RB Leipzig’s run of success continues. The “Red Bulls” were able to celebrate a clear 6:1 victory over Schalke on Tuesday. Marco Rose’s team has been unbeaten in 15 competitive games. The guests didn’t give the miners a chance from the start. Andre Silva gave the Saxons the lead in the seventh minute. Heinrichs followed up in the 15th minute and made it 2-0. With his brace, Andre Silva increased the lead of the Rose team even further in the 44th minute. Timo Werner struck in injury time in the first half and made it 4-0.
The game was decided after the first half. Soichiro Kozuki scored the consolation goal for the home side (56′) before Leipzig scored twice more thanks to Dani Olmo (83′) and Yussuf Poulsen (89′). Xaver Schlager played for the guests up to the 85th minute, his compatriot Konrad Laimer up to the 77th minute. Leo Greiml was on the substitutes’ bench at Schalke.