The 22-year old scored from a short corner, heading in Julian Draxler’s cross to make it four goal in ten games for his country. Two other goalscorers in Stuttgart, Mesut Özil Julian Draxler, were products of the Schalke training academy, the Knappenschmiede, and later promoted to the first team. Timo Werner bagged a brace on the night while Mario Gomez also got one.
After a convincing performance in the Neckar Arena, Die Mannschaft have all but sealed their place in the 2018 World Cup. Five points ahead of second-placed Northern Ireland with two matches to go, qualification is all but secured.