Mainz vs Leipzig: Leipzig is third in the Bundesliga after endorsing Mainz by 0-5
Leipzig starred this Sunday at the Opel Arena which has been the biggest game and goal display so far since the Bundesliga resumed on May 16. The team led by Julian Nagelsmann proved that it is Mainz’s nightmare. He beat him 8-0 on the first lap; and in the Opel Arena he was endorsed by a 0-5 with a hat trick by Timo Werner and two goals from Yussuf Poulsen and Marcel Sabitzer.
After three consecutive draws against Leverkusen (1-1), Wolfsburg (0-0), and Freiburg; RB Leipzig managed to clear the ‘X’ by thrashing Mainz 0-5. Werner’s hat-trick (11 ‘, 48’ and 75 ‘) and goals by Poulsen (23’) and Sabitzer (36 ‘) allow Julian Nagelsmann’s (54 points). Thanks to this victory Leipzig rose to third place in the German championship and therefore returned to the Champions area. He did it with a recital against Mainz, fourth by the tail. An attack, pressure game recital that did not stop throughout the 90 minutes.
Werner has thanks to this triplet 24 goals, which is 3 less than Robert Lewandowski, who in search of proclaiming himself ‘pichichi’ of Germany for the fifth time has now achieved 27. The Polish striker scored a ‘target’ in Bayern‘s 5-2 win over Eintracht Frankfurt. The people of Munich have 4 points more than Borussia Dortmund.
It was 11 minutes when, after a good arrival from Laimer on the right-wing, skillful Werner finished the move and put Leipzig 0-1 on the scoreboard. And at 23 ‘Poulsen made it 0-2 thanks to a header and after a defensive mistake by Mainz and a Marcel Sabitzer cross. The Danish has 5 goals in this Bundesliga.
In the 36 ‘Sabitzer scored his ninth goal in this Bundesliga, in this case after a ball received from Poulsen. Both players changed roles regarding the second goal in the afternoon.
Just started the second half, Timo Werner took advantage of a great move by Kevin Kampl to achieve the 0-4. Leipzig’s own top scorer rounded out the 0-5 with a bit of petroleum jelly..