Three days after the sobering Out in the Europa League has opened for RB Leipzig to bring the football of the year, at least in the Bundesliga. With a very strong performance, the team of coach won Rangnick with 4:1 against Mainz 05.

Bundesliga round DISPLAY

Michael Horeni

a correspondent for sports in Berlin.

F. A. Z.

After twenty minutes of Leipzig, seemed to have the match thanks to two goals from Poulsen (14. and 19. To have Minute) already defined, but Onisiwo (38.) brought the Mainz before the break, the designed the game for a long open – to Werner for his great appearance. First he made a Kontertor for the decision (75.), before he broke the deadlock with a wonder goal for the 4:1-final score (88.).

The especially at the beginning and in the final phase of the Offensive, lightning-fast Leipziger strengthened in the intermittent snow flurries for the third Sunday in Advent with the well-earned victory, their fourth in the table and keep a connection to Mönchengladbach and Munich. On Wednesday in Leipzig now has the opportunity, even a bit more advance: RB meets the FC Bayern. “I am delighted that we have won. We have made a good game,” said Werner after the final whistle at the Sky: “In Munich a tough game, but we want to try to win there.”

Mainz could be up just before the break, glad to be not higher than 0:2 behind. RB had omitted as with the 1:1 on Thursday against Trondheim, a great number of opportunities. But that didn’t seem so bad, because on Poulsen leave. In the 14. Minute, the Dane, in the style of a Toptorjägers was successful, as he sent a beautiful cross from Kampl from the left side with the foot, and intolerable to the goal. Five minutes later, Leipzig proved that it can provide the Tempo and scoring chances from the other side. This time, the attack on the neck tenberg and Werner, whose passport brought Poulsen in perfect Position for delivery.

Mainz seemed to be overwhelmed by the Leipzig Elan. But, as in the European Cup, should avenge the wasteful handling of RB with its scoring chances. After Öztunali in the 38. Minute, for until then only worked in Mainz was able to flank from a promising Position freely, was Onisiwo with the head to the point of 2:1. Mainz turned, Leipzig wobbled. To break the balance would have been possible.

After the exchange has developed a well-balanced game, with more possession of the ball, and benefits for Mainz, but good opportunities and more space for Leipzig. A Mainz build-up of errors made in the 75. Minute, but the way for Werner’s free, let alone in front of goalkeeper talents of his Chance to 3:1 by anyone. And then Werner crowned his strong performance with a magnificent Solo and a crashing shot under the crossbar at the 4: 1.

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