Hoffenheim 2-0 Schalke 04

Hoffenheim win again to climb up to second in the Bundesliga

24/09/2017

Hoffenheim are ahead of Bayern in second place, two points behind Dortmund with a 2-0 win over Schalke.

In a match which pitted two of the youngest managers in European football against each other, 30-year-old Julian Nagelsmann came out on top against his 32-year-old opposite number Domenico Tedesco.

The hosts racked up their fourth victory from six games in rather easier fashion than their 3-2 comeback success at Mainz on Wednesday, which was crowned by Mark Uth's injury-time winner.

This time an early goal from 19-year-old Dennis Geiger and a late Lukas Rupp clincher sealed the points.

Geiger scored his first Bundesliga goal in the 13th minute, firing home from 20 yards after good work down the left from Steven Zuber. And Rupp sealed a win that temporarily sent Hoffenheim top of the table until Dortmund won in the late game.

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