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  • 25 April 2019
    BERLIN -- Schalke held Borussia Dortmund to a scoreless draw in the 171st Ruhr derby, ensuring its bitter rivals winless streak in the Bundesliga stretched to four games on Saturday.The visiting players, who started the league with five defeats, celebrated with the away fans after their seventh successive game without defeat across all competitions.Earlier, Robert Lewandowski and Arjen Robben led Bayern Munich to another win while promoted Leipzig kept pace by extending its record Bundesliga start.Lewandowski netted two goals set up by Robben and returned the favor for the Dutch winger to also score as Bayern defeated Augsburg 3-1 again, this time away. Bayern also defeated its Bavarian rival by the same score in the German Cup in Munich on Wednesday.Meanwhile, Leipzig substitute Marcel Sabitzer scored twice for a 2-0 win at Darmstadt, extending the record unbeaten start for a Bundesliga newcomer to nine games. Leipzig consolidated second place, two points behind Bayern.BORUSSIA DORTMUND 0, SCHALKE 0Schalke started bravely, displaying fluid movement, combining well at pace and forcing Dortmund to defend. Shinji Kagawa and Julian Weigl were booked within the first 12 minutes, leaving Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel shaking his head.Dortmund had more possession but Schalke had all the chances. Dortmund fans provoked their rivals by unfurling Schalke banners apparently taken from visiting supporters.Dortmund improved but still had no attempts on goal by the break, compared to Schalkes four.Ousmane Dembele struck the post from close range with Dortmunds first effort in the 53rd minute.The home side pushed harder for the win from then on. Schalke `keeper Ralf Faehrmann blocked the quick-footed Mario Goetze, and Sead Kolasinac prevented an almost certain goal for Christian Pulisic with a goal-line tackle.You dont always get the results you deserve in football, Tuchel said.AUGSBURG 1, BAYERN 3Bayern, which visits PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League on Tuesday, looked to be heading for a rout as it completely dominated the first half in Augsburg.Lewandowski needed two touches to break the deadlock in the 19th minute, the first to take Robbens ball between two defenders and the next to send it to the right corner for his sixth goal of the season.The Poland forward returned the favor almost immediately, pulling the ball back from Paul Verhaeghs attempted clearance for Robben to score.They combined well together, said Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti, whose only concern was an apparent thigh injury to Javi Martinez.It was no surprise when Lewandowski grabbed his second soon after the break, again with two touches and again set up by Robben.Koo Ja-cheol took advantage of some wayward Bayern defending to equalize from close range with more than 20 minutes remaining but it was as good as it got for the home side.DARMSTADT 0, LEIPZIG 2Leipzigs remarkable start continued thanks to another gritty performance in DarmstadtSabitzer was set up by Timo Werner to break the deadlock with a simple finish before the hour-mark, while another substitute, Scotland winger Oliver Burke, set him up late.WOLFSBURG 1, BAYER LEVERKUSEN 2Wolfsburg has gone eight league games without a win after a late collapse against Leverkusen.Maximilian Arnold broke the deadlock for Wolfsburg minutes before the break, sweeping the ball home. But Leverkusen responded with a late spell of unrelenting pressure.Admir Mehmedi equalized with a well-worked team effort with just over 10 minutes remaining, and Tin Jedvaj scored shortly later.The win offers some respite for Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt, banned from the pitch for shouting an insult at Hoffenheim counterpart Julian Nagelsmann during their sides game last weekend. It was Leverkusens first victory in five games across all competitions.OTHER GAMESFreiburg grabbed its first away win of the season at Werder Bremen, winning 3-1, while Mainz recovered from its recent slump with a 2-0 defeat of visiting Ingolstadt. Discount Air Max 95 Canada . 4 Villanova with a 96-68 drubbing on Monday. Wragge hit 9-of-14 from behind the arc, matching Kyle Korvers school record for 3-pointers in a game set in 2003, as Creighton (16-3, 6-1 Big East broke a conference record with 21 treys in the rout. Wholesale Air Max Canada . Fred Couples, captain of the U.S. side, put it all into perspective. "We know whos in charge," he said. . Wilson hit Schenn from behind during Tuesday nights game in Philadelphia, earning a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct. He has a phone hearing with the department of player safety, which limits any potential suspension to five or fewer games. Air Max 95 Canada Outlet . The Montreal Canadiens announced on Friday that the veteran forward will return to the teams line-up on Saturday night when the Habs visit the Nashville Predators. Air Max 95 Canada For Sale . The catch: It needs a lot of money, and it needs it fast.Lee Westwood feels confidence has returned to his game as he looks to continue his upturn in form at this weeks BMW PGA Championship. The 43-year-old followed his joint runner-up finish at the Masters in April by ending last weeks Irish Open tied-10th, increasing his chances of a 10th consecutive appearance in Europes Ryder Cup side this autumn. Westwood currently lies just outside of the qualifying places ahead of a busy summer schedule, but feels his level of performance is heading back in the right direction. Speaking ahead of his 23rd consecutive appearance in the BMW PGA Championship, Westwood told a pre-tournament press conference: Im a lot happier with my game than I have been for quite some time. Westwood is hoping to make a tenth consecutive Ryder Cup appearance later this year I started working with Pete Cowen again at Houston and it had a pretty immediate effect. We just did a couple of hours there and then an hour at the Masters and I think that showed at Augusta. I started hitting the ball a lot straighter and iron shots were a lot better.I did a bit of work with Bob Rotella on the putting green at Augusta, as well. He seemed to free me up a little bit and rolled a few more putts in there. I just feel a lot more aggressive but a lot more calm on the greens, and my short games good, as well. So theres no reason why I shouldnt be playing well and scoring well this week, really.The former world No 1 tees off alongside Soren Kjeldsen and recent back-to-back European Tour winner Jeunghun Wang for the opening two rounds, while Masters champion Danny Willett sits in the group before with Soomin Lee and Victor Dubuisson. Matthew Fitzpatrick is another of the afternoon starters on his Wentworth debut, featuring alongside former Ryder Cup winners Graeme McDowell and Stephen Gallacher. Round 1 tee times First round tee times for the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth The British Masters champion has missed the cut in his last three starts since his tied-seventh finish at last months Masters, with Fitzpatrick making an early exit at the K Club last week.ddddddddddddFitzpatrick currently lies in an automatic qualification place for Europes Ryder Cup squad, but is not getting carried away about the possibility of featuring in Darren Clarkes side. Matt Fitzpatrick says the home support during his British Masters victory at Woburn last year was incredible ahead of the PGA Championship at Wentworth. Its not something Im solely focussing on, Fitzpatrick told a press conference on Tuesday. Im just trying to focus on each week as it comes, and Im just going to try and play as well as I can and get as many World Ranking points.Being here and being around the place, you know that its going to be a big event. Everyone speak so highly about this event.Im hoping to have a good week and just hope, again, that my game peaks at the right time. Watch the BMW PGA Championship throughout the week live on Sky Sports 4 - your home of golf Also See: Wentworth ways to watch Willett: No added pressure First round tee times Golf live on Sky Sports 4 ' ' '