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Club director hints at summer move for highly talented Everton attacker

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Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig want to sign the Everton forward Ademola Lookman this summer.

The 20-year-old is currently on loan at Leipzig and he has managed to impress the German outfit so far.

Club director Ralf Rangnick has hinted that he would love to sign Lookman if it were up to him.

Liverpool could agree club-record £87m deal for 111-goal striker

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According to Bild, Liverpool are considering a club-record deal to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner. The Merseysiders are short of natural centre-forwards with Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi loaned out of the club and having uncertain futures, so a new face this summer would bolster their options.

Where to find RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, you’ve come to the right place.

Sunday’s match between RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich is live on FOX Soccer Plus, not FS1 or FS2. If your cable service doesn’t offer FOX Soccer Plus, read below for details on how you can watch the match with a free 7-day trial.

Don’t Like Mondays: Kick-Off Delayed Before Eintracht Frankfurt-RB Leipzig Match As Fans Stage Mass Tennis Ball Protest (Photos)

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The kick-off of Eintracht Frankfurt's Bundesliga tie against RB Leipzig had to be delayed last night after fans hurled hundreds of tennis balls onto the pitch.

Narked at the match being played at 8:30 on a Monday night, the supporters went to great lengths to make sure to hear their collective grievance was heard.

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Europa League: Dimitri Payet Helps Send Marseille Through To Semis With Beautiful Outside-Of-The-Boot Strike Against RB Leipzig (Photos & Video)

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On yet another night of continental thrills and spills, Marseille and RB Leipzig unarguably provided the most topsy-turvy encounter by knocking out a ludicrous seven-goal bonanza at the Stade Velodrome.

The French side came into the game trailing 1-0 from the first leg but by 'eck did they redress the balance in the second.

News roundup: U.S. women thrash Mexico, Union’s bus program, and Earnie moving on?

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Europa League Quarter-Final Draw: Arsenal To Face CSKA Moscow In Repeat Of 2007’s ‘Polonium Derby’

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Hot on the heels of the Champions League quarter-final draw, UEFA have also coughed up the four ties that will constitute the last-eight bracket of the Europa League.

After pasting AC Milan in the round of 16, Arsenal have landed a perfectly winnable double-header against CSKA Moscow, even if it does entail an English club making a trip to Russia during a time of tense international diplomatic relations between the two nations.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Christian Pulisic, Joe Corona and more

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It's a week for continental action in both Europe and North America.

Christian Pulisic leads the way this week as Borussia Dortmund returns for the Europa League Round of 16. Pulisic and co. face off with RB Salzburg on Thursday after tying the Austrian side's sister club, RB Leipzig, over the weekend in Bundesliga play.

Europa League: RB Leipzig Build Special ‘Smoking Room’ At Red Bull Arena For Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri (Photos)

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RB Leipzig have gone to great lengths to accommodate Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri ahead of the Europa League last-32 encounter between the two sides later this week.

The German side have created a special 'smoking room' at the Red Bull Arena by installing a temporary partition in the away dressing room that will allow Sarri who smokes like a forest fire to chuff away in peace before and after the match.

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Marseille lose key duo for Leipzig Europa League tie

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Marseille (AFP) – Marseille will be without Steve Mandanda and Adil Rami for the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final with RB Leipzig on Thursday.

Goalkeeper Mandanda will miss four to six weeks with a torn right thigh muscle while Rami, a central defender, will be out for 10-15 days with a calf injury, the club said on Monday.

Werner fires Leipzig to shock win over Bayern

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Berlin (AFP) – Substitute Timo Werner netted a second-half winner as RB Leipzig came from behind to shock Bayern Munich 2-1 on Sunday as the Bundesliga leaders suffered a first defeat since November, a stretch of 19 matches in all competitions.

It was an historic night for sixth-placed Leipzig who have now beaten Bayern for the first time at the fifth attempt.

