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It's another weekend, therefore another weekend full of soccer on your TV.

This weekend sees a pair if German Champions League contenders highlighting a packed Sunday. Bayern Munich travels to Leipzig to take on the young Bundesliga upstarts at RB Leipzig. Munich is marching towards yet another league title, but RB Leipzig is fighting hard for a spot in the Champions League next season.

Leipzig again rule out early Keita Liverpool move

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig on Thursday again told Liverpool that Naby Keita will not be moving before next season, amid reports the Merseyside club want the Guinea midfielder immediately to replace Philippe Coutinho.

Keita, 22, already has a contract with Liverpool which comes into effect on July 1, but having completed the sale of Brazil star Coutinho to Barcelona on Monday for 160 million euros ($192 million), Liverpool are reportedly keen to bring Keita to Merseyside early.

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Werner jeered as Leipzig and Stuttgart draw

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Berlin (AFP) – Timo Werner was booed on his return to home-town club Stuttgart as RB Leipzig were held to a 0-0 draw on Sunday that kept them out of the top four.

Werner, who came through the ranks at Stuttgart before joining Leipzig in 2016, had not scored in six league games ahead of this game, and was again unable to find the net as Leipzig toiled against his old club.

Werner jeered as Leipzig and Stuttgart draw

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Berlin (AFP) – Timo Werner was booed on his return to home-town club Stuttgart as RB Leipzig were held to a 0-0 draw on Sunday that kept them out of the top four.

Werner, who came through the ranks at Stuttgart before joining Leipzig in 2016, had not scored in six league games ahead of this game, and was again unable to find the net as Leipzig toiled against his old club.

Liverpool must wait for Keita, say Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig on Sunday ruled out an early switch to Liverpool for their star midfielder Naby Keita, who is scheduled to join the Merseyside giants next season.

The 22-year-old has a contract to join Liverpool in the next transfer window, but Liverpool reportedly wanted the Guinean to join them sooner after selling Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona last week for 160 million euros($192 million).

Liverpool must wait for Keita, say Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig on Sunday ruled out an early switch to Liverpool for their star midfielder Naby Keita, who is scheduled to join the Merseyside giants next season.

The 22-year-old has a contract to join Liverpool in the next transfer window, but Liverpool reportedly wanted the Guinean to join them sooner after selling Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona last week for 160 million euros($192 million).

Liverpool-bound Keita hits wonder goal for Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) – Naby Keita showed why Liverpool want to sign him in this transfer window by scoring a superb goal for RB Leipzig in Saturday’s 3-1 Bundesliga win over Schalke.

The 22-year-old Guinea midfielder, who already has a contract with Liverpool to join them next season, showed his class with a thunderbolt of a shot to give Leipzig the lead just before half-time.

Leipzig again rule out early Keita Liverpool move

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig on Thursday again told Liverpool that Naby Keita will not be moving before next season, amid reports the Merseyside club want the Guinea midfielder immediately to replace Philippe Coutinho.

Keita, 22, already has a contract with Liverpool which comes into effect on July 1, but having completed the sale of Brazil star Coutinho to Barcelona on Monday for 160 million euros ($192 million), Liverpool are reportedly keen to bring Keita to Merseyside early.

Leipzig slump to defeat by 10-man Hertha

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig dropped out of the Bundesliga top four on Sunday after Davie Selke fired 10-man Hertha Berlin to a shock 3-2 victory at the Red Bull Arena.

Former RB striker Selke grabbed a brace on his return to Leipzig, as Hertha battled to an astonishing triumph, despite going down to 10 men early in the game.

Leipzig slump to defeat by 10-man Hertha

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig dropped out of the Bundesliga top four on Sunday after Davie Selke fired 10-man Hertha Berlin to a shock 3-2 victory at the Red Bull Arena.

Former RB striker Selke grabbed a brace on his return to Leipzig, as Hertha battled to an astonishing triumph, despite going down to 10 men early in the game.

Bayern maintain iron-grip as Leipzig falter

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig risk falling off the pace in the pack chasing run-away Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich with their coach Ralph Hasenhuettl admitting his side is flagging.

“We’re running close to empty and you can see the team is torturing itself,” said Hasenhuettl after his team scraped a 1-1 draw on Tuesday to just hold onto second place in the table.

Bayern maintain iron-grip as Leipzig falter

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig risk falling off the pace in the pack chasing run-away Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich with their coach Ralph Hasenhuettl admitting his side is flagging.

“We’re running close to empty and you can see the team is torturing itself,” said Hasenhuettl after his team scraped a 1-1 draw on Tuesday to just hold onto second place in the table.

