Leipzig draws 1-1 and stays on course for Champions League
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...
Leipzig ruins Doll’s Hannover debut to consolidate 4th place
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Hannover's hopes of a fresh start under new coach Thomas Doll took a blow in losing at home 3-0 to Leipzig, which consolidated fourth place in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Doll, who took over from the fired Andre Breitenreiter on Sunday, watched his new team stretch its run without a win to nine games.
Leipzig captain Willi Orban scored twice in the second half as the visitors tightened their grip on the last place for Champions League qualification.
Leipzig routs promoted Nuremberg 6-0 despite missed penalty
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.
Heynckes stays perfect as Bayern beats Leipzig to go top
MUNICH (AP) — Jupp Heynckes maintained his perfect start to his return to Bayern Munich after his team beat 10-man Leipzig 2-0 to top the Bundesliga as Borussia Dortmund's slump also continued on Saturday.
First-half goals from James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandowski gave Bayern the victory which sent it three points clear of Dortmund, which lost at Hannover 4-2.
Leipzig, which played most of the match with 10 men after Willi Orban's dismissal, remained third, four points behind Bayern.
Forwards Werner, Jonathas score as Leipzig, Hannover win
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.
Leipzig beats Hertha Berlin 2-0 to reclaim Bundesliga lead
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz watched from the stands as his Leipzig side returned to the top of the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win over visiting Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
Mateschitz, who made his fortune through energy drink Red Bull, made a rare visit to the stadium to see the side before its clash with defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday. Bayern, three points behind Leipzig, still had to play its 15th-round game at Darmstadt on Sunday.
‘Simply great’: Leipzig launches to top of the Bundesliga
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — In one of the most startling developments in European football this season, newcomer RB Leipzig stormed to the top of the German Bundesliga on Friday by coming from behind twice to earn a 3-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen.
In the process, Leipzig also set a Bundesliga record by staying undefeated in its first 11 matches after promotion. The team has won six straight games.