Jadon Sancho scores Borussia Dortmund winner against Schalke and dedicates goal to late grandmother

JADON SANCHO dedicated a derby-day winner to his late grandmother after scoring Borussia Dortmund's decisive goal against Schalke on Saturday.

The England international made history as he became the first 18-year-old to net in the historic Ruhr clash.

Jadon Sancho scores Borussia Dortmund winner against Schalke and dedicates goal to late grandmotherAP:Associated Press4 Jadon Sancho scored the winner in the historic Ruhr derby

And to top it off, Sancho’s 74th minute strike turned out to be decisive as Dortmund won 2-1 to remain clear at the top of the Bundesliga table.

He looked extremely emotional as he celebrated the goal.

And it later emerged that Sancho's grandmother passed away recently.

Speaking after the match, the ace revealed the goal would be dedicated in her name.

Jadon Sancho scores Borussia Dortmund winner against Schalke and dedicates goal to late grandmotherGetty4 Borussia Dortmund beat Schalke 2-1 to remain clear at the top of the table
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He said: “That goal was for my Grandmother, she passed away recently, it was for my family.

“It was a hard game, a derby. I know what these games are like, I’m from England.

“We need to keep performing like today and getting there points.”

Sancho has now scored five goals and assisted a further six in just eight starts.

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