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Match report! RB Leipzig 1-1 VfL Wolfsburg

Werner scores his 6th of the season (54') | Weghorst equalises late (82') | Kampl returns from injury and Forsberg makes his 150th appearance for RBL | 39,182 supporters in the Red Bull Arena

It finishes level! The Bulls were unable to bring VfL Wolfsburg's unbeaten run to an end and had to settle for a 1-1 draw.

 

The 39,182 fans who made the trip to the Red Bull Arena saw an intense match between two strong teams. RBL saw a lot more of the ball but only created a few chances in the first half. 

 

However, Timo Werner gave the fans cause for celebration not long after the break, latching on to a long ball from Péter Gulácsi before rounding the Wolfsburg keeper and slotting the ball into the back of the net to make it 1-0 (54'). The game was tense and tight but the Wolves eventually equalised through Wout Weghorst (82'). Despite their best efforts, the Leipzig boys were unable to find a late winner. 

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We remembered the victims of the attacks in Halle before kick-off

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Highlights:

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17th minute: The referee awards Wolfsburg an indirect free kick inside RBL's penalty area after Gulácsi mistakenly handles a back pass from Dayout Upamecano. Arnold's well-struck shot was blocked by a wall of Leipzig players.
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36th minute: Poulsen finds Werner in the opposition penalty area but his shot from a tight angle flies over the bar.
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45th minute: Gulácsi denies Josip Brekalo just before half time with some excellent goalkeeping. The teams headed into the dressing rooms with the game still goalless at the break.
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54th minute: GOAL FOR RBL! Poulsen blocks the path of the Wolfsburg defenders so that Gulácsi's long ball reaches Werner, who rounds Pervan and...
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... slots the ball home to break the deadlock!
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67th minute: Upamecano to the rescue! The centre-back stops a Wolfsburg attack in its tracks with an awesome slide tackle.
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82nd minute: Goal for Wolfsburg. Wout Weghorst gets the equaliser for the visitors.
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Full time! The game ends in a 1-1 draw.

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