Leipzig in Augsburg, the first in the second. The announced top game turned into a puzzle. With a deserved 2-0 winner RB Leipzig.
With a dream goal still leaders.
The Leipzig team struggled against Augsburg for one half, and they kept getting stuck on the defense bar. But after Angeliño’s header goal, his second in a row, to 1-0 just before the break, it will be another game.
RB lets the ball and opponent run, creates a few chances until Poulsen scores the redeeming 2-0 (66th). An absolute dream goal!
Less than 30 seconds after being substituted on (came for Forsberg), the Dane volleyed the ball under the bar with the first touch.
Coach Julian Nagelsmann: “An outstanding goal! That is sure to be included in the vote for goal of the month.
Goalscorer Poulsen: “We were dominant in many phases of the game, that was a deserved victory.”
Leader Leipzig has not been defeated this season and has been unbeaten away for nine games. The last bankruptcy was on January 25th, a 2-0 defeat in Frankfurt.
But RB cannot rest on that, as early as Tuesday evening (9 p.m.) the first appearance in the Champions League will continue in Leipzig. The opponent is the Turkish champions Istanbul Basaksehir, the favorite club of President Recep Erdogan.
Nagelsmann on the Istanbul people: “I see the opponent as purely athletic. You didn’t start well in the league, but you have a lot of experience. I assume that, like Augsburg, they will be more at the back. “
For Augsburg the 0-2 was the first bankruptcy of the season. Ironically against Leipzig, against whom they had received the last defeat of the previous season (1: 2 on matchday 34).