Alphonso Davies, Tyler Adams make their Bundesliga debuts
MUNICH (AP) — Debut day in the Bundesliga had a happy ending for United States midfielder Tyler Adams and Alphonso Davies, a rising Canadian star born in a refugee camp.
The 19-year-old Adams started for Leipzig in a 4-0 win at Fortuna Duesseldorf in the German league on Sunday, while Davies, 18, came on in the 86th minute in Bayern Munich's 4-1 win over Stuttgart.
Dortmund wins 1-0 at Leipzig to stay 6 clear in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Buerki starred in a 1-0 win at Leipzig that kept the Bundesliga leader six points clear of Bayern Munich on Saturday.
The home side pushed hard for an equalizer after Axel Witsel's early strike for Dortmund, but Buerki was consistently in the right place at the right time to keep his team ahead.
Marcel Sabitzer should have leveled after the break, and again midway through the second half, but Buerki got the better of their one-on-one situations.
Werner repeats double trick as Leipzig goes 3rd in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig forward Timo Werner again struck twice to help his team move third in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win over second-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.
If Werner scores, he often adds another. It was the fourth league game in which the Germany striker claimed two goals, bringing his tally to eight so far this season.
Reus reaches 100 goals as Dortmund beats Leipzig 4-1
BERLIN (AP) — Marco Reus scored his 100th Bundesliga goal to seal a 4-1 win for Borussia Dortmund over Leipzig on Sunday.
The Germany forward ran onto Jadon Sancho's throughball and fired inside the far post in injury time as new coach Lucien Favre enjoyed a winning start to the league campaign after falling behind to an early goal.
BERLIN (AP) — Julian Brandt starred as Bayer Leverkusen outclassed Leipzig 4-1 to move above the home side into the Bundesliga's last qualification spot for the Champions League on Monday.
The Germany midfielder, who extended his Leverkusen contract last week, scored one goal and was involved in two more as the side moved to fourth, two points clear of Eintracht Frankfurt and Leipzig with five rounds remaining.
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig booked its place in the Champions League by beating Hertha Berlin 4-1, Borussia Dortmund staked its claim for direct qualification, and Darmstadt was relegated from the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Leipzig can finish no worse than third in its debut season after a record 20th win for a promoted side.
"We've achieved something remarkable. We belong among the best teams in Europe," said forward Timo Werner, who scored twice.
Leipzig beats ’Gladbach 2-1, cuts Bayern’s Bundesliga lead
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig held on for a 2-1 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to cut Bayern Munich's lead in the Bundesliga to five points on Sunday.
Emil Forsberg scored one and set up another for the promoted side to end its two-game losing streak and stay on course for Champions League qualification with its 14th win of the season.
"We showed that we're ready to get momentum behind us," Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuettl said.
Promoted Leipzig goes 6 points clear atop Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Promoted Leipzig's fairytale start to the Bundesliga continued Friday when the side carved out a six-point lead at the top with a 4-1 win at Freiburg.
Naby Keita got the visitors off to a flying start in the second minute with a fierce strike to the corner from 25 meters (yards).
Schalke hold Dortmund 0-0 in Bundesliga’s Ruhr derby
BERLIN (AP) — Schalke held Borussia Dortmund to a scoreless draw in the 171st Ruhr derby, ensuring its bitter rival's winless streak in the Bundesliga stretched to four games on Saturday.
The visiting players, who started the league with five defeats, celebrated with the away fans after their seventh successive game without defeat across all competitions.
Leipzig beats Augsburg, goes provisionally 3rd in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Unbeaten Leipzig continued its impressive start in its first Bundesliga season by beating Augsburg 2-1 to move to provisional third on Friday.
Leipzig, founded in 2009 when energy-drink manufacturer Red Bull rebranded fifth-tier side SSV Markranstaedt and financed its speedy promotion as a new entity through the lower leagues, is the first promoted side in the Bundesliga to remain unbeaten after six games.