Werner fires Leipzig to shock win over Bayern

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Berlin (AFP) – Substitute Timo Werner netted a second-half winner as RB Leipzig came from behind to shock Bayern Munich 2-1 on Sunday as the Bundesliga leaders suffered a first defeat since November, a stretch of 19 matches in all competitions.

It was an historic night for sixth-placed Leipzig who have now beaten Bayern for the first time at the fifth attempt.

Arsenal draw CSKA Moscow in Europa League

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – London club Arsenal will take on CSKA Moscow after being drawn together in a Europa League quarter-final in Nyon on Friday at a time of strained relations between Britain and Russia.

British Prime Minister Theresa May this week expelled 23 Russian diplomats over the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy, and said British royals and ministers would not attend the World Cup in Russia this year.

Russia’s Kokorin likely to miss World Cup over knee injury

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Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s international forward Alexander Kokorin will likely miss the World Cup after suffering an injury to the cruciate ligaments of his right knee during Thursday’s Europa League match of his club Zenit St Petersburg.

“The examination of the injury that Kokorin has suffered in the match with RB Leipzig revealed the rupture of the cruciate ligaments of his right knee,” said a statement on Zenit’s website.

Russia’s Kokorin likely to miss World Cup over knee injury

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Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s international forward Alexander Kokorin will likely miss the World Cup after suffering an injury to the cruciate ligaments of his right knee during Thursday’s Europa League match of his club Zenit St Petersburg.

“The examination of the injury that Kokorin has suffered in the match with RB Leipzig revealed the rupture of the cruciate ligaments of his right knee,” said a statement on Zenit’s website.

Leipzig want to delay Bayern title party

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Berlin (AFP) – French striker Jean-Kevin Augustin says hosts RB Leipzig are determined to prevent Bayern Munich being confirmed as Bundesliga champions for the sixth straight year as early as this Sunday.

Bayern, who play Besiktas away in the Champions League on Wednesday, will arrive at Leipzig’s Red Bull Arena on Sunday with a 20-point lead in the Bundesliga table with eight league games left.

Germany forward Werner commits future to RB Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany international striker Timo Werner said Sunday he will remain with RB Leipzig next season, quashing rumours of a move away from last year’s Bundesliga runners-up.

“I have a contract until 2020 and I feel good at Leipzig,” Werner said after Sunday’s 0-0 draw against his former club Stuttgart.

Germany forward Werner commits future to RB Leipzig

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany international striker Timo Werner said Sunday he will remain with RB Leipzig next season, quashing rumours of a move away from last year’s Bundesliga runners-up.

“I have a contract until 2020 and I feel good at Leipzig,” Werner said after Sunday’s 0-0 draw against his former club Stuttgart.

Last gasp Batshuayi fires Dortmund to Frankfurt win

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Berlin (AFP) – Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to score a stoppage time winner as Borussia Dortmund snatched a dramatic 3-2 victory over top six rivals Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday.

Danny Blum looked to have sealed a draw for Frankfurt with an equaliser a minute into time added on, but Batshuayi had the last word with his second goal two minutes later.

Last gasp Batshuayi fires Dortmund to Frankfurt win

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Berlin (AFP) – Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to score a stoppage time winner as Borussia Dortmund snatched a dramatic 3-2 victory over top six rivals Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday.

Danny Blum looked to have sealed a draw for Frankfurt with an equaliser a minute into time added on, but Batshuayi had the last word with his second goal two minutes later.

Pjaca boosts World Cup hopes to fire Schalke second

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Berlin (AFP) – Schalke snatched snatched second spot in the Bundesliga from Borussia Dortmund on Saturday as Marko Pjaca enhanced his World Cup hopes by scoring in their 1-0 home win against Hertha Berlin.

Pjaca, 22, is on loan from Juventus in his bid to win a World Cup place with Croatia after tearing his cruciate knee ligament last March.

Pjaca boosts World Cup hopes to fire Schalke second

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Berlin (AFP) – Schalke snatched snatched second spot in the Bundesliga from Borussia Dortmund on Saturday as Marko Pjaca enhanced his World Cup hopes by scoring in their 1-0 home win against Hertha Berlin.

