Home win in the Topspiel! RB Leipzig defeat Bayer 04 Leverkusen under the floodlights 1-0 with an impressive goal from Christopher Nkunku and consolidate second place in the Bundesliga table.
There were a number of impressive elements of Leipzig’s play in the second half, but the game principally boiled down to two moments. In the 51st minute, attacking midfielder Christopher Nkunku fired RB Leipzig into the lead with a powerful half volley. In the closing minutes of the game, goalkeeper Péter Gulácsi pulled off a world-class double save to secure the victory against a strong side and direct competitor in the Bundesliga.
56th minute: Leon Bailey spots Gulácsi off his line and tries an ambitious lob, but it doesn’t threaten the goal.
87th minute: Leverkusen look to fight back, but Péter Gulácsi pulls off two world-class saves to protect the lead. Incredibly important!