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Still league leaders! 2-0 away win at FC Augsburg!

The Roten Bullen defeat FC Augbsurg 2-0 and remain top of the Bundesliga | Angelino (45') and Yussuf Poulsen (66') get on the scoresheet | Benny Henrichs makes first start for RBL | Amadou Haidara not in squad

Victory in top-of-the-table clash! The Roten Bullen enjoyed a 2-0 victory away at FC Augsburg on Matchday 4 and remain league leaders iafter picking up three points in Bavaria.
 
With almost 70 percent possession and a 6 shots to one, RBL dominated the first half but were able to break down the resilient home side, finding it difficult to create clear chances. Attacks down the flanks as well as thruogh the middle were unsuccessful in breaking the deadlock. In the 45th minute, it was Angelino who opened the scoring after some fantastic individual work from Dani Olmo, heading home at the far post.
 
Leipzig kept the pressure on after the break as they looked to increase the lead. Augsburg's defense made this no simple task however. With the introduction of Yussuf Poulsen came the second goal, ehich wrapped up the game for Leipzig! With his first touch of the game, Yussi volleyed the ball into the back of the net from some distance.
 
The victory marked a club record - as the club has now gone nine away league matches without defeat!

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Match highlights:

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7th minute: Great interplay between Emil Forsberg, Dani Olmo and Angelino as RBL look for an early lead.
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11th minute: Starting XI debutant Benny Henrichs has two efforts from distance as he looks to get off the mark for RBL.
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17th minute: Christopher Nkunku hits a low ball to Olmo, who goes for goal. FCA goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz saves.
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31st minute: Augsburg get their first chance of the game through a counter attack. André Hahn looks to play through Frederik Jensen, but Germany international Lukas Klostermann steps in to avert the danger.
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45th minute: Goooooaaaal for RB Leipzig! After fantastic individual play from Dani Olmo, the attacking midfielder produces a perfect cross to his fellow Spaniard Angelino, who heads home from close range. 1-0!

47th minute: Daniel Caligiuri with the first shot for FCA - from long distance, the Augsburg man tests out our goalkeeper, but Gulacsi makes no mistake.

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60th minute: Dayot Upamecano almost doubles the lead! At the final second, Mats Pedersen clears off the line.
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66th minute: Goooaaaal for RB Leipzig! First touch for substitute Yussuf Poulsen! Yussi latches onto a chip-pass from Dani Olmo and volleys first time straight past the goalkeeper! 2-0!
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71st minute: Christo goes close! Our attacker hits it on the stretch and the ball goes narrowly wide after beating the goalkeeper.
93rd minute: Hee-chan Hwang, just minutes after coming on, firest the ball against the crossbar. It's the final action of the game, as shortly after the referee blows his whistle and the Roten Bullen take the three points back to Leipzig!
 
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The 2-0 win against Augsburg means the Bulls are now unbeaten in their last nine away games across all competitions - an ongoing club record!

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