Forsberg last RBL player to exit World Cup

Sweden lost 2-0 to England in the quarterfinals to end an impressive World Cup campaign for Emil Forsberg & Co. | Timo Werner and Germany out in group stage | Mvogo and Switzerland out in round of 16

Die Roten Bullen at the World Cup!

Timo Werner (Germany), Emil Forsberg (Sweden), Yussuf Poulsen (Denmark) and Yvon Mvogo represented their respective countries in Russia.

The World Cup sees 32 teams square off in eight groups against each other, with every group consisting of four countries. Only the best two teams progress to the knockout rounds. Timo's Germany and Emil's Sweden battled it out against one another in Group F.

Teammates in Leipzig...
...but opponents in Russia.

timo werner | Germany (Group f)

Sunday, 17th June 2018 (17:00 CEST)

Germany vs. Mexico 0-1

Timo Werner had to settle for a defeat in his World Cup debut for Germany. Our striker started in the 1-0 loss against Mexico, before being subbed out in the 87th minute.

Saturday, 23rd June 2018
(20:00 CEST)

Germany vs. Sweden 2-1

Timo Werner went the full distance for Germany and helped his side come back from an early 1-0 deficit. Marco Reus equalised just after half time, before a wondergoal from Toni Kroos in the game's final minute secured Germany all three points.

Leipzig's striker was involved in both of Germany's goals. He set up the equaliser and also won the free-kick that led to the second.

Wednesday, 27th June 2018
(16:00 CEST)

Germany vs. South Korea 0-2

In the final group game, Timo Werner played the full 90 minutes, yet couldn't prevent Germany suffering a shock defeat and crashing out of the tournament.

Timo Werner

Emil forsberg | Sweden (Group f)

Monday, 18th June 2018 (14:00 CEST)

Sweden vs. South Korea 1-0

Emil Forsberg and his Sweden teammates won their first group game against South Korea 1-0. Our midfield wizard played the full 90 minutes.

Saturday, 23rd June 2018
(20:00 CEST)

Sweden vs. Germany 1-2

Despite his country taking the early lead, Emil Forsberg and Sweden were forced to settle for a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Timo Werner and Germany. Sweden still have the chance to reach the knockout stages, however.

Wednesday, 27th June 2018
(16:00 CEST)

Sweden vs. Mexico 3-0

Sweden secured their spot in the last 16 with a resounding victory over Mexico. Emil Forsberg went the distance once again.


Last 16

Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 (16:00 CEST)

Sweden vs. Switzerland 1-0

Emil Forsberg scored the winning goal in Sweden’s 1-0 victory against Switzerland, which sent his country through to the World Cup quarter-finals, where they will face England on Saturday.


Saturday, 7th July 2018 (16:00 CEST)
England vs. Sweden 2-0
Sweden's incredible World Cup run comes to an end in the final eight, with England getting the better of Emil Forsberg & Co. to reach the semi-finals. Emil Forsberg played 65 minutes of the game.
Emil Forsberg

Yussuf poulsen | Denmark (group c)

Saturday, 16th June 2018 (18:00 CEST)

Denmark vs. Peru 1-0

Yussuf Poulsen started Denmark's first group game against Peru and scored the winner in the 59th minute. The goal was the first ever scored by a Leipzig player at a World Cup!

Thursday, 21st June 2018
(14:00 CEST)

Denmark vs. Australia 1-1

Yussuf Poulsen also started in Denmark's second group game, before he was subsituted out in the 59th minute. The 24-year-old unfortunately picked up his second yellow card, however, meaning he is banned for the final game.

Tuesday, 26th June 2018
(16:00 CEST)

Denmark vs. France 0-0

Yussuf Poulsen was forced to miss the match due to suspension. 0-0 was enough to see the Danes through to the last 16, where they will meet Croatia on Sunday.


Last 16

Sunday, 1st July 2018 (20:00 CEST)

Denmark vs. Croatia 1-1 (Croatia win 4-3 on pens)

After missing out on the final group game due to a suspension, Yussuf Poulsen returned to the starting eleven and played the full 120 minutes. Yussi did not take a penalty and had to watch on as his country were eliminated in the shootout.

Yussuf Poulsen

yvon mvogo | Switzerland (group e)

Sunday, 17th June 2018 (20:00 CEST)

Switzerland vs: Brazil 1-1

Friday, 22nd June 2018
(20:00 CEST)

Serbia vs. Switzerland 1-2


Wednesday, 27th June 2018 (20:00 CEST)

Switzerland vs. Costa Rica 2-2


Last 16

Tuesday, 3rd July (16:00 CEST)

Sweden vs. Switzerland 1-0

Yvon Mvogo

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