As it happened: RB Leipzig 1-3 Borussia Dortmund


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That's all, folks!

That concludes our coverage of this Bundesliga fixture which saw Borussia Dortmund make it back-to-back league wins and ensure they continue their fine start to 2021.

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Dortmund fine winners

Erling Haaland's brace after Jadon Sancho's opener gives Edin Terzic's side a fully deserved win after a great second half performance.

Sorloth pulled a goal back late on but it wasn't enough for Leipzig who suffer their second defeat of the Bundesliga season and miss the chance to go top of the table

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Borussia Dortmund seal a big win at Red Bull Arena to reignite their title challenge at RB Leipzig
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Added time

There will be three added minutes at Red Bull Arena [1-3]
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Sorloth off the mark

Sorloth opens his account for the season. Angelino lifts the ball in from the left and the substitute sees his initial header saved by Burki, but he slams the rebound into the roof of the net [1-3]
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89 | Sorloth grabs a late consolation for Leipzig [1-3]
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Double change

85 | Terzic makes a double change as Brandt and Tigges come on for Reus and Sancho [0-3]
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Victory sealed

Reus plays a neat ball through and Haaland gets there before Gulacsi, takes it around the keeper and taps in to seal a big win for Edin Terzic's side [0-3]
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84 | It's three! Haaland gets his second and Dortmund seal all three points [0-3]
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82 | Adams cuts in from the left but his deflected effort loops up and its an easy save for Burki [0-2]
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77 | A last ditch block from Upamecano denies Dortmund a well-worked third. Reyna breaks forward and finds Meunier on the right, and he pulls the ball across to Reus but his goalbound effort is blocked by the home defender [0-2]
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74 | Manuel Akanji is booked for fouling Angelino right on the edge of the area [0-2]
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Haaland strikes

Haaland makes it 34 goals in 34 games for Dortmund. The striker starts the move, which eventually sees Sancho curl a cross in to the far post and Haaland outjumps Halstenberg to head in from close range [0-2]
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72 | Erling Haaland doubles Dortmund's lead! [0-2]
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69 | Zagadou replaces the booked Delaney for Dortmund [0-1]
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67 | Now it's Leipzig's turn to hit the frame of the goal, as Dani Olmo is denied by the post after good work inside the penalty area having skipped past Guerreiro [0-1]
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65 | A great through ball from Sancho finds Haaland, who is in on goal but a fingertip save from Gulacsi turns his strike onto the bar and away! [0-1]
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Double change

Forsberg and Sabitzer make way for Sorloth and Klostermann as Julian Nagelsmann makes a double change
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Dortmund go close again

59 | The visitors are dominating now. Haaland finds Can in space on the left, and he finds Guerreiro but he sends his first time effort just over Gulacsi's goal [0-1]
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57 | Guerreiro breaks down the left and he finds Sancho, who picks out Haaland but the Norwegian striker has his effort blocked by Upamecano. [0-1]
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Sancho strikes

After going so long without a goal, Sancho scores twice in two games. Haaland does well on the right to break forward and his ball across finds Reus, who helps it on to the England starlet and he fires past Gulacsi from inside ten yards. [0-1]
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55 | Jadon Sancho puts Dortmund ahead!! [0-1]
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48 | From the resulting corner, Sancho picks out Emre Can but his header is narrowly over the bar [0-0]
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47 | Dortmund start the second half with their first shot on goal as Sancho threads a ball through and Reus runs on to it, but his near post shot is palmed around the post by Gulacsi [0-0]
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We're back underway for the second half [0-0]
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It's been compelling viewing, but there have only been two attempts thus far as it remains goalless between RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund at the break.
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43 | Dortmund still wait for their first shot after Sancho finds Reus, but a great lunge from Sabitzer blocks the playmaker's low cross looking for Haaland [0-0]
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41 | Guerreiro's clearance isn't the best and it's straight to Dani Olmo on the edge of the box, who chests it down but his volley dips over the bar [0-0]
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36 | Good spell for the visitors. Reus looks to release Haaland but Gulacsi is out quickly to get there before the striker and clears his lines [0-0]
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32 | First booking of the game goes to Delaney, who is shown yellow for pulling back Forsberg as Leipzig looked to attack [0-0]
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Early change

31 | Emre Can comes on for Dortmund, replacing Witsel who went down with an ankle injury [0-0]
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25 | Akanji clears as Adams is played in behind the Dortmund defence by Forsberg. Poulsen was waiting for the ball to come but the Dortmund defender clears. [0-0]
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22 | Great challenge from Hummels denies Dani Olmo after a neat turn away from Delaney having been found inside the area by Adams. [0-0]
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Passing game

19 | Leipzig certainly enjoying more of the ball so far, with Dortmund yet to really have a dangerous attack. However, the hosts are yet to find the final ball to test Burki in the Black & Yellow goal. [0-0]
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Cagey start

10 | As expected, it's been a cagey start with both sides looking to push forwards, although Leipzig are having success with their pressing game.
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Leipzig get us underway here in the East of Germany
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Here come the teams!

Kick off moments away at the Red Bull Arena for this key Bundesliga clash
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Unchanged BVB

Edin Terzic goes for the same XI that started against Wolfsburg last weekend, but there is a place on the bench for youngster Youssoufa Moukoko who comes back into the squad after injury.
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Poulson starts

Yussuf Poulsen comes in for an injured Kevin Kampl, who doesn't even make the bench for Julian Nagelsmann's side. The Dane will start up front with Emil Forsberg moving into an attacking midfield role in behind the striker.
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Dortmund: Burki; Meunier, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro; Witsel, Delaney; Sancho, Reus, Reyna; Haaland.

Subs: Unbehaun (GK), Morey, Zagadou, Schulz, Moukoko, Brandt, Can, Piszczek, Tigges.

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RB Leipzig: Gulacsi; Orban, Upamecano, Halstenberg; Adams, Haidara, Sabitzer, Angelino; Dani Olmo, Forsberg; Poulsen.

Subs: Martinez (GK), Hwang, Klostermann, Sorloth, Samardzic, Mukiele, Borkowski, Martel, Wosz.

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