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Crazy game! Sørloth heads RB Leipzig to 3-2 home win!

Nkunku (57') and Poulsen (66') cancel out Gladbach's 2-0 first-half lead | Sørloth with the winner in injury time (90'+3) | Forsberg hits woodwork on return from injury | Sabitzer picks up fifth yellow card

What a crazy game! What a comeback! RB Leipzig turn the game completely against Borussia Mönchengladbach and pick up a 3-2 home win after being down 2-0 at half time.
 
Gladbach stood deep and were well-positioned in defence. In attack, the visitors were efficient and took a 2-0 lead through a Jonas Hofmann penalty (5') and a deflected header from Marcus Thuram (19'), Despite Leipzig dominance, the first half ended with the away side two goals to the good.

Leipzig continued controlling in the second half, Christopher Nkunku scored the first goal (57') before Yussuf Poulsen equalised nine minutes later. The Bulls looked for the winner until the very end, with Emil Forsberg (free kick against the crossbar) and Dani Olmo (83') having the best chances. In stoppage time, the lead finally came, Alexander Sørloth heading in an Nkunku cross at the back post to make the score 3-2 (90'+3).

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Highlights:

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6th minute: Goal for Borussia. Embolo is brought down by Upamecano, and the referee awards a penalty to the guests. Converted by Jonas Hofmann.
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8th minute: The Bulls look to equalise. Marcel Halstenberg's shot from around 16 metres is blocked, before Tyler Adam's effort from a similar distance is held by Yann Sommer.
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19th minute: Gladbach goal. Second attaack for Borussia, second goal. Valentino Lazaro crosses from the right, Embolo heads goalwards and Marcus Thuram deflects it into the net.
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25th minute: Elvedi brings Justin Kluivert down in the area, but the decision is not given and no review is made. That could have been given on another day...
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32nd minute: The boys keep the pressure high, Mönchengladbach sit back. Dani Olmo cuts it back to Marcel Sabitzer from the right, who shoots over from around ten metres.
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51st minute: Alexander Sørloth replaced Marcel Sabitzer during the break. The striker almost makes an instant impact and has the ball in the back of the net, but the goal is ruled out for handball.
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57th minute: GOOOAAL RBL: There it is! Sørloth puts in a perfect low cross to Christopher Nkunku who puts the ball over the line for his fifth goal of the season.
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A rapid transition from RBL ends with Olmo finding Poulsen …
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… who fires the ball low into the bottom corner from 17 metres. In off the post! We're back in it and it's all tied up at 2-2!
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77th minute: Emil Forsberg makes his return after four weeks out through injury and needs no time to settle back in! Our number 10 hits a perfect free kick with his first touch, and is denied only by a perfect save from Yann Sommer, who flicks the ball onto the crossbar.
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83rd minute: Ahhh! So close! Olmo has another effort from around the penalty spot, but can't find the target.
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90+3' minute: GOOOAAAL FOR RBL!! It's so deserved! Nkunku crosses from the left to the back post, Sørloth rises highest and heads down and over the line! 3-2 to Leipzig!!

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