DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Lots of drama, not many wins. That's the story so far under new American coach Jesse Marsch at German soccer club Leipzig.
Leipzig played its part in one of the most entertaining Champions League games of the season so far when Christopher Nkunku scored a hat trick in a 6-3 loss at Manchester City on Wednesday.
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann will get a large dose of déjà vu when his team visits Leipzig in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
After all, Nagelsmann was Leipzig coach until the end of last season and two of his Bayern players, defender Dayot Upamecano and midfielder Marcel Sabitzer, were on that Leipzig team, too.
BERLIN (AP) — American coach Jesse Marsch’s Bundesliga debut in charge of Leipzig ended Sunday in a shock 1-0 loss at Mainz, a team hit by coronavirus infections.
Mainz coach Bo Svensson had to field an inexperienced side with 11 players in quarantine after three tested positive for COVID-19 over the previous week.
BERLIN (AP) — Erling Haaland scored a hat trick as Borussia Dortmund began its German Cup title defense with a 3-0 win over third-division Wehen Wiesbaden on Saturday.
The holders attacked from the off and went close through American forward Gio Reyna, but had to wait until the 27th minute for captain Marco Reus to set up Haaland for his first.
BERLIN (AP) — Americans are taking their coaching expertise to the Bundesliga.
New Leipzig coach Jesse Marsch became the second American in charge of a team in Germany’s top soccer division after Stuttgart's Pellegrino Matarazzo.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls will transfer teenage midfielder Caden Clark to RB Leipzig of the German Bundesliga at the end of the MLS season.
The Red Bulls announced the move Thursday without revealing terms of the deal with the top-flight German league team.