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Greuther Fürth - RB Leipzig

Germany: Bundesliga
Greuther Fürth J. Leweling (4)
Sportpark Ronhof Thomas SommerFull time1-6Attendance: 9.418
RB Leipzig A. Silva (17), E. Forsberg (32), K. Laimer (35), B. Henrichs (45), M. Simakan (59), C. Nkunku (69)
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RB Leipzig overcome early scare to ease past Fürth

By Rune Gjerulff

RB Leipzig recovered from an early setback as they thrashed bottom-placed Greuther Fürth 6-1 away from home.

Christopher Nkunku.
Christopher Nkunku.Photo: Steffen Prößdorf, CC BY-SA 4.0

RB Leipzig came from behind to claim a crushing 6-1 win over relegation-threatened Greuther Fürth in the Bundesliga at Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer on Sunday evening.


Fürth were undefeated in their last six games at home before tonight and started out well, opening the scoring through Jamie Leweling, who found the back of the net with a shot at the near post just four minutes into the game.

But Leipzig were unfazed and found the equaliser in the 17th minute, with André Silva powering a header past Andreas Linde after a good cross from Angelino.

The guests took the lead for the first time just past the half hour mark through Emil Forsberg and went on to score two more goals before the break, with Konrad Laimer and Benjamin Henrichs adding to the scoreline.

Mohamed Simakan added a fifth with a header in the 59th minute before Christopher Nkunku closed the show for Leipzig 10 minutes later, making it 6-1.

The win sees Leipzig reclaim fourth place. At the other end of the table, bottom-placed Fürth find themselves nine points from the relegation play-off spot.


Greuther Fürth
(4-3-1-2)
26A. Linde
18M. Meyerhöfer
4M. Bauer ↪75
24N. Viergever
15J. Willems ↪46
33P. Seguin ↪73
13M. Christiansen
37J. Green ↪46
16H. Nielsen ↪73
40J. Leweling
10B. Hrgota (C)
Bench
30S. Burchert
11D. Abiama ↩73
2S. Asta ↩75
27G. Itter ↩46
20T. Raschl ↩73
21T. Tillman ↩46
RB Leipzig
(3-4-1-2)
1P. Gulácsi (C)
2M. Simakan
4W. Orban
32J. Gvardiol ↪59
39B. Henrichs
27K. Laimer ↪78
8A. Haidara ↪59
3Angeliño ↪70
10E. Forsberg
33A. Silva
18C. Nkunku ↪70
Bench
13P. Tschauner
31J. Martínez
9Y. Poulsen ↩70
38H. Novoa Ramos ↩70
16L. Klostermann
22N. Mukiele
23M. Halstenberg ↩59
14T. Adams ↩78
17D. Szoboszlai ↩59

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