Germany: Bundesliga
3 - 0
(2 - 0)
FC Bayern
K. Coman (12), L. Sané (25), K. Coman (85)
By Peter Weis@PeterVicey

Tuchel praises Sané's form: "He can dominate the league."

Even though it was Kingsley Coman who recorded a scorer's brace in Sunday's victory over SC Freiburg, FC Bayern München trainer Thomas Tuchel labelled Leroy Sané the biggest "difference maker" in his post-match interview with German broadcaster DAZN. 
Leroy Sané found himself most unlucky not to record a brace in Sunday's 3-0 victory over visiting SC Freiburg. The German national team attacker out-deked SCF marker Merlin Röhl with a dazzling move and fired home a gorgeous finish that didn't count due to a narrow offside call in the lead-up. Sané's disallowed goal (in the 44th) would have been the perfect follow-up to his 25th minute tally.

Tuchel made certain to praise the 27-year-old anyway in his post-match interview with German broadcaster DAZN. The 55-times-capped German international - often accused of performing well below his potential - is off to an excellent start this season, scoring six goals in his opening seven league fixtures and netting seven tallies across all competitions.

Unlike predecessors Hansi Flick and Julian Nagelsmann, Tuchel appears to have found a way to bring out the best in Sané. Even if Tuchel did note that he and his coaching staff maintained high expectations for the Essen-native, the FCB trainer also made clear that Sané was certainly meeting them at the moment.

"He can be so dominant in the league," Tuchel told his interview, "He has the physical ability, he has the talent of course. If he brings energy, desire, and is level-headed and focused, then he can make the difference."

"We have good chemistry," Tuchel said of his personal relationship with the player, "I think we have a connection. When he plays loosely, with desire, and positive body language, he can make the difference."

"He can dominate the league," Tuchel concluded, "and that's what he's doing right now."

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