International break over!

Full international break review | Timo Werner scores in 3-0 win against Estonia | Poulsen returns early | Forsberg and Sweden draw with Spain | Cunha on the scoresheet for Brazil U23s | Amapdu starts for Wales | Tom Krauß and Germany U19s defeated in third game

The international break has come an end! 17 Leipzig players were away with their national teams, playing a total of 24 games (W13, D5. L6). 

Timo Werner, Marcel sabitzer, Yussuf Poulsen, Matheus Cunha and Tom Krauß were all amog the goals. Poulsen came back early from international duty to spend time with his partner and newborn child. Everyone made it back uninjured

A look at our international players:

  • Marcel Halstenberg (Germany)
  • Lukas Klostermann (Germany)
  • Timo Werner (Germany)
  • Stefan Ilsanker (Austria)
  • Konrad Laimer (Austria)
  • Marcel Sabitzer (Austria)
  • Péter Gulácsi (Hungary)
  • Willi Orban (Hungary)
  • Yussuf Poulsen (Denmark)
  • Emil Forsberg (Sweden)
  • Patrik Schick (Czech Republic)
  • Yvon Mvogo (Switzerland)
  • Ethan Ampadu (Wales)
  • Amadou Haidara (Mali)
  • Matheus Cunha (Brazil Olympics squad)
  • Dayot Upamecano (France U21s)
  • Tom Krauß (Germany U19s)

An overview of all of our players' international fixtures is listed below.

Lukas Klostermann, Marcel Halstenberg & Timo Werner:

  • Friendly:
    Germany 2-2 Argentina
    Signal Iduna Park | Dortmund

Lukas Klostermann played the full 90 minutes and set up Germany's opening goal. Marcel Halstenberg also played the whole game. Timo Werner did not play due to illness.  

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Estonia 0-3 Germany
    A. Le Coq Arena | Tallin

Marcel Halstenberg and Lukas Klostermann played the entire match. Timo Werner was subbed on in the 66th minute and scored a few minutes later. 

Marcel Sabitzer, Konrad Laimer & Stefan Ilsanker:

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Austria 3-1 Israel
    Ernst-Happel-Stadion | Vienna

Stefan Ilsanker, Konrad Lainer and Marcel Sabitzer all played the full 90, with Sabitzer also grabbing a goal.

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Slovenia 0-1 Austria
    Stadion Stozice | Ljubljana

All three players started against Slovenia as well. Sabitzer was replaced in the 90+2nd minute. 

Péter Gulácsi & Willi Orban:

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Croatia 3-0 Hungary
    Poljud Stadium | Split
  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Hungary 1-0 Azerbaijan
    Groupama Aréna | Budapest

Yussuf Poulsen:

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Denmark 1-0 Switzerland
    Telia Park | Copenhagen

Yusuf Poulsen grabbed a last minute winner for Denmark to beat Switzerland.

  • Friendly:
    Denmark 4-0 Luxembourg
    Nordjyske Arena | Aalborg

Emil Forsberg:

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Malta 0-4 Sweden
    Ta'Qali Stadium | Ta'Qali
  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Sweden 1-1 Spain
    Freinds Arena | Solna

Patrik Schick:

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Czech Republic 2-1 England
    Sinobo Stadium | Prague
  • Friendly:
    Czech Republic 2-3 Northern Ireland
    Generali Arena | Prague

Yvon Mvogo:

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Denmark 1-0 Switzerland
    Telia Park | Copenhagen
  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Switzerland 2-0 Ireland
    Stade de Genève | Geneva

Ethan Ampadu:

  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Slovakia 1-1 Wales
    City Arena Trnava | Trnava
  • 2020 European Championship qualifier:
    Wales 1-1 Croatia
    Cardiff City Stadium | Cardiff

Amadou Haidara:

  • Friendly:
    South Africa 2-1 Mali
    Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | Port Elizabeth

Haidara played from start to finish.

Matheus Cunha (Olympics squad):

  • Friendly:
    Brazil 4-1 Venezuela
    Estádio dos Aflitos | Recife
  • Friendly:
    Brazil 2-3 Japan
    Arena Pernambuco | Sao Lourenco da Mata

Matheus Cunha scored from the penalty spot to give Brazil the initial lead.


Dayot Upamecano (U21s):

  • U21s European Championship qualifier:
    France 5-0 Aserbaijan
    Stade de l'Épopée | Calais
  • U21s European Championship qualifier:
    Slovakia 1-1 France
    Sportouy Areal OFK | Duadjska Streda


Tom Krauß (U19s):

  • U19s European Championship qualifier: 
    Germany 3-0 Andorra
    Dumbarton Football Stadium | Glasgow

Tom Krauß led his team as captain for the entire game and scored the second goal (61'). 

  • U19s European Championship qualifier:
    Germany 9-2 Belarus
    Cappielow Park | Greenock

Tom Krauß, Frederik Jäkel and Malik Talabidi all started against Belarus. By winning the game, the Germans have progressed to the second round of qualifying for EURO 2020 U21.

  • U19s European Championship qualifier:
    Scotland 1-0 Germany
    Firhill Stadium | Glasgow


  • Frederik Jäkel (Germany U19s)
  • Malik Talabidi (Germany U19s)
  • Fabrice Hartmann (Germany U19s - on standby)
  • Tim Schreiber (Germany U18s)
  • Mehmet Ibrahimi (Germany U17s)
  • Julius Pfennig (Germany U17s - on standby)
  • Noah Holm (Norway U19s)
  • Mathew Bondswell (England U18s)
  • Kacper Smorgol (Poland U17s)
  • Solomon Bonnah (Netherlands U17s)
  • Lorenzo Coco (Austria U17s)
  • Hugo Novoa (Spain U17s)

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