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RB Leipzig - Club Brugge

Europe: Champions League
RB Leipzig C. Nkunku (5)
Red Bull ArenaFull time1-2Attendance: 23.500
Club Brugge H. Vanaken (22), M. Rits (40)
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RB Leipzig slip to disappointing home defeat against Brugge

By Henrik Petersen

Despite taking an early lead, RB Leipzig fell to a defeat at home against Club Brugge.

Christopher Nkunku.
Christopher Nkunku.Photo: GEPA Pictures/Gabor Krieg

RB Leipzig threw away an early lead as they slumped to a 1-2 defeat at home against Club Brugge in the Champions League on Tuesday.


Jesse Marsch's troops got off to a dream start, with Christopher Nkunku making it 1-0 after just five minutes, taking his goal tally to four in this season's competition.

Brugge, however, struck back with 22 minutes on the clock as Hans Vanaken tapped in after an outstanding run from Charles De Ketelaere on the left.

The guests weren't finished yet and took the lead in the 41st minute, with Mats Rits converting at the back post.

Noa Lang had the ball in the net for Brugge after the break, but he was denied by a VAR review.

Meanwhile, Leipzig found it more and more difficult to find a way through as the game progressed and failed to find the goal they needed to bring themselves back into the game.



RB Leipzig
(3-4-3)
1P. Gulácsi (C)
2M. Simakan ↪79
4W. Orban
16L. Klostermann
22N. Mukiele ↪46
27K. Laimer ↪46
44K. Kampl
17D. Szoboszlai ↪58
18C. Nkunku
9Y. Poulsen ↪79
10E. Forsberg
Bench
31J. Martínez
21B. Brobbey ↩79
33A. Silva ↩58
38H. Novoa Ramos
32J. Gvardiol ↩46
39B. Henrichs
8A. Haidara ↩46
14T. Adams ↩79
26M. Kourouma Kourouma
Club Brugge
(4-4-1-1)
22S. Mignolet
77C. Mata
5J. Hendry
4S. Nsoki
2E. Sobol ↪79
19K. Sowah ↪68
26M. Rits ↪79
3É. Álvarez
10N. Lang
20H. Vanaken (C)
90C. De Ketelaere ↪72
Bench
91S. Lammens
7Wesley ↩72
29B. Dost
11F. Maouassa
18F. Ricca ↩79
28I. Brempt ↩68
44B. Mechele
72N. Mbamba
25R. Vormer ↩79

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