Leipzig’s hopes of a contemporary get started underneath a brand new trainer are fading after dropping at house to 10-man Arminia Bielefeld 2-0 within the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Jap midfielder Masaya Okugawa scored the guests’ 2nd purpose within the seventy fifth minute, no longer lengthy after Fabian Klos was once despatched off for a nasty problem on Leipzig defender Willi Orban.
Janni Serra put Bielefeld in entrance from a rebound within the 57th, and Leipzig was once not able to make its undoubted attacking prowess depend, with André Silva, Angeliño, Christopher Nkunku and Benjamin Henrichs all lacking probabilities.
It was once the primary loss in 3 video games for brand spanking new Leipzig trainer Domenico Tedesco, who took over this month after the membership brushed aside Jesse Marsch. Tedesco began with a win over Borussia Mönchengladbach, then a draw at Augsburg prior to the loss to Bielefeld within the remaining spherical prior to the wintry weather damage.
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It leaves Leipzig 9th, a long way from the Champions League qualification puts.
Hoffenheim defender Kevin Akpoguma scored in harm time to disclaim Gladbach its first win after a run of 4 defeats. Breel Embolo had the guests on their approach to victory, however they failed to forestall Akpoguma equalizing within the 91st for 1-1.
An excellent early purpose from Max Kruse was once sufficient for Union Berlin to complete the yr on a prime after successful at Bochum 1-0. Kruse were given married on Thursday however confirmed no sick results from the honeymoon within the sixteenth minute when he met Grischa Prömel’s layoff with a part volley throughout the most sensible left nook.
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— RB Leipzig English (@RBLeipzig_EN) December 18, 2021
Union climbed to 6th, stage on issues with fifth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt, which defeated Mainz 1-0 of their derby due to a purpose from Jesper Lindström.
Ultimate-placed Greuther Fürth held Augsburg to 0-0.
Hertha Berlin hosted Borussia Dortmund within the past due recreation.