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2-1 win and third place secured!

Leipzig victorious on the final matchday | Qualified for the Champions League for the third time | Timo Werner becomes record goalscorer | Debuts for two academy products

Ending the season on a high! RB Leipzig finish third in the Bundesliga after a deserved 2-1 win over Augsburg on the final day. The Bulls have no qualified for their third Champions League season. Timo Werner bagged a brace, becoming the club's all-time record goalscorer on 95!

Leipzig, with Ibrahima Konaté and Yvon Mvogo starting, dominated the first 45 minutes. Nordi Mukiele had the Bulls' first big chance in the ninth minute. Werner opened the scoring in Augsburg after rounding 'keeper Koubek (28').

Chances were few and far between to start the second half. Though there was some confusion as Augsburg defender was shown a red card for a foul on Nordi Mukiele. After a lengthy VAR review, the decision was overturned. FCA took advantage and got themselves level through a brilliant Ruben Vargas strike (71'). But Julian Nagelsmann's men found the perfect reply, and Werner scored the winner with his final touch as an RB Leipzig player (80').

The Bulls has more cause for celebration, because youngsters Dennis Borkowski and Tom Krauss made their Bundesliga debuts.

 

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Match facts

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3': Werner pops up in the box, but is tackled well by an Augsburg defender.
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9': Leipzig's first chance. Mukiele is free in front of goal, but blazes it over the bar.
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12': A good effort from our Spanish midfield maestro. FCA 'keeper Tomas Koubek denies Dani Olmo.
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16': Marcel Halstenberg keeps us level! Ex-Leipzig player Rani Khedira shoots, but Halstenberg puts in a strong block.
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22': Emil Forsberg with our first shot on target, but it's straight at Koubek.
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24': Forsberg with another good effort, this one is just too high.
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28': Leipzig's record goalscorer; Timo Werner. The Germany international rounds Koubek to put away his 94th goal for the club.

44': Dani Olmo threatens just before the break, but his shot is blocked

45'+2:  Augsburg are brave on the counter, but Angelino hacks Philipp Max's cross away to safety. 1-0 to Leipzig at half time.

 

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57': Philipp Max brings down Mukiele as the last man and is shown a red card. But, after a lengthy check, VAR overturns Felix Brych's decision.

 71': Vargas has the hosts level with a brilliant effort. 1-1.

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80': Leipzig goal number 95 for Werner! Timo scores the winner with his final touch as a Leipzig player. 2-1.

 87': Dennis Borkowski and Tom Krauss are now both on the pitch for their Bundesliga debuts.

90': Full time in Augsburg. Leipzig secure third place in the 2019/20 season with a 2-1 win!

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