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Out in the Round of 16! Leipzig lose 3-1 in Frankfurt

Olmo's goal not enough (69') | Penalty, misplaced pass and a late decider | Out of the DFB-Pokal

Out of the Pokal! It's tough to take. Three unnecessary goals to concede and two many squandered chances mean RB Leipzig get knocked ouf of the DFB-Pokal by Eintracht Frankfurt. It ended 3-1 to SGE.

Julian Nagelmann's team started the game well, but too many chances went begging. Eintracht opened the scoring from the spot; André Silva converted the penalty to give Frankfurt the lead (17').

In the second half, RBL pushed for the equaliser, but gifted Filip Kostic a goal after a misplaced pass (51'). Leipzig threw everything at it, and pulled a goal back through Dani Olmo (69'). We should've scored more, but too many opportunities were squandered. Kostic rubbed salt in the wounds with a late goal (90'+5).

In the end, it's a bitter 3-1 defeat that means we are no longer in this season's edition of the DFB-Pokal.

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Highlights:

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3': Angelino plays in Yussuf Poulsen, he lays it off for Patrick Schick in the penalty area. His effort is off target.

10': Amadou Haidara fires from the edge of the box. The balls is just inches wide of the post.

10': Huge chance! Schick wins the ball from Makoto Hasebe, but Trapp comes out on top in the one-on-one.

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17': Goal for SGE. VAR awards a penalty Eintracht, Marcel Halstenberg played the ball with his hand. André Silva calmly converts.
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18': The Bulls won't be put don, Christopher Nkunku with the next attampt. However, Trapp deals with the header easily.
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36': Angelino plays in Haidara, whose ensuing shot is over the bar.

45'+4: It's tight at half time, 1-0 to Frankfurt.

Dani Olmo replaces Haidara in midfield.

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51': Goal for SGE. After a poor attempted pass from Dayot Upamecano, Filip Kostic sets off towards Yvon Mvogo and fires it into the back of the net - 2-0 Frankfurt.
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69': GOAL FOR RBL! Angelino crosses from the left, substitute Timo Werner cleverly lets the ball run. Olmo is in the right place in the box and produces a beautiful finish - we're back in it!

72': Leipzig's defence caught napping. Yvon Mvogo denies Martin Hinteregger from short range.

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79.': Chance! Nkunku shoots, but it's deflected wide.
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89': Another huge chance! Lookman's cross picks ouit Werner in the middle, but he couldn't make contact with the ball.
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90'+5: Goal for SGE. Kostic again. 3-1 to Frankfurt at full time.

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