Bundesliga: Leipzig wins 3-1 at Hoffenheim

UImpressed by the end of the World Cup for national striker Timo Werner and the announced farewell to boss Oliver Mintzlaff, RB Leipzig continues to play football successfully. Three days after reaching the round of 16 in the Champions League, the strong Saxons won the Bundesliga 3-1 (1-0) at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Saturday.

Christopher Nkunku with his tenth and eleventh goal of the season (17th and 57th minute) and Dani Olmo (69th) scored for coach Marco Rose’s team. In between, Nkunku’s French compatriot Georginio Rutter surprisingly equalized (50th).

“It’s just fun to watch Christopher,” said RB goalkeeper Janis Blaswich: “But I don’t want to lift him out, the others are too strong for that.” The 31-year-old also wanted to forget Werner after the first away win of the season not: “It is certainly not an easy situation for Timo, we stand together and support him.”

Prömel probably badly injured

In front of 23,127 spectators in Sinsheim, Hoffenheim’s World Cup candidate Grischa Prömel had to be carried off the field seriously injured after less than 15 minutes. The 27-year-old midfielder himself made a gesture that something was torn or broken in his ankle, later his coach André Breitenreiter confirmed the suspicion of an ankle fracture. “It’s a very sad day for us.”



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