“Emotional” Timo Werner Scores For Leipzig On Bundesliga Return | Soccer Information


Former striker Timo Werner discovered the again of the web on an emotional return to Leipzig however it was not sufficient to safe their first win of the season as Cologne snatched a 2-2 draw on Saturday. Leipzig performed the vast majority of the sport with 10 males, after Hungarian midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai acquired a straight pink card for an elbow to the throat of Cologne’s Florian Kainz simply earlier than half time. Werner left Leipzig for Chelsea in 2020 earlier than returning earlier this week in a 25 million euros ($30.2 million, 29.5 million euros) deal.

Leipzig’s document goal-scorer put his facet forward within the thirty sixth minute, when goalkeeper Marvin Schwaebe let Werner’s long-distance strike dip beneath his physique and trickle throughout the road.

Cologne equalised simply 4 minutes later nonetheless, when striker Florian Dietz dinked in from shut vary to chalk up his first ever Bundesliga aim.

French ahead Christopher Nkunku gave the house facet the lead within the 56th minute, however Cologne have been in a position to equalise with 20 minutes to undergo a careless personal aim from Leipzig’s Josko Gvardiol.

After the sport, Werner stated he was “very emotional” to return, saying “Leipzig is all the time part of me”.

The 26-year-old, nonetheless, was much less enamoured of the consequence which implies Leipzig have drawn their opening two matches.

“Two-two is appropriate, however for our goals (this season) it is from passable,” he stated.

Augsburg gained 2-1 away at Bayern Leverkusen because of an 82nd minute aim from Andre Hahn.

Leverkusen, trying to rebound from a disappointing first spherical loss to Borussia Dortmund, went behind early when Augsburg midfielder Fredrik Jensen scored his facet’s first Bundesliga aim of the season.

Chilean midfielder Charles Aranguiz levelled simply earlier than halftime however Hahn’s 82nd-minute strike noticed Augsburg steal the lead and his facet’s first win of the 12 months.

Burke scores for Bremen

Werder Bremen have been in a position to snatch a late level at house in opposition to Stuttgart by way of a ninety fifth minute aim from Scottish winger Oliver Burke.

Bremen’s two-pronged assault of Niclas Fuellkrug and Marvin Ducksch once more mixed to place the house facet forward early, with Fuellkrug getting on the board within the fourth minute because of leadup work from Ducksch.

Stuttgart equalised within the thirty eighth minute by way of Wataru Endo, earlier than Sasa Kalajdzic slid an ideal go into the trail of Silas Katompa Mvumpa within the 77th minute to place his facet 2-1 up, earlier than Burke gained a degree for Bremen late.

Within the German capital, beneath strain Hertha Berlin roared out of the blocks at house in opposition to Eintracht Frankfurt, with Suat Serdar heading in a cross from Dodi Lukebakio.

Frankfurt, who’ve opened up their season with heavy losses to Bayern Munich and in opposition to Actual Madrid within the midweek Tremendous Cup, hit again simply after halftime when Daichi Kamada took benefit of a Hertha defensive mistake to carry the rating to 1-1.

Frankfurt had a late penalty overturned on VAR and Hertha held on to select up their first level of the season.

In Sinsheim, Hoffenheim got here from 2-0 right down to win 3-2 in opposition to a formidable Bochum.

The sport began furiously, with Bochum’s Simon Zoller scoring within the tenth and thirteenth minute, earlier than Hoffenheim’s Christoph Baumgartner acquired one again for the house facet within the 14th minute.

Former defender Ozan Kabak equalised within the twenty third minute, looping a header into the highest left nook of the web for his first Hoffenheim aim.

Hoffenheim had an opportunity to hit the lead within the 58th minute after they have been awarded the primary penalty of the Bundesliga season, however Bochum keeper Manuel Riemann saved properly from Andrej Kramaric to maintain the rating 2-2.

The homeside took the lead within the 88th minute by way of a header to Munas Dabbur and held on for his or her first win of the season.

On Friday, Dortmund scored three objectives within the final quarter-hour away at Freiburg to win 3-1.


In Saturday’s late sport, promoted Schalke welcome Borussia Moenchengladbach to the Veltins Area.

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