"We can now build on this win"

The thoughts of Timo Werner, Willi Orban, Ralf Rangnick and Yussuf Poulsen after Saturday's match against Hannover

RAlf Rangnick:

  • "It was very important for us to get our first win of the season, which we can now build on. At the end it was a joyous victory, which of course we're pleased about. The lads dug in and played with a spring in their step.

    I'm very pleased with the form of Timo Werner and Emil Forsberg. They did really well up front together with Yussuf Poulsen. Timo's shown in the past that his form always improves after the international break, so I'm not surprised that he scored today."

Yussuf POulsen

  • "It was a tough one. We still have a lot of room to improve in defence, but we were full of fight and mentally strong, so I think a tight victory is more than OK."


Yussuf Poulsen has now scored in every competition RBL are involved in this season

Timo Werner:

  • "It's always important as a striker that you score. But it was a lot more important that we won today. Even though Hannover punished us for our mistakes, we played a good game for the most part. Now we can look ahead to Thursday's Europa League match. 

    Emil has already taken the league apart when in his best form - and he can do exactly that again. I'm very happy that I'm at the receiving end of his brilliant deliveries."

Willi Orban:

  • "It's a good feeling to win our first Bundesliga match of the season. We showed a lot of character again and fought for victory with resolve until the very end. 

    It was tough out there but we really enjoyed ourselves, especially as the fans were behind us until the end. Thank you, all of you."


Timo Werner got his ninth brace in a RBL shirt
Bundesliga, Matchday 3
RB Leipzig


15th September

Hannover 96
Attendance 38,937
Red Bull Arena , Leipzig

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