic winner to lead Bayern to 1st.
One man who might not have been celebrating so eccentrically after the game is Leroy Sane, who was hired as a substitute before being retired with 23 minutes left.
Leroy Sane was substituted just 36 minutes after being substituted. pic.twitter.com/ObBQv8T3yK
– ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) December 19, 2020
Sane has scored several great goals since signing for Bayern (so the guardian reported to be a £ 44 million fee), but it has produced little else. A team of his level cannot have moment players; they need to have influence at all times.
The winger, who left Man City in search of greener pastures at the Allianz Arena, may well have regretted that decision today after being stopped by manager Hansi Flick.