Leipzig stumble again with Wolfsburg draw

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig dropped more crucial points in the Bundesliga title race as they were held to a 1-1 draw away to Wolfsburg on Tuesday.

Wolfsburg took the lead against the run of play on 15 minutes, Paul Verhaegh coolly slotting home a penalty after Ibrahima Konate’s foul on Mario Gomez.

Leipzig stumble again with Wolfsburg draw

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig dropped more crucial points in the Bundesliga title race as they were held to a 1-1 draw away to Wolfsburg on Tuesday.

Wolfsburg took the lead against the run of play on 15 minutes, Paul Verhaegh coolly slotting home a penalty after Ibrahima Konate’s foul on Mario Gomez.

Late defeat confirms Champions League exit for Leipzig

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – A late strike from Talisca saw RB Leipzig end their first Champions League campaign with a bitter 2-1 defeat at home to Besiktas on Wednesday night.

Porto’s comprehensive 5-2 victory over Monaco in the other Group G game meant that even a win would not have been enough for Leipzig to progress from the group stage.

Leipzig’s Werner out to purge Besiktas pain

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Germany striker Timo Werner hopes to purge painful memories of Istanbul with a win over Turkish champions Besiktas on Wednesday that would fire RB Leipzig into the Champions League’s last 16.

When the teams last met in September Werner had to leave the field, feeling dizzy and in clear distress, after only 32 minutes of his side’s 2-0 defeat at Besiktas’ Vodafone Park.

Leipzig’s Werner out to purge Besiktas pain

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Germany striker Timo Werner hopes to purge painful memories of Istanbul with a win over Turkish champions Besiktas on Wednesday that would fire RB Leipzig into the Champions League’s last 16.

When the teams last met in September Werner had to leave the field, feeling dizzy and in clear distress, after only 32 minutes of his side’s 2-0 defeat at Besiktas’ Vodafone Park.

Leipzig’s Werner out to purge Besiktas pain

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Germany striker Timo Werner hopes to purge painful memories of Istanbul with a win over Turkish champions Besiktas on Wednesday that would fire RB Leipzig into the Champions League’s last 16.

When the teams last met in September Werner had to leave the field, feeling dizzy and in clear distress, after only 32 minutes of his side’s 2-0 defeat at Besiktas’ Vodafone Park.

Leipzig’s Werner out to purge Besiktas pain

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Germany striker Timo Werner hopes to purge painful memories of Istanbul with a win over Turkish champions Besiktas on Wednesday that would fire RB Leipzig into the Champions League’s last 16.

When the teams last met in September Werner had to leave the field, feeling dizzy and in clear distress, after only 32 minutes of his side’s 2-0 defeat at Besiktas’ Vodafone Park.

Bayern down 10-man Leipzig to top Bundesliga

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Berlin (AFP) – James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandowski scored as Bayern Munich went top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday with a 2-0 home win against RB Leipzig, who played most of the game with 10 men.

This was Bayern’s second win over RB in four days after they won on penalties in Leipzig in midweek in the German Cup.

Bayern down 10-man Leipzig to top Bundesliga

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Berlin (AFP) – James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandowski scored as Bayern Munich went top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday with a 2-0 home win against RB Leipzig, who played most of the game with 10 men.

This was Bayern’s second win over RB in four days after they won on penalties in Leipzig in midweek in the German Cup.

Leipzig’s Bayern cup clash promises ‘fireworks’

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Berlin (AFP) – Marcel Sabitzer expects fireworks when RB Leipzig host Bayern Munich in the German Cup on Wednesday, the first of two games in four days between the Bundesliga heavyweights.

Hosts Leipzig hope to capitalise on Bayern’s injury list with stars Manuel Neuer, Thomas Mueller and Franck Ribery sidelined.

Leipzig’s Bayern cup clash promises ‘fireworks’

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Berlin (AFP) – Marcel Sabitzer expects fireworks when RB Leipzig host Bayern Munich in the German Cup on Wednesday, the first of two games in four days between the Bundesliga heavyweights.

Hosts Leipzig hope to capitalise on Bayern’s injury list with stars Manuel Neuer, Thomas Mueller and Franck Ribery sidelined.

Leipzig claim landmark Champions League success

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Jean-Kevin Augustin scored what proved to be the winner as RB Leipzig secured their first ever victory in the Champions League on Tuesday evening, beating Porto 3-2.

Willi Orban and Emil Forsberg also scored for the hosts in a five-goal first half as Leipzig claimed a win that keeps alive their dream of reaching the knockout stages in their debut Champions League campaign.

