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4-0 home win over Bochum - RB Leipzig reach DFB-Pokal quarter final

RB Leipzig have reached the DFB-Pokal quarter finals after a 4-0 home victory overVfL Bochum | Goals from Amadou Haidara (10'), Marcel Sabitzer (45') and Yussi Poulsen (66', 75')

RB Leipzig reach the quarter final of the DFB-Pokal! After a convincing 4-0 win against VfL Bochum, RBL are among the final eight teams remaining in the competition. Amadou Haidara gave Leipzig the lead in the tenth minute after a fantastic assist from captain Marcel Sabitzer.

Shortly before half time, the captain got on the scoresheet himself (45'), converting a penalty after Christo Nkunku was brought down in the penalty area.

In the second half, it was Yussi Poulsen who grabbed the headlines with a brace (66', 75') to wrap up the win for the Bulls. It was a dominant performance from the team with the visiting Bochum side not allowed to play right until the last whistle.

The result means the team are still going in all three competitions this season!

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Highlights:

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RB Leipzig welcome second-division side VfL Bochum to the Red Bull Arena for the DFB-Pokal tie.
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The team wear the Wings for Life logo on their sleeves tonight.
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The logo of the Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation is intended to underline RB Leipzig's support of the WFL Foundation and raise awareness for the important cause of spinal cord research.
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1st minute: The team are wearing all red tonight. Auf gehts, Leipzig! Let's get this win!
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10th minute: Corner for RBL. The ball is whipped in and makes its way through to Willi Orban, but the defender is unable to capitalise.
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11th minute: A beautiful goal! Marcel Sabitzer drives the team forward, Amadou Haidara makes a run into the Bochum penalty area...
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... and Sabi chips the ball into his path perfectly. Doudou dives and heads home with ease!
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14th minute: Laki Samardžić, who started the game well, has his first scoring chance. After some nice interplay he shoots from the edge of the area. The shot is well struck but a little too central, and VfL keeper Drewes is able to make the save.
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24th minute: Dangerous attack from Bochum. Ganvoula with a powerful delivery goalwards. However, the ball misses everyone and ends up harmless.
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28th minute: As usual, Angeliño is playing very offensively. His cutback does however not find Yussi in the area.
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32md inute: Some great play brings the boys into the Bochum area but as they attempt to continue the intricacy they lose possession.
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39th minute: A Bochum ball from wide threatens, but Pete Gulácsi on hand to clear the danger.
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45th minute: Penalty for RBL! Drewes beings down Christo Nkunku in the penalty area, and referee Dankert points to the spot. Sabi makes no mistake, and fires a powerful shot into the left-hand corner.
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Half time. The team take a deserved 2-0 lead into the break.
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46th minute: Not long after coming on as a substitute, Hee-chan Hwang has a chacne on goal. After rounding the keeper, he is only able to find the outside netting from a narrow angle.
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66th minute: Hwang is involved again. This time he wins the ball in midfield and plays in Dani Olmo ...
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... the Spaniard surges forward and tucks the ball perfectly into the path of Yussi Poulsen. Yussi doesn't miss the chance and increases the lead to 3-0!
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75th minute: Yussi doubles his tally. After an Angeliño free kick, our number 9 climbs highest and heads home. 4-0!
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90th minute: Full time! Referee Dankert blows the whistle bang on 90 minutes. Head coach Julian Nagelsmann is pleased with his team's performance.

We are Leipzig!

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