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RBL beat Rosenborg BK 3-1 in confident display

RBL claim their first points in this season’s Europa League | Augustin, Konaté and Cunha all get on the scoresheet | Jebali gets a consolation for the hosts | Klostermann makes comeback from injury | Bruma with his 50th RBL appearance

 

Die Roten Bullen claimed their first three points in this season’s Europa League away at Norwegian record champions Rosenborg BK.


After a cagey start, RBL quickly took control of the game and made the use of their first big chance, when Jean-Kévin Augustin controlled Diego Demme’s fantastic cross-field ball and curled a superb strike into the net. On account of their dominance and chances on goal, Die Roten Bullen should have extended their lead going into the break.


RBL picked up where they left off in the second half, with a more clinical edge in front of goal. Ibrahima Konaté poked home from Marcel Halstenberg’s corner nine minutes after the restart, and just seven minutes later Matheus Cunha marked a strong display with a great finish, his third goal for the club. Rosenborg pulled one back in the final 15 minutes, but this proved to be a consolation as Leipzig held on to take a well-deserved three points.

 

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In their second Europa League match, RBL travelled to Trondheim in Norway.
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Bruma made his 50th appearance for the club as Ralf Rangnick rotated 8 players from last Saturday's match against Hoffenheim.
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Augustin's great control and strike put RBL 1-0 up.
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Bruma marked his 50th appearance for the club with a solid display.
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Matheus Cunha looked dangerous throughout the course of the game.
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Marcel Halstenberg's corner fell to Ibrahima Konaté who poked in to double RBL's lead.
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The young Frenchman got his second Europa League goal of the season.
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Rosenborg pulled one back late on...
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...despite Ralf Rangnick's men dominating the entirety of the game.
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RBL will return home with three well-deserved points.
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The away fans were treated to an impressive attacking performance.

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