.Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Matthew Hoppe became the first US international to score a hattrick in the German top flight. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@s04_en)

  • Schalke thrashed Hoffenheim 4-0 powered by a hattrick from US teenager Matthew Hoppe
  • The Royal Blues enjoyed their first Bundesliga win in just under a year
  • After their 2-0 home loss to Eintracht Frankfurt, Mainz replace Schalke at the bottom of the table