Elsewhere, Eintracht Frankfurt came from behind to beat Hoffenheim 2-1. Borussia Monchengladbach wrapped its first victory of the campaign after easing 3-1 past rival Cologne. Wasteful Bayer Leverkusen shared the spoils with newly-promoted Stuttgart following a 1-1 draw and Leonardo Bittencourt's sole goal of the match helped Werder Bremen to edge newcomer Armenia Bielefeld. Enditem
To make things worse for Schalke, Leipzig continued on the front foot and made it 3-0 just before the break as Marcel Halstenberg's cross allowed Willi Orban to make it three.
Favre's men were still not done with the scoring and added a fourth goal after Haaland assisted Felix Passlack for his first Bundesliga goal in the dying seconds of the encounter.
James, 29, has also netted three times in his first four matches for Everton in the Premier League following his summer move from Real Madrid.
Kitata's compatriot Sisay Lemma was three seconds further back to finish third.
"All the time I kept myself in the back to attack when I needed to," said Kitata. "When I went, I tried to push the pace more than before. I went into the last lap to beat the others."
Several planned on-loan-transfers deals failed because implementing a buying-option was rejected as the selling clubs demanded an obligation.
PARIS, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic encountered his toughest test at this year's Roland Garros so far on Monday, but the Serbian great still came through in straight sets 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 over No.15 seed Karen Khachanov to reach the last eight in French Open for 11 consecutive years.
Xinjiang registered a balanced stat sheet in offense with five players scoring in the double figures, led by Han Xu's 13 points and 10 rebounds.
On the Henan side, 2020 top draft pick Fang Min contributed 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in her WCBA debut. Zhang added 16 points.
On the Shanghai side, Zhou Yuyan had 11 points, and Han Xu bagged 10.