Frustration in the league, Lust in the Cup: The recently weakening title candidate RB Leipzig is with a 6: 1 (1-0) -Kandtersieg at VfL Wolfsburg in the second round of the DFB A self-goal by VfL center-back Jeffrey Bruma (13) brought the finalists of the preseason on the road to victory. Marcel Sabitzer (55.), Emil Forsberg (58.), Konrad Laimer (61.) and Timo Werner (68., 88.) ensured clear conditions in the second half.
Wolfsburg's first defeat under coach Oliver Glasner was a debacle, the VfL played after the break too naive forward and was traditionally ausgekontert. Wout Weghorst (89.) scored for Wolfsburg shortly before the end of the match. Coach Julian Nagelsmann had publicly questioned the mentality of his players after scoring the most recent 1: 2 at SC Freiburg ("If the opponent has ball contacts without really feeling pressure that requires an attitude theme ") and improvement. The use was right with the Leipzigers, and also playfully showed the team, at least in the second half a significant increase. Kevin Mbabu with a fierce kick against Timo Werner. The Leipzig occurred without the injured Kevin Kampl (Infect) and Ibrahima Konate (hamstring) at Wolfsburg missed the suspended captain Josuha Guilavogui.Der fast right-back Kevin Mbabu moved as in the 1-1 in the league duel in Leipzig nine days ago in the starting eleven, especially to take care of Werner.In the sixth minute it exaggerated the Swiss international with his special role, when he hit the RB international with a sharp stabs on the ankle and saw it for yellow. The guests began to sound, the early opening goal was the reward. Defender Willi Orban failed after a corner with his shot from close range to Pavao Pervan, from the VfL goalkeeper hit the ball unhappy to Bruma and from the hip into goal.Wolfsburger offensive drive plays RB Leipzig in the cardsThe residue was a wakeup call for the home side, who then went a bit more aggressive. RB was also disturbed by Captain Orban's injury-related move. Due to the many duels and inaccuracies on both sides was initially little Spielfluss auf.Die Wolfsburg came in the second half with a lot of momentum from the cabin, but really imperative were the attack efforts not. Leipzig relied on the counter – and was highly successful with this tactic. Especially Werner now flourished. VfL scorer Weghorst, who has already scored five goals in the league, was hardly in action.