LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig signed South Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan in the latest transfer from sister club Red Bull Salzburg on Wednesday.
Germany striker Timo Werner shunned the opportunity to play for Leipzig in its first ever appearance in the Champions League quarterfinals after agreeing to join Chelsea next month for about $68...
BERLIN (AP) — Fortuna Düsseldorf stunned Leipzig with two late goals to draw 2-2 in the Bundesliga on Wednesday and boost its hopes of avoiding relegation.
LONDON (AP) — Germany striker Timo Werner could be headed to Chelsea from Leipzig.
The Premier League club reportedly agreed to a deal in principle to sign Werner after meeting his...
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig seemed to enjoy playing in an empty stadium with no protesters as it routed host Mainz 5-0 to move third in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Germany forward Timo Werner scored a hat...
BERLIN (AP) — Erling Haaland scored yet again to help Borussia Dortmundbeat Werder Bremen2-0, and Leipzig followed by routing Schalke 5-0 on Saturday to keep the pressure on Bundesliga leader...
LONDON (AP) — Dele Alli showed his frustration by hurling a water bottle and shoe after being substituted. Jose Mourinho just used his words.
After 11 years, millions of dollars, and plenty of ruffled feathers, this is Leipzig's moment.
Challenging Jose Mourinho and 2019 Champions League finalist Tottenham is exactly the kind of...
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich was held to a 0-0 draw Sunday by Leipzig as it stayed top of the Bundesliga but failed to extend its lead in the pursuit of an eighth consecutive title.
What to watch in the top leagues in European soccer this weekend:
Bayern Munich has hauled itself back to the top of the Bundesliga, and now comes its chance to deal a blow to...
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — If there's ever a good time to play Leipzig, it's now.
Timo Werner is in the midst of a three-game scoring drought — a drought by his standards, at least — and...
MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is not used to being overshadowed, especially when he is emulating records.
The Juventus forward converted two penalties in Sunday’s 3-0 win over Fiorentina to...
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Erling Haaland certainly knows how to make an impression.
The 19-year-old Norwegian came off the bench to score a hat trick for Borussia Dortmund in his Bundesliga...
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — When one club has won the league title seven years in a row, you might expect fans of other teams to cheer on any viable challenger. Not so in Germany.
Is this the season when Bayern Munich's seven-year hold on the German title ends?
A poor start and a humiliating 5-1 loss to Frankfurt cost Niko Kovac his job as Bayern coach and gave teams...
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — American midfielder Tyler Adams returned from injury in his first appearance of the season on Saturday and helped Leipzig take top spot into the Bundesliga’s winter...
MUNICH (AP) — Bundesliga top scorer Robert Lewandowski will undergo groin surgery in the coming days but may not miss any games.
Bayern Munich said Friday the Polish forward will have the...
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — At 2-0 down in the 90th minute, Emil Forsberg and Leipzig were just getting started.
Two late goals from the Sweden forward salvaged a 2-2 draw with Benfica on...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Leipzig beat Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday, moving to the verge of qualifying from the group stage for the first time.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Lyon ended its seven-game winless streak with a 2-0 victory at Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Memphis Depay and Martin Terrier scored in either half...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Timo Werner scored twice in the second half as Leipzig stunned Portuguese champion Benfica 2-1 in Group G of the Champions League on Tuesday.
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig shrugged off more protests against its very existence to beat Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-1 and keep its perfect start to the Bundesliga season intact on Friday.
MAINZ, Germany (AP) — Leipzig let a two-goal lead slip away in the second half to draw 3-3 at Mainz in the Bundesliga on Friday, one week after it qualified for the Champions...
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig reached the semifinals of the German Cup for the first time after a last-gasp penalty deep into extra time secured a 2-1 win at Bundesliga rival Augsburg on...
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Julian Nagelsmann's Hoffenheim held Leipzig to 1-1 in the Bundesliga but couldn't prevent his future side from taking another step toward Champions League qualification on...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany forward Timo Werner again scored twice to help Leipzig consolidate fourth place in the Bundesliga with a 4-1 home win over Mainz on Sunday.
Yussuf Poulsen also scored two goals as Leipzig maintained its unbeaten record at home this season and tightened its grip on the last qualification place for the Champions League.
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.
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Finally, the year is over for Germany.
The 2014 World Cup champions, who failed to even make it out of the group stage at this year's tournament in Russia, ended their disappointing campaign with a thud, conceding two late goals in a 2-2 draw with the Netherlands.
Even before the match started, Germany had already been relegated from the top tier in the UEFA Nations League.
BERLIN (AP) — Nuremberg goalkeeper Fabian Bredlow saved a penalty but that didn't make up for the six goals he had already conceded as his team lost 6-0 at Leipzig in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
With more than an hour gone, Tim Leibold was sent off as the last defender for bringing down Timo Werner. But Werner, who had scored twice already for Leipzig, saw his spot kick saved in a rare moment of success for the visitors.
