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2019-20 German Bundesliga
  • Lukas Klostermann (17')
  • Patrik Schick (39')
  • Nordi Mukiele (46')

Leipzig back on top with 3-0 win over strugglers Werder

RB Leipzig eased past struggling Werder Bremen 3-0 on Saturday to reclaim top spot in the Bundesliga, two points ahead of champions Bayern Munich.

Having failed to win in their last four games in all competitions, Leipzig were desperate to bounce back and Lukas Klostermann's 18th minute goal quickly put them in the driving seat.

Patrik Schick, who had set up Klostermann, then grabbed one himself, heading in his sixth league goal in the 39th minute before Nordi Mukiele latched on to a deep cross to fire in their third goal a minute after the restart.

Leipzig are on 45 points, with Bayern, in action against Cologne on Sunday, on 43. Borussia Dortmund, winners 4-0 over Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday, are in third place on 42.

Former champions Werder, who have now lost eight of their last nine league games, are stuck in 17th place, a point above last-placed Paderborn.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 25 +47 55
2 Borussia Dortmund 25 +35 51
3 RB Leipzig 25 +36 50
4 Borussia Monchengladbach 25 +19 49
5 Bayer Leverkusen 25 +15 47
6 Schalke 04 25 -3 37
7 VfL Wolfsburg 25 +4 36
8 SC Freiburg 25 -1 36
9 TSG Hoffenheim 25 -8 35
10 FC Cologne 25 -6 32
11 FC Union Berlin 25 -9 30
12 Eintracht Frankfurt 24 -3 28
13 Hertha Berlin 25 -16 28
14 FC Augsburg 25 -16 27
15 Mainz 25 -19 26
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 25 -23 22
17 Werder Bremen 24 -28 18
18 SC Paderborn 07 25 -24 16