Leipzig 4 – Stuttgart 0: No reply from The Reds, as The Red Bulls net 4

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RB Leipzig beats Stuttgart 4-0 on Friday at Red Bull Arena. Leipzig were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last game 1-0 to Mainz. Stuttgart had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 5-1 victory against Greuther Fürth. Following today’s result, both teams are on 3 points and occupy 3rd and 7th places respectively after 2 matches.

Leipzig didn’t take long to get on the score-sheet, with Dominik Szoboszlai opening the rout, at 38 minutes. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Emil Forsberg just before half-time, to take a 2-0 lead into half time.

Leipzig started the second half with an intensified spirit, with Dominik Szoboszlai finding the net again, at 52 minutes. The Red Bulls then scored once more and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Andre Silva in the 65th minute to make it 4-0.

For Leipzig, Konrad Laimer, Hee-chan Hwang, Marcel Sabitzer, Nordi Mukiele and Yussuf Poulsen, came on for Dominik Szoboszlai, Andre Silva, Amadou Haidara, Willi Orban and Christopher Nkunku. Stuttgart replaced Daniel Didavi, Enzo Millot, Sasa Kalajdzic, Erik Thommy and Pascal Stenzel with Hamadi Al Ghaddioui, Philipp Klement, Mateo Klimowicz, Philipp Forster and Konstantinos Mavropanos.

The referee booked Marc Kempf, Philipp Forster and Konstantinos Mavropanos for Stuttgart.

Leipzig will next travel to Wolfsburg, while Stuttgart will face SC Freiburg at home.

Technical card:
RB Leipzig: Peter Gulacsi, Lukas Klostermann, Mohamed Simakan, Willi Orban (Nordi Mukiele, min.76), Josko Gvardiol, Dominik Szoboszlai (Konrad Laimer, min.69), Amadou Haidara (Marcel Sabitzer, min.69), Tyler Adams, Emil Forsberg, Christopher Nkunku (Yussuf Poulsen, min.82) and Andre Silva (Hee-chan Hwang, min.69)
Stuttgart: Florian Muller, Waldemar Anton, Marc Kempf, Konstantinos Mavropanos (Pascal Stenzel, min.84), Roberto Massimo, Wataru Endo, Philipp Klement (Enzo Millot, min.73), Borna Sosa, Hamadi Al Ghaddioui (Daniel Didavi, min.46), Mateo Klimowicz (Sasa Kalajdzic, min.73) and Philipp Forster (Erik Thommy, min.81)
Stadium: Red Bull Arena
Goals: Dominik Szoboszlai (1-0, min. 38), Emil Forsberg (2-0, min. 46), Dominik Szoboszlai (3-0, min. 52) and Andre Silva (4-0, min. 65)