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RBL beat Nürnberg 6-0 to climb to 2nd place

Kampl, Poulsen, Sabitzer and Werner make it 4-0 at the break | Sabitzer and Werner also on the score sheet | 37,839 watch on in the Red Bull Arena | RBL claim their biggest ever Bundesliga win

Die Roten Bullen put in a brilliant performance against 1. FC Nürnberg in front of 37.389 spectators in the Red Bull Arena to win 6-0 and climb to second in the Bundesliga table.

The first 45 minutes were extremely entertaining and saw RBL score four times. Kevin Kampl netted just four minutes into his one hundreth Bundesliga appearance, and just three minutes later Yussuf Poulsen made it 2-0. Marcel Sabitzer and Timo Werner scoredto help build an unassailable lead for Die Roten Bullen, making it 4-0 at the break.

RBL did not let up at half time, with Sabitzer and Werner getting on the score sheet again to make it six. Werner missed out on a hat-trick when his penalty was saved in the 64th minute, while Willi Orban went close when his header clattered against the crossbar. These missed chances took nothing away from a brilliant win for RBL however, in what turned out to be the perfect matchday.

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 highlights:

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Ralf Rangnick made 7 changes from Thursday's match against Rosenborg. Kevin Kampl made his 100th Bundesliga appearance - 33 of these coming for RB Leipzig.
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37,389 spectators watched on as RBL won in their biggest Bundesliga victory.

3rd minute, 1-0: Die Roten Bullen make the dream start as Kevin Kampl finds space in the middle to smash a shot into the top right corner, his first goal of the season.

7th minute, 2-0: Yussuf Poulsen continues his brilliant start to the season as he converts Werner's cross from a very narrow angle.

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Kampl makes it 1-0...
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...and Poulsen makes it 2-0!
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Sabitzer made it 3-0 in the 21st minute, scoring his first goal of the season in the process.
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It was all RBL for the remainder of the half, with Willi Orban going close from a corner.
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It was 4-0 in the 32nd minute, when Forsberg and Werner combined for the German striker to score his 50th Bundesliga goal.

Half time:
A great attacking display from RBL, with little to deal with at the back. Péter Gulácsi was troubled only once, having to play as a sweeper to deny Ishak from going through on goal.

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Sabitzer got his second of the game and made it 5-0 in the 55th minute, striking the ball sweetly from Marcel Halstenberg's corner.
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Werner also found himself on the score sheet again just four minutes later, poking in after Poulsen's shot was rebounded.
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Werner had the chance to score a hat-trick after Leibold was sent off for bringing him down for a penalty, but the striker's shot was saved.
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Orban went close minutes later when his header rebounded off the crossbar.
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RBL looked dangerous until the very end, and their performance resulted in an impressive 6-0 scoreline.
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The fans and team celebrated together at the end of the match.

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Bundesliga, Matchday 7
RB Leipzig

6-0

7th October

1. FC Nürnberg
Attendance 37,389
Red Bull Arena , Leipzig

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