Video: Nuri Sahin scores long-range goal against Sunderland, first pre-season goal

Turkish international midfielder Nuri Sahin scored his first goal of the pre-season campaign with a long-range goal against Sunderland.

The experienced midfielder struck the ball from outside the penalty area giving Sunderland keeper Mannone no chance.

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Sahin struggled with injuries last season and was expected to be given a rotation role this season but Thomas Tuchel has used him consistently in a starting role over the summer hinting that the 27-year-old could play an important role over the 2016-17 campaign.

Fellow Turkish international Emre Mor started on the bench for Dortmund against the Black Cats but is expected to feature at some stage over the course of the game.

Dortmund v Sunderland

Kick Off: 17:45 GMT

Dortmund confirmed line-ups: Bürki, Schmelzer, Bartra, Sokratis, Passlack, Sahin, Castro, Dembélé, Kagawa, Rode, Ramos #safcbvb

Subs: Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Mor, Pulisic, Götze, Schürrle, Merino, Aubameyang, Burnic, Reckert, Guerreiro, Weigl

Manager: Thomas Tuchel

Sunderland confirmed line-ups: Mannone, O’Shea, van Aanholt, Kaboul, Kone, Cattermole, Rodwell, Lens, Khazri, Watmore, Borini.

Subs: Pickford, Ledger, Asoro, T Robson, Greenwood, Honeyman, Embleton, J Robson, Gooch.

Manager: David Moyes

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