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Leipizg missing Forsberg for Besiktas clash

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig will be without playmaker Emil Forsberg amid a trio of injuries for Wednesday’s crunch Champions League clash at home to Besiktas.

The Sweden international is suffering from an abdominal injury, while midfielder Marcel Sabitzer has a shoulder injury and teenage French defender Dayot Upamecano has a thigh problem.

Werner penalty miss hands Bayern cup win

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich squeezed past 10-man RB Leipzig in Wednesday’s dramatic German Cup second-round clash with a 5-4 win in a penalty shoot-out after Timo Werner missed the final crucial kick.

Although Leipzig’s Liverpool-bound midfielder Naby Keita was sent off with half an hour left, Emil Forsberg gave RB the lead before Bayern’s Thiago Alcantara equalised as the tie finished 1-1 after extra-time to go to penalties.

Keita nets cracker as Leipzig trim Bayern lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita’s superb solo goal settled second-placed RB Leipzig’s frantic 3-2 win at 10-man Mainz on Wednesday to trim Bayern Munich’s lead to 10 points in the Bundesliga.

After runaway leaders Bayern had their 20-match unbeaten run ended by a 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim on Tuesday, RB were made to work for the win at Mainz to narrow the gap.

Keita nets cracker as Leipzig trim Bayern lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita’s superb solo goal settled second-placed RB Leipzig’s frantic 3-2 win at 10-man Mainz on Wednesday to trim Bayern Munich’s lead to 10 points in the Bundesliga.

After runaway leaders Bayern had their 20-match unbeaten run ended by a 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim on Tuesday, RB were made to work for the win at Mainz to narrow the gap.

Keita cracker as Leipzig trim Bayern lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita’s superb solo goal settled second-placed RB Leipzig’s frantic 3-2 win at 10-man Mainz on Wednesday to trim Bayern Munich’s lead to 10 points in the Bundesliga.

After runaway leaders Bayern had their 20-match unbeaten run ended by a 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim on Tuesday, RB were made to work for the win at Mainz to narrow the gap.

Keita cracker as Leipzig trim Bayern lead

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita’s superb solo goal settled second-placed RB Leipzig’s frantic 3-2 win at 10-man Mainz on Wednesday to trim Bayern Munich’s lead to 10 points in the Bundesliga.

After runaway leaders Bayern had their 20-match unbeaten run ended by a 1-0 defeat at Hoffenheim on Tuesday, RB were made to work for the win at Mainz to narrow the gap.

Sweden cruise, unbeaten Swiss on track for Russia

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Paris (AFP) – Sweden crushed Belarus 4-0 to keep the pressure on their rivals in qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup as Switzerland remain unbeaten with a 1-0 win over Latvia.

Sweden now have ten points from five games to go provisionally top of Group A ahead of France who travel to Luxembourg later Saturday with little room for manoeuvre for group rivals the Netherlands, third with seven points, who play Bulgaria.

Sweden cruise, unbeaten Swiss on track for Russia

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Paris (AFP) – Sweden crushed Belarus 4-0 to keep the pressure on their rivals in qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup as Switzerland remain unbeaten with a 1-0 win over Latvia.

Sweden now have ten points from five games to go provisionally top of Group A ahead of France who travel to Luxembourg later Saturday with little room for manoeuvre for group rivals the Netherlands, third with seven points, who play Bulgaria.

Leipzig slip off German title pace after draw

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Augsburg (Germany) (AFP) – RB Leipzig suffered a German title setback on Friday when they were held to a 2-2 draw at Augsburg, handing champions Bayern Munich the chance to go seven points clear by the end of the weekend.

The result kept Leipzig in second spot on 49 points but Bayern can go to 56 points if they defeat seventh-placed Cologne on Saturday.

Leipzig slip off German title pace after draw

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Augsburg (Germany) (AFP) – RB Leipzig suffered a German title setback on Friday when they were held to a 2-2 draw at Augsburg, handing champions Bayern Munich the chance to go seven points clear by the end of the weekend.

The result kept Leipzig in second spot on 49 points but Bayern can go to 56 points if they defeat seventh-placed Cologne on Saturday.

Dortmund coach feels pressure against flu-hit Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel admits feeling the pressure for Saturday's Bundesliga showdown against upstarts RB Leipzig, who have been decimated by illness.

The Leipzig squad has been hit hard by flu with midfielder Diego Demme and striker Marcel Sabitzer the latest to fall ill, joining top-scorer Timo Werner, another flu victim, while playmaker Emil Forsberg is suspended.

Dortmund coach feels pressure against flu-hit Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel admits feeling the pressure for Saturday's Bundesliga showdown against upstarts RB Leipzig, who have been decimated by illness.

The Leipzig squad has been hit hard by flu with midfielder Diego Demme and striker Marcel Sabitzer the latest to fall ill, joining top-scorer Timo Werner, another flu victim, while playmaker Emil Forsberg is suspended.

Payet gets winner as France mark anniversary of attacks

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Paris (AFP) Paul Pogba and Dimitri Payet scored as France fought back to beat Sweden 2-1 in a World Cup qualifier on Friday that was marked by tributes to the victims of last year's Paris terror attacks.

Emil Forsberg had put Sweden in front from a free-kick early in the second half at the Stade de France in a meeting of the top two teams in Group A in European qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

Payet gets winner as France mark anniversary of attacks

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Paris (AFP) Paul Pogba and Dimitri Payet scored as France fought back to beat Sweden 2-1 in a World Cup qualifier on Friday that was marked by tributes to the victims of last year's Paris terror attacks.

Emil Forsberg had put Sweden in front from a free-kick early in the second half at the Stade de France in a meeting of the top two teams in Group A in European qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

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Bundesliga team of the season: Who were the best players in Germany in 2016/17?

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Another Bundesliga season is over and although the league of the reigning world champions does seem a bit one-sided at the top, it still produced surprising winners and losers. Here is our Just...

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German Bundesliga team of the season so far 2016/17 – starring Gnabry, Forsberg and Aubameyang

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The first half of the Bundesliga season is over and it's been an exciting one so far. Bayern Munich sit top but they've been pushed all the way by surprise package RB Leipzig, while,...

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Revs draw Swedish Champs

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Kelyn Rowe opened the scoring in the 5th minute of the Revolution's preseason opening 1-1 draw with Swedish Malmo FF . (Photo: Kari Heistad)

The New England Revolution opened their 2014 preseason with a 1-1 draw against defending Swedish Allsvenskan champions Malmo FF at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.