Leipzig remains unbeaten at home: By the 4:1 against Mainz, the Team of coach Ralf Rangnick secured the sixth victory in the eighth home game. Yussuf Poulsen (14. and 19. Minute) and Timo Werner (75., 88.) met for Leipzig, Karim Onisiwo for the FSV (38.).
In the table, RB, consolidated space four, and shortened the gap to Gladbach (place two), and Bayern (place) on two points. In a direct duel on Wednesday (20.30) in Munich and Leipzig could pull this on the record Champions in the past.
Mainz was very good overall, brought about by easy errors to the Chance to get a point. This was particularly true for the third goal: Jean-Philippe Gbamin fit in the game design in the feet of Diego Demme, who played on Werner. Moussa Nhiakaté was only half-hearted in the fight, the Leipzig attacker was, umkurvte Robin Zentner and met with his eleventh compulsory goal to make it 3:1.
in the first half of Nhiakaté had missed it, before a match is crucial to intervene. He managed to clear a low cross gift of Werner, behind the Mainz Poulsen pushed to 2:0 (19.). Only five minutes before the Dane had scored the 1:0: With the foot, he drew a sharp pass from Kevin Kampl to score (14.). For the fourth Time he has achieved this season 1:0. With now seven-season goals in the Bundesliga, Poulsen has also drawn up a personal best value.
After half an hour of Mainz, was much better and more dangerous. Mateta, Danny Latza and Gbamin missed within a few seconds all the gateway to the connection (33.). Then Onisiwo scored on a cross from Levin Öztunali with a header (38.). In the second half of Alexandru came Maxim to the compensation of the next, as his free-kick flew just wide of the goal (73.). Also Leipzig had the first opportunities, before Werner secured the victory. After his goal to the 3:1 he made also for the hit to the final score (88.).
RB Leipzig – FSV Mainz 05 4:1 (2:1)
1:0 Poulsen (14.)
2:0 Poulsen (19.)
2:1 Onisiwo (38.)
3:1 Werner (75.)
4:1 Werner (88.)
Leipzig: Gulasci – Konaté, Orban, Upamecano monastery man (85. Ilsanker), Demme, Neck Tenberg – Sabitzer, Kampl (46. Laimer) – Poulsen, Werner (89. Bruma)
Mainz: quintal – Brosinski, Bell, Niakhaté, Aaron – Gbamin – Öztunali (83. Boetius), Latza – Quaison (67. Maxim) – Onisiwo (78. Ujah), Mateta
Yellow cards: Orban, Upamecano, Sabitzer – Niakhaté, Latza, quintal