Leipzig claim landmark Champions League success

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Jean-Kevin Augustin scored what proved to be the winner as RB Leipzig secured their first ever victory in the Champions League on Tuesday evening, beating Porto 3-2.

Willi Orban and Emil Forsberg also scored for the hosts in a five-goal first half as Leipzig claimed a win that keeps alive their dream of reaching the knockout stages in their debut Champions League campaign.

Leipzig relishing Champions League debut

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Just eight years after starting life in the local leagues, RB Leipzig will enhance their rags to riches tale on Wednesday by hosting Monaco on the German club’s Champions League debut.

Backed by energy drinks giant Red Bull, who bought the licence of a fifth-division club, Leipzig began climbing Germany’s football pyramid in 2009.

Leipzig relishing Champions League debut

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Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Just eight years after starting life in the local leagues, RB Leipzig will enhance their rags to riches tale on Wednesday by hosting Monaco on the German club’s Champions League debut.

Backed by energy drinks giant Red Bull, who bought the licence of a fifth-division club, Leipzig began climbing Germany’s football pyramid in 2009.

Leipzig sign Kampl as cover for Liverpool-bound Keita

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig announced Thursday the signing of Slovenia midfielder Kevin Kampl as a possible replacement for Guinea international Naby Keita who has agreed to join Liverpool for the 2018-19 season.

The 27-year-old Kampl switches from Bayer Leverkusen for a reported fee of 20 million euros ($23.

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.

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.

Leipzig down Gladbach to trim Bayern’s lead

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Berlin (AFP) – RB Leipzig cut Bayern Munich’s lead at the top of the Bundesliga to five points on Sunday as Emil Forsberg and Timo Werner netted in a 2-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Leipzig brushed off consecutive defeats with an impressive display at Borussia Park to trim the lead of Bayern, who had needed a 96th-minute Robert Lewandowski goal to draw 1-1 at Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

‘Sick’ attacks on Leipzig fans shock Germany

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Berlin (AFP) – An RB Leipzig fan has described how hooligans in Dortmund attacked their group, which included children, with stones and bottles and levels of hatred towards the Red Bull-backed club which have shocked German football.

Hooliganism is nothing new in German football, but Saturday’s violence meted out to RB Leipzig supporters, including young families, was a brutal fresh low.

Dortmund fans attack children of visiting Leipzig – police

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Berlin (AFP) – “Extremely violent” Borussia Dortmund fans attacked terrified children and women from visiting RB Leipzig and police made 28 arrests including for possession of explosives, German authorities said.

A crowd of 81,360 saw Dortmund’s 1-0 home win over second-placed RB Leipzig on Saturday, but there were ugly scenes outside Borussia’s Signal Iduna Park stadium before kick-off when some of the 8,500 visiting fans were attacked.

Bayern’s Schalke draw opens door for Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) Bayern Munich left the door open for second-placed RB Leipzig to trim their lead in the Bundesliga to one point after being held to a 1-1 draw by Schalke on Saturday.

Robert Lewandowski's deft chip gave Bayern an early lead in Munich before Schalke defender Naldo drilled home a free-kick on 13 minutes to level the scores.

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Arsenal have uphill battle to land target Timo Werner

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Supposed Arsenal target Timo Werner has named Manchester City and Man United as two clubs he couldn't turn down a move to. The 21 year-old has been strongly linked with a move to our club in recent weeks, but he appears to have poured water on the move. The North London side have been linked [...]

Bundesliga: Ex-Arsenal Winger Serge Gnabry Scores 50-Yard Wonder-Goal For Hoffenheim (Video)

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Ex-Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry bagged a brace for Hoffenheim against RB Leipzig on Saturday, with his second an incredible strike from just inside the halfway line.

The goal came just after the hour-mark, with Hoffenheim already 2-0 up at theRhein-Neckar-Arena.

Coveted international striker names Arsenal as possible destination

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Timo Werner has stated that he wants to move to a big club in the future, naming Arsenal as a possible destination. The 21 year-old shot to fame with RB Leipzig last season, scoring 21 goals in 31 Bundesliga outings and has impressed on the international stage also, scoring six goals in only seven competitive [.

Arsenal’s opponents announced for Emirates Cup competition

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The Emirates Cup line-up has today been confirmed, with Arsenal to take on Benfica and Seville, with Leipzig also in action. The competition makes it's return after a year out, with last summer's European Championship as well as necessary pitch reconstruction work having forced the club to cancel last year's edition.