The German FA (DFB) has said it will not investigate the dive by Timo Werner that won RB Leipzig a penalty in their 2-1 win over Schalke on Saturday.
Werner went to ground as he touched the ball past Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann, who was incredulous to see referee Bastian Dankert point to the spot and then book him for a foul.
But the head of the DFB control committee, Anton Nachreiner, told kicker the organisation would not look into the incident further and added: "It was a referee's decision."
RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner has apologised for the dive that earned his side a penalty in the first minute of their 2-1 win over Schalke on Saturday.
Werner went to ground as he touched the ball past Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann, who was incredulous to see the referee point to the spot and then book him for a foul.
Werner said he tried to tell the official that Fahrmann had not touched him.
"All I can do is repeat what I said yesterday, that [Schalke defender] Naldo disrupted my run and therefore...
Leipzig moved back to the top of the Bundesliga by beating Schalke 2-1 to extend their unbeaten start to their first season in Germany's top flight to 13 matches.
Timo Werner gave them the lead in the second minute from the penalty spot, but Sead Kolasinac levelled for the Royal Blues, who went into the game unbeaten in seven games.
But Kolasinac put through his own net two minutes into the second half and the hosts held on to move three points clear of Bayern Munich.
The first talking point of the...