Pjaca, 22, is on loan from Juventus in his bid to win a World Cup place with Croatia after tearing his cruciate knee ligament last March.

Dortmund hoping Sancho return adds cutting edge

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Berlin (AFP) – England Under-19 winger Jadon Sancho could return from injury for Borussia Dortmund at RB Leipzig on Saturday as coach Peter Stoeger looks to add more “power” to their game.

Sancho, 17, has been out since damaging ankle ligaments in the 3-2 win at Bundesliga bottom side Cologne in early February.

Englishman Lookman shines but Leipzig crash to lowly Cologne

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Berlin (AFP) – Ademola Lookman created a goal but RB Leipzig squandered the chance to go second in the Bundesliga on Sunday after crashing to a 2-1 defeat at home to bottom side Cologne.

Lookman, an England Under-21 winger on loan from Everton, shone during his 59 minutes, hitting the post in the move that led to the opening goal on five minutes at Leipzig’s Red Bull Arena.

Ivanovic stars as Zenit dump Celtic out of Europe

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Paris (AFP) – Branislav Ivanovic starred as Zenit St Petersburg knocked Celtic out of the Europa League on Thursday by overturning a first-leg deficit in the last 32 with a 3-0 victory in Russia, while RB Leipzig held off a late Napoli comeback.

Celtic have now failed to reach the last 16 of a European tournament since the 2012-13 Champions League, while Zenit are still hoping to repeat their UEFA Cup success from 10 years ago after the 3-1 aggregate win.

Ivanovic stars as Zenit dump Celtic out of Europe

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Paris (AFP) – Branislav Ivanovic starred as Zenit St Petersburg knocked Celtic out of the Europa League on Thursday by overturning a first-leg deficit in the last 32 with a 3-0 victory in Russia, while RB Leipzig held off a late Napoli comeback.

Celtic have now failed to reach the last 16 of a European tournament since the 2012-13 Champions League, while Zenit are still hoping to repeat their UEFA Cup success from 10 years ago after the 3-1 aggregate win.

Butt seriously: Chain-smoker Sarri given room to light up in Leipzig

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) – Chain-smoking Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri expressed his gratitude to RB Leipzig bosses for building a room where he can puff away on Thursday as his team attempt to overturn a 3-1 deficit in their Europa League tie.

Serie A leaders Napoli - dropped into the second-tier European competition after their Champions League exit - slumped to a shock home defeat in their last 32, first leg and play the away fixture in Germany on Thursday.

Butt seriously: Chain-smoker Sarri given room to light up in Leipzig

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) – Chain-smoking Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri expressed his gratitude to RB Leipzig bosses for building a room where he can puff away on Thursday as his team attempt to overturn a 3-1 deficit in their Europa League tie.

Serie A leaders Napoli - dropped into the second-tier European competition after their Champions League exit - slumped to a shock home defeat in their last 32, first leg and play the away fixture in Germany on Thursday.

Five things to watch out for in the Bundesliga

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Berlin (AFP) – Midfield maestro Thiago Alcantara is expected to make his long-awaited return for Bayern Munich on Saturday, when the runaway Bundesliga leaders face Wolfsburg.

The Spaniard has been out for nearly three months after picking up a thigh injury against Anderlecht in November.

Five things to watch out for in the Bundesliga

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Berlin (AFP) – Midfield maestro Thiago Alcantara is expected to make his long-awaited return for Bayern Munich on Saturday, when the runaway Bundesliga leaders face Wolfsburg.

The Spaniard has been out for nearly three months after picking up a thigh injury against Anderlecht in November.

Sarri blasts Napoli’s ‘bad attitude’ as focus back on Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri blasted his side’s “bad attitude” in a 3-1 Europa League defeat to RB Leipzig on Friday but stressed that his team’s focus this season was on the Serie A title.

“It was a bad defeat, we lacked enthusiasm, hunger and determination,” said Sarri after the last 32, first leg loss at a sparsely attended San Paolo Stadium in Naples.

