Photos Show Leroy Sane’s Swollen Lip After He Was Punched by Sadio Mane

Photos Show Leroy Sane’s Swollen Lip After He Was Punched by Sadio Mane

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
April 15, 2023 at 6:47 PM
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  • Leroy Sane's war wounds from his alleged scuffle with Sadio Mane have been spotted
  • Mane allegedly hit Sane during a dressing room disagreement
  • The Senegal international has since apologized to Sane and his teammates but missed Bayern's Bundesliga game against Hoffenheim

The extent of Leroy's Sane injury, picked up from an alleged scuffle with teammate Sadio Mane has come to the fore.

Sane and Mane were said to be involved in a dressing room bust-up after Bayern Munich suffered a demoralizing defeat at the hands of Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal match.

Leroy Sane, Sadio Mane, swollen lip, Bayern Munich
Leroy Sane trained with a swollen lip after he was punched in the face by Sadio Mane. Photo credit: @eurofootcom
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While Mane has been slapped with a one-game ban and a hefty fine for his misconduct, Sane was left with a conspicuous wound, which he tried to hide from the cameras.

During Bayern's Bundesliga clash with Hoffenheim on Saturday, April 15, the German winger was spotted with a swollen lip as cameras got up close to view the extent of the damages he suffered from the bust-up, per GOAL.

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He still managed to feature for the Bavarians in the league game, lasting 59 minutes, while Mane was axed from the matchday squad for the said match, which ended in a 1-1 draw, Reuters reports.

Sane's swollen lip

Bayern fail to bounce from UCL setback

Meanwhile, Bundesliga leaders Bayern led through a first-half goal from Benjamin Pavard but had to settle for a point as Hoffenheim equalised in the second half through an Andrej Kramaric free-kick.

The results left Bayern still two points clear of Dortmund at the top with six games to play.

Bayern came into their match after a tumultuous week, forward Leroy Sane sporting a visible mark on his upper lip after a confrontation with Sadio Mane, which saw the latter suspended.

Sane against Mane sack

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that days after allegedly being punched by Sadio Mane at the Etihad Stadium, Leroy Sane has reportedly told Bayern Munich chiefs not to sack the Senegalese forward despite their heated bust-up.

It was a bizarre scene on April 12, as Bayern Munich suffered a 3-0 defeat against the reigning Premier League champions in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash.

Oliver Kahn and Hasan Salihamidzic, who are in charge of Bayern, were reportedly furious with Mane for raising his hands at a teammate and suspended him after the team returned to Germany.

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Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe is a Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and La Liga editor with five-year experience. He previously worked with Sports Corna and 360SportsGH.