Schalke have yet to open contract extension talks with Kevin-Prince Boateng as he remains tied to the club until 2016.
Borussia Dortmund's wretched start to the Bundesliga season continued against Hannover, while Roberto Di Matteo lost his first game at Schalke.
Roberto Di Matteo lost his first game as Schalke boss as Bayer Leverkusen took the honours with a 1-0 win at the BayArena.
Sporting Lisbon have lodged a complaint with UEFA following their 4-3 loss at Schalke in the Champions League.
New boss Roberto Di Matteo insisted the win was all that mattered after Schalke beat Sporting Lisbon 4-3.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored a 92nd-minute penalty to earn Schalke a 4-3 win over Sporting Lisbon in Group G.
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