Fans stay away as Napoli slump to Leipzig in Europa League

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) – Timo Werner scored a brace as RB Leipzig took a big step towards the Europa League last-16 on Thursday with a 3-1 comeback win at Serie A leaders Napoli.

Algerian international Adam Ounas had put Napoli ahead after 52 minutes at a sparsely-attended San Paolo Stadium only for Ralph Hasenhuettl’s side to battle back with three late goals in the last 32, first leg tie.

Keita on target as Leipzig beat Augsburg

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Berlin (AFP) – Liverpool-bound Naby Keita helped RB Leipzig beat Augsburg 2-0 in Friday’s Bundesliga clash when he scored a stinging second-half winner with a free-kick.

Runaway leaders Bayern Munich remain 15 points clear as they await Schalke 04 on Saturday whilst Bayer Leverkusen can climb level with Leipzig on 38 if they beat Hertha Berlin.

Keita on target as Leipzig beat Augsburg

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Berlin (AFP) – Liverpool-bound Naby Keita helped RB Leipzig beat Augsburg 2-0 in Friday’s Bundesliga clash when he scored a stinging second-half winner with a free-kick.

Runaway leaders Bayern Munich remain 15 points clear as they await Schalke 04 on Saturday whilst Bayer Leverkusen can climb level with Leipzig on 38 if they beat Hertha Berlin.

RB Leipzig owe Red Bull 82 million euros

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Berlin (AFP) – The amount Bundesliga club RB Leipzig owe their backers Red Bull has leapt to 83.164 million euros ($101.9m), according to a government-backed magazine.

The Bundesanzeiger, published by Germany’s department of Justice, say the club added 30 million euros to the 52.

RB Leipzig owe Red Bull 82 million euros

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Berlin (AFP) – The amount Bundesliga club RB Leipzig owe their backers Red Bull has leapt to 83.164 million euros ($101.9m), according to a government-backed magazine.

The Bundesanzeiger, published by Germany’s department of Justice, say the club added 30 million euros to the 52.

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Europa League Quarterfinal Draw Result 2018- Arsenal v CSKA & Atletico vs Sporting

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Arsenal's reward for seeing off AC Milan in the round of 16 is a quarterfinal tie against Russian side CSKA Moscow. The draw for the EL quarterfinals were made today (March 16, 2018), just after the Champions League quarterfinal draw was conducted. Arsenal's hopes of playing CL football next season will probably require the Gunners [.

Arsenal linked with £50m move for Timo Werner

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This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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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.

Liverpool v Porto 03.06.18

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Liverpool lead 5-0 on aggregate

2:45pm ET, live in the US on Fox Sports 2

Group Stage results:
Liverpool: 7-0 Spartak (h); 3-3 Sevilla (a); 3-0 Maribor (h); 7-0 Maribor (a); 1-1 Spartak (a); 2-2 Sevilla (h)
Porto: 5-2 Monaco (h); 1-1 Besiktas (a); 3-1 RB Leipzig (h); 2-3 RB Leipzig (a); 3-0 Monaco (a); 1-3 Besiktas (h)

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 2-0 Newcastle (h); 4-1 West Ham (a); 5-0 Porto (a)
Porto: 2-1 Sporting (h); 5-1 Portimonense (a); 3-1 Estoril (a)

Goalscorers (Europe):
Liverpool: Firmino 8; Salah 7; Mané 6; Coutinho 5; Can 3; Alexander-Arnold 2; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sturridge 1
Porto: Aboubakar 5; Brahimi, Danilo, Felipe, Herrera, Layon, Marcano, M Pereira, Telles, Tiquinho 1

Referee: Felix Zwayer (GER)

Guess at a line-up:
Karius
Gomez Lovren van Dijk Moreno
Lallana Can Milner
Mané Ings Alex O-C

Klopp on whether Salah will be rested: You don't rotate to avoid something, you only use the players who are in the best shape.