RB Leipzig continues to bother Bundesliga giant Bayern Munich
RB Leipzig and Hertha BSC, two of the newly promoted side is ruling Bundesliga chart to place their name in Europe next season. On Saturday both teams goes head to head, and Leipzig proved their mettle to go ahead with 2-0 victory, to continues to bother Bundesliga giant Bayern Munich. With victory over Hertha, Leipzig once again goes on top of the Bundesliga chart with their 36 points, and then can stay at top for atleast 24 hours before Bavarians outperform against Darmstadt. And, if they not they will get another chance in last match before winter break, when Leipzig will have to travel to Allianz Arena to summit their lead.
RB Leipzig got a sweet victory in the presence of Red Bull inventor Dietrich Mateschitz in the stands with his life-partner Marion Feichtner, accompanying with RB board member Oliver Mintzlaff. It’s first time boss himself joined 42,558 fans in a packed Red Bull Arena, and his team didn’t disappoint. German sensation Timo Werner and Willi Orban goals proved good enough for the hosts to lead the Bundesliga table once again with three points lead, before Bayern curtail the lead on Sunday against Darmstadt.
Werner finds the opener for Leipzig in the 40th minute, after following Naby Keita ball. He did a great job holding off his marker to beat Hertha goalkeeper Rune Jarstein, to find his 9th goal of the season. Orban added 2nd in 62nd minute, heading home winner from Emil Forsberg’s corner.
Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side had suffered their first defeat of the season last weekend, when struggling Ingolstadt fought well to grab 1-0 victory against the league leaders. But, Leipzig bounce back once again to reach the summit, and ready to do the Leicester in Germany.
Although, Hoffenheim continues their unbeaten record as they played 2-2 draw on Friday night football. And in other Bundesliga fixtures, Werder Bremen and FC Koln played a 1-1 draw, Schalke and Freiburg also finished with 1-1 result, whereas Mainz get past Hamburger 3-1. In another match at the same time as other matches takes place on Saturday, Augsburg defeated Borussia Monchengladbach 1-0 as well.