1-1 draw! Impressive Poulsen strike secures point in Frankfurt

Still no away win against Eintracht Frankfurt | Home side take the lead in the first half | Angelino and Yussuf Poulsen link up for fantastic goal to equalise

Draw in Frankfurt! RBL continue without a victory away to SGE. The two sides score a goal apiece on Matchday 8 as they draw 1-1.

RB Leipzig were the side more in control during the first half and crafted out scoring chances, the biggest of which fell to Alexander Sörloth and Dani Olmo, but the game remained scoreless.

Shortly before the break, the home side took the lead. After some poor defending by RBL standards, Frankfurt's Aymen Barkok found himself free in the area and fired past Péter Gulácsi (43rd minute).

With a triple change at half time, Julian Nagelsmann looked to bring the attack - a plan which worked well! A perfect cross from Angelino was met by substitute Yussuf Poulsen who beat Frankfurt's Kevin Trapp to level the scores at 1-1 (57th minute). It was an elegant goal from Yussi - with the outside of the boot.

Towards the end of the game, it was a close fight with a lack of clear chances at either end. The final significant chance of the game fell to Leipzig. as Emil Forsberg's corner was met on the volly my a sliding Yussuf Poulsens. However Trapp was out to block well.


Did you know?

RB Leipzig have now gone 22 consecutive games without a loss with Ibrahima Konaté in the starting lineup (16 wins, 6 draws)! The last loss in which Ibou started was a home defeat to Borussia Dortmund in January 2019. 



2nd minute: Amadou Haidara is the first to come close to the Frankfurt goal, cutting in from the right flank. Eintracht goalkeeper Kevin Trapp is equal to it..
15th minute: Dani Olmo has the first chance for RB Leipzig. Supplied impressively by Christo Nkunku, the Spain international's chip goes narrowly over the bar.
43rd minute: A tough one to take! Shortly before half time, the home side send the ball forward from a free kick. Aymen Barkok gets onto the ball and finishes to put Frankfurt 1-0 ahead.

57th minute: GOOOAAAL FOR RB LEIPZIG! And what a goal it is! Angelino plays a beautiful ball into Yussuf Poulsen. Yussi's finish is just as sublime - the striker meets it with the outside of the boot and loops the ball into the far corner. 

88th minute: That would have been the winner! Emil Forsberg's cross is met by a stretching Yussuf Poulsen. Frankfurt's goalkeeper Kevin Trapp is equal to it.

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