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RB Leipzig and 1. FC Köln share the points in 0-0 draw

Final Bundesliga game of 2020 ends goalless | RBL fail to take chances | Run of nine home wins comes to an end

Goalless draw in final game of 2020! RB Leipzig were made to make do with a 0-0 draw against 1. FC Köln. RBL were the more convincing side over the 90 minutes and enjoyed more chances. However, the opportunities went unused and despte the team fighting until the end, the three points were not to be.

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The team wore special warm-up jackets ahead of the game to say thank you to the fans for their incredible support throughout a difficult 2020.
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The jackets will be auctioned off for a good cause.

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Rest in peace, Gérard Houllier 

 
Ahead of the game, players held a minute's silence and are wearing black armbands to commemorate  Gérard Houllier, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 73. Gérard worked with Red Bull for over 10 years and was an important advisor and friend of RB Leipzig.
Gérard's experience played a big part in the club's success. His honest, sincere and appreciative manner was unique. We extend our sympathy to his family and friends.
 

Highlights

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1st minute: Almost a flying start! Amadou Haidara tests Timo Horn after just 50 seconds. Hortly after, Doudou finishes a nice move and puts the ball in the back of the net – the goal is ruled out due to a slight offside from Marcel Sabitzer (2').
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5th minute: RBL continue to hunt the early lead. This time, it's Yussuf Poulsen, who looks to turn an Angelino cross goalward. Afterwards, a header from Nordi Mukiele goes narrowly wide (10').
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26th minute: Next big chance for Haidara! Played in beautifully by Kevin Kampl, Amadou fires only into the side netting.
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33rd minute: Haidara continues to perform. His cross is punched out by Horn straight to the feet of Angelino who is denied impressively by a block from Jorge Meré.
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36th minute: Angelino again! Kampl finds the full back, but Horn is able to pull off a strong save to keep the scores level.
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39th minute: First big chance for the visitors. Dominick Drexler hits a volley narrowly wide of the target.
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Half time: RBL are the more dominant side, but have failed to take their chances on goal. Köln are sitting with a compact defense and look to counter attack.
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56th minute: Close! Angelino brings down a long ball perfectly and plays it to Emil Forsberg, who doesn't make proper contact and misses to the right.
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65th minute: This time it's Kampl, who is completely free in the area after some good build up, but our number 44 fires over the crossbar from 12 metres.
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70th minute: This time it's Olmo, but his effort is wide to the right. Shortly after, Orban heads one goalwards from close range – Horn reacts well to pull off an impressive save (72').
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90+2nd minute: Almost a winner for Köln! RBL fail to clear the ball and Jan Thielmann hits the side netting from 15 metres out. The full-time whistle is then blown and the points are shared in a goalless draw.

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