BERLIN (AP) — Captain Manuel Neuer returned from six weeks out injured to help Bayern Munich complete a domestic double after beating Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final on Saturday.
Werner scores 2 again, Leipzig tightens grip on 4th place
BERLIN (AP) — Germany forward Timo Werner again scored twice to help Leipzig consolidate fourth place in the Bundesliga with a 4-1 home win over Mainz on Sunday.
Yussuf Poulsen also scored two goals as Leipzig maintained its unbeaten record at home this season and tightened its grip on the last qualification place for the Champions League.
Werner repeats double trick as Leipzig goes 3rd in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig forward Timo Werner again struck twice to help his team move third in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win over second-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.
If Werner scores, he often adds another. It was the fourth league game in which the Germany striker claimed two goals, bringing his tally to eight so far this season.
Leipzig beats Bayer Leverkusen in Bundesliga to go third
BERLIN (AP) — Yussuf Poulsen scored twice to help Leipzig go third in the Bundesliga with a 3-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.
The Danish forward opened the scoring midway through the first half and sealed the win with five minutes remaining after Lukas Klostermann scored his first goal of the season in the 68th minute.
Leipzig stretched its unbeaten run in the league to 10 games and moved two points clear of defending champion Bayern Munich.
Reus reaches 100 goals as Dortmund beats Leipzig 4-1
BERLIN (AP) — Marco Reus scored his 100th Bundesliga goal to seal a 4-1 win for Borussia Dortmund over Leipzig on Sunday.
The Germany forward ran onto Jadon Sancho's throughball and fired inside the far post in injury time as new coach Lucien Favre enjoyed a winning start to the league campaign after falling behind to an early goal.
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Whether Kasper Schmeichel was making an acrobatic save or just getting lucky, it was his night.
In a World Cup debut reminiscent of the way his father, Peter, played for Denmark and Manchester United, Schmeichel made Yussuf Poulsen's opportunistic second-half goal stand in a 1-0 victory Saturday over Peru.
Leipzig beats Augsburg 2-0 to go 2nd in Bundesliga
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig defeated Augsburg 2-0 to rise to second in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Dayot Upamecano netted on the rebound in the 17th minute after Marwin Hitz had saved from Yussuf Poulsen, the 19-year-old French defender becoming Leipzig's youngest goal-scorer in the Bundesliga.
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig booked its place in the Champions League by beating Hertha Berlin 4-1, Borussia Dortmund staked its claim for direct qualification, and Darmstadt was relegated from the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Leipzig can finish no worse than third in its debut season after a record 20th win for a promoted side.
"We've achieved something remarkable. We belong among the best teams in Europe," said forward Timo Werner, who scored twice.