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RB Leipzig progress to next round with 3-0 win over Nürnberg!

Die Roten Bullen defeated Nürnberg 3-0 to advance to the next round of the DFB-Pokal | Goals from Amadou Haidara (3'), Yussuf Poulsen (67'.) and Hee-chan Hwang (90') | New signings Hee-chan Hwang and Benjamin Henrichs make RB Leipzig debuts

A good start to the season! Die Roten Bullen defeated 1. FC Nürnberg 3-0 in the DFB-Pokal first round, therefore booking their place in the next round of the cup.
 
In an empty Max-Morlock-Stadion, head coach Julian Nagelsmann's team produced a concentrated and confident performance and took the lead with an early goal from Amadou Haidara (3'). Die Roten Bullen's dominance was represented in their possession percentage, which was over 70% over the 90 minutes. The only thing missing from the performance was perhaps the chance conversion, as after 45 minutes 12 shots had only resulted in the one goal.
 
After half time, RBL continued in control of the game, and in the 67th minute substitute Yussuf Poulsen doubled the lead after some great interplay between fellow substitute Emil Forsberg and Hee-chan Hwang. Shortly before the final whistle, debutant Hee-chan got himself on the scoresheet and secured the win for Die Roten Bullen. 
 
The confortable win ensures RBL's progression into the second round of the DFB-Pokal, which will take place shortly before Christmas on 22nd/23rd December.

Match highlights:

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3rd minute: GOAL FOR RB LEIPZIG! Debutant Hee-chan Hwang is denied by FCN goalkeeper Christian Mathenia. Marcel Sabitzer picked up the parried ball and found Amadou Haidara, who finished coolly into the far left corner to give RBL the lead.
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20th minute: Marcel Halstenberg tried to hit a free kick under the wall, which was unsuccessful. Hee-chan reacted quickest to the ball but couldn't convert.
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23rd minute: Dani Olmo tried a long-distance effort. Mathenia was equal to it and parried the ball away.
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33rd minute: Debutant Hee-chan is a thorn in the Nürnberg defenders' side but his efforts have still not been rewarded.
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63rd minute: Tricky midfielder Olmo makes space for himself and forces Mathenia into action once again. Lukas Klostermann gets to the rebound but fires off target.
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67th minute: GOAL FOR RB LEIPZIG! Substitute Yussuf Poulsendoubles the lead!After some great interplay between Emil Forsberg and Hee-chan, Poulen makes no mistake and finds the bottom corner, leaving Mathenia no chance.
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90th minute: GOAL FOR RB LEIPZIG! Hee-chan gets his goal in the final seconds! A strong effort by Forsberg is parried, and our number 11 is there to get the third goal of the game!
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