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Bundesliga Football Results – Union Berlin Trick Leipzig by Winning 2-1

Bundesliga Football Results – Union Berlin Trick Leipzig by Winning 2-1

RB Leipzig, last season’s Bundesliga runners-up, slumped to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of in-form Union Berlin on Friday. So, in last night saw, in Bundesliga football results, Union Berlin trick Leipzig by winning 2-1 over them at home.

This was Leipzig’s third consecutive league loss, keeping them in eighth place and intensifying the pressure on coach Jesse Marsch.

Marsch, who replaced Julian Nagelsmann this season, has seen his team win five of their 14 league games this term.

This latest loss may further pressurize the American, who was not at the match due to being in COVID-19 quarantine.

Meanwhile, Leipzig, having already suffered eliminating from the Champions League, are now losers for three league matches in a row. This 3-game losing streak is the first of its kind in their entire top division history, reaching a tragic record.

Furthermore, guests in this match, Leipzig are already 13 points off the pacesetters.

On the other hand, hosts at this Berlin fixtue, Union moved up to fourth place in the Bundesliga charts.

Bundesliga Football Results – Union Berlin Trick Leipzig by Winning 2-1

Union Berlin took the lead when Taiwo Awoniyi precisely slotted the ball in at the far post after six minutes.

However, RB Leipzig, whose last Bundesliga away win was in April 2021, levelled the score only seven minutes later.

Goalkeeper Andreas Luthe misjudged the ball’s flight on Christopher Nkunku’s 25-metre shot and Leipzig came up to a 1-1 deadlock.

After the break, though, with the snowfall in the capital getting heavier, Union Berlin struck back.

Timo Baumgartl benefitted from Max Kruse’s shot, which saw deflection, to tap home from close range in the 57th minute.

Actually, after this 2-1 tally, Union missed several golden chances to finish strong finish.

As a matter of fact (and pride), Leipzig keeper Peter Gulacsi executed several stunning saves to keep the score down.

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