Saturday was very successful for Leipzig. Team won an important match in Bundesliga and now they are on top of the League table.

Pre-match preparations

Before the match, press met with Olmo. He was a newcomer last season but now he feels in Leipzig like at home. Striker said that the team is going to fight for bigger dreams. Olmo promised to do everything and reach bigger things like winning the Bundesliga and lifting the Champions League trophy.

1st half of the match

Nagelsmann decided to start with three players in the attacking line. After the departure of Werner, Olmo became the main striker. Along with him, Nkunku and Forsberg were attacking from the sides. 

Leipzig players were playing well from the very beginning. The host team could open the score only in the 31st minute. After the cross from the side, Bozdogan scored an own goal and gave a lead to Leipzig. It was a momentum that the team caught and started playing better and pressing higher. It seems that Schalke’s defense changed after conceding the first goal. In just a few minutes, Leipzig scored another one and confidently increased the lead. In the 35th minute, Angelino scored his goal after the assist of Nkunku. By the end of the first half, Orban scored the goal and increased the lead to 3.

2nd half of the match

Nothing serious happened in the second half. Schalke did not have big chances to impact on the result. Leipzig was playing well and they dominated the midfield. Nagelsmann knows that if they win the midfield side, then the match could be easily controlled. By the end of the match, Leipzig scored the fourth goal and they took easy three points. Currently Leipzig is the leader of the Bundesliga.