MUNICH (AP) — Germany striker Sandro Wagner has announced his international retirement following his failure to be nominated in the preliminary World Cup squad.
Wagner tells Thursday's edition of the Bild daily, "For me it's clear that I do not seem to fit in with the coaching team due to my way of always being open, honest and direct."
BERLIN (AP) — Runaway Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich lost 2-1 at Leipzig on Sunday in a rare stumble ahead of the international break.
Sandro Wagner headed the visitors into an early lead but Naby Keita equalized before the break and Timo Werner claimed the winner 10 minutes after it.
"We didn't play like we have in the last weeks," Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes said. "Leipzig is the deserved winner. You get such games."
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig's reliance on backer Red Bull increased with Bundesliga promotion according to financial figures released for 2016.
The club owed the energy drinks manufacturer about 52.4 million euros ($64.1 million) at the end of 2015, and that grew by more than 30 million to 83.2 million euros by the end of the following year.
BERLIN (AP) — Naby Keita scored in what could have been his last game for Leipzig as the home side defeated Schalke 3-1 to move to second in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Substitute Timo Werner scored one and set up another in the second half to cancel Naldo's equalizer as Leipzig moved a point above Schalke, and 13 behind leader Bayern Munich.
PORTO, Portugal (AP) — With a convincing performance at home, Porto beat Leipzig 3-1 to reach second place in Group G of the Champions League on Wednesday.
Hector Herrera put the Portuguese hosts ahead with a shot from inside the area early in the first half before Timo Werner came off the bench to equalize for Leipzig just after halftime.
BERLIN (AP) — Sven Ulreich saved former teammate Timo Werner's penalty in a shootout to send Bayern Munich through to the third round of the German Cup at Leipzig's expense on Wednesday.
With the game deadlocked at 1-1 after extra time, both sides' players converted their spot-kicks until Ulreich, who had been Werner's teammate at Stuttgart, guessed correctly. He stopped the Germany forward's shot from reaching the bottom right corner to give Bayern a 5-4 win on penalties.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Eight years after the club's formation, Leipzig made its Champions League debut and drew with visiting Monaco 1-1 on Wednesday.
Swedish midfielder Emil Forsberg claimed the team's first ever Champions League goal, only for Youri Tielemans to answer straight away for the French champion, which was knocked out by Juventus in the semifinals last season.
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has opened a disciplinary case against the German soccer federation after fans chanted Nazi slogans during a World Cup qualifying game in the Czech Republic.
German officials have said the fans did not buy tickets through its official process for last Friday's game in Prague.
FIFA says "several incidents" are under investigation and a case is also open against the Czech federation. Home teams are responsible for security at their stadium.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Germany bounced back from a disappointing display to close in on World Cup qualification with a gala 6-0 rout of Norway on Monday.
Timo Werner, who had been targeted by what Germany coach Joachim Loew called "so-called fans" during Friday's fortunate 2-1 win over the Czech Republic in Prague, had his name chanted in appreciation by the fans in Stuttgart, where he made his breakthrough before joining Leipzig.
BERLIN (AP) — German soccer federation president Reinhard Grindel wants European associations to work closer together to combat hooligan behavior after fans chanted Nazi slogans during a World Cup qualifier in Prague.
Grindel tells Kicker magazine "we need to discuss the issue of ticket distribution together with the European associations and find ways to ensure more control throughout Europe."
BERLIN (AP) — Timo Werner's first two goals of the season helped Leipzig secure its first win with a 4-1 victory over Freiburg on Sunday.
The versatile 21-year-old forward, who can play through the middle or on both flanks, netted in each half.
Last season he scored 21 goals as Liepzig finished Bundesliga runners-up behind Bayern Munich, and then helped Germany win the Confederations Cup in July.
WIESBADEN, Germany (AP) — Police in the central German state of Hessen say they have opened disciplinary proceedings against officers in uniform who were filmed singing a disparaging song about Leipzig player Timo Werner.
Police say they were made aware of the YouTube video on Sunday, it appears to have been filmed in a changing room of the Hessian riot police, and "the officers' behavior is contrary to official principals."
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The abuse has followed Timo Werner for months, gathering pace as rapidly as the striker has amassed goals.
No German player was more prolific in the Bundesliga last season. No player was as ostracized.
But Werner is now a full-blown Germany international, scoring his first goals at the Confederations Cup on Sunday, and he could hold the key to the World Cup defense next year.
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 missed the chance to move closer to Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich as it was held 1-1 at Schalke on Sunday.
Leipzig was looking to take advantage of Bayern Munich dropping points in a 2-2 draw against Mainz on Saturday, and cut the gap to six points.
Timo Werner gave Leipzig the lead in the 14th minute, nodding in Bernardo's cross from the right for his 17th league goal of the season.